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  • 27% of Bitcoin’s circulating supply has moved this year, while the remaining 73% has been dormant. 
  • Some experts forecast that Bitcoin will soon break down and start a new downtrend. 
  • BTC/USD bears take price below $9,100.

Only 27% of Bitcoin’s circulating supply has moved this year, according to a NewsBTC report. This means that 73% of the supply has been dormant, with active traders utilizing margin, options and futures likely being the source of all of BTC’s volatility. 

Rafael Schiltze-Kraft, the CTO of Glassnode, took to Twitter to comment on the news.

Bitcoin’s last few weeks of consolidation have led several experts to forecast that the cryptocurrency will soon break down and start a new downtrend. Some of the factors supporting this narrative include the triple top at $10,500, the consecutive rejections it has posted at $10,000, and the lower highs it has been establishing.

BTC/USD daily chart

BTC/USD daily chart

BTC/USD dropped from $9,237.03 to $9,096.40 this Thursday. The bears are in full control of the market, following a bullish Wednesday. In the process, the sellers have entirely taken away all the gains that the buyers made this Wednesday. The Elliott Oscillator has had two straight green sessions, while the RSI is floating around the neutral zone.

Support and Resistance

BTC/USD faces strong resistance at $9,237, $9,293, $9,312.35 (SMA 20) and $9,424 (SMA 50). On the downside, healthy support lies at $9,000.45 and $8,904.20

Key levels