Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 08/18/2016 – Bears in Control

Bitcoin Price Key Highlights 

  • Bitcoin price is trading in a downtrend, moving below a descending trend line on its daily time frame.
  • Price is gearing up for a test of the trend line and could be ready to resume the selloff soon.
  • However, technical indicators are suggesting that buying pressure might still be present.

Bitcoin price is pulling up from its slide but might be ready to trend lower upon testing the resistance.

Technical Indicators Signals



The 100 SMA is still above the longer-term 200 SMA so the path of least resistance could still be to the upside. In that case, a break past the trend line resistance might be a possibility.

At the same time, stochastic is still heading north, which means that bullish momentum is in play, possibly enough to carry bitcoin price up to to the trend line. Sustained bullish pressure could spur an upside break and a reversal from the downtrend, but it would take a strong market catalyst to trigger that.

If the trend line holds as resistance, bitcoin price could resume its drop to the next long-term support at the lows around $500 or perhaps even create

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