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Bitcoin (BTC) Rockets to Range Highs Following Downtrend

Bitcoin (BTC) increased considerably on July 26, managing to reach the range high at $40,550.


However, it failed to break out and is now attempting to find support in order to make another breakout attempt.

BTC attempts to break range highs

The daily chart shows that BTC reached a local high of $40,550, going into the range highs that have been in place since May.


However, the rally could not be sustained and BTC created a long upper wick (red icon). It proceeded to close the day at $37,237.

Technical indicators are bullish. The Stochastic oscillator has made a bullish cross and the RSI is above 50. In addition to this, the MACD is moving upwards and has nearly crossed into positive territory.

Technical indicators are also bullish on the daily chart. The RSI has moved above 50 and the Stochastic oscillator is close to making a bullish cross. In addition to this, the MACD is moving upwards, even though the signal line is not positive yet.

BTC range highs
BTC Chart By TradingView

Future movement

The two-hour chart shows that the rejection and drop were preceded by a bearish divergence in the RSI (red line). 

Currently, it’s trying to find support at the 0.382 Fib retracement support level at $36,215. The next support is found at $34,885. This is the 0.5 Fib retracement support level. 

Despite the drop, technical indicators are not bearish yet. The MACD is still positive and the RSI is above 50. In addition, the latter has generated a hidden bullish divergence

Therefore, the most likely scenario would have BTC creating a higher low and continuing upwards.

BTC short-term BTC short-term
BTC Chart By TradingView

Wave count

The wave count suggests that BTC is in the C wave (orange) of an A-B-C corrective structure. The sub-wave count is shown in red. 

The most likely target for the top of the move is $42,181. This would give waves A:C a 1:1.61 ratio. 

BTC appears to be in sub-wave four, completing a fourth wave pullback and has one more high left.

After the target is reached, one more drop would be likely.

Wave count Wave count
BTC Chart By TradingView

For BeInCrypto’s previous bitcoin (BTC) analysis, click here. 


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Valdrin discovered cryptocurrencies while he was getting his MSc in Financial Markets from the Barcelona graduate school of Economics. Shortly after graduating, he began writing for several different cryptocurrency related websites as a freelancer before eventually taking on the role of BeInCrypto’s Senior Analyst.

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