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Can Bitcoin Top $50K After Reclaiming $49K in this Market Recovery?

Cryptocurrency Dec 22, 2021 09:01AM ET
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Can Bitcoin Top $50K After Reclaiming $49K in this Market Recovery?

After a five-week protracted sell-off, crypto markets are beginning to recover, with Bitcoin experiencing its biggest price jump since its ATH in November.

Over the last 48 hours, Bitcoin has gained more than 7%, as major markets recover. The rally has seen Bitcoin form a base above the $46,500 level before rallying all the way to an inter-day high of $49,876.32.

The five days price chart of Bitcoin (BTC). Source: Tradingview

After hitting its interday high, high above $49.8k, Bitcoin has consolidated around $48,700. Now trading at $48,691, Bitcoin has a market cap of $918.95 billion.

Is $50K Possible?

With Bitcoin forming with support near $48,750 while trading above $49,200, the crypto is showing a lot of positive signs. Additionally, Bitcoin’s current price puts it above the 76.4% Fib retracement level.

In the short term, Bitcoin is trying to break above the $49,600 level before testing the next key resistance level at $50,000. However, Bitcoin looks set to retest $50k in the coming hours with sustained bullish momentum.

On the contrary, if Bitcoin fails to clear the $50,000 resistance zone, its major support is near $49,000 before looking towards the $48,500 support. At this time, an upswing looks more likely for Bitcoin.

On The Flipside

  • While Bitcoin recovers, a new study suggests the centralization of the crypto as it reports that 0.01% of bitcoin holders control 27% of BTC in circulation

Why You Should Care?

Bitcoin continues to show the ability to recover from major downswings, and ex-Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey, believes it will help the asset replace the U.S. Dollar in the future.

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