Bitcoin Holding Support Above $37K; Resistance at $40K-$45K

BTC's January sell-off could attract short-term buyers.

AccessTimeIconJan 31, 2022 at 6:50 p.m. UTC
Updated May 11, 2023 at 3:41 p.m. UTC
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Bitcoin (BTC) is rising toward the top of a week-long trading range as oversold signals remain intact. Oversold refers to investors believing the asset is trading below its true value. BTC was trading around $38,400 at press time and is up 4% over the past week.

Initial resistance is seen at $40,000, which is an old support level that was rejected on Jan. 20. Buyers will need to make a decisive move above $40,000-$45,000 in order to shift the downtrend since November.

For now, BTC’s 20% price decline in January could attract short-term buyers. Traders could place additional bids into the Asia trading day if support at $37,000 holds.

Over the long term, upside appears limited given negative momentum signals.

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