Bitcoin Price Analysis: Why BTC Bulls Are Charging at $4000

Bitcoin price broke out overnight and retested the $4k handle for the sixth time since the lows of the middle of December 2018. Let’s take a look at what this might mean going into the rest of the weekend.

Bitcoin Price: 4-Hour Chart

Looking at the 4-hour chart, we can see that Bitcoin price 00 bolted out of the gates almost immediately after Friday’s candle close, breaking the weekly range high of $3950 which we discussed earlier this week.

The bears stepped in and pushed bitcoin price back from highs of $4040 back down to $4000 at the time of writing.

The next objective for the bulls is that they now need to flip the prior resistance of $3950 into support.

Looking at the chart, we can see that there was an early sign of price looking to trend higher, with the OBV and MACD both breaking out to the upside around noon on Friday.

Both of these are trending higher with no sign of slowing down at present but should be observed closely over the weekend to identify where market momentum may be at risk.

1-Day Chart

Looking at the 1-day chart, we can see that there is