The Crypto Daily – The Movers and Shakers – December 18th, 2020 – FX Empire

It was a mixed start to the day. Bitcoin slipped to an early morning intraday low $21,197.0 before making a move.

Steering clear of the first major support level at $19,443, Bitcoin rallied to a late afternoon intraday high and a new swing hi $23,630.0.

The breakout saw Bitcoin break through the first major resistance level at $22,069 and the second major resistance level at $22,820.

Coming up short of $24,000 levels, however, Bitcoin fell back to end the day at sub-$23,000 levels.

The pullback saw Bitcoin fall back through the second major resistance level at $22,820.

The near-term bullish trend remained intact, supported by the breakthrough to $23,000 levels. For the bears, Bitcoin would need to slide through the 62% FIB of $11,500 to form a near-term bearish trend.

The Rest of the Pack

Across the rest of the majors, it was another mixed day on Thursday.

Binance Coin (-1.20%), Cardano’s ADA (-2.98%), Chainlink (-0.39%), and Polkadot (-6.95%) saw red on the day

It was a bullish day for the rest of the majors, however. Coin and Litecoin rallied by 9.21% and by 8.86% to lead the way.

Bitcoin Cash SV (+0.37%), Ethereum (+0.86%), and Ripple’s XRP (+1.49%) also joined Bitcoin in the green.

For the current week, the crypto total market cap fell to a Monday low $545.05bn before rising to a Thursday high $679.01bn.