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WATCH: Bitcoin Bear Market Corrective Patterns Examined | BTCUSD September 14, 2022

15 Sep, 20223 min readBitcoin
WATCH: Bitcoin Bear Market Corrective Patterns Examined | BTCUSD September 14, 2022

In this episode of NewsBTC’s daily technical analysis videos, we examine two bear market corrective patterns in Bitcoin price according to Elliott Wave Theory.

Take a look at the video below:

VIDEO: Bitcoin Price Analysis (BTCUSD): September 14, 2022

After yesterday’s CPI report, Bitcoin is once again on the ropes. At this point, we need to consider the potential of another downside move if support fails. In yesterday’s video, it was mentioned we would be reviewing two potential corrective patterns according to Elliott Wave Theory to provide a bullish and bearish scenario.

The Bullish Scenario For BTCUSD

The bullish scenario has the current support level holding. In this case, the pattern would more than likely be a double-three correction, with a zig-zag correction during wave Y.

During a complex correction in Elliott Wave, other patterns like flats, triangles, and zig-zags can connect. When drawing such corrections, the larger correction is drawn using WXY, while each sub-correction is labeled with a more familiar ABC.

Adding potential credence to this type of correction, price will have found support at precisely the 0.764 Fibonacci level which is a common termination point for certain types of Elliott Wave corrections.

The Bearish Breakdown Version

In the bearish version, we will have what is more than likely an expanded flat pattern. An expanded flat is a larger ABC pattern, with a five-wave impulse down during wave C. This would give us one more level down to find support much lower.

A deeper correction in Elliott Wave can alternatively terminate at the 0.854 Fibonacci. The level is also similar to the 1.414 Fibonacci extension taken from the length of the A wave. The ultimate target would be between $13,500 and $14,800 before a possible reversal.

Why Bitcoin Could Have Another Bull Run Left

As long as Bitcoin price doesn’t close a weekly candle below $11,500, according to an Elliott Wave motive wave setup, we should have one more wave up to go.

In conclusion, Bitcoin price has a 50/50 chance of correcting further, but a much higher probability of reversing to new highs once the current correction has ended regardless of its termination point. The long term view on Bitcoin remains bullish.

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