BTC/USD Price Prediction: Bitcoin has clear path for rapid growth as hash-rate reaches 4-month high - Confluence Detector


  • BTC/USD has a clear path till $4,500 if bulls can get over the resistance at $4,075.
  • Bitcoin hash rate surge past 52 quintillion hashes per second which is a 4 month high.

BTC/USD has a clear path to $4,500 as per the daily confluence detector. The bulls only need to get over the resistance level at $4,075. There is a lot more optimism in the market as Bitcoin’s hash rate surged past 52 quintillion hashes per second which is a four-month high. Since mining difficulty has changed little for the last month or so, new miners have had a far easier time.

Casa CTO Jameson Lopp tweeted:

“Hashrate follows price. Some folks believe price follows hashrate, possibly because hashrate doesn't simply track ~spot~ price, but rather tracks some ~speculative~ future price. Miners are speculators too!”

BTC/USD daily confluence detector

The only significant level of resistance lies at $4,075 which has a confluence of - 10-day simple moving average (SMA 10), 15-min previous high daily Bollinger band upper curve, hourly Bollinger band upper curve, hourly previous high, 15-min Bollinger band upper curve, 4-hour previous high, and daily previous high.

There are multiple levels of support which lie at $3,975-$4,025, $3,960, $3,850, and $3,745. The confluences at those levels are:

  • $3,975-$4,025: 15-min Bollinger band lower curve, hourly previous low, SMA 50, daily 38.2% Fibonacci retracement level, SMA 10, 4-hour Bollinger band upper curve, daily 23.6% Fibonacci retracement level, SMA 5, 15-min Bollinger band middle curve, 15-min previous low, SMA 50, SMA 200, daily 61.8% Fibonacci retracement level, weekly 161.8% Fibonacci retracement level, weekly pivot point resistance 2, hourly Bollinger band middle curve, 4-hour previous low, hourly Bollinger band lower curve, daily pivot point support 1, and monthly 23.6% Fibonacci retracement level.
  • $3,960: SMA 10, daily pivot point support 2, SMA 200, SMA 50, and 4-hour Bollinger.
  • $3,890: Monthly 38.2% Fibonacci retracement level, weekly 61.8% Fibonacci retracement level, and daily Bollinger band middle curve.
  • $3,825: Weekly 23.6% Fibonacci retracement level and weekly pivot point support 1.
  • $3,745: Daily Bollinger band lower curve, SMA 50, and weekly pivot point support 2. 
     

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