Bitcoin (BTC) confronted a showdown with a key development line on Feb. 28 because the month-to-month shut lastly arrived.

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

Bitcoin “doesn’t really feel bullish” into February shut

Information from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView confirmed BTC/USD circling an space round $23,500 on the Wall Avenue open.


With United States shares flat and the U.S. greenback avoiding a return to power, eyes have been on Bitcoin to protect its beneficial properties by means of last-minute volatility.

“Want to see extra Bitcoin bid liquidity enter the energetic buying and selling vary to extend the probabilities of closing the Month-to-month candle above the 50-Month Transferring Common,” monitoring useful resource Materials Indicators wrote in certainly one of a number of Twitter posts on the day.

“Quantity has been weak, so at this stage doesn’t really feel bullish.”

An accompanying chart confirmed BTC/USD bid and ask ranges on the Binance order ebook.

BTC/USD order ebook information (Binance). Supply: Materials Indicators/Twitter

Materials Indicators famous that the month of March held a key macroeconomic occasion within the type of the Federal Reserve’s subsequent resolution on rate of interest hikes. This was due on March 22 courtesy of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC).

“Shut above the 50-Month MA = Bullish Shut under $23,128 = Pink and an invite to retest key help ranges,” a part of one other publish continued.

“Shut between the 50-Month MA – $23,128 = Inexperienced Month-to-month shut and vary to the subsequent fee hike across the March twenty second FOMC assembly.”

BTC/USD 1-month candle chart (Bitstamp) with 50MA. Supply: TradingView

Scott Melker, the dealer and podcast host often known as “The Wolf Of All Streets,” in the meantime, demanded extra of spot value, calling the realm instantly above “no man’s land.”

“Bullish breaker (pink zone) holding as help for the time being. Nonetheless in no man’s land between $21,473 and $25,212,” he commented on a chart displaying goal ranges.

BTC/USD annotated chart. Supply: Scott Melker/Twitter

All quiet on the macro panorama

A scarcity of course within the U.S. greenback, in the meantime, eliminated a possible headache for threat asset bulls on the day.

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The U.S. Greenback Index (DXY) spiked to multi-day lows because it didn’t mount a comeback after giving up beneficial properties from the week prior.

U.S. Greenback Index (DXY) 1-hour candle chart. Supply: TradingView

On U.S. equities, the S&P 500 traded down 0.2% on the time of writing, whereas the Nasdaq Composite Index was stationary on the day. 

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