Bitcoin price volatility due within days, new take says as BTC flatlines at $16.8K

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Bitcoin (BTC) hodlers are having fun with one other day of zero volatility on Dec. 26 as hopeful forecasts se indicators of a pattern change.

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

Opinions diverge additional over BTC worth backside

Information from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView confirmed extra sideways motion close to $16,800 for BTC/USD on Boxing Day.

The pair took the vacation interval in stride, with lowered volumes having no impression on an already deflated market experiencing its lowest volatility on record.

With few buying and selling alternatives within the final week of “Do Nothing December,” analysts attempted to prepared the ship for potential headwinds to return.

“If BTC fails to reclaims ~$17,150 as help earlier than the tip of the 12 months… Then $BTC will set up the $13900-$17150 vary as its new playground,” Rekt Capital tweeted in a recent replace.

“Due to this fact at worst, BTC might drop to the Vary Low of $13900, Which interprets to a -20% drop from present costs.”

Rekt Capital was referring to a previous theory involving support levels on the one-month BTC/USD chart.

BTC/USD annotated chart. Source: Rekt Capital/Twitter

Fresh downside remained a popular bet among commentators, with Il Capo of Crypto as insistent as ever about a new macro low being yet to come.

“I think most bears are expecting 10k, ignoring all the support before that level. 11k-13k is a very strong support that should hold,” he reasoned.

Responding, nonetheless, one other common buying and selling account, Revenue Blue, stuck to their warnings that $10,000 would mark the Bitcoin bear market backside.

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

Analyst counts all the way down to volatility return

By way of breaking the agonizing low-volatility established order, in the meantime, dealer Elizy had a possible silver lining for market members.

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“BTC the motion is approaching …. I believe within the subsequent 48h,” a part of a tweet stated.

Elizy added a one-week BTC/USD chart with important help in place at simply above $13,000.

BTC/USD annotated chart. Supply: Elizy/Twitter

Many, nonetheless, have been greater than content material to wait till the BTC worth “chopfest” naturally got here to an finish. 

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