Bitcoin (BTC) Price Hits Weekly Bearish Target: $10K Could Be Next

  • Bitcoin price broke the key $ 11,200 support level and declined below $ 11,000 against the US Dollar.
  • The price tested the $ 10,500 bearish target (as discussed in the weekly forecast).
  • There is a major bearish trend line forming with resistance near $ 11,200 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).
  • The price remains at a risk of more losses below the $ 10,500 and $ 10,320 levels.

Bitcoin price is gaining bearish momentum below $ 11,000 against the US Dollar. BTC price tested the weekly bearish target of $ 10,500 and it could continue to weaken.

Bitcoin Price Analysis

In the bitcoin price weekly forecast, we discussed the chances of a drop to $ 10,500 against the US Dollar. The BTC/USD pair did follow a bearish path this week below $ 11,500 and 100 hourly simple moving average. As a result, there was a bearish break below the $ 11,200 and $ 11,000 support levels. Moreover, the price weakened more than 6% today and even broke the $ 10,800 support area.

Finally, it spiked below the $ 10,500 level and traded to a new weekly low at $ 10,463. It is currently consolidating losses above $ 10,500. An immediate resistance is near $ 10,580 plus the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $ 10,967 high to $ 10,463 low. On the upside, the first key resistance is near the $ 10,720 level. It represents the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $ 10,967 high to $ 10,463 low.

If there is an upside break above the $ 10,700 and $ 10,800 levels, the price could correct higher towards the $ 11,000 level. The next hurdle could be $ 11,080 plus the 1.236 Fib extension level of the recent decline from the $ 10,967 high to $ 10,463 low. Moreover, there is a major bearish trend line forming with resistance near $ 11,200 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair.

The main resistance is near the $ 11,200 level (this week’s support area). On the downside, an immediate support is near the $ 10,450 level. If there is a bearish break, the price could slide further towards the $ 10,200 level. The main support is near the $ 10,000 level, where the bulls might take a stand.

Bitcoin Price Analysis BTC Chart

Looking at the chart, bitcoin price is gaining bearish momentum below $ 11,000 and $ 10,800. Therefore, there are chances of more downsides below $ 10,500 and $ 10,450. Conversely, if there is an upside correction, the price is likely to face resistance near the $ 10,700 and $ 10,800 levels.

Technical indicators:

Hourly MACD – The MACD is currently placed in the bearish zone.

Hourly RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for BTC/USD is currently correcting higher from the 20 level.

Major Support Levels – $ 10,450 followed by $ 10,200.

Major Resistance Levels – $ 10,700, $ 10,800 and $ 11,000.

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Analysis – NewsBTC

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