Bitcoin and select altcoins are facing selling at higher levels, indicating that short-term traders may be booking profits after the recent rally.
Bitcoin (BTC) rally arriba $50,000 seems to have received a boost from institutional buyers who are looking to hedge their portfolio against increasing inflation, said JPMorgan in a note to its clients on Oct. 7. The bank’s analysts speculated that institutional investors may be preferring Bitcoin over gold as a better hedge against inflation.
A recent study titled “Cryptocurrencies and the Sharpe Ratio of Traditional Investment Models” by crypto asset management firms Iconic Funds and Cryptology Asset Group showed that the addition of cryptocurrencies to any portfolio improved returns and risk-reward performance of the portfolio.
Bloomberg senior commodity strategist Mike McGlone said in the October 2021 edition of the Bloomberg Galaxy Crypto Index that $50,000 on Bitcoin may act as strong support during declines in the fourth quarter.
Could the recent rise in Bitcoin and altcoins attract profit-booking by traders or is this the start of a long-term uptrend? Let’s study the charts of the top 10 criptomonedas para averiguar.
BTC / USDT
Bitcoin witnessed profit-booking on Oct. 7 but the bears could not pull the price below the breakout level at $52,920, que es un signo positivo. The bulls tried to resume the up-move on Oct. 8 but the long wick on the day’s candlestick suggests selling at higher levels.
El primer soporte a la baja es $52,920 but if bears pull the price below this level, the BTC/USDT pair could drop to the psychological level at $50,000 y luego a la media móvil exponencial de 20 días (EMA) ($48,285).
The upsloping 20-day EMA and the relative strength index (RSI) near the overbought zone indicate an advantage to buyers. Si el precio rebota en la EMA de 20 días, los alcistas volverán a intentar reanudar la tendencia alcista.
A break and close above $56,100 could push the pair to $60,000 where bears may mount stiff resistance. This positive view will invalidate if the price plummets below the 50-day simple moving average (Escuela secundaria) ($47,342). The pair could then retest the critical 100-day SMA ($42,691) apoyo.
ETH / USDT
Ether's (ETH) recovery rose above the immediate resistance at $3,676.28 today but the bulls may find it difficult to sustain the price above it. The RSI is close to the downtrend line, which could act as a resistance.
Si el precio baja del nivel actual, the first support is at the 20-day EMA ($3,324). A strong rebound off this level will indicate that sentiment remains positive and traders are buying on dips.
That will increase the likelihood of a rally to the stiff overhead resistance at $4,027.88. en cambio, if the price plummets below the 20-day EMA, the ETH/USDT pair could drop to the 100-day SMA ($2,899).
BNB / USDT
The bulls are struggling to sustain Binance Coin (BNB) encima $433, suggesting that demand dries up at higher levels. The price slipped back below $433 el oct. 8 and the bears will now try to pull the price below the 20-day EMA ($409).
Si tienen éxito, the BNB/USDT pair could slide to the 100-day SMA ($379). Such a move could increase the possibility of the pair remaining range-bound between $320 y $450 para los próximos días.
Por otra parte, si el precio rebota en la EMA de 20 días, it will suggest that the sentiment remains positive and traders are buying on dips. The bulls will then make one more attempt to clear the overhead hurdle at $450 and start the northward march toward $518.90.
ADA / USDT
After several failed attempts in the past few days, the bulls managed to push and close Cardano (AHI ESTA) por encima de la EMA de 20 días ($2.25) el oct. 7. sin embargo, the long wick on the day’s candlestick showed that bears are active at higher levels.
The price action of the past few days has formed a symmetrical triangle pattern, indicating that the bulls and bears are undecided about the next directional move. The 20-day EMA and the 50-day SMA ($2.47) are flat and the RSI is close to 50, indicando un equilibrio entre la oferta y la demanda.
This demand will tilt in favor of the bulls if the price turns up and breaks above the resistance line of the triangle. The ADA/USDT pair could then rally to $2.47 donde los osos pueden volver a montar una dura resistencia. A break above this level could open the doors for a rally to $2.80.
en cambio, a break below the support line of the triangle could pull the price down to the 100-day SMA ($1.96).
