Bitcoin Price Eyes $300 And Advance

The Bitcoin price chart is showing signs of a pending move higher. Technical analysis considers the favorable chart conditions but identifies possible resistance to immediate advance.

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Bitcoin Price Analysis

Time of analysis: 03h56 UTC

BTC-China 1-Hour Chart

BTC-China 1-Hour Chart

From the analysis pages of, earlier today:

The 20-period moving average (green) is approaching the red 200MA for an upside crossover. Unless a concerted sell-off occurs in the coming hours, price will be trading above both the 1-hour 20MA and the 1-hour 200MA. This moving average configuration is bullish and our method suggests opening a long position into the uptrend.

There is one concern: Price is still below the critical $300 / 1800 CNY psych level and the resistance ceiling posed by this level may contain price, if not reject it outright and send trend back into decline.

A previous example of a similar moving averages alignment is circled in the left of the chart. Price had advanced above a 20MA/200MA cross-over, only to reverse from a larger time-frame chart resistance feature, and was soon back in decline.

Our method makes provision for this outcome via use of a dynamic stop loss and multiple-timeframe analysis. We can, therefore, open a long position as prescribed by our method’s signal, and get out in good time, and profitably, should trend reverse unexpectedly and turn back down.

Multiple-timeframe analysis will be presented in this morning’s next analysis update [at].

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Barring a calamitous sell-off, the Bitcoin price chart will assume a bullish state later today if price can advance above a 20-period moving average and 200-period moving average cross-over. The fact that price is still below the $300 / 1800 CNY psych level poses risk to immediate advance, and possible delay or reversal at this strong resistance ceiling. However, having broken above $300 earlier this month implies a second attempt should succeed. Caution is advised as price re-approaches this level.

Bitfinex orderbook depth and Buy/Sell Volume:

 Bitfinex depth buysell volume 10h41 230715

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