Bitcoin Price May Define Current Lateral Trend as a Bottom

Bitcoin Price Defines the Uptrend, Current Lateral Market May Be a New Bottom

The bitcoin price took a break from recent disappointments over the past two weeks, rising back above $7,600 USD. While hodlers breathe a nervous sigh of relief, it’s important not to let emotions take hold. So here’s Bitsonline‘s regular technical analysis to help you understand what may be coming next.

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Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis

Long-Term Analysis

Bitcoin Price Analysis July 22 2018 - Long

After accomplishing its last upward ABC Elliott Wave Theory phase, the bitcoin price left behind a strong bearish trend. It entered a rectangular triangle pattern, which defined in the current lateral market a new starting point for its next bullish trend.

The good news is, successful testing of traditional supports between $6,000 and $4,500 could cancel the possibility of a plunge to a zero target for good. The next stage would take current levels as a new bottom, to consolidate a new cycle in which first targets could be considered at Fibonacci retracement numbers near $12,000.

Mid-Term Analysis

Bitcoin Price Analysis July 22 2018 - Mid

An inverted Head and Shoulders formation brings a strong reversal signal which could recognizes old Fan lines resistances as supports. The current stage could drive quotes to short term Fibonacci retracement levels between $8,000 and $12,000.

Mass Psychology Analysis considers this current phase as an accumulation one, and if this confirms, prices could reach higher levels after improving on the bullish consensus.

Short-Term Analysis

Bitcoin Price Analysis July 22 2018 - short

Several signals overlap in the current lateral market: According to Formation Analysis, prices reached the inverted Head and Shoulders’ target and could retreat to $6,800, where more Japanese Candlestick theory’s soldiers would reinforce the bullish trend to drive values towards $12,000.

Mathematical indicators’ momentum allows a bullish development chance, after re-testing intermediate supports between $7,000 and $6,700.

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