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Litecoin (LTC) Resumes Upward Move as Bulls Buy the Dips

Key Highlights
Litecoin slumps to $121 low and resumes upward
The altcoin will further decline to $73 if the support at $120 cracks

Litecoin (LTC) Current Statistics
The current price: $144.63
Market Capitalization: $9,613,048,370
Trading Volume: $12,189,426,086
Major supply zones: $120, $140, $160
Major demand zones: $90, $70, $50

Litecoin (LTC) Price Analysis January 12, 2021
Litecoin has fallen to $120 low as the coin resumed its upward move. The crypto has fallen into the previous range bound zone of $120 and $140. LTC will retest the $180 resistance if the bulls clear the $140 and $170 minor resistance levels. On January 10, Litecoin was repelled as the bulls attempt to break the $180 resistance level. Meanwhile, the crypto has resumed upside momentum as the market reaches the high of $146.

LTC-Learn2trade.png LTC/USD – Daily Chart

Litecoin (LTC) Technical Indicators Reading
After the breakdown, the LTC price broke above the SMAs which suggested an upward movement of the coin. The crypto is at level 51 of the Relative Strength Index period 14. It indicates that there is a balance between supply and demand.

LTC-Learn2trade-2-chart.png LTC/USD – 4 Hour Chart

Conclusion
Litecoin has fallen to $120 low as the current support holds. This has propelled the price to rise on the upside. However, if the $120 support fails to hold, the Fibonacci tool price prediction will hold. On January 11 downtrend; a retraced candle body tested the 61.8%Fibonacci retracement level. The retracement indicates that the crypto will reach level 1.618 Fibonacci extensions or the high of $67.40.

 

 

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XRPUSD Is Ranging Within $0.28 and $0.21 Levels, Awaiting a Breakout

XRP/USD Market January 06

An increase in the bears’ pressure may penetrate the $0.21 level; the price may decrease further to $0.17 and $0.10. In case the support level of $0.21 holds, the price may reverse and the resistance levels of $0.28, $0.39, and $0.49 may be tested.

Key Levels:

Resistance levels: $0.28, $0.39, $0.49

Support levels: $0.21, $0.17, $0.10

XRP/USD Long-term Trend: Ranging

XRPUSD is on the ranging mode in the daily chart. The coin is range-bound within the resistance level of $0.28 and the support level of $0.21.  XRPUSD started the ranging movement on December 30. The bears made an attempt to break down the support level of $0.21 failed due to low bearish momentum. Today, the bears try to penetrate the resistance level of $0.28 but the level holds and the price could not break it up. Ranging movement will continue until there is a breakout.

XRPUSD-2.png XRPUSD Daily chart, January 06

XRPUSD is struggling to breakout at the two key levels but the levels hold the price. An increase in the bears’ pressure may penetrate the $0.21 level; the price may decrease further to $0.17 and $0.10. In case the support level of $0.21 holds, the price may reverse and the resistance levels of $0.28, $0.39, and $0.49 may be tested. However, the price retains its trading below 9 periods EMA and the 21 periods EMA, the former is below the later. The relative strength index period 14 is at 25 levels bending up to indicate a buy signal.

XRP/USD Medium-term Trend: Ranging

On the medium-term outlook, XRPUSD remains in the ranging mode. The bears’ momentum and the bulls’ momentum are at equilibrium within the $0.28 and $0.21 levels. The support level of $0.21 is resisting the bears. The bears lose their momentum and the bulls’ pressure is equally weak. The price results in consolidation within $0.28 and $0.21 price levels.

XRPUSD-4-hour-chart.png XRPUSD 4 hour chart, January 06

The fast-moving average is interlocked with the slow-moving average. The price is hovering over the 9 periods EMA and 21 periods EMA which indicates that consolidation is ongoing. However, the relative strength index period 14 is bending up at 60 levels to indicate a buy signal.

 

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GBPJPY Attempts Upside Advance Beyond 142.33 Level on UK’s Vaccine Rollout Optimism

GBPJPY Price Analysis – January 20

GBPJPY’s upside march attempts to advance beyond the 142.33 level with a strong impulse to test the higher barrier at
142.71 level. The optimism about the UK’s vaccine campaign and lower cases is strengthening the case for stability in Pounds Sterling.

