Bitcoin (BTC) price started a new increase above the $50,000 resistance against the US Dollar (at the time of writing).
BTC is showing positive signs, and there could be more gains towards $52,000. Further, BTC gained pace after it broke the $49,500 resistance zone at the time of writing.
The price is trading well above $50,000 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. Moreover, there was a break in a critical declining channel with resistance near $48,800 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair.
The pair could correct lower, but dips might be limited below the $50,000 zone.
BTC Price Gains Momentum
There was a break of a critical declining channel with resistance near $48,800 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair. Additionally, the pair rallied above the $50,000 resistance zone to move into a positive zone. The bulls were able to push the price above the $50,000 level.
Moreover, Bitcoin traded as high as $51,500 and is currently consolidating gains. It is well above the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the recent increase from the $48,105 swing low to $51,500 high. Also, it is trading well above $50,000 and the 100 hourly simple moving average.
In addition, if the BTC fails to clear the $51,500 resistance zone, it could start a downside correction at the time of writing.