- Thursday’s low in BTC/USD marks the limit for both tragedy and opportunity.
- The ETH/BTC cross leads the way with three consecutive days of gains.
- XRP resists the massacre and improves its technical setup.
Thursday saw cryptos in the red at the close of the European session. The drop led Bitcoin to shed the significant support line at $7,850. This point was the optimal long entry price, with an economic stop level.
There will be more buying opportunities at these levels, and economic stops can be achieved. However, market forces are not going to make it easy. Volatility and emotions are assured, and whoever gets carried away by them will lose.
We are now entering a phase of attacking new positions – with possible support perforations that make even the calmest trader doubtful.
For next week, we cannot rule out incursions outside the limits of the current scenario – below $7,800. These incursions are unlikely to consolidate since if it happens – they could become extremely complicated.
Earlier this week, the fall of the Hashrate installed in the Bitcoin network topped the headlines. But today, the story is the opposite direction – with a sudden growth of the Hashrate – reaching a new historic high. This pattern is repeated before every bullish explosion in the crypto market.
ETH/BTC Daily Chart
The ETH/BTC cross is currently trading at 0.0206 and is now up for three days. This pair between the two largest crypto-verse projects is a reliable indicator of the market's health status.
Above the current price, the first resistance level is at 0.021, then the second at 0.023 and the third one at 0.025.
Below the current price, the first support level is at 0.020, then the second at 0.0196 and the third one at 0.0187.
The MACD on the daily chart shows extreme compression between lines as the profile becomes completely horizontal. The lines continue to cross upwards, so the short term scenario is wide open to any direction of the market.
The DMI on the daily chart shows how the bulls take advantage of the bears and also get past the ADX line. The bears lose some strength but still stay above level 20, which allows them to remain in play.
BTC/USD Daily Chart
BTC/USD is currently trading at $8,027 and recovers two support levels from Thursday’s lows. It touched the upper trend line of the ultra long term bearish channel that broke higher at the end of June.
Above the current price, the first resistance level is at $8,200, then the second at $8,400 and the third one at $8,840.
Below the current price, the first level of $8,000, then the second at $7,900 and the third one at $7,750.
The MACD on the daily chart increases the bearish profile by increasing the downtrend and opening between lines. The most likely development is a continuation of the bearish trend. Nevertheless, given the amplitude between the current lines, an upward rebound may be possible.
The DMI on the daily chart shows the bears dominating the pair, while the bulls go to levels unseen since December 2018, the last time the market made a technical ground.
ETH/USD Daily Chart
ETH/USD is trading at $165.9 after reaching $152.5 yesterday in a typical selling panic episode. Ethereum has regained two levels of support since then, and it is now time to analyze what may happen in the next few days.
Above the current price, the first resistance level is at $170, then the second at $180 and the third one at $190.
Below the current price, the first support level is at $160, then the second at $155 and the third one at $150.
The MACD on the daily chart finds support at the zero levels of the indicator and seeks to resume the bullish trend. We will have the answer in a couple of days on a weekend that may be key to the development of the ETH/USD in the medium term.
The DMI on the daily chart shows bears controlling the situation but failing to increase their trend strength. Bulls fail to gain ground as well, although if it closes in the green – the structure of the buyer side could significantly improve.
XRP/USD Daily Chart
XRP/USD is currently trading at $0.2401 and remains far from the critical $0.25 level.
XRP weathered the selling storm and fell less than Bitcoin and Ethereum. It is potentially indicating that a mood shift in the vilified XRP is possible.
Above the current price, the first resistance level is at $0.253, then the second at $0.26 and the third one at $0.27.
Below the current price, the first support level is $0.237, then the second support level is $0.218, and the third support level is $0.204.
The MACD on the daily chart continues to cross slightly downward and move towards the zero levels of the indicator. The statistics give the bearish side the advantage as a short-term scenario, but the closeness of the bullish side of the indicator provides some chance for a bullish turn.
The DMI on the daily chart shows how bulls lose strength and fail to pass the ADX line. The bulls improve the profile and are close to canceling the bearish trend.
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