BTC/USD Tests 17192 Resistance: Sally Ho’s Technical Analysis – 2 December 2022
sought to add to recent gains early in the Asian session as the pair traded above the 17116.62 area, representing the 61.8% retracement of the recent depreciating range from 18140.62 to 15460. Traders lifted BTC/USD as high as the 17259.37 area, representing a test of the 23.6% retracement of the broader depreciating range from 22800 to 15460. Technical buying pressure emerged when BTC/USD pulled back to the 16705.09 area, representing the 23.6% retracement of the recent appreciating range from 15460 to 17077. Traders are monitoring upside areas of potential technical resistance and selling pressure including the 17791, 18495, 19199, 20070, and 20201 levels.
If recent upside momentum reverses, traders may test recent two-year lows around the 15460 level established after Stops were elected below the 15512 area, a previous relative low that represented an exact bearish price objective based on selling pressure that strengthened around the 21478.80 and 18495.50 areas. Associated downside price objectives below current price activity include the 13369, 8837, and 7538 levels. Technicians continue to eye the 14500.15 and 10432.73 areas as major downside targets, and additional downside price objectives include the 14613, 10727, and 9682 levels, areas that are related to selling pressure that intensified around the 20894.96 and 18495.50 areas. Traders are observing that the 50-bar MA (4-hourly) is bearishly indicating below the 200-bar MA (4-hourly) and above the 100-bar MA (4-hourly). Also, the 50-bar MA (hourly) is bullishly indicating above the 100-bar MA (hourly) and above the 200-bar MA (hourly).
Price activity is nearest the 50-bar MA (4-hourly) at 16540.49 and the 50-bar MA (Hourly) at 16805.67.
Technical Support is expected around 14500.15/ 13369.11/ 10727.75 with Stops expected below.
Technical Resistance is expected around 18495.40/ 19199.48/ 20070.64 with Stops expected above.
On 4-Hourly chart, SlowK is Bearishly below SlowD while MACD is Bullishly above MACDAverage.
On 60-minute chart, SlowK is Bearishly below SlowD while MACD is Bearishly below MACDAverage.
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Sally Ho trades cryptocurrency markets in size for large Asian institutional funds and provides technical analysis of popular trading pairs. Sally was a Macro trader with large Asian, European, and North American banks in Hong Kong and Singapore for several years, focusing on the FX, Metals, Energy, and Derivatives markets. Sally resides in Asia, London, and Switzerland.