Bitcoin price hits $19.5K into weekly close as trader predicts ‘green week’


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Bitcoin (BTC) noticed recent positive factors on Oct. 23 because the weekend delivered a possible launchpad for the bulls.

BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Supply: TradingView

$10 million liquidations as Bitcoin steps larger

Knowledge from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView adopted BTC/USD because it spiked above $19,500 because the weekly shut approached.

Whereas modest, the $300 transfer punctuated in any other case flat trading behavior, Bitcoin notoriously rangebound on day by day timeframes.

Now, hopes had been excessive that the market would supply extra strong value motion within the coming days, $20,000 remaining out of attain for over every week.

“Inexperienced week forward, ideally first closing the present CME hole,” standard dealer Crypto Ed told Twitter followers in an replace on the time of writing.

An accompanying chart confirmed resistance in mess around $19,500.

“Nonetheless shifting larger from the inexperienced field. For now rejected precisely at that horizontal,” he added.

BTC/USD annotated chart. Supply: Crypto Ed/ Twitter

Analytics account On-Chain School, in the meantime, famous that even such an hourly uptick had managed to spark a relatively massive variety of liquidations, setting a multi-day document. 

“Round $6 million in Bitcoin Quick Liquidations during the last hour. That is the very best brief liquidation stage in 10 days,” it confirmed alongside knowledge from on-chain analytics platform CryptoQuant.

BTC/USD annotated chart. Supply: On-Chain School/ Twitter

Weekly shut may set multi-week excessive

When it comes to weekly closes, Oct. 23 seemed set to be one other close-run candle inside an more and more compressed cluster.

Associated: Bitcoin will shoot over $100K in 2023 before ‘largest bear market’ — trader

Ought to BTC/USD finish the week above $19,440, nonetheless, it will nonetheless symbolize the very best weekly shut since early September.

BTC/USD 1-week candle chart (Bitstamp). Supply: TradingView

In an replace, buying and selling suite DecenTrader nonetheless described Bitcoin as “robust” going into the shut, with a number of buying and selling indicators bullish.

“I do consider the underside is in for Bitcoin, regardless of the bulk believing that we’ll hit $14K or decrease,” Michaël van de Poppe, founder and CEO of buying and selling agency Eight, in the meantime added in ideas on the day.

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