Bitcoin’s Race To $50,000: Analyst Highlights Key Resistance And Market Dynamics

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The crypto market is currently abuzz with discussions on Bitcoin (BTC), as it teeters on the brink of reaching the $50,000 threshold. This is fueled by the fast-approaching halving as well as a “bullish divergence” observed over the past week, with Bitcoin breaking past the $48,000 mark.

Analyst Analysis On Bitcoin

Michaël van de Poppe, a prominent figure in the realm of crypto analysis, recently shared insights on the bullish divergence. Van de Poppe pointed out the notable weekly candle that propelled Bitcoin’s value beyond $48,000, signaling a potential challenge at the $50,000 resistance level in the near term.

#Bitcoin looking at the resistance.

Massive weekly candle, through which Bitcoin is back above $48,000.

I’m personally interested what price will do around $50,000 in the upcoming 1-2 weeks.

— Michaël van de Poppe (@CryptoMichNL) February 12, 2024

Further echoing this challenge, IntoTheBlock highlighted a key obstacle Bitcoin faces on its path to $50,000 in the latest post. The firm identified a crucial resistance level, noting that over 800,000 addresses have purchased nearly 270,000 BTC at an average price of $48,491.

Currently, at a loss, these holders may exert selling pressure as Bitcoin approaches its break-even point, potentially impacting its ascent to the coveted $50,000 mark.

Bitcoin has set its sights on $50k!
To get there, there is one important resistance level left. Over 800k addresses acquired nearly 270k $BTC at an average price of $48,491. These addresses are currently in the red and might provide sell pressure as they break even on their…

— IntoTheBlock (@intotheblock) February 12, 2024

Over the past week alone, Bitcoin’s value has increased by more than 10%, igniting discussions among crypto enthusiasts and experts regarding its future trajectory. This bullish momentum and the impending halving event reinforce optimistic stances within the crypto sphere about Bitcoin’s value proposition.

Bitcoin (BTC) price chart on TradingView
BTC price is moving sideways on the 4-hour chart. Source: BTC/USDT on

Bullish Outlook On BTC And Market Sentiment

Amid this bullish phase, several crypto analysts and market observers have put forward their forecasts regarding Bitcoin’s potential price movement shortly. Crypto Rover, another analyst with a significant following, suggested that surpassing the $48,500 resistance and reaching the 0.618 Fibonacci level could set Bitcoin on a path to the “official trend reversal to a bull market.

Once #Bitcoin breaks the $48,500 mark, better said, the 0.618 Fibonacci level,

that will mark the official trend reversal to a bull market. I’m keeping a close eye on this level!

— Crypto Rover (@rovercrc) February 10, 2024

Furthermore, data from IntoTheBlock indicates a positive trend regarding Bitcoin address profitability. Currently, 91% of Bitcoin addresses are profitable, with the total number of addresses in profit at 46.87 million, accounting for 90.53% of all addresses.

This is contrasted with 3.44 million addresses that are still at a loss. IntoTheBlock’s analysis also reveals that most addresses that purchased BTC within the $40,919.92 to $55,413.77 range are now profitable, underscoring a bullish sentiment among Bitcoin holders.

Featured image from Unsplash, Chart from TradingView

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