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Ethereum [ETH/USD] Technical Analysis: Mini bull run to fade as bear slowly gains ground

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Ethereum [ETH/USD] Technical Analysis: Mini bull run to fade as bear slowly gains ground
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Last night [January 6], the whole cryptocurrency market lit up green within a fraction of an hour, with all top coins covered in green. The mini bull run continues to ride the market ahead.

According to CoinMarketCap, at press time, Ethereum [ETH] was trading at $156.44, with a market cap of $16.3 billion. The coin has a trading volume of $2.96 billion and has surged by over 14.32% in the past seven days.

1-hour

Ethereum one-hour price chart | Source: Trading View

Ethereum one-hour price chart | Source: Trading View

In the one-hour chart, the cryptocurrency demonstrates a downtrend from $159.40 to $157.67. It records another downtrend from $157.64 to $156.15, and further down to rest at $155.29. The coin has two notable uptrends, from $32.34 to $151.50 and from $152.03 to $154.57. The immediate resistance for the currency is set at $157.69 and the strong resistance at $159.47. The immediate support is placed at $150.28 and the strong support is at $132.23.

Parabolic SAR is showing that the effects of the bull run are wearing off and the bearish wave is going to engulf the market. This is evidenced as the dots have started to align on top of the candlesticks.

Chaikin Money Flow is also on the same page as the money has started to flow out of the market.

Bollinger Bands are forecasting a less volatile market for the cryptocurrency.

1-day

Ethereum one-day price chart | Source: Trading View

Ethereum one-day price chart | Source: Trading View

In the one-day chart, the downtrend is pictured from $466.01 to $155.92. The coin has three uptrends, the first from $83.74 to $114.53, the second from $114.53 to $130.66 and the third from $130.66 to $154.21. The immediate resistance for the coin can be seen at $179.29 and the strong resistance at $318.39. The immediate support for the coin is at $114.33 and the strong support at $82.62.

RSI is showing that the buying pressure and the selling pressure for the currency are currently evened out in the market.

Klinger Oscillator is forecasting a bearish market as the reading line and the signal line have made a crossover, with the reading line deciding to go down south.

MACD, on the contrary, is still showing a bullish trend as the moving line is pictured to be above the signal line after making a crossover.



Conclusion

Despite yesterday’s mini-run in the market, a majority of the indicators are forecasting a bearish wave. This includes Parabolic SAR, and Chaikin Money flow from the one-hour chart, and Klinger Oscillator from the one-day chart.





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Priya is a full-time member of the reporting team at AMBCrypto. She is a finance major with one year of writing experience. She has not held any value in Bitcoin or other currencies.

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Litecoin [LTC] smashes $100 valuation for the second time this year

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Litecoin [LTC] smashes $100 valuation; twice in the same year
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Litecoin [LTC] posted massive gains and came out as the biggest winner among altcoins as the week came to an end. The digital coin led the altcoin pack towards another bull run.

The latest pump, however, drove the crypto-asset’s price over $100-mark for the second time this year. Subsequently, the silver coin took over EOS to secure its position as the fifth largest crypto-asset by market cap.

As the crypto market started embracing green, many analysts in the space are of the opinion that the “altseason is upon us”. With the latest upswing, LTC became the fourth coin in the top ten with a three-digit valuation after Bitcoin [BTC], Ethereum [ETH], and Bitcoin Cash [BCH].

Source: TradingView

At press time, the coin was priced at $103.4 after surging by 7.93% over the last 24 hours. LTC registered a market cap of $6.40 billion and a 24-hour trading volume of $6.14 billion. Additionally, the digital coin rallied by 17.52% over the past week.

Litecoin was trading highest on Coineal via the trading pair LTC/BTC, accounting for a volume of 11.98%. The crypto-asset exchange was followed by EXX, which held 8.48% of the trading volume via LTC/USDT.



The upcoming Litecoin second halving event, scheduled for August 2019, and institutional adoption of the crypto were attributed to the series of bull domination this year.

Litecoin crashed soon after June 2018 and hit the lowest point at $30 earlier this year. The coin’s market recovery was resisted by bears as it was juggling within the range of $85-$90 before breaking the much-anticipated $100-mark.





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