Bitcoin bulls reside as US dollar strength hits 5-month lows

Bitcoin (BTC) ongoing to carry key support on 12 ,. 2 as U . s . States stocks fell on your wall Street open.

BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView

DXY weakness offers hope of “Santa rally”

Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView adopted BTC/USD as bulls bought time between $16,800 and $17,000.

Analysts had earmarked the previous like a key level to retain, this nevertheless under consideration during the time of writing as stocks shed 1% to begin the session.

Popular crypto analytics account Nunya Bizniz queried whether the time had come for any “decision” on S&ampP 500 performance, eyeing a design which recommended a nearby top may soon appear.

Should that function as the situation, Bitcoin’s correlation to traditional risk assets could be tested, this getting ebbed within the wake from the FTX meltdown.

For that meantime, however, the inversely-correlated U.S. dollar gave bulls little to bother with, the U.S. dollar index (DXY) hitting five-month lows.

DXY wicked lower to simply 104.37 at the time before rebounding above 105 in the Wall Street open.

U.S. dollar index (DXY) 1-day candle chart. Source: TradingView

Fellow analyst Pumpcat thus eyed the six-month close for that chart due in the finish of December.

“I think the probablity for any longterm correction is high came from here on,” he predicted.

One other popular Twitter analytics account, Cold Blooded Shiller, furthermore entertained the thought of a “Santa rally” should macro data and comments in the Fed complement risk asset performance — towards the dollar’s hindrance.

“Markets are clearly in an important point – both $DXY searching like freefall + markets like $SPX searching to break the main trendlines which have stored them capped,” an additional tweet at the time added.

Analyst reinforces $19,500 significance

Eyeing possibility of upside, trader and analyst Rekt Capital tied to $19,500 because the ceiling for Bitcoin on monthly timeframes.

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BTC/USD finished November lower 16.2%, getting damaged through support to exchange a brand new range within the wake of FTX.

“BTC lost $19500 as support. However it has not switched it right into a new resistance,” he authored.

“Technically, $BTC could relief rally up to $19500 to show it to a different resistance. That might be a textbook confirmation from the breakdown. Does not need to happen however a possibility.”

BTC/USD annotated chart. Source: Rekt Capital/ Twitter

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