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Bitcoin Technical Analysis

Currencies / Bitcoin Oct 18, 2018 - 12:19 PM GMT

By: Austin_Galt

Currencies

Pattern – the downtrend since the spike high looks to have slowed to crawl and I believe it can continue to drift lower.

Fibonacci – price has been making its way through the angles which is some consolation for the bulls. After trading a bit further down I believe price can rally and eventually crack above the 88.6% angle which may provide some temporary resistance.


Weekly Chart

Moving average – in a bullish position and these averages should provide support and perhaps a low will occur somewhere around these averages. Perhaps somewhere in between??

RSI – a bullish divergence will likely form at the coming low.

Monthly Chart

Pattern – I believe an ABC correction is in play with the final wave C low still a few years away. The move up into a wave B high will likely get the Bitcoin enthusiasts excited again and thinking a new massive bull trend is underway again. Not likely, in my opinion.

Bollinger Bands – price is now testing support from the middle band and I expect this support to kick in in the not too distant future, I doubt price will get down to the lower band on this move down. I favour the wave B high to be around resistance from the upper band with the final wave C low to be around support from the lower band. All in good time.

Fibonacci – I have used the all time low and high for this analysis and price is nearing some good support levels for a low being the 76.4% angle and the 76.4% retracement level at $4550. I favour the expected bear rally high (the wave B high) to get back up to around the 50% angle and the 38.2% retracement level at $11915. I favour the final wave C low to be around support from the 88.6% angle while the 88.6% retracement level at $2197 is not out of the question.

RSI – some major bearish divergences formed at the record high last year while this indicator is currently in weak territory and doesn’t look very promising from a bullish perspective.

Summing up – I believe price will trade a bit lower from here before embarking on a bear rally. I don’t expect new all time highs for many years to come.

By Austin Galt

www.thevoodooanalyst.com 

Austin Galt has previously worked as a stockbroker and investment banker while studying technical analysis for over two decades. He is also the author of the book White Night: A Colombian Odyssey

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