Bitcoin ( BitcoinTC ) was higher in the Sept. 10 week-end close, as optimistic forecasts for $23,000 next suggested that it would be.
$23,000 remains in place
Despite low volume weekend trading conditions that could amplify any weakness, the pair managed to preserve its previous gains .
Analysts were excited about the week ahead, which could prove crucial for short-term crypto price action.
The Ethereum Merge, as well as new US inflation data, were two of the most important catalysts that are expected to impact the market.
“Expect volatility to pick-up around next week’s economic data,” Material Indicators tweeted as part of a weekend tweet:
“In the meantime, keep in mind…THIS IS a rally. You risk losing everything if you don’t make profit along the journey.
The accompanying chart shows that the Binance BTC/USD Order Book provided solid resistance at $21,500. This was a zone bulls later appeared to overcome.
There was still upside for Il Capo of Crypto, the popular crypto account.
The short squeeze is not over. Next should be 22500-23000.
— il Capo Of Crypto (@CryptoCapo_)
September 11, 2022
However, he added that there was a “90% probability” that BTC price action will return to under $20,000 in the future.
CJ, a trader who was interested in $23,200 as a target, also looked at various levels short-term to determine if he could find clues about long-term and short entry positions.
– Sweep equal highs of 21.9k and close below July mid. I’ll be looking to short target the monthly open.
– Reclaim the mid or hold as support and we likely see a fast move into 23.2k pic.twitter.com/xv9oarffsA
— CJ (@IrnCrypt).
September 10, 2022
“Septembears take a beating
Thus, the weekly close looked set for a three-week peak with Bitcoin trading at closing prices above those of August’s second half.
Macro-economic optimism grew louder, with Hernik Zeberg, an analyst, confident that there would be a sustained rally in risk assets.
“Every time Inflation peaks — Stock market rallies!” EVERY TIME And RSI — is in turning area,” he stated that day.
“US CPI will be released on Tuesday. It will not be the last!
The July CPI data indicated that the U.S. might have seen peak inflation.
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