\* [Bitcoin ](https://www.tradingview.com/symbols/BTCUSD/)keeps steadily holding above $9,000 despite a slightly increased [bearish](https://www.tradingview.com/ideas/bearish/) activity, and it seems to have entered a prolonged consolidation phase on H1-H4 time-frame.
\* As we approach [Bitcoin ](https://www.tradingview.com/symbols/BTCUSD/)halving (due in May 2020), the prevailing price dynamic is obviously biased upward. Historically, [BTC ](https://www.tradingview.com/symbols/BTCUSD/)tends to speed up [bullish](https://www.tradingview.com/ideas/bullish/) momentum six months ahead of the next reward halving.
\* Hence, we expect [BTC ](https://www.tradingview.com/symbols/BTCUSD/)to return to the five-digit price region in November-December 2019. By conservative estimates, [BTC ](https://www.tradingview.com/symbols/BTCUSD/)may rise to $12,000 in the short- to mid-term.
\* Supported strongly from below, [BTC ](https://www.tradingview.com/symbols/BTCUSD/)could demonstrate a quick move up – above $9,400 – at any moment. If backed by the sufficient [Volume](https://www.tradingview.com/ideas/volume/) , this motion would also instantly trigger the new [bullish](https://www.tradingview.com/ideas/bullish/) rally – back to the five-digit price area.

**Active trade signal**

Buy @ $8,500 – $9,200.
Nearest target: $10,500.
Mid-term Target: $12,000.


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