Bitcoin Price Prediction: BTC/USD Attempts to Jump the Hurdle at $18,200 to Resume Upside Momentum

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Prediction – November 19, 2020
Following the recent high at $18,500, BTC/USD now fluctuates between $17,300 and $18,200. For the past two days, BTC has been consolidating above $17,300 but has retested the resistance at $18,200 twice. By retesting the $18,200 resistance, is an indication of further upside momentum.

Resistance Levels: $13,000, $14,000, $15,000
Support Levels: $7,000, $6,000, $5,000

BTC/USD – Daily Chart

The recent price surge to $18,500 was met with a sharp downward correction. In the process of correction, the crypto has formed a price range between $17,300 and $18,200. For the upside momentum to resume, the price must be sustained above $17,500. This will provide a continuous retest of the $18,200 resistance. In other words, if the price consolidates above $17,500, it will increase the possibility of a breakout near the resistance zone.

On the upside, if the price breaks the $18,200 resistance, Bitcoin will resume a fresh uptrend. The coin will rally above $19,000. Similarly, if the bears break below the $17,300 support, Bitcoin will drop to $16,400 low. In the meantime, BTC has continued to be range-bound within the tight range. BTC is above the 80% range of the daily stochastic. It indicates the overbought condition of the coin.

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BTC/USD – 4 Hour Chart

Meanwhile, Bitcoin has to jump the hurdle at $18,200 resistance to continue the upside momentum. On November 18, BTC was resisted at $18,200. However, the retraced candle body tested the 78.6% Fibonacci retracement level. This indicates that the coin will rise and reverse at level 1.272 Fibonacci extension. That is the market will reverse at level $19,158.20.