Bitcoin bulls may win big as two key moving averages prepare to cross


Bitcoin (BTC) misplaced a key bear market trendline final week because it shed virtually 12%, however different chart knowledge affords a silver lining for bulls.

As noted by well-liked Twitter consumer Dave the wave on Aug. 24, long-term shifting averages (MAs) are about to repeat traditional bullish conduct.

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Analyst: Bulls might be about to “do nicely”

BTC/USD disenchanted over the weekend because it put in lows not seen because the finish of July. Since then, $21,000 has provided solely weak help, and fears abound that new lows are coming.

One of many casualties of the downturn was the 200-week MA, knowledge from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView reveals, a degree which had flipped from resistance to help the month prior.

Now again overhead and unchallenged by rebounds this week, the 200-week MA affords a verdict on the present lack of energy in Bitcoin.

“The quantity of FOMO we noticed on CT previously 2 weeks through the $25k rally is unprecedented. This bulltrap virtually has to play out,” analyst Venturefounder summarized after the 200-week MA failed as help.

Observing the conduct of the 50-week and 100-week MAs, nevertheless, suggests that every one may not be misplaced.

In his Twitter thread, Dave the wave confirmed that the previous is about to cross over the latter — and previously, this has been adopted by sustained value progress.

“Bitcoin 1 yr shifting common now crossing the two yr shifting common as per the corrective section after a speculative run-up,” he wrote in accompanying feedback.

“Trying good from a technical perspective…. regardless of the sentiment. These shopping for these ranges have beforehand completed nicely.”

BTC/USD annotated chart. Supply: Dave the wave/ Twitter

He added that 5 months prior, the identical pair of MAs had accurately assessed the incoming market downtrend which noticed BTC/USD hit a macro backside of $17,600 in June.

BTC/USD 1-week candle chart (Bitstamp) with 50, 100, 200-week MA. Supply: TradingView

Following on from Pi Cycle backside

As Cointelegraph reported, there may be a couple of shifting average-based chart mechanism flashing a backside sign this summer season.

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The traditional Pi Cycle High indicator, which has caught macro bottoms all through Bitcoin’s historical past, was already turning inexperienced in July, lending weight to the concept June’s $17,600 actually was a multi-year ground.

In an replace on Pi this week, nevertheless, commentator Miles Johal acknowledged that bulls wanted to clear increased ranges to maintain the established order favorable.

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