Bitcoin (BTC) consolidated above the 2022 yearly open on April 2 after a return to form briefly saw bulls reclaim $47,000.
BTC price holds “crucial” long-term support
The pair had dipped to lows of around $44,300 Friday. This, nonetheless, was short-lived as positive sentiment took control into the Wall Street open.
For Cointelegraph contributor Michaël van de Poppe, with intent to retain newly flipped support confirmed, the odds were on for an attack on $50,000.
“Crucial area held up for Bitcoin, in which continuation upwards seems likely,” he summarized to Twitter followers on the day.
“If we visit the $45k range again, I think it‘s a sign of weakness and we‘ll go $40k area. If we don‘t, then $50k next week might be likely.”
PlanB, the analyst behind the popular stock-to-flow-based Bitcoin price models, meanwhile, noted continued strength in Bitcoin‘s relative strength index (RSI).
As Cointelegraph recently reported, bullish RSI performance had accompanied price squeezes throughout recent weeks.
Reserve Risk metric stays in “outsized” returns zone
Over the course of March, meanwhile, one on-chain metric began to deliver ever-stronger buy signals for BTC/USD.
While showing signs of trending up, Reserve Risk hinted that the recent price rises were not the end of the story on higher timeframes.
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