Bitcoin Price Prediction For Today August 18: BTC Price Drops As It Targets Crucial Support At $22K
Bitcoin Faces Fierce Resistance as Key Support at $22,000 - August 18, 2022
Bitcoin (BTC) broke below the 21-day SMA, reaching vital support at $22,000. It is likely that the cryptocurrency will go down and will have to move between the moving average lines in sequence. BTC/USD has been above the $23,170 support for the past 48 hours, but bears are taking over.
Bitcoin price statistics.
Resistance levels: $50,000, $55,000, $60,000. Support levels: $25,000, $20,000, $15,000.
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Bitcoin started a downtrend after breaking below the 21-day SMA line. The cryptocurrency continued to be under pressure from sellers, nearing the 50-day SMA line. The current lowest moving average will be between the bars. However, if the bears break below the 50-day SMA line, Bitcoin will decline and return to the previous low of $20,724. However, if the 50-day SMA support continues, Bitcoin will fluctuate between the 21-day SMA and the 50-day SMA for a few more days. The cryptocurrency will then trend when the moving average lines are broken. Meanwhile, BTC price is at 46 on the 14-period Relative Strength Index. This suggests that the cryptocurrency is in a bearish zone and may fall further.
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Meanwhile, Bitcoin is trading between moving averages as it targets vital support at $22,000. Meanwhile, the downward trend of August 17. The corrective candle tested the 78.6% Fibonacci retracement level. The pullback indicates that the price of BTC will drop to the 1272 Fibonacci retracement level or the $22,891.83 level. Due to price action, the market has fallen to $22,720 at the time of writing.