Bitcoin Rises Toward $50K; Resistance Seen Around $52K

Momentum is also stabilizing after several weeks of low trading volume.

AccessTimeIconDec 15, 2021 at 7:55 p.m. UTC
Updated May 11, 2023 at 5:15 p.m. UTC
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Bitcoin (BTC) held support around $46,000 and is attempting to reverse a short-term downtrend. Still, upside appears to be limited toward the $52,000 resistance level, which is roughly midway through the 20% sell-off that occurred earlier this month.

BTC is up about 4% over the past 24 hours and down bout 2% over the past week.

The relative strength index (RSI) on the daily chart is the most oversold since May 20, which preceded a strong price recovery. Momentum is also stabilizing after several weeks of low trading volume.

On the weekly chart, price conditions are less favorable as the uptrend appears to be slowing. For now, this suggests short-term buyers could struggle beyond $50,000-$55,000.

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