BTC price falls back to $47K as weekly close neatly tracks Bitcoin futures gap

Bitcoin (BTC), which retested $47,000 on September 19, as the weekly close seemed to hinge on CME futures gaps, looked like it would.

BTC/USD 1-hour candle charts (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView

Bitcoin comes full circle after erasing gains

Cointelegraph Markets Pro data and TradingView data showed mixed signals for BTC/USD at the end of the week.

Saturday saw a stronger rally by the pair. However, this was followed by a range behavior in an absence of clear direction.

Michael van de Poppe, a Cointelegraph contributor, explained that “Happens quite frequently in the markets.”

Bitcoin saw a slight rally on Saturday, but it will be back to CME close Sunday. CME closed Friday at $47,490. It seems that we will also open there later today.

This could seal what was a cautiously optimistic week by hodlers. Last weeks close came in at $46,000.

An examination of the buy and sell levels on Binance revealed that there was strong resistance at $49,000. This has increased in veracity over weekend. However, buy support was still at $44,000.

BTC/USD buy-and-sell levels (Binance) as at Sept. 19. Source: Material Indicators
Copycat moves by ltcoins into weekly close

Altcoins also had a disappointing day, with the top 10 cryptocurrencies replicating Bitcoins 2.5% daily losses.

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Ethereums ETH lost slightly, reaching $3,350 at time of writing — about 2% less than its position a week earlier.

ETH/USD 1-day candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView

Cointelegraph reported that multiple tokens displayed bull flags during the week, including Solana (SOL).