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Bitcoin on the way to ‘bearadise?’ $20K is back as a BTC price target


Bitcoin (BTC) hovered above $26,000 into the Aug. 20 weekly shut as doomsday BTC value targets stored coming.

BTC/USD 1-hour chart. Supply: TradingView

Evaluation: Bitcoin may even see new “generational shopping for alternative”

Knowledge from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView confirmed an eerie calm protecting BTC/USD over the weekend, with the market down 11% in seven days.

Rattled market observers remained highly cautious, and searching forward, Keith Alan, co-founder of monitoring useful resource Materials Indicators, noticed solely modest room for enchancment.

“I believe $25k will finally breakdown and clear a path to retest assist on the 2017 Bull Market High which was just below $20k, however I do not assume we go there in a straight line,” he concluded in X evaluation on Aug. 19.

“I am in search of a retest of $25k assist to probably print a double backside and supply a superb basis for one more exit rally. If that setup presents itself, $28k – 29k vary is life like.”

BTC/USD 1-week chart with 100 SMA. Supply: TradingView

Alan continued that such a rebound could even hit the 100-week easy shifting common (SMA), presently at $31,368, and will that happen, it will “add salt to the wound of this week’s losses.”

“If/After we get the retest of $25k, my [eyes] are wanting on the subsequent collection of Decrease Lows,” he summarized.

“First could be $24,749 ( @coinbase ) and the subsequent is $19,567 which isn’t so coincidentally situated just under a key R/S flip zone on the 2017 Bull Market High. Shedding that stage, paves the best way to bearadise and a possible generational shopping for alternative.”

BTC/USD annotated chart. Supply: Keith Alan/X

Others shared the consensus that $20,000 could be again on the radar ought to $25,000 fail to behave as assist.

“Break under $25.3K most likely goal $24K – $23K for stronger buyback response else continuation in the direction of $20K,” common dealer Skew told X subscribers in a part of a submit on the day.

“Deep sweep under $20K is the intense finish wherein would look to be swing lengthy there.”

Skew nonetheless recommended that intraday BTC value motion would possibly see a bounce across the weekly shut, with $28,500 a possible goal ought to buy-side strain step up.

BTC/USD annotated chart. Supply: Skew/X

BTC value melts by Whale quantity

Some much less excessive assist ranges under $25,000 in the meantime got here from analytics platform Whalemap, which eyed factors of whale shopping for quantity from the previous.

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Vital pockets of on-chain quantity, it noted, nonetheless lay at $23,200 and $21,000.

“In case we go even decrease,” it commented on a print of its information uploaded to X, including that $19,200 and $16,600 have been different factors of curiosity.

BTC/USD annotated chart. Supply: Whalemap/X

Earlier whale assist at $28,250 and $26,950 nonetheless failed to hold the market on the best way down. 

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