Like the broad stock market, digital currency futures tumbled sharply on Thursday morning following the hotter-than-expected consumer price index (CPI) reading.
BTC futures were down by over 6% early in the session before turning around and closing mildly in the green.
On the surface, this looks like a false breakdown that could turn the market to the upside in the short term.
However, when you zoom out to look at the big picture, it’s clear that the selling is likely not over yet for BTC futures…
BTC Still Set to Break Down
On the monthly time frame, BTC is in a long term bullish trend.
However, the market is moving from a high price towards a future low price and has not yet reached the down Gartley Fibonacci extension price at 10,300 near the long term up trend line.
And on the daily time frame, BTC is still locked in a down trend, with the market making lower lows and lower highs.
There is a down Fibonacci extension below the market price point 11,060, about -1,629 ticks below the market.
For now, we are out of the market waiting for the market to hit the down Fibonacci extension.
Then, we will look for the bullish reversal towards the monthly Fibonacci extension of 76,555.
The Bottom Line
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