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‘Take some rest and GO’ — Bitcoin price copies 2020 bull run fractal

Bitcoin (BTC) should not worry traders after the biggest one-day drop of 2023 if one chart fractal plays out.

In a post on X (formerly Twitter) on Dec. 12, popular trader Alan Tardigrade revealed uncanny similarities between Bitcoin now and four years ago.

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Uploading a chart fractal from late 2019 through mid-2021, Tardigrade highlighted a Bitcoin bull market blueprint, which is now making a conspicuous return.

Since late 2022 — the most recent multi-year low for BTC/USD — price recovery has followed the 2020-21 pattern practically move-for-move.

Even this week’s comedown is a reflection of a similar event on the way to what remains Bitcoin’s all-time high of $69,000.

“Bitcoin is repeating the moves in 2019-2021,” Tardigare wrote in accompanying commentary.

“Take some rest and GO.”

BTC/USD fractal comparison. Source: Alan Tardigrade/X

Tardigrade is known for his positive takes on Bitcoin price metamorphosis. Another long-term theory puts 2019 as a launchpad for a much broader “bull market cycle” — one with a BTC price target of up to $400,000.

Bitcoin, he argues, is now in a stage of “renewed optimism” after cementing a “bear trap” at the 2022 lows.

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Fractals from past price cycles are increasingly common in the current crypto landscape.

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Last week, another popular social media commentator known as Nunya Bizniz on X suggested that Bitcoin could be likewise repeating its progress from 2020.

Despite this coming before the Dec. 11 drop, time remains for the fractal to continue playing out.

Subsequent analysis meanwhile queried how long BTC price might take to create a new all-time high. From its long-term low to new peak, the pair has taken four weeks longer each cycle, giving a…

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