Falling short of the first major resistance level at $17,634, Bitcoin fell to a late morning intraday low $16,925.0.
Steering clear of the first major support level at $16,604, Bitcoin rallied to a late intraday high $17,910.0.
Bitcoin broke through the first major resistance level at $17,634 to test resistance at $18,000 before easing back.
The near-term bullish trend remained intact, in spite of the latest slide back to sub-$17,000 levels. For the bears, Bitcoin would need to slide through the 62% FIB of $9,920 to form a near-term bearish trend.
The Rest of the Pack
Across the rest of the majors, it was a mixed day on Saturday.
Polkadot fell by 1.68% to buck the trend on the day.
It was a bullish day for the rest of the majors, however.
Binance Coin (+2.53%) saw a relatively modest gain on the day.
In the current week, the crypto total market cap rose to a Tuesday high $593.32bn before sliding to a Thursday low $467.23bn. At the time of writing, the total market cap stood at $522.72bn.
Bitcoin’s dominance rose to a Monday high 64.75% before sliding to a Tuesday low of 60.80%. At the time of writing, Bitcoin’s dominance stood at 62.80%.