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FLOKI: Despite 103% gains in 3 days, do you need to worry?

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The FLOKI rally was borne by genuine demand, but there were signs of a pullback in the near-term.

FLOKI: Despite gaining 103% in 3 days, worrying signals emerge

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  • FLOKI’s RSI made lower highs in the past 12 periods.
  • The rising spot demand was encouraging for the bulls.

FLOKI [FLOKI] saw a brief pullback when Bitcoin [BTC] slumped from $69k to $59.5k on the 5th of March. It gained 103.65% from the low to the high within the past 36 hours, but there were signs of exhaustion.

The incredible strength behind meme coins means that despite over-extended conditions, FLOKI could continue its rally. Traders must thus exercise caution and wait for opportunities.

The momentum appears to have slowed down

FLOKI 12-hour Chart

Source: FLOKI/USDT on TradingView

The 12-hour chart of FLOKI saw the RSI moving well above the 70 mark, which indicated overbought conditions.

It was a sign that bullish momentum was inexorable, but at the same time, a divergence was spotted.

The price has made a higher high, while the RSI made a lower high. This bearish divergence between price and momentum suggested that we could see FLOKI prices pull back.

An examination of the 4-hour price chart showed that the $0.000146-$0.000166 was a key demand zone. However, a retest of this zone would see FLOKI shed 35%.

Given the high buying pressure behind the token, seen from the OBV making strong higher highs, such a deep pullback might not arrive.

Traders need to be prepared for a consolidation phase near the $0.000238-$0.00025 area before a bullish breakout past $0.00026 arrives.

On the other hand, a drop below $0.0002 would suggest that the short-term bias is bearish. In that scenario, traders could wait for the lower timeframe structure to break bullishly before buying.

The sentiment has not shifted toward the bears yet

FLOKI Coinalyze Metrics

Source: Coinalyze

AMBCrypto analyzed the Funding Rate and Open Interest behind FLOKI. The OI has trended higher over the past 36 hours as prices surged, showing bullish speculators eager to make profits.

Realistic or not, here’s FLOKI’s market cap in BTC’s terms

The Funding Rate was positive and showed longs were dominant.

Alongside this, the spot CVD was also trending higher throughout March. This was encouraging because it showed that FLOKI’s rally was borne by genuine demand.

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


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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