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Bitcoin price is gaining pace above the $42,500 resistance. BTC is showing positive signs and might extend its increase toward the $45,000 resistance.

Bitcoin price is moving higher above the $42,500 resistance zone.
The price is trading above $43,000 and the 100 hourly Simple moving average.
There is a major bullish trend line forming with support near $42,150 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).
The pair could continue to rise if it clears the $43,800 and $44,200 resistance levels.

Bitcoin Price Climbs Higher

Bitcoin price started a decent increase above the $41,200 resistance zone. BTC was able to clear the $42,500 and $42,800 resistance levels to move further into a positive zone.

The bulls pushed the price above the $43,000 resistance and the price pumped toward $43,800. A new weekly high is formed near $43,779 and the price is now consolidating gains. It is trading above the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $41,651 swing low to the $43,779 high.

Bitcoin is now trading above $43,000 and the 100 hourly Simple moving average. There is also a major bullish trend line forming with support near $42,150 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair. The trend line is near the 76.4% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $41,651 swing low to the $43,779 high.

Immediate resistance is near the $43,800 level. The next key resistance could be $44,200, above which the price could rise and test $44,500. A clear move above the $44,500 resistance could send the price toward the $45,000 resistance.

Source: BTCUSD on TradingView.com

The next resistance is now forming near the $45,500 level. A close above the $45,500 level could push the price further higher. The next major resistance sits at $46,500.

Are Dips Limited In BTC?

If Bitcoin fails to rise above the $43,800 resistance zone, it could start a downside correction. Immediate support on the downside is near the $43,200 level.

The next major support is $42,500. The main support could be $42,200 and the trend line. If there is a close below $42,200, the price could gain bearish momentum. In the stated case, the price could dive toward the $40,650 support.

Technical indicators:

Hourly MACD – The MACD is now gaining pace in the bullish zone.

Hourly RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for BTC/USD is now above the 50 level.

Major Support Levels – $43,200, followed by $42,500.

Major Resistance Levels – $43,800, $44,500, and $45,000.