Key Levels
Resistance Levels: 147.95, 144.95, 142.71
Support Levels: 140.31, 137.00, 134.40
GBPJPY-Daily-Jan-20.pngGBPJPY Long term Trend: Bullish
The GBPJPY pair has already rebounded from the weekly low of 140.35 to 142.33 levels as of today’s session and may lift further. Nonetheless, the horizontal resistance level currently around 142.26, followed by the 142.71 thresholds, challenges the GBPJPY bulls. However, bears are less likely to enter unless witnessing a clear breach beneath the moving average 13 around 141.00 level.

In the larger context, the increase from the 123.99 level is seen as an advancing phase of the sideway range trend from the 122.75 (low) level. As long as the 147.95 resistance level holds, an eventual downside breakout stays in consideration. Nevertheless, the eventual breach of 147.95 may increase the likelihood of long term bullish reversal.
GBPJPY-4-Hour-Jan-20.pngGBPJPY Short term Trend: Bullish
GBPJPY edged higher to 142.25 level last week but upside traction has been very unconvincing. Meanwhile, a sustained increase is mildly in support as long as the 140.31 support level stays intact. The present recovery from 133.04 level may aim for a test on 142.71 high level.

On the downside, however, the breach of 138.00 level may argue that the trend from 142.71 level is starting another falling phase. Intraday bias may be altered back to the downside for 134.40 support level and beneath.

 

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USD/CAD Is in an Oversold Region as Buyers Are Likely to Emerge

 

Key Resistance Levels: 1.4200, 1.4400, 1.4600
Key Support Levels: 1.3400, 1.3200, 1.3000

USD/CAD Price Long-term Trend: Bearish
The Loonie is likely to continue its downward move. The recent upward move has been repelled by the 21-day SMA. Presently, the pair is falling and has fallen to the low of 1.2690. The loonie may reach the low of 1.2620.

USDCAD-Lear2trade.png USD/CAD – Daily Chart

Daily Chart Indicators Reading:
The 50-day and the 21-day SMAs are sloping downward indicating the downtrend. The Loonie has fallen to level 43 of the Relative Strength Index period 14. It is below the centerline 50. A further downward move is likely.

USD/CAD Medium-term Trend: Bearish
On the 4-hour chart, the pair fell as the uptrend reaches the high of 1.2799. In the last 48 hours, the downward move has persisted. The overall trend has been bearish. The pair may resume upward if the price falls and reaches the low of 1.2620.

USDCAD-Lear2trade-2-chart-1.png USD/CAD – 4 Hour Chart

4-hour Chart Indicators Reading
Presently, the SMAs are sloping northward indicating the uptrend. The Loonie has fallen below the 20% range of the daily stochastic. It is in a bearish momentum. The pair is still in the oversold region of the market. Buyers are likely to emerge.

General Outlook for USD/CAD
The USD/CAD is likely to continue its downward move as price faces rejection at the recent high. The price sometimes fluctuates as the market continues its downward move. In the previous price action, the pair fell and rebounded above 1.2650 on January 14.

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Gold Price Analysis — January 29

Gold (XAU/USD) maintained its bearish tone through the early European session on Wednesday and was last spotted trading around the $1845 area. The bearish momentum was solely sponsored by a goodish uptick in the US dollar, which tends to undermine demand for the dollar-denominated commodity.

The greenback saw a fresh influx of demand amid doubts over the timing and size of the newly proposed US stimulus bill. That said, the prevalent cautious mood surrounding the equity markets has capped further declines for the precious metal in the meantime.

Market mood is currently being suppressed by the growing worries over an economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic and the escalating US-China tensions in the South China Sea.

Meanwhile, the lower risk appetite bolstered a softer tone around the US Treasury bond yields, which extended additional support to the non-yielding metal. Also, market participants appear to be avoiding placing aggressive bets ahead of the FOMC monetary policy decision scheduled for release later today. This event, coupled with the release of US Durable Goods Orders data and developments surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, will be looked upon for market clues today.

This makes it advisable to wait for a sustained move to the downside before placing aggressive bets.

download-5-1.png XAUUSD – Hourly Chart

Gold (XAU) Value Forecast — January 29

XAU/USD Major Bias: Sideways

Supply Levels: $1860, $1875, and $1890

Demand Levels: $1838, $1827, and $1818

Gold has traded on a directionless bias over the past few days, following several failed attempts to reclaim dominance above the $1875 pivot area. However, the safe-haven asset has also fought against a sustained descent below the $1838 support, putting it in a consolidated range.

