Bitcoin (BTC) hit multi-day highs after Wall Street opened on Aug. 14 amid moderate market volatility.

BTC/USD 1-hour chart. Source: TradingView

Bitcoin traders take ‘some action’ after lackluster weekend

Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and transaction view Bitcoin broke through $29,500, its highest level since Aug. 10.

The unusually lackluster trading conditions, followed by a brief dip to support at $29,000, made up the weekend’s price action, which now appears to have given way to more interesting behaviour.

Popular trader Daan Crypto Trades analyzed the current setup on the exchange’s order books, noting that it could be a “spoofed” sell wall in place to suppress spot prices.

“The prices are just too high. It’s supposed to be to drive down prices. Usually these big orders are cheat orders with no intention of actually being filled,” he said. Tell X-subscribers.

“It does suggest that there is some action happening on the books in this price region.”

BTC/USD annotated chart. Source: Daan Crypto Trades/X

Still, Bitcoin remains below a key resistance zone for bulls to reverse, with $29,700 remaining the floor for continued gains.

“Bitcoin will soon challenge a multi-week series of lower highs for a breakout,” said popular trader and analyst Rekt Capital. expected Today, refer to the weekly time frame.

BTC/USD annotated chart. Source: Rekt Capital/X

Despite the lack of volatility, the latest weekly close was significant, closing just above the key level of $29,250 needed by bulls.

As a result, BTC/USD “may be about to rally,” says Rekt Capital.

Dollar stalls after rebounding 4%

The macro move kicked off the week with modest gains in US equities, while dollar strength eased from resistance it encountered in July.

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The US dollar index (DXY) nearly matched its July high on the day above 103.5 before turning lower.

Over the past month, the U.S. dollar index has rebounded sharply from lows below 100 – which has traditionally been a headwind for cryptocurrency market performance.

Caleb Franzen, senior market analyst at Cubic Analytics, analyzed the situation, forecast “Breakthrough or denial comes”.

“Stock market bulls want rejection. Stock market bears want breakout,” some commentaries said.

US dollar index (DXY) 1-day chart. Source: TradingView

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