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BTC looks ready to deliver a 9% move

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BINANCE:BTCUSDT   Bitcoin / TetherUS
Bitcoin prices are currently stuck in a rectangle pattern. A break below $66,000 could potentially send prices down to $60,000, a drop of 9%. Conversely, a break above $72,000 could lift prices towards $77,970 per coin.

Recent trends show a stronger dollar, particularly against the Euro and British pound. If this strength continues, it could negatively impact Bitcoin prices, potentially leading to a break below the $66,000 support level. Additionally, the Nasdaq 100 is up 7.5% from its last swing low on May 31st without a major correction. While shorting the Nasdaq 100 is a high risk idea, a pullback is likely and could influence Bitcoin, pushing it below the critical $66,000 support.

If Bitcoin breaks out of this rectangle pattern, traditional risk management suggests placing a stop loss at the high of the breakout candle for a bearish break and below the breakout candle low for a bullish breakout. This strategy allows the price to return to the pattern but prevents it from moving too deeply, which could result in reaching the other side of the pattern.

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Comment:
Bitcoin is holding up relatively well following the bearish breakdown, while smaller coins are showing losses. As for BTC, I would remain bearish as long as the price trades below Sunday's high of $67,029.
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