3 key areas traders are watching as Bitcoin’s monthly close occurs

Bitcoin’s (BTCwhipsaw volatility has been on full display throughout June, leaving traders confused and in search of the latest technical indicator or major news announcement that might provide some hint at which way the price will move.

As the month of June comes toward an end, traders are now focused BTC’s on the monthly close to determine if the forward outlook is tilted toward bulls or bears.

BTC/USDT 1-month chart. Source: TradingView

At the time of writing, Bitcoin price is still 47% away from its all-time high at $64,873 and analysts have a mixed view on whether or not the bullish momentum will return in the short term. Here are three perspectives analysts have in mind as the market prepares to head into the month of July.

Bitcoin needs to hold the $34,500 support

A survey of crypto Twitter shows that many chart watchers have identified $34,500 as a crucial price level that needs to be defended to establish the bull case for Bitcoin moving forward.

According to Rekt Capital, a pseudonymous trader on Twitter, a close near this level would put the market on a similar trajectory to the BItcoin price pattern seen during the 2013 bull market which included a mid-cycle correction before price broke out to a new all-time high later in the year.

From this bullish perspective, the price of Bitcoin should soon continue the uptrend that began in late 2020 and will theoretically lead to a new all-time high later in 2021 or early 2022 which is projected to surpass $100,000 according to the Bitcoin stock-to-flow model.

Bitcoin stock-to-flow model. Source: Lookintobitcoin

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