A mixed start to the day saw Bitcoin rise to an early morning intraday high $38,184.1 before hitting reverse.
Falling short of the first major resistance level at $39,266, Bitcoin slid to a late afternoon intraday low $35,137.0.
Bitcoin fell through the first major support level at $37,134 and the second major support level at $36,194.
Steering clear of sub-$35,000 support levels, however, Bitcoin revisited $35,900 levels before easing back.
Resistance at $36,000 pinned Bitcoin back late in the day.
The near-term bullish trend remained intact in spite of the latest slide back to $35,000 levels. For the bears, Bitcoin would need a sustained fall through the 62% FIB of $27,237 to form a near-term bearish trend.
The Rest of the Pack
Across the rest of the majors, it was a mixed day on Friday.
Polkadot rose by 1.17% to buck the trend on the day.
It was a bearish day for the rest of the majors, however.
Chainlink slid by 9.26% to lead the way down.
In the current week, the crypto total market rose to a Tuesday high $1,708bn before falling to a Friday low $1,433bn. At the time of writing, the total market cap stood at $1,483bn.
Bitcoin’s dominance rose to a Wednesday high 46.26% before falling to an early Saturday low 45.18%. At the time of writing, Bitcoin’s dominance stood at 45.23%.