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Bitcoin (BTC/USD) Analysis

Bitcoin falls on Hawkish Fed comments, other cryptos too follow suit

Key Highlights

BTC started to decline after hitting a one-week high. Hawkish comments from Fed Chairman dragged riskier assets like Bitcoin and stocks.

Technical Analysis

Intraday trend - Bearish

On the daily chart, the pair is trading below Tenken-Sen ($40,763), Kijun-sen ($43,390), and Ichimoku Kumo cloud ($40,637). Bitcoin hit an intraday high of $40,237 and is currently trading around $40,483.

Major support is seen at $39,500. Any violation below that level may take the pair to the April 18th low of $38,547 / $37,000 / $34,000.

The pair is facing a hurdle near the 38.2% fib at $43,391. Any surge past targets $43,500 / $44,000 / $46,200.

RSI - Weak

A possible strategy could be buy on dips around $40,000 with SL around $37,000 for TP of $50,000.

ETH/USD Daily Outlook

Key Highlights

Ethereum once again declined after a minor jump above 200-day EMA. It hits a low of $2,940 and is currently trading around $3,006.95.

On the 4hours chart, the pair is trading below Tenken-Sen ($3,059), Kijun-sen ($3,029.87), and Ichimoku Kumo cloud ($3,046).

Major support is seen at $2,940, any breach below can drag the pair to $2,880 / $2,800. A decline below $2,800 confirms the start of a minor bearish trend. A dip to $2,650 / $2,490 is possible.

The immediate resistance is around $3,170-$3,180. A daily close above can take the pair to $3,270 / $3,310 / $3,400.

RSI - Bullish

A possible option could be long on dips around $2,940 with SL around $2,865 for TP of $3,500.

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Cryptocurrency chart for April 22: BTC, ETH, XRP, BNB TradingView

XRP/USD Outlook

Intraday trend - Bearish

Key support - $0.70, $0.50

Key Resistance - $0.8000, $0.9150

XRP's price trades weak for the third consecutive day. Any breach below $0.6800 can take the pair to $0.6000/$0.500, it is currently trading around $0.72634. Short-term trend reversal only if it breaches $0.9200.

A possible strategy could be sell on rallies around $0.7600 with SL around $0.805 for a TP of $0.6000.

BNB/USD Outlook

Intraday Trend- Neutral

Key Support- $390, $360

Key Resistance- $432

BNB/USD consolidates in a narrow range between $391.40 and $431 for the past ten days. Any daily close above $432 confirms a bullish continuation. A jump to $460/$500 is possible, it is currently trading at around $408.70. Short-term trend reversal only if it breaks $506.

A possible option could be long on dips around $400 with SL around $370 for a TP of $460/$500.

Bitcoin Support / Resistance

Resistance

R1- $41,700
R2- $43,000
R3- $46,200

Support

S1- $37,000
S2- $34,000
S3- $30,000

Ethereum Support / Resistance

Resistance

R1- $3,170
R2- $3,275
R3- $3,350

Support

S1- $2,940
S2- $2,880
S3- $2,800

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