Depending on the outcome of the FOMC meeting later today, gold could finally breach the $1838 support and head towards lower support levels.

 

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Polkadot Price Analysis — February 2

21Shares, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange-traded products (ETPs), is releasing the very first Polkadot (DOT) ETP. The company announced earlier that the new product might get listed on the Swiss SIX exchange on February 4, 2021.

The new ETP is coming just after Polkadot got added to 21Shares’ top ETP product Crypto Basket ETP (HODL) on January 29. HODL, which tracks five top cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH), has now removed Bitcoin Cash (BCH) from its listings and is replacing it with Polkadot as the second-largest constituent after Bitcoin.

According to a report from MVIS Indices, Polkadot now makes up 27% of all ETP, while BTC accounts for about 50% of the product.

According to a 21Shares spokesperson, the company has no say in the addition or removal of assets from the HODL ETP. The spokesperson noted that this responsibility is reserved for MV Index Solutions.

21Shares noted that the addition of Polkadot to its Crypto Basket ETP makes it the “perfect timing to add single asset ETP to the already wide range of crypto ETPs” offered.

CEO of the company, Hany Rashwan, asserted that the company remains devoted to fulfilling the demand seen from institutional investors.

DOT is a next-generation blockchain protocol, linking several specialized blockchains into one network. A few days ago, the cryptocurrency surpassed Ripple (XRP) as the fourth-largest crypto based on market cap. However, XRP has since reclaimed the spot.

At press time, DOT is trading up by about 80% in its year-to-date high.

download-17.png DOT – 4-Hour Chart

Key DOT Levels to Watch — February 2

Polkadot has been range-bound for the past few days between the 17.66 resistance to the 15.70 support. The cryptocurrency attempted another go at the 17.66 resistance some hours ago but failed to break above, once again.

That said, DOT could continue on its range-bound momentum in the coming days, considering that volatility is beginning to fade. Nonetheless, a fall below 14.80 seems very unlikely in the meantime, indicating that Polkadot could remain in its 17-day range between 18.90 and 14.80.

Meanwhile, our key resistance levels are at $17.66, $18.42, and $18.90. While our key support levels are at $16.44, $15.70, and $14.80.

Total Market Capitalization: $1.06 trillion

Polkadot Market Capitalization: $2.49billion

Polkadot Dominance: 0.23%

 

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Dogecoin Price Analysis — February 5

Dogecoin (DOGE/USD) saw an overnight rally of about 80%, indicating that Wall Street Bet’s crypto division still has plans for the cryptocurrency. Dogecoin came into the limelight following a 900% pump on January 28, which catapulted the meme cryptocurrency to rank as the tenth-largest cryptocurrency based on market capitalization for the first time since 2015.

As the massive rally began to lose momentum, many traders rapidly cleared their profits, as it looks like the investors are now looking for something else to invest in.

The spike was originally sparked when exchanges restricted traders from acquiring more AMC and GameStop stocks on January 28, prompting the Reddit investors to seek other investment alternatives like silver and some “cheap” cryptocurrencies.

On January 28, the Twitter user “WSB Chairman” tweeted to his 750k followers, saying “has Doge ever been to a dollar?” This question sparked a massive rally in DOGE, despite the crypto having no protocol upgrades since 2015.

Several social media influencers were very discontent with buying the top of the rally, indicating that the speculative frenzy has ended.

It is almost impossible to pinpoint the exact reason for the spikes, considering that there are several social networks, especially private Telegram groups and trading signal apps, actively participating in the price action.

That said, measuring social media activities could become the norm for speculation.

download-15.png DOGEUSD – 4-Hour Chart

Key DOGE Levels to Watch — February 5

DOGE/USD appears to have gone into consolidation between $0.0450 and $0.0350, as its bullish momentum loses steam. The cryptocurrency’s recent price action has formed a triangle pattern, indicating that a spike (to either direction) is just around the corner.

That said, we expect a retrace to the $0.350 supporting the coming hours, where a rebound to the $0.0500 round figure and higher will likely occur.

Meanwhile, our key resistance levels are at $0.0450, $0.0500, and $0.0600. While our key support levels are at $0.0350, $0.0270, and $0.0220.

