• Polkadot price continues to produce lower highs and equal lows since May 16, indicating coiling up.
  • As DOT approaches the end of this squeeze, a volatile move to $10 seems likely. 
  • A four-hour candlestick close below $8.51 will invalidate the bullish thesis and potentially trigger further losses.

Polkadot price vies to breakout and rally higher but there are many blockades sprinkled in its path. Due to a tight consolidation, a volatile move could potentially shatter these hurdles and propel DOT to reach its short-term target.

Polkadot price contemplates a rally

Polkadot price began its consolidation on May 13 and has produced lower highs since then. During this time, DOT has stabilized around the $9.20 support level with brief sweeps below it. Going forward investors can expect this consolidation between the $9.20 and $8.51 to continue.

However, a swift recovery above $9.20 and the declining trend line will signal a bullish breakout. This move will confirm a resurgence of buyers. In such a case, the sidelined buyers could step in and trigger a run-up to $0.37, which is a higher time frame resistance barrier.

In some cases, depending on the volatility of the move, DOT could sweep the May 31 swing high at $10.78. If the buying pressure continues to build up, Polkadot price could extend the up-move to $11.98.

DOT/USDT 4-hour chart

DOT/USDT 4-hour chart

While Polkadot price looks relatively bullish, rejection at $9.20 could dent the bulls’ plan. If DOT produces a four-hour candlestick below $8.51, however, it will create a lower low and invalidate the bullish thesis for DOT altogether. In such a case, Polkadot price could crash lower and retest the $7.1 support level.

 


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