BITSTAMP:BTCUSD   Bitcoin / U.S. Dollar
BTC is painting a bull trap short term. Be careful; I wouldn't ape in yet. I still see BTC going down to 36000, this one was a very small retracement, and as you know, if you have to study EW rules, every impulsive wave is followed by a corrective wave (retracement). It could be simple or complex. I believe we are seeing a simple ABC correction. I see this last ride to 41k as a wave B (exactly 0.7 of wave A, typical retracement for flat formations). We are missing wave C which usually projects us below the starting point of wave B, a target between 36 k and 35500. Let's analyse this ride... BTC painted a few long shadows candle at the top. Also, there was a solid green candle on the way up with a very high volume . However, the candle that followed close higher with a really low volume which suggests there was a lot of selling volume in the big green candle. Now, these few signs make me really cautious about jumping in. Also, looking at the indicators, many of them are overbought on short term timeframes. I do honestly believe this is a bull trap, price will be driven down to 36 k people who bought now will sell their bags which will be picked up from smart money for the ride at 54 k. BTC is at a strong resistance as you can see by the previous volume in this area (massive volume ) which suggest us a lot of people sold, but more importantly, bought, so now previous buyers are breaking even and selling creating a strong resistance. Also if we look at the chart it makes sense with this blowout BTC will create a falling wedge which is a bullish pattern also common in a corrective wave. These are my thoughts short term. I have freed some profit yesterday and I am waiting for a better entry. We all feel the need to jump in and we are FOMO, but always be logical and wait for an entry that has a strategy and makes sense (the risk-reward ratio). However just want to point out we are painting a golden cross on the hourly which is bullish , so we will see how this play out, sidelines are safer right now. I will look into get in on a clean break out of the 42500 levels (daily).
Do always your own research as this is only educational.
Let me know your opinions.


When do you expect the c wave to begin?
@K1_KMH, waiting to see the daily candle close and then deciding what to do. For now i am taking some profit on the way up(25%) letting the rest running and wait for the retracement. I will make an update tomorrow.