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Bitcoin Price Hits Support But Fresh Rally Faces Many Hurdles

Bitcoin price tested the $65,000 support zone. BTC is now rising and attempting a fresh increase above the $70,000 resistance zone in the near term.

Bitcoin price is showing a few positive signs from the $65,000 zone.
The price is trading below $70,000 and the 100 hourly Simple moving average.
There was a break above a major bearish trend line with resistance at $67,100 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).
The pair could gain bullish momentum if it clears the $70,000 resistance zone in the near term.

Bitcoin Price Holds Support

Bitcoin price started a downside correction from the $73,500 zone. There was a steady decline below the $70,000 support zone and the bears pushed the price below $68,000.

Finally, the price tested the $65,000 support zone. A low was formed at $64,555 and the price is now attempting a fresh increase. There was a move above the $66,500 resistance zone. The price climbed above the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $73,734 swing high to the $64,555 low.

There was also a break above a major bearish trend line with resistance at $67,100 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair. Bitcoin is now trading below $70,000 and the 100 hourly Simple moving average.

Immediate resistance is near the $69,200 level or the 50% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $73,734 swing high to the $64,555 low. The next key resistance could be $70,000, above which the price could rise toward the $71,200 resistance zone.

Source: BTCUSD on TradingView.com

If there is a clear move above the $71,200 resistance zone, the price could even attempt a move above the $72,000 resistance zone. Any more gains might send the price toward the $73,500 level.

More Losses In BTC?

If Bitcoin fails to rise above the $70,000 resistance zone, it could start another decline. Immediate support on the downside is near the $67,000 level.

The first major support is $65,000. The main support sits at $64,500. If there is a close below $64,500, the price could start a drop toward the $63,500 level. Any more losses might send the price toward the $62,000 support zone.

Technical indicators:

Hourly MACD – The MACD is now losing pace in the bearish zone.

Hourly RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for BTC/USD is now above the 50 level.

Major Support Levels – $66,500, followed by $65,000.

Major Resistance Levels – $69,200, $70,000, and $71,200.

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