Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 02/13/2017 – Catch the Drop on a Pullback

Bitcoin Price Key Highlights

  • Bitcoin price recently broke below an ascending channel support visible on the 4-hour time frame and a pullback is happening.
  • Price could make a retest of the broken channel support before heading further south and resuming its selloff.
  • Bitcoin price fell sharply last week when top exchanges in China halted client withdrawals following a meeting with authorities.

Bitcoin price appears to be pulling back to the broken channel support before carrying on with its downtrend.

Technical Indicators Signals

The 100 SMA is still above the longer-term 200 SMA so the path of least resistance is still to the upside. However, the short-term moving average is holding as dynamic resistance for the time being and might be enough to keep near-term gains in check.

If so, another test of the 200 SMA dynamic inflection point could be underway and a break below $950 might be enough to confirm that bearish momentum is getting stronger. From there, bitcoin price could test the key support at the $900 area next.

Stochastic is indicating overbought conditions and is crossing lower, also hinting that sellers are gaining traction. RSI is on middle ground, barely offering strong directional clues, but also appears to be turning slightly lower to suggest a

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