Total Market Capitalization: $1 trillion

Dogecoin Market Capitalization: $4.7 billion

Dogecoin Dominance: 0.47%

 

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AUDUSD Upside Run Holds Steady Past Mid 0.7700 Level As Risk-On Mood Undermines USD

AUDUSD Price Analysis – February 11

After it rebound from the prior week low at 0.7563 level, the AUDUSD pair has benefited from a sustained move past the MA 5 and 13 at the 0.7700 regions. The pair’s upside run continues to hold steady past the mid 0.7700 level as the underlying bias of a risk-on mood undermines the US dollar.

Key Levels
Resistance Levels: 0.8075, 0.7980, 0.7800
Support Levels: 0.7650, 0.7557, 0.7461
AUDUSD-Daily-Feb-11.pngAUDUSD Long term Trend: Ranging
The AUDUSD pair regained bullish traction on Thursday and reversed the prior day’s modest losses. The constructive outlook is reinforced by the bullish relative strength index on the daily charts. That said, bulls might still need to wait for some follow-through buying beyond the swing highs, around the mid 0.7700 regions, before placing new buy orders.

Above the mentioned hurdle, the AUDUSD pair seems all set to build on its recent appreciating move and aim back to reclaim the 0.7800 marks. On the flip side, the 0.7650 regions might continue to act as immediate support and are closely followed by the 0.7700 marks. A convincing break below the latter might prompt some technical selling and accelerate the slide further towards the 0.7557 horizontal support.
AUDUSD-4-Hour-Feb-11.pngAUDUSD Short term Trend: Ranging
As observed on the lower time frame, following the 0.7650 minor support intact, a sustained surge is anticipated in AUDUSD for 0.7800 resistance level. The continuous breach there may continue the total uptrend from 0.5506 level.

Meanwhile, the next near term goal is a 61.8% forecast of 0.7000 to 0.7800 levels from 0.7557 at 0.8075 levels. On the flip side, the breach of 0.7650 minor support level may delay the bullish scenario and extend the correction from 0.7800 level.

 

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An important factor that determines your profitability (it’s not what you think)

When traders are looking for ways to become consistently profitable, they, sadly, tend to consider the wrong factors and looking for solutions in the wrong places. Yes, factors like hit rates, risk-to-reward ratios, risk control, etc. are very important to your career as a trader. Nonetheless, there is an important factor that determines your profitability, and it’s not what you think.

Know when not to trade
Yes, you need to know when to be in the markets and when to stay out of the markets. There are times when it is profitable to be in certain markets, and there are times when it is suicidal to be in such markets.
wave-1246560_960_720.jpgFor example, it is far easier to make money in bullish crypto markets, especially when Bitcoin and most other altcoins are trending upwards protractedly. During this period, traders and investors are richly rewarded.

But when Bitcoin and other altcoins begin a bearish movement that holds out longer than what most people anticipate, both traders and investors suffer, as profitability dwindles. An apt example is what happened in 2018.

When FX markets are trending strongly, all counter-trend strategies will perform poorly. When the markets are quite choppy, trend-following strategies will fail. That is why you need to understand the kind of trading system you are using and the market type you are currently engaged in.

There is no strategy that can work in all market conditions: You either develop different strategies to deal with a bull market, consolidating markets, etc. If you cannot do this, then you need to stay out of the market which is not favorable to your trading system. An impatient trader can be sliced up in the market that threatens to plummet, but which fails to do so.

You don’t need to be in a particular market always
Some people think trading is hard, and they are somewhat correct because no-one knows what the market will do next. You may think it will go in a certain direction and you will be right. Sometimes, you may think it would go in a particular direction and you will be proven wrong.
computer-3033135_960_720.jpgKnow when to trade and when not to trade. Your profitability is largely determined by how many losses you are able to avoid. Did you sustain some losses in the past? Think of how profitable you would be now if you had been able to avoid those losses.

Think of it: The more losses you have, the more your equity goes down. If you were able to avoid those losses, your equity would be saved from going down. Even when your hit rate is not very high, you will be able to go ahead by avoiding more and more losses.

There are many factors that determine a great football team, and one of the factors is the ability to concede very few goals. The fewer goals a team concedes, the better their chances of survival. The more goals they concede, the worse their chances of survival.

When a team is too desperate to win, they may charge and attack vigorously, while their defense becomes porous and vulnerable, and the opposing team may take advantage of that vulnerability.

You shouldn’t be too desperate to make profits, to the extent that you constantly find yourself in unfavorable market conditions and you take more sub-optimal trades based on poor setups, therefore scuttling your chances of profitability.

