- Bitcoin’s price is underway for a surge in volatility as the market gathers momentum in a consolidation mode.
- BTC/USD pair is carving a bull flag pattern on the 4-hour time frame, but the price is closer to the $10000 critical support level.
Bitcoin’s price has continued to stay above the $10000 support since the monthly long opening, making its price to reach a high of $10849. The last 24-hours trading has made BTC to drop by -1.01%, although the market has been consolidating at an average of $10300 for the past seven days now.
Currently, BTC dominance has slightly dropped to 67.5%. This shows that liquidity is flowing into the altcoins, which is quite evident in the entire crypto market over the past 24-hours now.
Bitcoin’s Current Statistics
Trading Price: $10200
Market Capitalization: $183,504,327,525
Trading Volume: $16,394,959,534
Key resistance levels: $10434, $10600, $10800
Key support levels: $10000, $9850, $9550
Bitcoin (BTC) Price Prediction for September 18, 2019
Bitcoin is forming a bull flag pattern on the 4-hour time frame, following the August 29 rebound at $9300 area. This pattern is commonly a bullish breakout formation, which may play out if the buyers can surpass the $10434 resistance area but still holding the price in a consolidation mode.
Another thing to consider here is a potential channel break-up which may allow Bitcoin’s price to hit $10600 and $10800 resistance if a surge occurs. However, should BTC price keep rejecting at the channel’s upper boundary, we may see a price cut to $10000 vital support.
A further low drive could send the price to $9850, and $9550 supports. For now, the bulls are still defending critical support.
As we can see on the 4-hour chart, Bitcoin is coming up with a bullish formation that may take its price to the next parabolic phase. Currently, the bullish formation is yet to validate above the channel. The $10000 support is another area that is causing panic in the market.
However, the consolidation between the $10434 – $10000 price zones makes BTC fragile at the moment. We may have to wait for a clear breakout before initiating entry.
Technical Indicator Reading
The 4-hour RSI for Bitcoin price is currently positioned in a downward direction, reflecting short move in the market. Bitcoin may swing high if the RSI can climb above its 50 level.
The 4-hour MACD is revealing a sideways market as the price moves at the horizon of the zero level, showing an indecisive market.
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