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Bitcoin is struggling amid a downtrend, navigating below $62,500

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The cryptocurrency space is always on a steep slope, and Bitcoin, the shining beacon of digital finance, is no exception. Recently, the crypto giant was caught in a turbulent storm of economic fluctuations and extended its losses in an unexpected plunge below the $62,500 threshold. These developments have an ominous aura and signal a possible downtrend if Bitcoin fails to settle above the key $60,000 level.

After deviating from a stable path, Bitcoin is now heading down the dangerous bearish path, recording transactions below $62,500. Notably, the cryptocurrency is currently trading below $63,000, a level well below the 100-hour Simple Moving Average.

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Furthermore, a menacing bearish trend line on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD exchange is steadily spinning its web of resistance around the $62,000 level – an obstacle that Bitcoin would have to overcome on its turbulent journey. There are fears that losses could pile up, which could see the pioneer cryptocurrency hit the problematic $60,000 support zone again in the not-too-distant future.

Bitcoin's recent decline in value is characterized by its failure to sustain above the $63,500 level and subsequent prolonged losses. Worryingly, it fell below the $63,000 and $62,500 benchmarks, with bears managing to push it below $61,200.

At this point, the digital currency is struggling with a low of $60,888 and is desperately trying to save face by consolidating its losses. In this climate of recovery, Bitcoin's future encounter with resistance at $62,000 or the 23.6% Fib retracement level after the recent crash from $65,500 to $60,888 could be tough battles.

What is worrying is that the downtrend appears to be untamed and continues to restrict Bitcoin, with resistance at $62,000. Immediate resistance looms dangerously close to $61,800, with major resistance expected at $62,000 and possibly even rising to $63,200. However, there is a glimmer of hope. If Bitcoin can hold out and clear the major hurdle at $63,800, a surge could follow, pushing the price higher and possibly even reaching the elusive $64,450 mark. A close above this resistance zone could trigger an uptrend and potentially initiate an uptrend towards $65,500.

However, there are ongoing concerns about the future of Bitcoin. If it fails at the $62,000 resistance, the downtrend is inevitable. Worryingly, immediate support lies at $60,850 – a precipice that, if not sustained, could send the cryptocurrency spiraling downwards. Critical support lies firmly at $60,000, failure could trigger a downward spiral towards $58,000. If such issues continue to intensify, the price could fall to the terrifying depths of the $56,500 support zone.

Hourly MACD charts show galloping momentum in the bearish zone while the Relative Strength Index (RSI) is below the critical 50 level. As these two technical indicators reflect this newfound volatility, the Bitcoin landscape is turning into a fierce battleground that draws the lines between major support levels of $60,850 and $60,000 and significant resistance levels of $62,000, $63,200 and $64,450. In this ever-evolving cryptocurrency scenario, Bitcoin must navigate with cautious optimism.