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Chainlink retraces from $12 – Should buyers enter now?

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The $8.15 region was a twelve-hour bearish order block that has been flipped to a bullish breaker by the recent price action- but will LINK prices descend below the $10 psychological support?

Chainlink prices face rejection at $12, but this Fibonacci retracement level could rescue the rally

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Disclaimer: The information presented does not constitute financial, investment, trading, or other types of advice and is solely the writer’s opinion.

  • The breakout past a long-term range meant buyers were firmly in control of the market.
  • A pullback to a Fibonacci retracement level could offer an ideal buying opportunity for investors.

Chainlink [LINK] broke out of a range that had lasted for nearly eighteen months. This range extended from $5.55 in the south to $9.65 in the north. Technical analysis showed that, before the recent rally, the $8.15 region was a stiff resistance zone.


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A recent report by AMBCrypto noted that bullish sentiment was strong behind LINK and underlined the $10 level as an important support level for buyers. Will we see a retest of this region soon, and should bulls enter the market at those prices?

The confluence between Fibonacci and breaker block levels was noteworthy

Chainlink prices face rejection at $12, but this Fibonacci retracement level could rescue the rally

Source: LINK/USDT on TradingView

The $8.15 region (red box) was a twelve-hour bearish order block that has been flipped to a bullish breaker by the recent price action. A set of Fibonacci retracement levels (pale yellow) were plotted based on the rally from $5.73 to $12.02 that began in September.

It showed the 61.8% level lay at $8.14, close to the bullish breaker block. Therefore, a retest of this region could offer a buying opportunity. A pullback to the range highs at $9.65, as well as the psychological support at $10, could also see the uptrend of LINK resume.

The breakout past an 18-month range was a sign of strong bullish conviction. The RSI and the On-Balance Volume (OBV) signaled bulls were in control. Hence, traders could look to enter swing trades in the direction of the prevalent move.

The sharp rise in the MVRV ratio could be followed by some selling pressure

Chainlink prices face rejection at $12, but this Fibonacci retracement level could rescue the rally

Source: Santiment

The dormant circulation was relatively flat in recent weeks. A sharp spike on this metric would suggest a large wave of selling could be around the corner. Similarly, the supply on exchanges was also low. High values on this metric could also presage selling activity.


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While these observations were a welcome sight for the bulls, the high positive value on the MVRV ratio was not. It highlighted the possibility that holders could cash out on LINK which could see selling pressure rise.

The social dominance of the token has also declined after the rally past $10, and could be indicative of weakened bullish sentiment across the market reflected on social media.

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Akashnath Sumukar works as a Senior Journalist at AMBCrypto. Based in Chennai, India, he has been an avid follower of the cryptocurrency market since Bitcoin’s boom and bust cycle of 2017. A graduate in Chemical Engineering, he is an expert in technical analysis. In fact, Akashnath has a particular interest in reading price charts and predicting how an asset will move over the short and long term. A self-taught trader and as someone who holds cryptos himself, he is always on the lookout for the next opportunity he can possibly capitalize on, while also educating his audience.
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