Bitcoin Rangebound Near $50K Resistance; Support at $40K
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Bitcoin (BTC) is stuck in a sideways range as the short-squeeze rally takes a breather. Buyers could start to take profits ahead of the $50,000 resistance level, although support around $40,000-$42,000 could stabilize a pullback.
The world’s largest cryptocurrency was trading around $46,900 at press time and is roughly flat over the past week.The relative strength index (RSI) on the daily chart is declining from overbought levels, which typically precede price pullbacks. The RSI has a slight negative divergence with price as upside momentum wanes.Bitcoin is trading around the 200-day moving average and will need to breakout of a short-term range to resume the uptrend.Support is seen around the top of the prior two-month consolidation phase between $40,000 and $42,000. A successful re-test of these levels could yield further upside towards $50,000 and $55,000.Source