Bitcoin price failed to gain pace for a move above the $20,500 and $20,550 resistance levels. There were many failed attempts, sparking a downside reaction below the key $19,500 support zone.
There was a sharp decline below the $19,500 support and the 100 hourly simple moving average. The price declined below the $19,200 and $19,000 levels. A low is formed near $18,670 and the price is now consolidating losses.
It is now trading below the $19,000 level and the 100 hourly simple moving average. On the upside, an immediate resistance is near the $19,000 level. It is near the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $20,171 swing high to $18,670 low.
The next major resistance sits near the $19,400 level. There is also a connecting bearish trend line forming with resistance near $19,420 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USDT pair.
The trend line is near the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $20,171 swing high to $18,670 low. Any more gains might send the price towards the $19,800 resistance zone and the 100 hourly simple moving average.
If bitcoin fails to start a recovery wave above the $19,000 zone, it could continue to move down. An immediate support on the downside is near the $18,650 zone.
The next major support sits near the $18,500 level. A downside break below the $18,500 support might spark more downsides. In the stated case, the price may perhaps test the $18,000 support.
Ethereum climbed above the $1,620 and $1,650 resistance levels. However, ETH failed to test the $1,700 resistance zone. A high was formed near the $1,686 level and there was a sharp bearish wave, similar to bitcoin.
The price declined below the $1,620 and $1,600 support levels. There was a break below a major bullish trend line with support near $1,570 on the hourly chart of ETH/USDT. The pair even broke the $1,540 support level and the 100 hourly simple moving average.
Ether price spiked below the $1,500 level and a low is formed at $1,490. It is now consolidating losses above the $1,500 level. An immediate resistance on the upside is near the $1,520 level.
The next major resistance is now forming near the $1,540 level. It is near the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $1,686 swing high to $1,490 low. A clear move above the $1,540 level might push the price towards the $1,565 level.
The next major resistance sits near the $1,585 level. It is near the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $1,686 swing high to $1,490 low. Any more gains may perhaps open the doors for a move towards the $1,620 resistance in the near term.
If ethereum fails to rise above the $1,540 resistance, it could continue to move down. An initial support on the downside is near the $1,500 zone.
The next major support is near $1,480. A close below the $1,480 level might send ether price towards $1,420. Any more losses may perhaps push the price towards the $1,350 zone.
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