Daily Technical Analysis BTC & ETH — 14th Jan 2022
Bitcoin extended increase above the $44,000 level against the US Dollar. BTC is correcting losses, but it might find support near the $42,000 support zone.
Bitcoin climbed further higher above $44,000 before it faced sellers. The price is trading near $42,750 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There was a break below a key bullish trend line with support near $43,250 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair. The pair is correcting gains, but dips could be limited below the $42,000 level.
The next major resistance is near the $43,200 level. A clear move above the $43,200 level might send the price towards the $44,000 resistance. Any more gains may perhaps call for a test of the $44,400 resistance zone. The next major resistance is near the $45,500 level, where the bears might appear.
If bitcoin fails to start a fresh increase above $43,200, it could continue to move down. An immediate support on the downside is near the $42,500 zone. The first major support is seen near the $42,000 zone.
The 50% Fib retracement level of the key increase from the $39,660 swing low to $44,420 high is also near the $42,000 level. A downside break below the $42,000 support zone could lead the price towards the $41,500 level. Any more losses might push the price towards the $40,500 support zone in the coming sessions.
Ethereum gained pace above the $3,250 zone against the US Dollar. ETH price is correcting gains from $3,400, but dips might be limited in the near term.
Ethereum started a strong increase above the $3,250 resistance zone. The price is trading above $3,250 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There is a major bullish trend line forming with support near $3,300 on the hourly chart of ETH/USDT. The pair could continue to rise if there is a clear break above the $3,380 resistance zone.
A clear move above the $3,380 level might start another increase in the near term. The next major resistance is near the $3,420 level, above which ether price could test $3,500. Any more gains could send the price towards the $3,550 level in the near term.
If Ethereum fails to start a fresh increase above the $3,380 level, it could start a downside correction. An initial support on the downside is near the $3,320 level. The first key support is now forming near the $3,300 level.
It is near the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent upward move from the $3,206 swing low to $3,412 high. A downside break below the $3,300 level push the price towards the trend line support. Any more losses could lead the price towards $3,200.
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