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  • Bitcoin price briefly hit $40,000 again after a massive recovery from $30,000.
  • Several on-chain metrics show whales are still accumulating a lot of Bitcoin expecting it to rise higher.

Bitcoin had a massive sell-off on January 10, dropping from a high of $41,350 down to $30,420 in the next three days. However, bulls have bought the dip and Bitcoin has experienced a V-shape recovery, currently trading around $39,600 and aiming to climb back above $40,000.

Bitcoin price can hit a new all-time high according to various indicators

According to statistics from Whalemap on Twitter, there are only two crucial resistance levels above located at $40,724 and $41,383, and a lot of support on the way down at $37,834, $35,775, and $34,666.

The number of whales has increased tremendously over the past two weeks despite the recent sell-off. Santiment shows that the amount of large holders with 1,000 to 10,000 coins ($39,000,000 to $390,000,000) has increased from 2,128 on December 26, 2020, to a current high of 2,322. 

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BTC Holders Distribution

Similarly, the number of whales holding between 10,000 and 100,000 coins ($390,000,000 and $3,900,000,000) also increased from 96 on January 1 to 102 currently. This rise shows whales are still highly interested in BTC and expect it to rise even higher.

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BTC Active Addresses

On top of that, the number of active addresses has been steadily increasing since November 2020, which adds credence to the bull rally. 

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BTC Sell Signals

However, on the 3-hour chart, the TD Sequential indicator has presented a sell signal and is about to do the same on the 4-hour chart, adding more credence to the previous one. Validation of this call can push Bitcoin price down towards $39,000 in the short-term.