Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC/USD attempts to regain ground, $10,000 still out of reach – Confluence Detector

  • BTC/USD has barely moved after a sharp collapse on Tuesday.
  • The initial resistance is created by $9,600 and followed by $10,000.

BTC/USD attempted a recovery above $9,600 only to slide back to $9,550 by press time. The first digital coin has been moving in a tight range after  wild gyrations during the first two days of the week. BTC/USD has lost over 5% in the recent 24 hours; however, it is mostly unchanged since the start of the day. Bitcoin’s market value is registered at $176 billion, while its market share decreased to 65%.

The intraday chart shows that the RSI stays flat in the neutral territory. It means that the coin may stay in the current range limited by $9,400 on the downside and $9,600 on the upside. 

BTC/USD 1-hour chart

Let’s have a closer look at support and resistance levels clustered around the current price.

Resistance levels

$9,600 – 23.6% Fibo retracement daily, 1-hour SMA100, the highest level of the previous week.
$10,000 – Pivot Point 1-day Resistance 1, the highest level of the previous month
$10,200 - Pivot Point 1-week Resistance 1, the highest level of the previous day

Support levels

$9,400 - Pivot Point 1-day Resistance 1, the highest level of the previous day, daily SMA10
$9,300 – 38.2% Fibo retracement weekly
$9,000 - 61.8% Fibo retracement weekly.


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