Bitcoin Cash Looking Heavy After Bull Move Fails

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) is looking heavy, courtesy of last week’s failed bullish move.

Data source OnChainFX say the world’s fifth largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization is down 4 percent in the last 24 hours, while week-on-week, bitcoin cash has yielded -2 percent returns. As of writing, BCH is trading at $2,372 – that’s down 45 percent from its all-time high of $4,330 set on Dec. 20.

BCH witnessed an upside break of the congestion last Wednesday, but the follow-through has been anything but encouraging. Contrary to expectations, the cryptocurrency failed to see a sustained move above $2,800 on Thursday.

Prices then briefly jumped to $2,884 on Saturday, but again closed (as per UTC) well below the $2,800 mark, marking another failure at key resistance.

The price action is referred to as “fakeout” – that is, when prices fail to rally following a bullish breakout and actually drop. A fakeout usually ends up turning the tide in favor of the bears.

Still, while a cause of concern for the bulls, the bitcoin cash chart shows no reason to panic…

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