BTC/USD Is In A Downward Correction, Slumps To The $50,000 Psychological Price Level
Bitcoin (BTC) Price Prediction – April 22, 2021
For the past four days, Bitcoin is trading in a confined range between $53,000 and $57,000. After the breakdown on April 18, the BTC/USD price corrected upward to reach the high of $57,000. On April 19, buyers fail to sustain the bullish momentum above the recent high. The bulls were repelled as BTC price resumed downward correction.
Resistance Levels: $65,000, $70,000, $75,000
Support Levels: $50,000, $45,000, $40,000
On April 19, Bitcoin bulls fail to rebound to propel BTC price above the $57,000 and$58,000 resistance levels. This is the reason why the king coin slumped to the $53,000 support and resumed a downward correction. For instance, on April 8 BTC price rebounded to break the $57,000 resistance. The bullish momentum extended above the $58,000 support. The price rebounded above the $58,000 support to break the $60,000 overhead resistance. This has been the previous price action as the market resumed upside momentum. Nonetheless, as price fluctuates between $53,000 and $57,000, BTC price has to rebound to break the resistance at $57,000. BTC price is presently falling as it faces resistance at the 21-day SMA.
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Bitcoin fell to the $50,500 low and resumed a downward correction. The Fibonacci tool has indicated a further downward movement of price. Meanwhile, on April 16 downtrend; a retraced candle body tested the 38.2% Fibonacci retracement level. The retracement implies that Bitcoin will fall to level 2.618 Fibonacci extension or the low of $53,972.10. From the price action, the BTC price has fallen beyond the Fibonacci level and it is approaching the $50,000 psychological price level.