I have found ways to know when a particular market condition is favorable to my trading methodology and I take advantage of that. I have found ways to know when a market is no longer favorable to my trading method and I stay out of the market while looking for opportunities elsewhere.

What about you?

This piece is ended by the quote below:

“… If there was a game that mimicked trading it would be golf. A golf game is won by the person who makes the fewest catastrophic error and whose management of their internal game is superior to others. Incremental gains count.” – C. Tate

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Silver Price: XAGUSD Stays Optimistic Under $28.00 As Bulls Gather Traction

XAGUSD Price Analysis – February 16

Silver (XAGUSD) price continues to range within the $27.00 to $28.00 region as buyers support the prospect for a move beyond the $28.00 and on the other hand, sellers need to refresh monthly low for entries. Silver is currently trading at $27.05 per ounce, representing a 0.50% loss on the day.

Key Levels
Resistance Levels: $30.00, $28.90, $27.92
Support Levels: $26.77, $26.00, $25.00
XAGUSD-Daily-Feb-16.pngXAGUSD Long term Trend: Ranging
XAGUSD bulls attempted to crush January 6, 2021, old barrier around the $27.95 zone but retreated to the $26.83 level. As a result, the quote’s further upside may be challenged by a psychological horizontal line at the $27.50 level. However, if the trend stays toward breaking past $28.00 marks, the monthly peak surrounding $30.00 will be the next target.

Alternatively, a downside breach of the immediate support line, currently around $26.77 level, may take silver prices towards the low level at $26.00. However, any further weakness needs to break the yearly low of $24.01 to invalidate the XAGUSD bullish run-up.
XAGUSD-4-Hour-Feb-16.pngXAGUSD Short term Trend: Ranging
Silver’s price has staged a major technical pullback after finding resistance at the psychological $30.00 level. However, on the one hand, the price for XAGUSD could likely be pushed down by the MA 5 crossing the MA 13 lower in the $27.07 range towards the $26.00 range.

Meanwhile, the rate could gain support at the $26.77 horizontal level. And from the other hand, the white metal could likely gain support from the lower level near $26.00 in the event of a plunge. Thus, some upside potential could prevail in the market during subsequent sessions.

 

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USD/CAD Retests Level 1.2740, Resumes Downward

Key Resistance Levels: 1.4200, 1.4400, 1.4600
Key Support Levels: 1.3400, 1.3200, 1.3000

USD/CAD Price Long-term Trend: Bearish
The Loonie is on a downward move. The downtrend was a result of the rejection at 1.2850 High. The pair fell to level 1.263 and corrected upward. The upward correction also faced another rejection at 1.2750. Nonetheless, the selling pressure will resume if the price breaks below level 1.2600. However, since January, the bulls are yet to break level 1.2600.

USDCAD-Learn2trade-5.png USD/CAD – Daily Chart

Daily Chart Indicators Reading:
The 50-day and the 21-day SMAs are sloping downward indicating the downtrend. The Loonie has fallen to level 46 of the Relative Strength Index period 14. The pair is in the downtrend zone and below the centerline 50.

USD/CAD Medium-term Trend: Bullish
On the 4-hour chart, the pair is making a brief uptrend. On February 16 uptrend; a retraced candle body tested the 78.6% Fibonacci retracement level. This retracement indicates that the pair will rise to level 1.272 Fibonacci extension and reverse. That is at the high of level 1.2746 the market will reverse and returned to 78.6% Fibonacci retracement level.

USDCAD-Learn2trade-2-chart-1.png USD/CAD – 4 Hour Chart

4-hour Chart Indicators Reading
Presently, the SMAs are sloping southward indicating the downtrend. The Loonie is in the oversold region above the 25% range of the daily stochastic. Buyers are likely to emerge.

General Outlook for USD/CAD
The USD/CAD has resumed a downward move after retesting level 1.2750. The Fibonacci has indicated a downward movement of the pair. The price action has confirmed the Fibonacci level as price resumes downward.

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GBP/USD Sustains Upside Momentum, Reaches the High of 1.4025

Key Resistance Levels:1.4200,1.4400,1.4600
Key Support Levels: 1.3200, 1.3000, 1.2800

GBP/USD Price Long-term Trend: Bullish
GBP/USD had been in an uptrend since September 2020. The price has been making a series of higher highs and higher lows. Today, the pair is trading at level 1.4025 at the time of writing. The RSI has indicated that price has reached an overbought region of the market. Therefore, the upward move is doubtful in the interim.

