Crypto Outlook Bearish After Fed Comments

Bitcoin (BTC/USD) analysis

Bitcoin Catches Hawkish Fed Comments, Other Cryptos Follow

Key Highlights

BTC started falling after hitting a one-week high. Hawkish comments from the Fed Chair drew 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 breach below this level could take the pair to the April 18 low of $38,547 / $37,000 / $34,000.

The pair faces a hurdle near the 38.2% Fib at $43,391. Any rise above $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 declined again after a small bounce above the 200-day EMA. It hits a low of $2,940 and is currently trading around $3,006.95.

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

Key support is seen at $2,940, any break below it can drag the pair to $2,880/$2,800. A drop below $2,800 will confirm the start of a small bearish trend. A drop to $2,650 / $2,490 is possible.

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

RSI bullish

A possible option could be long 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
trading view

XRP/USD Outlook

intraday trend – bearish

Key Support – $0.70, $0.50

Key Resistance – $0.8000, $0.9150

XRP price is trading weak for the third straight day. Any break below $0.6800 can take the pair to $0.6000/$0.500, currently trading around $0.72634. Short-term trend reversal only if it breaks $0.9200.

A possible strategy could be to sell 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 is consolidating in a tight range between $391.40 and $431 for the past ten days. Any daily close above $432 will confirm a bullish continuation. A jump to $460/$500 is possible, it is currently trading around $408.70. Short-term trend reversal only if it breaks $506.

A possible option could be long 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

For more information, see the Newsweek Cryptocurrency Index:

The content of this article is for informational purposes only and does not constitute financial or investment advice. It is important that you do your own research and consider seeking independent financial advice before making any investment decisions.

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