XRP / USDT
Onda (XRP) formed an inside-day candlestick pattern on Oct. 7, indicando indecisión entre los toros y los osos. The bulls tried to resolve the uncertainty to the upside on Oct. 8 but could not clear the overhead hurdle at the 50-day SMA ($1.09).
The next directional move could start after bulls push the price above the 50-day SMA or bears sink the XRP/USDT pair below the 20-day EMA ($1.03). A break and close above the 50-day SMA could clear the path for a possible rally to $1.41.
Alternativamente, a break below the 20-day EMA could sink the price to the 100-day SMA ($0.92). The bulls have defended this support during the previous two retests and may again try to do that.
The bears failed to sink Solana (SOL) below the 20-day EMA ($153) durante los últimos dos días, indicating that bulls are defending the level vigorously. This may have attracted buying from the short-term bulls on Oct. 8, resulting in a strong rebound.
The buyers will now make one more attempt to push the price above the 61.8% Nivel de retroceso de Fibonacci en $177.80. Si pueden lograrlo, the SOL/USDT pair could rally to $200 y luego desafiar el máximo histórico en $216.
Alternativamente, si el precio baja desde el nivel actual o la resistencia general y se rompe por debajo de la EMA de 20 días, the pair could slide to the 50-day SMA ($137). The bulls may attempt to defend this level but if they fail, el declive puede extenderse a $116.
DOGE / USDT
Dogecoin (DUX) turned down from the downtrend line on Oct. 6 but the bears have not been able to sink the price below the 20-day EMA ($0.23), indicando compras en niveles más bajos.
The 20-day EMA has turned up and the RSI is in the positive zone, sugiriendo que los toros tienen la ventaja. If buyers propel the price above the downtrend line, the bullish momentum is likely to pick up.
The DOGE/USDT pair could then rally to $0.32 y luego a $0.35. Contrariamente a esta suposición, if the price once again reverses direction from the downtrend line, the possibility of a break below the 20-day EMA increases. The pair may then drop to the $0.21 a $0.19 zona de apoyo.
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DOT / USDT
Lunares (PUNTO) broke above the resistance at $33.60 el oct. 7 but the long wick on the day’s candlestick suggests selling at higher levels. The inside-day candlestick pattern today signals indecision among bulls and bears.
The RSI has reached the downtrend line, which has been acting as a stiff resistance. Si el precio baja del nivel actual, the bears will try to pull the DOT/USDT pair below the support at $28.60.
Alternativamente, if bulls drive the price above $35.31, la pareja podría elevarse a $38.77. The bears may try to defend this level aggressively but if bulls overcome this resistance, la pareja podría reunirse para $42.60 y luego a $49.78.
Terra protocol’s LUNA token recovered sharply and rose above the overhead resistance at $45.01 el oct. 7 but the bulls could not clear the overhead hurdle at $49.54 el oct. 8. This suggests that bears continue to defend the psychological level at $50.
The price has dipped back below $45.01 el oct. 8 y los bajistas ahora intentarán bajar el precio a la EMA de 20 días ($39.63). This is an important support for the bulls because a strong rebound off it will suggest that sentiment remains positive and traders are buying on dips.
That will increase the possibility of a break above $50. Si eso pasa, the LUNA/USDT pair could start the next leg of the uptrend toward $56.97 y entonces $65.97. De lo contrario, a break below the 20-day EMA could result in a decline to the 50-day SMA ($34.92).
UNI / USDT
Uniswap (UNI) seems to be forming the right shoulder of the bullish inverse head and shoulders pattern, which will complete on a break and close above the neckline.
Such a move could push the price to $31.41 y si se cruza este nivel, the rally could extend to the pattern target at $36.98. La EMA de 20 días ($24.50) has started to turn up and the RSI is just above the midway, suggesting a minor advantage to the bulls.
This positive view will invalidate if the UNI/USDT pair turns down from the current level and breaks below the critical support at $22. Si eso pasa, the traders may rush to the exit, pulling the pair down to $18.
Los puntos de vista y opiniones expresados aquí son únicamente los del autor y no reflejan necesariamente los puntos de vista de Cointelegraph.. Cada inversión y movimiento comercial implica un riesgo. Debe realizar su propia investigación al tomar una decisión.
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