Bitcoin, BTC to USD, rose by 1.14% on Thursday. Following on from a 2.25% gain on Wednesday, Bitcoin ended the day at $19.449.0.
It was another bearish start to the day. Bitcoin fell to a mid-morning intraday low $18,900.0 before making a move.
Steering clear of the first major support level at $18,620, Bitcoin rose to a late afternoon intraday high $19,628.0.
Coming up against the first major resistance level at $19,603, Bitcoin fell back to sub-$19,230 levels and into the red.
Finding late support, however, Bitcoin moved back through to $19,400 levels to deliver the upside on the day.
The near-term bullish trend remained intact, supported by the latest recovery to $19,000 levels. For the bears, Bitcoin would need to slide through the 62% FIB of $10,095 to form a near-term bearish trend.
The Rest of the Pack
Across the rest of the majors, it was a mixed day on Thursday.
Polkadot fell by 2.33% to buck the trend on the day.
It was a bullish day for the rest of the majors, however.
In the current week, the crypto total market cap rose to a Tuesday high $589.96bn before falling to a Tuesday low $525.17bn. At the time of writing, the total market cap stood at $573.35bn.
Bitcoin’s dominance fell to a Monday low 62.55% before rising to a Tuesday high 63.97%. At the time of writing, Bitcoin’s dominance stood at 63.20%.
At the time of writing, Bitcoin was up by 0.33% to $19,514.0. A mixed start to the day saw Bitcoin fall to an early morning low $19,401.7 before rising to a high $19,550.0.
Bitcoin left the major support and resistance levels untested early on.
Elsewhere, it was a bullish start to the day, with the majors recovering from early losses.
At the time of writing, Crypto.com Coin was up by 1.53% to lead the way.
For the Bitcoin Day Ahead
Bitcoin would need to avoid a fall through the pivot level at $19,326 to bring the first major resistance level at $19,751 into play.
Support from the broader market would be needed for Bitcoin to break out from Thursday’s high $19,628.0.
Barring an extended crypto rally, the first major resistance level would likely cap any upside.
In the event of a crypto breakout, Bitcoin could test resistance at $20,000 before any pullback. The second major resistance level sits at $20,054.
A fall through the $19,326 pivot would bring the first major support level at $19,023 into play.
Barring an extended crypto sell-off, Bitcoin should to steer clear of the second major support level at $18,598.