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Can ETHW “DeFi” all odds against it? Taking a look at the TVL may suggest that…

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The subject of much controversy, Ethereum (Proof of Work) or ETHW observed extreme volatility in terms of its price since its launch. However, over the past week, ETHW’s prices were seen to be declining. Despite its negative price movement, ETHW showed a massive spike in the DeFi space.


Here’s AMBCrypto’s Price Prediction for Ethereum  for 2022-2023.


As can be seen from the image below, ETHW’s total value locked (TVL) grew immensely over the past few weeks. One of the reasons for the growth in ETHW’s TVL could be the launch of new dApps and services on its platform.

ETHW used its Twitter  account to promote the growth and development of the dApps on its network. This strategy could be one of the reasons why ETHW’s TVL was exhibiting this kind of growth.

Source: DeFiLlama

However, the DeFi space wasn’t the only area where ETHW observed growth. According to blockchain explorer, OKlink, the number of addresses on the ETHW network observed significant growth.

The total number of addresses witnessed an increment of 391,000 new addresses in the last 24 hours. However, the total number of active addresses witnessed a decline, and dropped by 10,000 in the last 24 hours. The total number of active addresses on the ETHW network at press time stood at 624,000.

However, there were some drawbacks in ETHW’s growth as well. As can be observed from the image below, ETHW’s hashrate was on a decline since the past two weeks. This indicated that the network was getting less and less secure overtime. 

Significant volatility was also observed in ETHW’s mining difficulty over the past three days. These developments could  have a negative effect and reduce the overall miner interest in ETHW. 

Source: MinerStat

Failure on the charts

Despite ETHW’s growth in the DeFi space, the price of ETHW continued to plummet. Since 30 September, ETHW depreciated by 39.25%. The price tested the $6.732 support on 13 October and it appears that the token may test the support again.

The Relative Strength Index (RSI), at 47.03, indicated that the momentum was with the sellers. The Chaikin Money Flow (CMF), on the other hand, stood at -0.06, which also indicated that the future wasn’t looking bright for ETHW.

Source: TradingView


Saman Waris works as a News Editor at AMBCrypto. She has always been fascinated by how the tides of finance and technology shape communities across demographics. Cryptocurrencies are of particular interest to Saman, with much of her writing centered around understanding how ideas like Momentum and Greater Fool theories apply to altcoins, specifically, memecoins. A graduate in history, Saman worked the sports beat before diving into crypto. Prior to joining AMBCrypto 2 years ago, Saman was a News Editor at Sportskeeda. This was preceded by her stint as Editor-in-Chief at EssentiallySports.
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