Stochastic Relative Strength Index (Stoch RSI), a major momentum indicator, says that Bitcoin (BTC) might be nowhere near its price bottom, should history repeat itself.
Stochastic RSI: BTC remains oversold for entire 2022
As of mid-October 2022, Stochastic RSI for the Bitcoin (BTC) price remains in the "oversold" zone. Stoch RSI is sitting below 20/100 for ten months in a row — since January, 2022.
The previous longest "oversold" periods were April 2014-September 2015 and April 2018-April 2019. It means that bearish recession for the first cryptocurrency is very far from being over.
However, periods of "oversold" Stoch RSI unlock amazing buying opportunities for long-term investors.
Stochastic Relative Strength Index, or Stoch RSI, is calculated by applying the Stochastic oscillator formula to a set of relative strength index (RSI) values registered over this or that period.
"Fear and Greed" index drops to 20 as BTC slips below $19,000
Just like "regular" RSI, this indicator is used to check whether the market is controlled by bulls or bears. Stoch RSI above 80/100 means that the asset is overbought; when the indicator plummets below 20/100, traders say that it is oversold.
Meanwhile, yesterday, Bitcoin (BTC) briefly dipped below $19,000 for the first time in a week. Following this drop, the Fear and Greed Index by Alternative also plunged to 20, which is the lowest level since mid-July.
The indicator has not been able to leave the "Extreme Fear Zone" for over two months in a row.