COINDESK UPDATING… Bitcoin Price Eyes $6.2K Amid Further Drop into Bear Territory

Bitcoin’s (BTC) reversal of the latest uptrend in costs is gathering tempo and a drop right into a bearish territory beneath $6,200 is now a risk, technical charts point out.

The main cryptocurrency discovered acceptance beneath the decrease fringe of the rising channel yesterday, invalidating the bullish worth motion witnessed earlier this week. Primarily, the rally from the Oct. 31 low of $6,201 has ended at a excessive of $6,540 reached on Nov. 7.

At press time, BTC is buying and selling at $6,350 on Coinbase, having clocked a five-day low of $6,335 quickly earlier than press time, following a sudden $100 drop.

The unfavourable comply with by means of to yesterday’s bullish channel breakdown is a sign that the bears are possible feeling emboldened, having pulled down costs by 2.9 p.c from weekly highs.

Consequently, the assist of the trendline from Oct. 11 lows may very well be breached within the subsequent few hours, opening the doorways for a drop beneath the latest increased low of $6,200 (Oct. 31).

Hourly chart

As could be seen above, the cryptocurrency has established a bearish decrease highs and decrease lows sample, validating yesterday’s bullish channel breakdown.

Additional, costs appear to have discovered acceptance beneath the essential 200-hour exponential shifting common (EMA) assist and the key EMAS – 50, 100 and 200 – are starting to roll over in favor of the bears.

Specifically, the 50-hour appears to be like set to cross the 100-hour EMA from above, bolstering the already bearish technical setup.

The drop beneath the quick assist of $6,330 (61.eight p.c Fibonacci retracement), nonetheless, is more likely to occur after a minor bout of consolidation, because the relative power index (RSI) is reporting oversold circumstances beneath 30.00.

Each day chart

Over on the day by day chart, the symmetrical triangle breakout and a detailed above the important 50-day EMA resistance witnessed earlier this week failed to supply important worth features.

A failed breakout usually finally ends up placing the bears again into the driving force’s seat. Therefore, a slide to $6,200 may very well be within the offing.


  • A mixture of the failed breakout on the day by day chart and the bearish setup on the hourly chart signifies that cryptocurrency may quickly drop beneath $6,274 (trendline connecting the Oct. 11 low and Oct. 31 low + 76.four p.c Fibonacci retracement assist) and drop beneath $6,200 (Oct. 31 low).
  • A UTC shut beneath $6,200 would invalidate the upper lows sample seen on the day by day chart, shifting danger in favor of a drop to the psychological assist of $6,00zero.
  • A bullish revival is seen solely above the weekly excessive of $6,540.

Disclosure: The creator holds no cryptocurrency property on the time of writing.

Bitcoin picture by way of CoinDesk archives; charts by Buying and selling View 

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