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Bitcoin: From Soaring to Stalling – Is a Capitulation Coming?

Bitcoin: From Support to Breakdown
Bitcoin: From Support to Breakdown

Bitcoin’s rollercoaster ride took a sharp turn downhill, breaking through its upward trend line after reaching near-historic highs. What started as a promising rally now faces potential breakdown, leaving investors wondering if a second capitulation looms.

Trend Reversal:

The upward climb from $4,550 to just shy of $44,988 has officially hit a roadblock. Bitcoin broke below the trend line, with the previous support now posing stubborn resistance. The price dipped below the 50 SMA at $43,667, but a crucial battle unfolds at the 50 EMA (currently $43,576).

Potential Scenarios:

Success at the 50 EMA could push Bitcoin back towards $44,700, offering a reprieve. However, a dip below the 50 EMA opens the door to a fall towards the 200 EMA at $42,882.

Weakening Momentum:

Technical indicators paint a worrying picture. Momentum is waning, pointing towards a potential second capitulation. Oversold conditions on the Stochastic RSI and bearish divergence on the hourly chart suggest further downside. Volumes favor sellers, highlighting the weakness in buying pressure.

Resistance and Pullback:

On the daily timeframe, Bitcoin faces strong resistance around $44,398. A significant pullback is expected, with the Stochastic RSI emerging from oversold territory, adding to the downward pressure. Potential support lies between $39,600 and $40,000, with the 50 SMA and 50 EMA offering further buffer around $39,200 and $39,380.

Weekly Outlook:

The weekly chart reveals a parallel channel, hinting at a potential major retracement and a possible breakdown from the channel. Analysts anticipate a second capitulation, with corrections of 30-53%, pushing prices down to $31,000-$22,000.

On-Chain Insights:

Decreased Bitcoin holdings on exchanges suggest a supply-demand imbalance, contributing to the market’s volatility.

Opportunities Amidst Volatility:

While the possibility of further dips should be acknowledged, the second capitulation could present buying opportunities for retail investors looking to enter or extend their positions.

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