The cryptocurrency was trading around $49,400 at press time and could find lower support around $42,000.
Long-term momentum continues to weaken during several months of consolidation. BTC remains under pressure after reaching the upper bound of a three-year price channel.
The relative strength index (RSI) on the four-hour chart is oversold similar to April 25 which preceded a price recovery.
However, the RSI is not yet oversold on the daily chart. This means bitcoin could trade lower towards $42,000 support.
Bitcoin returned below the 100-day moving average which created resistance around $53,600.
Over the short-term, higher volatility and frequent drawdowns could discourage buyers. For now, the long-term trend remains intact above $42,000.
Four-hour bitcoin chart shows support and resistance levels with RSI.
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