Bitcoin’s (BTC) price is retracing to $21,000 after the massive sell-off negates the uptrend, as predicted in the previous report. The BTC price is now trading below the 200-weekly moving average (WMA) after falling nearly 9% to below $22,000 in the last 24 hours.
Bitcoin (BTC) Price Risks Falling to $20,000-$21,000 Range
Bitcoin (BTC) price rally comes to an end after the price entered a short-term overvalued region this week. As, a result, the BTC price retraced from the short-term resistance level after making a high of $25,135. Whales and long-term holder had sold their holdings after a pullback to the $23k-$24k range.
The Crypto Market Fear and Greed Index tumbles from 47 to 30 in a week as market sentiments turn negative. Moreover, the Federal Reserve confirming aggressive interest rate hikes in the coming months, massive sell-off pressure, and exchange inflows are causing the Bitcoin (BTC) price to break lower.
As reported earlier, the Bitcoin price trend has formed a bearish divergence pattern in the MVRV 7-day Detrend Oscillator. A bearish divergence pattern predicts an upcoming price fall. It suggests the Bitcoin (BTC) price risks falling to the $21,000-$20,000 range.
Bitcoin (BTC) MVRV 7D Detrend Filter. Source: CryptoQuant
Bitcoin (BTC) bulls have faded as the recent sell-off has pulled the Bitcoin price in favor of bears. The Bitcoin (BTC) price is now trading below $23,000, the key 200-weekly moving average (WMA). Thus, a fall below $21,000 seems imminent.
Bitcoin (BTC) 20-EMA and 50-EMA in 1D. Source: TradingView
Moreover, the 20-EMA (red) did move above the 50-EMA (blue), generally considered a bullish trend. However, the bulls failed to build momentum. The 20-EMA moves below the 50-EMA again, confirming a bearish movement below $21,000.
As per Coinglass data, Bitcoin price recorded a total liquidation of over $168 million in the last 24 hours, with $150 million liquidation coming from long-term positions. Major exchanges including Huobi, Binance, and Okex accounted for over 90% of long positions liquidated in the last 24 hours.
Here’s What Popular Crypto Analysts Expect
Crypto analysts including Michaël van de Poppe, Crypto Tony, Crypto Birb, and BigCheds earlier confirmed a fall below the $22,700 level. Crypto analysts believe the 200-WMA will play a key role here.
Most analysts are positive about an upside move from lower levels. The Bitcoin price fall has given a “buy-the-dip” opportunity for investors as the short-term resistance is at the $25,000 level.
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