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  • BTC in the process of handle formation of the pattern.
  • Bullish  once handle consolidation completes, breakout likely soon.

Bitcoin, the largest cryptocyrrency by market capitalisation, after running up and breaking past the psychologically important $4,000 mark, gave up those gains and is now in the consolidation phase of the cup and saucer technical pattern, which is bullish for the poster boy.

BTC/USD is down two cents of a percent at $3,800 and trading in less than one percent range for the day so far. On the 480-minute chart of this largest coin, it has formed a cup and saucer technical pattern which is a bullish sign, once the consolidation phase is complete.

Consolidation phase is the formation of handle, which is final phase of this pattern, after completion of which, the crypto should head upwards and the breakout point would be recent high, $4,187 that is. Target after the breakout would be around $5,100 – exactly around the 200 days SMA and EMA.

BTC/USD 480-minute chart: