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Bitcoin (BTC/USD): buyers demand around 12,850
2019-11-11 • Updated
Bitcoin continues to consolidate slightly above the psychological level of 13,000 since buyers remain active at the Fibonacci level of 23.6% at 12,852.85. This has allowed the bears to weaken in the current movement and the Parabolic SAR seems to be supporting the price action in the short term in favor of the bulls.
During the weekend, the Russian finance minister proposed that the cryptocurrency trading is legalized once and for all, due to the wide popularity that this activity has gained in the country. It is interesting to note that companies with international remittances such as MoneyGram are implementing the XRP in their internal pilot program systems.Now bulls and bears are locked in a battle to guide the path of the BTC / USD pair in the short term, although the long-term view is still bullish. We say this because of the fact that cryptocurrency has still not moved significantly away from the 200-hour moving average, which supports the bullish price action for the time being.
What do we expect?
Our forecasts in the short term continue to put Bitcoin in a bearish trend that can be strengthened with the break of 12,852. This could allow our hypothesis raised in days ago to be fulfilled and the pair will reach the Fibonacci target of -23.6% in 8507.14. The RSI remains in negative territory, although it is entering a neutral zone.
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