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Is Solana headed for a drop? Key support at $159 may give way

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Solana’s price may hit $153 if the support level at $159 is broken with bearish indicators and social volume trends confirming.


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  • Solana’s price is likely to reach $153 if the key support level is broken at around $159.
  • Bearish momentum for Solana was confirmed by on-chain metrics and the technical indicators.

Solana [SOL] price was consolidating at press time to form a pennant pattern after a significant upward surge in the last three months. Solana was showing a bearish momentum despite the bullish pattern.

The price is accumulating in a bearish movement toward the resistance level that turned to a support at $159. If this support level is broken, the price could plunge further to fill the fair value gap at around $153.

As of this writing, according to coinmarketcap, Solana’s price was at $168 indicating a 0.68% increase in the last 24 hours and a 1.3% increase in the last seven days.

Its market cap stands at around $77 billion while trading volume stands at $77.2 billion, a 12.4% increase in the last 24 hours.

Despite the price having a slight rise, the bullish momentum is diminishing.

Source: Trading view

Are the metrics signaling bearish sentiments?

AMBCrypto analysed the Santiment social volume indicator and found an increased volume in the short-term and a predominantly decreasing volume trend. The metrics align with the bearish momentum on the SOL price .

Source: Santiment

AMBCrypto further analysed the long/short ratio from coinglass which indicated more short positions than long positions for Solana. The ratio indicates that investors are anticipating a further plunge in price which affirm the bearish pattern.

Source: Coinglass

Tradingview chart indicator MACD indicated a bearish momentum on SOL that could break the $159 support level and drop to $153.

The MACD line below the signal line indicated a bearish crossover with the large negative histogram bars affirming the downward price momentum.

The stochastic RSI(34.4)is not within the limits but it is leaning towards the the lower bound indicating a neutral to slightly oversold market.

Source: Tradingview

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Technical indicators and on chain analysis align to indicate a possible bearish momentum to the fair value gap at $153.

MACD showed declining momentum which was confirmed by the Stochastic RSI. However, if the price fails to break the support level, a possible bullish run is likely.


Kelvin Murithi is a freelancer cryptocurrency price analyst working with AMBCrypto. He has significant experience in financial markets and digital assets. He also has a background in market analysis, investment strategies, and economic forecasting.
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