Bitcoin and Ethereum rebound strongly and are poised for further gains


  • Bitcoin has bounced strongly towards $10,700, confirming a short-term trend change.
  • Ethereum saw similar price action exploding to $350. 

Bitcoin confirmed a 4-hour bear flag that got almost no continuation and went straight into a massive move towards $10,700. Similarly, Ethereum also bounced back up, although its bounce is comparatively weaker, it is trading at $347. 

BTC/USD daily chart

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On the daily chart, Bitcoin price has regained the 100-MA as support at $10,436 and is now eying up the next resistance level at $11,179, coinciding with the 50-MA. The MACD turned bearish for a short period of time on September 23 but has flipped bullishly again now. 

BTC/USD 12-hour chart

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The TD sequential indicator has presented a buy signal at around $10,400. Bitcoin price is currently fighting to stay above the 50-MA at $10,664 and transform it into support here as well. The MACD hasn’t turned bullish just yet, but it’s close. The next resistance level here is also around $11,179.

Bitcoin IOMAP Chart

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Looking at the In/Out of the Money Around Price chart by IntoTheBlock, we can see that Bitcoin is facing a fair amount of resistance at $10,870 and $11,178. However, more investors bought at $10,542 and below in comparison, which means Bitcoin currently has more support than opposition. 

BTC/USD 4-hour chart

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We have similar price action on the 4-hour chart with Bitcoin regaining the 100-MA but getting stopped right at the 50-MA at $10,736. The MACD also turned bullish here, and the RSI has exploded to the upside getting closer to overextension levels. 

ETH/USD daily chart

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Ethereum has managed to regain its 100-MA on the daily chart; however, the TD sequential indicator hasn’t presented a buy signal yet. Another difference with Bitcoin is that the MACD hasn’t turned bullish and will require a few more days to do so. The next resistance level will most likely be $388 in the form of the 50-MA, followed by $394, the last high.

ETH/USD 12-hour chart

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On the 12-hour chart, the TD sequential indicator has presented a buy signal, but Ethereum hasn’t regained its 50-MA or 100-MA. Similarly, the MACD remains bearish. The next target price for the smart-contracts giant will be $374, the 50-MA, and $388, the 100-MA. ETH price needs to regain at least one of them as support. 

Ethereum IOMAP Chart

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Looking at the IOMAP chart, we can see that the next resistance point would be at $363, where 445,000 addresses bought almost 10 million Ethereum coins. On the other hand, there isn’t much support on the way down compared to the resistance at $363, as only 1.75 million ETH coins were bought at $341. 

ETH/USD 4-hour chart

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Nonetheless, Ethereum price has exploded above several resistance levels in the short term and turned its MACD bullishly. The next resistance is at $363, which coincides with the IOMAP chart and both the 100-MA and the 50-MA.

Ethereum bulls need to pay close attention to the nearest support levels at $341 and below as they aren’t too strong. In the short-term, the ETH price will most likely continue trending upwards until $363, the most critical resistance area in the short-term.

For Bitcoin, investors need to look at $10,870 as the first resistance level and then $11,178. A bearish break below $10,542 could be indicative of short-term weakness. 

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