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Bitcoin (BTC/USD) Violates Triple Bottom – A Swing Trade Idea

Posted Tuesday, June 26, 2018 by
Arslan Butt • 1 min read

Bitcoin is trading near $6,200 after crashing below $6,000 to reach its lowest value in almost eight months. Looks like the traders continue to react to recent accusations of price manipulation and the bitcoin hack news.

The crash in bitcoin was initiated after Bithumb exchange reported that hackers had stolen $31 million worth of cryptocurrency from its online vaults. Since it has happened for the second time in a row, crypto investors seem hesitant to invest in the market.

BTC/USD – Triple Bottom Breakout

We can see on the daily chart that bitcoin has violated the triple bottom pattern which supported BTC near $6,565. Zooming out on the chart, you will also find a descending triangle pattern which has been violated on the lower side.

BTC/USD - Daily Chart

BTC/USD – Daily Chart

The market has formed a bearish engulfing candle which along with the 50, 100 and 200 periods moving averages suggesting a strong bearish sentiment of investors. BTC/USD can face a strong resistance at a level of $6,565 and below this, the market can go after $5,580.

Key Technical Levels – BTC/USD

Support   Resistance

5796.2     6698

5415.3     7218.9

4894.4    7599.8

Key Trading Level: 6317.1

BTC/USD – Trade Idea

Crypto junkies are suggested to stay bearish below $6,300 to target $5,700 along with a stop loss above $6,600. Good luck.

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Arslan Butt // Index & Commodity Analyst
Arslan Butt is our Lead Commodities and Indices Analyst. Arslan is a professional market analyst and day trader. He holds an MBA in Behavioral Finance and is working towards his Ph.D. Before joining FX Leaders Arslan served as a senior analyst in a major brokerage firm. Arslan is also an experienced instructor and public speaker.
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