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Traders should expect this as Solana drops below its March low

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Analyzing the odds of SOL’s corrective rebound ahead of the crucial U.S economic calendar this week (11-17 June).

Traders should expect this as Solana drops below its March low

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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

  • SOL cracked key support zone of $16.7 – $18.8 (cyan) 
  • Sentiment was neutral in the Futures market

After being marked as a “security” last Monday (5 June) by the U.S SEC, Solana [SOL] hasn’t seen any major upside move on the charts. The response by Solana Foundation hasn’t spurred any hopes for bulls as Bitcoin [BTC] hit $25k over the weekend (10/11 June). 

Read Solana’s [SOL] Price Prediction 2023-24 

At the time of writing, BTC struggled to cross $26k ahead of May’s CPI (Consumer Price Index) data scheduled for 13 June and the FOMC meeting on 13/14 June. A higher timeframe bullish bias for BTC, above $27k, could tip SOL to clear a key overhead roadblock.

SOL flips bearish after weekend dump

Source: SOL/USDT on TradingView

The weekend’s slump saw SOL breach the support zone of $16.7 – $18.8 (cyan). The support zone was also a bullish order block (OB) formed on 9 March on the daily chart. The weekend slump followed BTC’s retest of $25k, flipping SOL to a bearish bias after dropping below the trendline resistance and March’s low of $16. 

Unless BTC moves beyond $26.6k and crosses above $27k, bulls could have difficulty clearing the confluence area of bullish OB and trendline resistance near $17. A price rejection at the aforementioned confluence area could drag SOL to $14.9 or $12.8 support levels. 

Conversely, bulls could gain an edge if SOL close above the confluence area of $18.75. However, they must clear the overhead roadblock of $19.7 – $21.2 (white) – Another bullish OB-turned-resistance zone formed on 10 February on the daily chart.  

The RSI slid into the oversold zone, at the time of writing, while the OBV dropped to 300 million, denoting a dip in buying pressure and demand. 

The calm before the storm?

Source: Coinglass

The 24-hour timeframe for SOL’s exchange longs/shorts ratio showed a neutral sentiment in the Futures market. Similarly, the overall crypto-sentiment, as of press time, was “neutral,” as per the Crypto Green and Fear Index

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However, this could be the calm before the storm as price swings can be projected from 13 June. Traders should track this week’s (11-17 June) U.S economic calendar for more optimized trade set-ups.  


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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