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.
It was a bullish day for the rest of the majors, however.
For the current week, the crypto total market cap fell to a Monday low $545.05bn before rising to a Thursday high $679.01bn.