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Bitcoin Price Analysis: June 5th

Will BTC/USD Begin An Upward Move?

On May 30, the Bitcoin price reached a high of $9109.0. A rapid decrease was followed by an increase. On Jun 2, the BTC price reached highs near $8800. It has been decreasing since.

Will the Bitcoin price continue to decrease or is a reversal in store? Keep reading below to find out:

Bitcoin Price (BTC): Trends and Highlights for June 5, 2019

  • The price of BTC/USD reached a top on May 30.
  • It is trading inside a descending channel.
  • There is short-term bullish divergence developing in the RSI and the MACD.
  • The moving averages have made a bullish cross.
  • There is support near $7600.
  • There is resistance near $8200.

Descending Channel

The price of BTC/USD on BITFINEX was analyzed at one-hour intervals from May 27 to Jun 5 to trace the current trading pattern.

After reaching a high of $9109.0 on May 30, the price began a rapid decrease. It reached a low of $8005.00 the same day. It has been gradually decreasing since, creating several lower highs and lows. Tracing them gives us the descending channel outlined below:

On Jun 5, the price reached the support line of the channel for the third time, before beginning an upward move.
Next, we will analyze this short-term upward move and gauge its strength.

BTC Price: Technical Indicators

The price of BTC is firstly analyzed alongside the RSI and the MACD, and secondly alongside the 10- and 20-period moving averages (MA) below:

On Jun 4, the Bitcoin price (BTC) made a low of $7770.00. It continued to decrease and made a lower low of $7501.00 the next day.

During this period, the MACD and RSI generated higher values. This is known as bullish divergence and often precedes price increases. In the case of BTC, it preceded the increase toward current prices.

Furthermore, on Jun 5, a bullish cross between the 10- and 20-period moving averages occurred.

This is often an indication that an uptrend has begun. However, both these occurrences are only visible in short-term time-frames.

We stated in our previous analysis that we believe that the BTC price is likely in a long-term downward move.

Therefore, this increase is only a short-term increase inside a long-term downward move.

Future Movement

Support and resistance areas for BTC/USD are traced in the graph below. They are used to determine future areas of reversal.

The closest support area is now found near $7500. While it is not very significant, it provided strength for the price to begin an upward move. This can be seen by the bullish hammer formed when the price reached this support area.

The closest resistance area is found near $8200. We do not believe that the Bitcoin price will break out above this area.

Summary

The Bitcoin price is trading close to the support line of a descending channel. The technical indicators point to a short-term increase.

Do you think the Bitcoin price will initiate a short-term increase? Let us know in the comments below:

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