Bitcoin Price Below Psychological Level $22,000; Is The Next Stop At $17,000?

Bitcoin price over the last 24 hours moved south on its four-hour chart. Very recently Bitcoin had rose above the $20,000 price mark but the bears failed to hold the asset at that price mark.

In the last 24 hours, the coin was mostly consolidating on its chart.

In the past week, BTC fell by 9%. There was substantial demand in the lower levels. The less demand in return was pulling the price of the crypto below the immediate resistance mark.

The technical outlook for the coin was bearish given how sellers were active in the market at the time of writing.

If buyers don’t return to the market, Bitcoin price will trade near its closest price level. It will aim for a support level underneath that.

It is important that the coin moves above the $20,000 price level in the next trading sessions else it would fall below the $18,000 price level.

The global cryptocurrency market cap today is $996 Billion, with a 2.7% negative change in the last 24 hours.

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Four-Hour Chart

Bitcoin PriceBitcoin was priced at $20,600 on the four-hour chart | Source: BTCUSD on TradingView

BTC was trading for $20,600 at the time of writing. For the most part in the last 24 hours, the coin was struggling below the $20,000 price mark.

The coin is still quite unstable at the moment, it is to be seen how long the Bitcoin price will remain above that price mark.

The next stop for BTC if it doesn’t trade near the next resistance level will be at $18,000. Overhead resistance for the coin stood at $21,100.

If the coin travels above that then the next attempt would be to touch $22,000. On the flip side, if BTC was unable to remain above the $18,000 mark, $17,000 doesn’t seem unlikely.

Technical Analysis

Bitcoin PriceBitcoin registered fall in buying strength on the four-hour chart | Source: BTCUSD on TradingView

BTC had depicted increased sell strength as prices fell. This indicated that there was a demand at lower price levels.

The technical indicators also displayed increased bearish momentum. The Relative Strength Index was below the half-line which meant sellers were more than buyers in the market.

Bitcoin price was below the 20-SMA line, this reading is an indication that sellers were driving the price momentum in the market.

Bitcoin PriceBitcoin portrayed fall in capital inflows on the four-hour chart | Source: BTCUSD on TradingView

The coin’s other technical indicators also indicated that the buying strength was picking up on the four-hour chart.

Moving Average Convergence Divergence indicated the momentum and change in the coin’s price trend.

MACD was still positive with green histograms on the half-line which pointed towards a buy signal. Chaikin Money Flow signals capital inflows and outflows.

CMF was peeking above the half-line suggesting that capital inflows just exceeded the capital outflows.

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