Bitcoin (BTC) stayed tantalizingly close to $50,000 on Aug. 24 as bulls contended with a classic resistance level.
Too late for “dirt cheap” Bitcoin?
The pair had dipped to within the $48,000 range over the past 24 hours before exiting to the upside, with $49,000 now the level in line for retests.
For trader and analyst Rekt Capital, current behavior had plenty of historical context – Bitcoin’s first trip above $50,000 in February had also involved a focus on the $48,000-$49,000 area.
“BTC is still retesting this area in an uptrend, just like it did on those two occasions earlier this year,” he commented alongside a chart.
While Bitcoin’s failure to hold $50,000 straightaway this time around had disappointed some, somanalysts were clear that the “bargain” BTC buy levels had already been and gone.
“You had 3 months to accumulate dirt cheap BTC. Fundamentals only strengthened,” William Clemente argued.
“The market does not owe you any pullbacks right now.”
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