Bitcoin – BTCUSD Touches $8,000 But Retreats

Bitcoin – BTCUSD retreats from daily highs that hit earlier today at 8,009 and adds 1.51% at 7,880. January start is exceptional for the cryptocurrencies and bitcoin  as the number one cryptocurrency added almost $1,000 the last five trading sessions.

Bitcoin recovered from the December lows at 6,428 and continued higher breaching yesterday the 50-day moving average while today also managed to break above the 100-day moving average but as of writing returned below the resistance at 100-day moving average.

The bitcoin market capitalisation jumped to 143.47 billion. Trading volumes in the last 24 hours has reached 25.08 billion above the average trading volumes. The market cap of the 100 major cryptocurrencies is 210.71 billion.

The BTCUSD strong momentum appeared after the killing of General Suleimani that shift investors attention to safe-haven assets.

Read our Best Trading Ideas for 2020.

Bulls Return in Bitcoin – BTCUSD Targeting $8,000

Bitcoin – BTCUSD returned above the 50-day moving average for the first time since November 17th while earlier today breached also above the 100-day moving average signalling that bulls are back in the bitcoin. Bitcoin has built a strong base at $6,850 and crypto traders focus has shifted now to higher levels.

On the upside, initial resistance stands at $7,946 the 100-day moving average where the bitcoin rejected earlier today, while more selling pressure will emerge at $8,009 the daily top. If BTCUSD manages to break above then the next supply zone stands at $8,500 the high from November 18th.

On the downside, initial support for bitcoin stands at $7,761 daily low. The 50-day moving average at $7,326 will provide the next support area. If bitcoin price breaks below, then the bears will seize control and a visit to $7,000 mark would be a possible scenario.

Don’t miss a beat! Follow us on Telegram and Twitter.

More content