Bitcoin still has $14K target, warns trader as DXY due ‘parabola’ break


Bitcoin (BTC) held $20,000 into Oct. 5 with dealer targets nonetheless together with a contemporary excessive earlier than rejection.

BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Supply: TradingView

$21,000 upside goal to precede new lows

Knowledge from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView confirmed BTC/USD reaching $20,470 on Bitstamp in a single day earlier than returning decrease.

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The pair succeeded in sustaining the 2017 old all-time high as support, one thing on-chain analytics useful resource Materials Indicators had hoped would endure as a optimistic signal.

“BTC continues to be in a congested vary,” it summarized in feedback the day prior:

“The retest of technical resistance on the 50-Day MA was rejected. Now I need to see a retest of help on the 2017 High. Bulls could also be dropping momentum, however positioned a purchase wall at $20k to carry worth up.”

Materials Indicators was analyzing a chart of the Binance BTC/USD order guide exhibiting investor conduct involving different-sized transactions.

It referred to its 50-day shifting common (MA), which at $20,170 had nonetheless not flipped to decisive help on the day.

BTC/USD 1-day candle chart (Bitstamp) with 50MA. Supply: TradingView

Common dealer Il Capo of Crypto, in the meantime, continued an extant thesis involving a visit to $21,000 earlier than a steeper extra enduring comedown.

“Native prime isn’t in but imo, nevertheless it’s very very shut,” he told Twitter followers:

“20500-21000 hasn’t been touched and there’s no ltf distribution. Anticipating the final leg up quickly. Then ltf bearish indicators, and reversal to new lows (14k-16k).”

BTC/USD annotated chart. Supply: Il Capo of Crypto/ Twitter

Indicators of fine instances ending for U.S. greenback

Turning to the USA greenback index (DXY), a key macro set off for crypto markets, there was some aid on the horizon.

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A contemporary 20-year high was nonetheless due, based on Il Capo of Crypto, however this may be adopted by a longer-term break of the “parabola” in place on greenback energy since 2021.

“We might see a push deeper into the field giving BTC/SPX extra time to rally,” fellow dealer Mayne explained in an accompanying thread, additionally mentioning the S&P 500.

“If this space fails, we might see a break within the greenback’s parabolic ascent and maybe a for much longer sustained rally.”

DXY circled 110.6 factors on the time of writing, having narrowly preserved 110 as help — nonetheless marking its lowest ranges since Sept. 21.

U.S. greenback index (DXY) 1-day candle chart. Supply: TradingView

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