Top 3 Price Prediction Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum: The leadership has changed but the bullish trend prevails – Confluence Detector


  • Bitcoin is consolidating its gains, Ripple has rallied, and Ethereum is now in charge.
  • The change of leadership does not alter the general uptrend for cryptocurrencies.
  • Here are the levels to watch according to the Confluence Detector.

The US Securities and Exchanges Commission delayed another decision on a Bitcoin ETF. Yet while this provided Bitcoin with an opportunity to consolidate its gains, Vitalik Buterin's brainchild is now in the lead while Ripple is getting used to trading above $0.40.

What are the next levels to watch? Cryptocurrencies are moving higher in general, but it is never a one-way street. 

This is what the Crypto Confluence Detector shows in its latest update:

BTC ETH XRP technical confluences May 15 2019

BTC/USD has significant support

Bitcoin is enjoying support at $7,980 where we see a dense cluster of lines: the Simple Moving Average 5-4h, the SMA 200-15m, the Bollinger Band 1h-Middle, the SMA 5-15m, the SMA 10-15m, the SMA 100-15m, and the SMA 10-45h.

The next substantial support awaits at $7,529 which is the convergence of the Pivot Point one-month R3, the SMA 100-1h, and the PP 1w-R3. 

BTC/USD faces initial resistance at $8,193 where we see a confluence of the BB 1h-Upper, the Fibonacci 23.6% one-day, and the previous 4h-high. 

The next line to watch is $8,359 where the previous daily high and the PP 1d-R1 meet.

ETH/USD faces resistance

Ethereum is trading just below the $236 juncture of lines which includes the previous 4h-high, the BB 15min-Upper, the PP 1m-R3, and the PP 1d-R2.

Further up, weak resistance awaits at $249 which is the Pivot Point one-day R3.

ETH/USD enjoys some support at $226 where the PP 1d-R1 meets the previous 4h-low. 

A more considerable cushion awaits at $211 which is the confluence of the SMA 50-1h, the SMA 200-15m, and the PP 1m-R2.

XRP/USD eyes $0.4670

Ripple is battling the $0.4240 region where we see the convergence of the PP 1m-R2 and the SMA 5-15m. 

The upside target is clear: $0.4670 which where we see the all-important Pivot Point one-month R3. 

XRP/USD enjoys some support awaits at $0.3977 where the Fibonacci 23.6% one-day meets the SMA 10-4h. 

The most substantial support line is at $0.3820 where the previous monthly high meets the Fibonacci 38.2% one-day.

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