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Tron [TRX/USD] Technical Analysis: Cryptocurrency succumbs to the bear again as prices stagnate

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Tron [TRX/USD] Technical Analysis: Cryptocurrency succumbs to the bear again as prices stagnate
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The cryptocurrency market’s sporadic movement has left a lot of users and investors confused as the price fluctuation continues to be controlled by the bear. Just recently, popular cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin [BTC], XRP and Tron [TRX] had enjoyed a bullish spike during which some coins also shifted ranks. Other than the market movement, Tron has also been in the news for its multiple news breaks that have decidedly left a positive impact on the community.

1-hour:

The sideways movement becomes clear when one checks Tron’s one-hour graph. The latest downtrend resulted in the price dropping from $0.0263 to $0.025. The support has been holding at $0.0245 while the resistance is at $0.0277.

The Relative Strength Index is closer to the oversold zone than it was earlier due to the continued downtrends and the change in investor sentiments. The hold near the bottom of the graph signifies the increase in selling pressure over the buying pressure.

The Awesome Oscillator has slightly increased on the graph after a lull in between. The rise in amplitude of the graph is a sign of the market momentum spiking.

1-day:

Tron’s one-day graph puts a positive spin on things as there is a clear uptrend. The uptrend lifted the price from $0.0132 to $0.0249 while the support is still at $0.018.

The Parabolic SAR is a mix of both bearish and bullish signals. Currently, the markers are above the candles, which is a bearish sign.

The Chaikin Money Flow indicator has fallen below the zero-line as the sideways movement has affected the capital influx. The hold below the zero-line shows that the capital leaving the market is more than the capital coming into the market.



Conclusion:

All the above-mentioned indicators show that the bull party is over and that the bear has taken over again. Although Tron enjoyed a good start to the year, the bear has caught up with Justin Sun’s cryptocurrency as the trend change form bearish to bullish has been very difficult.





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Bitcoin [BTC] Halving: CoinMetrics pegs top-crypto to rise above $20,000 peak in late-2021

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With a year left for the highly anticipated Bitcoin [BTC] halving, many expect the price of the top-cryptocurrency to surge prior to May 2020. Analysts have previously opined that three months to one year before the halving does the price of the cryptocurrency move up.

A new piece of research from the cryptocurrency analytics firm, CoinMetrics, suggested that in addition to the precursor pump, Bitcoin [BTC] will reach its “local peak” 18 months after the halving.

 

CoinMetrics charts the price of the top coin, divided based on the 2012 and 2016 halving, showing a noticeable trend. A little more than a year after the first halving when the 210,001 block was mined, the price of Bitcoin surged above $1,000 for the first time, in December 2013 to be precise.

Next, During the July 2016 halving, the coin was trading at just above $600 and within the suggested period of 18 months, the top virtual currency saw its second peak. On 17 December, the coin reached a never-before-seen high of over $19,700 as the Chicago Futures exchanges embraced the digital assets market.

With the price of Bitcoin over $5,000 for the first time in over four months, and the precursor halving bulls on the horizon, the price could surge. Furthermore, based on CoinMetrics’ inference, Bitcoin will see its third peak, higher than $20,000, by the close of 2021, eighteen months after the May 2020 halving.

The halving protocol was placed in the original whitepaper to thwart inflationary pressure that would arise with more blocks mined and more Bitcoins supplied. Historical charts prove that this objective has been adhered to, with a constant drop in the inflation rate with the two previous halvings.

In 2012, the inflation was over 25 percent and immediately after the miner reward reduction to 25 BTC per block, it dropped to under 15 percent. A bracket between 7 percent and just under 20 percent sustained until the second halving in July 2016.

The second halving saw a decline in inflation rate to under 5 percent for the first time in the coin’s history, which has been maintained till today. CoinMetrics pegs the inflation, at press time, to be 3.8 percent. Furthermore, if the historic trend continues, the inflation rate would drop by more than 50 percent to 1.8 percent in May 2020.



Based on the current market and using a historical outlook, analysts suggested that 2019 will be the year of building the industry while the price effect will manifest next year, with the halving being at the very core. Many believe that institutional interest on the rise and the growing crypto-adoption surge could result in a bullish 2020.

Charlie Lee, BTCC’s co-founder suggested in December 2018 that Bitcoin’s next rally will begin in “late 2020”, months after the halving and would peak in December 2021 at 333,000. However, the precursor to this rise would be a January 2019 bottom of $2,500 which did not materialize.





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