Bitcoin Takes a Breather; Support at $37K-$40K

Intraday charts show downside exhaustion, which could encourage short-term buying.

AccessTimeIconMar 3, 2022 at 8:00 p.m. UTC
Updated Mar 3, 2022 at 8:15 p.m. UTC
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Bitcoin (BTC) extended its pullback from the $45,000 resistance level, although initial support at $40,000 could stabilize the down move.

The cryptocurrency was trading at $42,200 at press time and is down 4% over the past 24 hours.

Buyers will need to keep BTC above the $37,000 breakout level to sustain the recovery phase. Further, if momentum builds, a decisive move above $46,000 could yield further upside targets toward $50,000.

Intraday charts are showing initial signs of downside exhaustion, which could encourage short-term buying into the Asian trading day.

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