GBPUSD-Daily-Chart.png GBP/USD – Daily Chart

Daily Chart Indicators Reading:
The 21-day SMA and the 50-day SMA are sloping upward indicating the upward move. The pair has risen to level 72 of the Relative Strength Index period 14. This indicates that the Yen is in the uptrend zone and above the centerline 50.

GBP/USD Medium-term Trend: Bullish
On the 4-hour chart, the pair has been in an upward move. On February 19 uptrend; a retraced candle body tested the 61.8% Fibonacci retracement level. The Yen is likely to rise to level 1.618 Fibonacci extensions or the high of level 1.4089.

GBPUSD-Daily-Chart.png-2-chart.png GBP/USD – 2 Hour Chart

4-hour Chart Indicators Reading
The GBP/USD pair is currently above the 40% range of the daily stochastic. It indicates that the pair is in a bullish momentum. . The SMAs are sloping upward indicating the uptrend.

General Outlook for GBP/USD
The GBP/USD is in an uptrend. The price has been consistently rising on the upside. According to the Fibonacci tool analysis, the market will rise to level 1.618 Fibonacci retracement level.

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Have you invested in an extremely rare opportunity of a lifetime?

The Next “Buzz Word” Altcoins
Last month, the Bloomberg Galaxy Crypto Index was at 1414.37, following a low of 217.82 in early March. BTC had made a new high yesterday at $51,630.86. Today (February 17) and the index was at 2,295.61. That’s a huge gain for one month.

Let me put this into perspective. In late 2017, I said that cryptoassets were the biggest institution revolution since the Industrial Revolution and that they represented the investment of a lifetime. Institutions, however, were not ready or capable of participating in that revolution so they “pooh-poohed” it. The SEC decided that most altcoins were securities which precipitated a huge bear market. By the end of 2018, cryptos had undergone an 85% decline and BTC hit a low price of $3,236.76 on Dec 15, 2018. But then look what happened.
analytics-3265840_960_720.jpgBTC was up 92.71% in 2019
It was up 305.94% in 2020
And it’s up 75.42% in less than 50 days of 2021….

What did I say in 2018? There was actually a period from October through November last year when I made over $3 million in 7 weeks. Cryptos are the investment of a lifetime.

While BTC could go up another 10 fold in the long run, I doubt that it will go much over $100,000 this year…. But the opportunity of a lifetime is not over because now the altcoins are starting to move. Here are a few examples, and this is just the movement in 2021.

BNB 289%
ETH 144%
LINK 178%
SNX 215%
AAVE 397%
CND 145%

And remember those gains are just from the 48 days of 2021….

You can purchase crypto coins here.  

Update on Cryptoassets
I think that there are a number of altcoins that could go up 10 times or more during the rest of 2021. Now we might have a decline of 40% or more during the year, but it probably will be short-lived with a very quick recovery…
meadow-75050_960_720.jpgBTC was up 92.7% in 2019, 305.94% in 2020, and in the first six weeks of 2021, it’s up 74.22%. Let’s contrast that with the other hedge against the USD and disaster, gold. Gold was up 20.94% in 2019, up 18.32% in 2020, and it’s down 5.1% so far in 2021. The path of safety is now BTC.

Gold has about 10 times more market cap than cryptos right now (even though cryptos are now over a trillion for the 1st time). If all of the money in gold went into BTC, BTC’s price would be about $370,000…

People talk about BTC being volatile and risky. But where can you find something that has made over 1,000% in 3 of the last 11 years, over 100% in 8 of them, and had only two losing years? There is only one other place than BTC with anywhere near equal performance – other cryptoassets.
image-3375234_960_720.pngIf you had bought BTC at the beginning of 2012 (well, not at the very beginning), you would have turned $1,000 into more than $7.1 million (up $4.5M last month)…

Remember these are 30-day percent gains. This is probably the easiest market possible to make a lot of money. You could, however, just as easily enter a position and immediately have a 25% drawdown – which could cause you to exit and then miss out on some nice gains. If you don’t have strong beliefs about cryptos like I do, crypto volatility will test you…

This newsletter makes no recommendations about cryptos but is a free service… I personally own positions in most of the cryptos mentioned in this newsletter.

