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Bitcoin (BTC) Price Analysis — Can Bulls Hold the $8,500 Level?

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 07:58
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Denys Serhiichuk
Should we expect a bullish trend revival or is that a false alarm?
Bitcoin (BTC) Price Analysis — Can Bulls Hold the $8,500 Level?
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Yesterday the price of Bitcoin increased from $8,150 to $8,600 just in two hours. Surprisingly, the top coins followed the growth of BTC that did not happen before. Moreover, the rates of some altcoins have risen more than the leading crypto. The biggest gainers are Binance Coin and Bitcoin SV whose prices have gone up by 9.34% and 9.38% respectively over the last 24 hours. 

Top 10 coins by Coinstats
Top 10 coins by Coinstats

Concerning Bitcoin, the growth of the rate was accompanied by the rising of the trading volume. Also, the rise keeps located in a short-term uptrend against the SEC's Bitcoin ETF rejection

Name: Bitcoin

Ticker: BTC

Market Cap: $154 149 735 716

Price: $8 571,62

Volume (24h): $20 192 823 576

Change (24h): 5,31%

The data is relevant at the press time.

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Our recent Bitcoin price forecast more than justified itself as the price overpassed the $8,200 mark and fixed above $8,500. 

BTC/USD chart by TradingView
BTC/USD chart by TradingView

On the 4H chart, Bitcoin has increased by more than 10% over the last two days. The short-term scenario remains bullish, as MACD is moving upward. However, there is a high chance to see BTC trading in a sideways trend because the RSI indicator is located in the overbought area. 

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All in all, the rate of the leading crypto is likely to locate in the yellow range as it is outlined on the chart.

BTC/USD chart by TradingView
BTC/USD chart by TradingView

On the bigger timeframe, the situation is more positive. The blue line of MACD crossed the red one, assuming the trend change. The last bullish candle absorbed the bearish one, which also supports the dominance of buyers. In this case, one may expect Bitcoin trading at $9,000 until the end of October.

Bitcoin is trading at $8,586 at press time.

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About the author

With more than 5 years of trading, Denys has a deep knowledge of both technical and fundamental market analysis. Mainly, he has started his blog on TradingView where publishes all relevant information and makes predictions about top coins.
Thus, his experience is backed up by working in top blockchain related companies such as W12, Platinum Listing, ATB Coin, and others, can be contacted at