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Bitcoin Price Surges Over 15% In Few Days, $45K Seems Imminent

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Bitcoin price extended its rally above the $43,200 resistance. BTC is now consolidating gains and might rally further toward the $45,000 zone.

  • Bitcoin surged further above the $42,200 and $43,200 levels.
  • The price is trading above $43,200 and the 100 hourly Simple moving average.
  • There are two bullish trend lines forming with support near $43,200 and $41,800 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).
  • The pair could correct lower toward $43,200 before it starts a fresh increase.

Bitcoin Price Extends Rally

Bitcoin price remained in a steady uptrend above the $40,000 resistance zone. BTC gained over 15% in the past few days and even surged above the $42,000 zone.

The upward move gained pace above the $43,200 resistance zone.  A new multi-month high is formed near $44,465 and the price is now correcting gains. There was a move below the $44,000 level. The price is still above the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $39,476 swing low to the $44,465 high.

Bitcoin also trades above $43,200 and the 100 hourly Simple moving average. Besides, there are two bullish trend lines forming with support near $43,200 and $41,800 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair. The second trend line is close to the 50% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $39,476 swing low to the $44,465 high.

On the upside, immediate resistance is near the $44,200 level. The first major resistance is forming near $44,450, above which the price might rise toward the $45,000 level.

Source: BTCUSD on TradingView.com

A close above the $45,000 resistance might send the price further higher. The next key resistance could be near $46,400, above which BTC could rise toward the $48,000 level.

Are Dips Supported In BTC?

If Bitcoin fails to rise above the $44,500 resistance zone, it could start a downside correction. Immediate support on the downside is near the $43,250 level.

The next major support is near $42,800, below which the price might test the second trend line. If there is a move below $42,000, there is a risk of more downsides. In the stated case, the price could drop toward the $40,500 support in the near term.

Technical indicators:

Hourly MACD – The MACD is now gaining pace in the bullish zone.

Hourly RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for BTC/USD is now above the 50 level.

Major Support Levels – $43,200, followed by $42,000.

Major Resistance Levels – $44,200, $44,450, and $45,000.