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BTC/USD Takes Breather After Stop Hunt - 21 August 2022

BTC/USD Orbiting 21307 After Stop Hunt: Sally Ho’s Technical Analysis – 20 August 2022


Bitcoin (BTC/USD) remained on the defensive early in the Asian session as the pair edged higher from the 20782 area and continues to orbit the 21307 area, a level that represents the 61.8% retracement of the appreciating range from 18892 to 25214.57. Some Stops were elected below the 20867 area during the ongoing descent, a level that represents the 23.6% retracement of the broad depreciating range from 31549.21 to 17567.45. Stops were recently elected below the 23185, 22296, and 21392 areas during the pullback, technically significant areas related to buying pressure that emerged around the 17567.45 area. Stops are likely in place below the 20443 area, levels that are linked to more recent buying pressure around the 18892 area.

Upside retracement levels in the depreciating range from 31549.21 to 17567.45 include the 26208, 28249, and 28557 areas. Additional upside price objectives and areas of potential selling pressures include the 25552, 26323, 26411, 26901, 27126, 27455, 28426, and 29669 areas. Additional significant technical areas on the downside include the 16990.14, 14500.15, and 10432.73 areas. Traders are observing that the 50-bar MA (4-hourly) is bullishly indicating above the 100-bar MA (4-hourly) and above the 200-bar MA (4-hourly). Also, the 50-bar MA (hourly) is bearishly indicating below the 100-bar MA (hourly) and below the 200-bar MA (hourly).

Price activity is nearest the 200-bar MA (4-hourly) at 23169.18 and the 50-bar MA (Hourly) at 22001.09.

Technical Support is expected around 16990.14/ 14500.15/ 10432.73 with Stops expected below.

Technical Resistance is expected around 25256.96/ 27455.20/ 32383.96 with Stops expected above.

On 4-Hourly chart, SlowK is Bullishly above SlowD while MACD is Bullishly above MACDAverage.

On 60-minute chart, SlowK is Bearishly below SlowD while MACD is Bullishly above MACDAverage.

Disclaimer: This article is provided for informational purposes only. It is not offered or intended to be used as legal, tax, investment, financial, or other advice.

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