Litecoin Price Prediction: LTC stuck between tough resistance and support – Confluence Detector

  • Litecoin settles the dust between critical resistance and support following a 23% surge in two days.
  • The standoff between the bulls and the bears could end if LTC/USD closes the day above $73.8.

Litecoin has slowed down the uptrend that saw it outshine other major altcoins this week. As reported, the 23% spike hit a barrier at $77. A reversal saw LTC embrace critical support around $70 while its immediate upside is capped under $75.

Litecoin could hold in consolidation longer than expected

As discussed earlier, Litecoin tends to lead the altcoin rally in the market by rallying first. If history repeats, LTC might settle for consolidation before breaking out in massive price action, targeting $100.

The 4-hour chart shows the sixth-largest digital asset trading at $72.8 after a minor rejection from $74 (immediate resistance). Support at $70 is likely to sabotage the gradually building bearish momentum. The Relative Strength Index emphasizes the growing sellers’ grip as it dives toward the midline.

LTC/USD price chart

LTC/USD 4-hour chart

Note that the stalemate will be broken if Litecoin closes the day above $75. In the event the price soars towards the monthly high at $77, the $4.8-billion token may rally above $80.

According to the confluence detector tool, Litecoin is sitting on an area with immense support, precisely $73. Various indicators meet here, including the previous 15-minute chart low and the pivot point one-week resistance two.

On the upside, the most robust confluence resistance holds the position at $73.8. This region is home to the Bollinger Band 15-minutes middle curve, the SMA 10 4-hour, and the Fibonacci 61.8% one-day. Trading above this crucial level might ignite another bull-run above $80.

Litecoin will likely hold in the range between the confluences a longer before a breakout comes into the picture. Meanwhile, the most robust support lies at $72.8 and hosts the previous low 15-minutes and the second one-week resistance pivot point.


LTC/USD confluence chart

It is worth mentioning that closing below the accelerated trendline (broken line) may encourage more sellers to join the market. In doing so, Litecoin could flip the above support areas into resistance and explore the zone under $70. The 50 SMA on the 4-hour is to provide support and prevent losses to the main trendline (continuous line).

Information on these pages contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Markets and instruments profiled on this page are for informational purposes only and should not in any way come across as a recommendation to buy or sell in these assets. You should do your own thorough research before making any investment decisions. FXStreet does not in any way guarantee that this information is free from mistakes, errors, or material misstatements. It also does not guarantee that this information is of a timely nature. Investing in Open Markets involves a great deal of risk, including the loss of all or a portion of your investment, as well as emotional distress. All risks, losses and costs associated with investing, including total loss of principal, are your responsibility. The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of FXStreet nor its advertisers.

Cryptos feed

Latest Crypto News

Latest Crypto News & Analysis

Editors’ Picks

XRP whales are cashing out after 200% breakout

Ripple's XRP has been on fire recently. The third-largest digital asset's price started gaining ground on November 20 and hit a new multi-year high at $0.7870 on November 24.

More Ripple News

Chainlink price rise to $20 may be compromised by several technical indicators

On November 21, Chainlink had a significant breakout above an ascending parallel channel with a lot of continuation from a low of $13.6 to a peak at $16.39 established on Tuesday.

More Chainlink News

EOS price wakes up and surges to $3.77, but technicals point to a steep correction

EOS has traded relatively flat in November despite the entire crypto market turning bullish. Finally, EOS price woke up, jumping from a low of $2.63 on November 20 to a current peak at $3.77. 

More EOS News

ETH and XRP go ballistic, lead the altcoin bull cycle

Altcoins have in the last 24 hours rocketed to new levels, including Ethereum, Ripple and Bitcoin Cash. Ether and XRP hit new yearly highs, while BCH has added more than 17% to its value to trade at $345. 

More Cryptocurrencies News


Bitcoin Weekly Forecast: BTC makes new yearly highs while its network activity looks worrisome

Bitcoin has lived through the best week since February 2018. The pioneer digital currency price gained over $2,000 in less than seven days. The bullish momentum allowed it to reach a new multi-year high of nearly $18,800, marking November 2020 one of the strongest bullish months ever. 

Read the weekly forecast