Bitcoin

Bitcoin is trading lower at $48,727 level at the time of writing and it seems determined to approach and reach new lows after activating a larger corrective phase. Technically, BTC/USD has escaped from a reversal pattern, so the decline is natural.

The price has moved sideways in the short term, that's why we needed confirmation before going short on Bitcoin. As long as BTC/USD drops, the altcoins are expected to drop as well.

Bitcoin plunged by 12.77% since yesterday's low and it looks like that the sell-off is far from being over.

BTC/USD Accelerates Its Drop!

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As you already know from my analysis, Bitcoin was expected to decline after breaking down from the Major Rising Wedge pattern. I've told you in my previous analyses that BTC/USD will develop a larger decline only after the rate closes below $51,300 low.

BTC/USD registered a new lower low in the early morning activating a larger decline in the short term. Now, it's traded below $50,305 static support and under the S1 ($50,069.49). Technically, the next downside target is seen at the descending pitchfork's lower median line (lml). The area between $43,016 and $41,986 is seen as a major support area that could stop Bitcoin's decline.

Bitcoin Outlook!

Selling now is risky as the BTC/USD could increase a little to test and retest the broken levels before resuming its decline. Stabilizing below the weekly S1 ($50,069) could bring us a new bearish signal.

A temporary distribution below the S1 and several false breakouts above it could really signal that Bitcoin may extend its decline.

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