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Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Near Make-or-Break Levels

Bitcoin cash price started a downside correction after trading above $235 against the US Dollar. BCH/USD traded below $200 and it is currently consolidating near $150.

Key Talking Points

  • Bitcoin cash price declined recently and broke the $200 and $175 supports against the US Dollar.
  • BCH is forming a breakout pattern with resistance at $162 on the 4-hours chart (data feed from Bitstamp).
  • The price may soon make the next move either above $165 or below $140 in the near term.

Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis

After a monster rally above the $200 level, bitcoin cash price found sellers against the US dollar. BCH tested the $235-240 resistance zone and later started a downside correction. On the other hand, bitcoin, ripple, Ethereum, litecoin and EOS remained nicely supported.

Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis BCH Chart

Looking at the chart, the price started a major decline from the $237 swing high. It broke the $200 and $175 support levels to move into a bearish zone. There was even a break below the $170 level and the 100 simple moving average (4-hours).

Moreover, the price declined below the 50% Fibonacci retracement level of the upward move from the $84 low to $237 high. Later, the decline was protected by the $140-142 support zone.

More importantly, the 61.8% Fibonacci retracement level of the upward move from the $84 low to $237 high acted as a support. The price is currently consolidating above the $142 and $150 support levels.

It seems like there a breakout pattern formed with resistance at $162 on the 4-hours chart. A break above the bearish trend line and $165 may push the price towards $175 and $190 in the near term.

On the downside, a break below the $150 and $142 support levels may clear the path for more declines in bitcoin cash price in the near term. The next major support for BCH below $142 is at $120. It represents the 76.4% Fibonacci retracement level of the upward move and the last swing area. Therefore, traders may wait for the next break to catch the next move either above $165 or below $142.

The market data is provided by TradingView.

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Written by Ravi Gupat

Ravi grew up in India and graduated in Economics. He is a serial entrepreneur who has founded and exited several companies in tech and media over the past 15 years. He is also an early stage investor and advisor in various blockchain-based companies.

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