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New BTC price levels to watch as Bitcoin avoids $36K

New BTC price levels to watch as Bitcoin avoids $36K

Bitcoin (BTC) has new short-term BTC price targets as consolidation mixes with bouts of volatility.

After a classic “short squeeze” took the largest cryptocurrency to near $36,000, Bitcoin market participants are highlighting key levels to look for from Nov. 8 onward.

Bitcoin buy liquidity inches down to $34,000

Bitcoin is facing hurdles overcoming resistance at the $36,000 mark, and several attempts to clear it have quickly faded data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView shows.

Now, sellers are becoming active on intraday timeframes, and data from exchange order books shows the buy side getting cautious.

In an X post on the day, on-chain monitoring resource Material Indicators highlighted support liquidity heading lower — from $34,500 to $34,000.

“The Bitcoin Gameboard is Changing,” it wrote in part of accompanying commentary.

A snapshot of the BTC/USDT order book on Binance also confirmed $36,000 receiving additional sell liquidity after declining during the prior day’s tap of $35,900. $40,000 remained the crunch psychological barrier.

BTC/USDT order book data for Binance. Source: Material Indicators/X

With $34,000 now a potential battleground should sell-side pressure push the market lower, popular trader Daan Crypto Trades eyed lines in the sand to the upside.

These came in the form of $35,000 and $35,000 — the site of liquidity which could serve to replicate the short squeeze should bulls gain the upper hand.

“Clear liquidation clusters located around $35K & $35.7K,” he wrote about Binance BTC/USDT perpetual swaps.

“Expect a bit of a squeeze to occur if either of these levels are tagged.”

BTC/USDT perpetual swap liquidity chart. Source: Daan Crypto Trades/X

Summarizing the spot and perp status quo, fellow trader Skew concluded that spot bidders were needed to give the market a chance of further upside.

Analysis: $33,700 “most bearish” BTC price scenario

In a characteristically optimistic take, meanwhile, trader and analyst Credible Crypto stated that Bitcoin returning below $33,700 was unlikely.

Related: Exchange flow gap hits 10K BTC — 5 things to know in Bitcoin this week

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