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Bitcoin price traded to a new all-time high above $69,000 before crashing. BTC is now consolidating near $63,000 and might decline toward the $60,000 support.

Bitcoin price created history again and traded to a new all-time above $69,000.
The price is trading below $65,000 and the 100 hourly Simple moving average.
There was a break below a key bullish trend line with support at $66,000 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).
The pair could extend losses and revisit the key $60,000 support zone.

Bitcoin Price Takes Hit

Bitcoin price extended its increase above the $68,000 resistance. BTC even broke the $68,800 level and traded to a new all-time high at $69,218. However, there was a strong bearish reaction from $69,200.

The price crashed over 10% and dived toward the $60,000 zone. There was a break below a key bullish trend line with support at $66,000 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair. A low was formed near $59,150 and the price is now attempting a recovery wave.

There was a move above the $62,000 resistance. It is now facing resistance near the $64,000 zone and the 50% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $69,218 swing high to the $59,150 low.

Bitcoin is now trading below $64,000 and the 100 hourly Simple moving average. Immediate resistance is near the $64,000 level. The next key resistance could be $64,200, above which the price could rise toward the $65,500 resistance zone.

Source: BTCUSD on TradingView.com

If there is a clear move above the $65,500 resistance zone or the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $69,218 swing high to the $59,150 low, the price could rise toward the $67,000 level. Any more gains might send the price toward the $70,000 level.

More Losses In BTC?

If Bitcoin fails to rise above the $64,200 resistance zone, it could start another downside correction. Immediate support on the downside is near the $62,000 level.

The first major support is $61,500. If there is a close below $61,500, the price could start a decent pullback toward the $60,000 zone. Any more losses might send the price toward the $58,500 support zone.

Technical indicators:

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

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

Major Support Levels – $62,000, followed by $60,000.

Major Resistance Levels – $64,200, $65,500, and $67,000.