Bitcoin price analysis: BTC/USD uptrend picks up the pace, up over 3% on the day, buyers eye $6,600 upper supply zone in the short-term

  • BTC/USD is supported weakly at $6,450, but the moving averages and bullish trendline will offer more support at $6,400.
  • The 50 SMA has crossed above the 100 SMA to signal that the buyers are gaining more control.

Bitcoin price has embarked on upward movement after sliding below $6,200 but found a support at $6,150. The price bounced off the support and cleared the short-term resistance at $6,300 before another spike that culminated in a bullish flag pattern supported above $6,400.

The stochastic on the 15’ timeframe chart is at 30% and showing signals of bullish movements in the short-term. The 50 SMA has crossed above the 100 SMA to signal that the buyers are gaining more control. BTC/USD is currently flirting with $6,500, while the immediate resistance has capped the intraday highs at $6,550.

Bitcoin price is forming a bullish flag pattern pending another upside retracement that will see it brush shoulders with the immediate supply zone at $6,600 -$6,700. Trading above this zone will allow the bulls to gain momentum to tackle the key resistance level at $6,800. On the flipside, BTC/USD is supported weakly at $6,450, but the moving averages along with the bullish trendline will offer more support at $6,400. If the declines extend, BTC/USD will slide to the demand zone at $6,200, a move that could see it test the February lows below $6,100.

BTC/USD 15’ chart

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