Author: Van K. Tharp, PhD

 

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Bitcoin SV Price Forms Triple Bottom Chart Pattern; potential Bullish Reversal Level

Bitcoin SV Price Analysis – March 01

The coin may bounce up from the support level of $171 provided the mentioned level holds and the price may increase towards the resistance levels of $185, $198, and $217. In case, the bears were able to penetrate the $171 downside, the support level of $152 and $134 may be tested.

BSV/USD Market
Key Levels:

Resistance levels: $185, $198, $217
Support levels: $171, $152, $134

BSV/USD Long-term Trend: Bearish

On the daily chart, BSV is bearish. The coin was under the bears’ pressure for more than two weeks; this led the price to decrease to the low of $171 after it breaks down the $198 and $185 price levels. The price tested the support level of $171 on February 23, it pulled back and retested the level on February 26. The support level holds the price, pulled back, and retested the level third time on 28 February.

Daily.png BSV daily chart, March 01

It seems the bearish momentum is getting weak. The price is trading below the 9 periods EMA and 21 periods EMA at a distance which indicates bearish momentum. The coin may bounce up from the support level of $171 provided the mentioned level holds and the price may increase towards the resistance levels of $185, $198, and $217. In case, the bears were able to penetrate the $171 downside, the support level of $152 and $134 may be tested. The relative strength index period 14 is not displaying a specific direction, parallel at 40 levels indicates consolidation is in progress.

BSV/USD Medium-term Trend: Bearish

BSVUSD is bearish in the 4-hour chart. The price is under the bears’ control and the price decline to the bottom at the $171 support level. The price has touched the $171 support level three times leading to a triple bottom chart pattern. There is the probability that the price may reverse at the $171 support level.

4-hour.png BSV 4-hour chart, March 01

The price retains its trading below the 9 periods EMA and 21 periods EMA. The Relative Strength Indicator is parallel at 40 levels to indicate a ranging BSV market.

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Ethereum Classic Price Analysis — March 1

Ethereum Classic (ETC) traded with a mild bullish momentum in the early trading hours on Monday, as the cryptocurrency market slowly recovers from last week’s crash. The crash caused Bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrencies to fall by double-digits under a few hours. At press time, ETC is trading at $10.80, up by about 3.3% on the day.

That said, the cryptocurrency market crash occurred in tandem with the entire legacy market. News reports show that Nasdaq 100 recorded its biggest slump since October last year, as US Treasury bond yields bolstered market mood.

The cryptocurrency market’s correlation with traditional financial markets and some of the largest indices, including the NASDAQ Composite and the S&P 500, is becoming increasingly glaring. Nonetheless, the cryptocurrency market took a massive beating last week, as it saw more than $300 billion get shaved off its valuation.

However, not all cryptocurrencies had a red weekend. Cardano (ADA) appeared to be unfazed by the bearish conditions surrounding the market and kept rising.

Meanwhile, the recent market correction can be construed as a healthy and necessary one, considering that the market had been on a parabolic bull run for several weeks before now. Naturally, investors begin to take out profits as markets get overleveraged, like what we just witnessed.

download-7.png ETCUSD – 4-Hour Chart

Key ETC Levels to Watch — March 1

ETC is currently recovering from last week’s battering, which sent the fifty-fifth-largest cryptocurrency near the $9 area. That said, the cryptocurrency is trading below a descending trendline and has to break above this line to continue on this bullish momentum. This trendline is coinciding with the $11 psychological level, making it a crucial resistance for ETC.

Nonetheless, Ethereum Classic is currently deep in oversold conditions on our 4-hour chart, indicating that we could see a return to neutral levels (at least) on our MACD indicator in the coming days. This technical indication, coupled with the prevailing recovery mode across the crypto market, should boost the ETC in today’s session.

Meanwhile, our key resistance levels are at $11.00, $12.00, and $12.46. While our key support levels are at $10.57, $10.00, and $9.00.

Total Market Capitalization: $1.45 trillion

Ethereum Classic Market Capitalization: $1.2 billion

Ethereum Classic Dominance: 0.08%

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Noteworthy: Bitcoin Could Take On Physical Note Form

Bitcoin (BTC) might leap from being a digital asset to a physical one. Noteworthy, a new US-based startup is working on creating the very first bitcoin-backed banknotes to give Bitcoin offline transaction features, which would make it more efficient and appealing for non-tech-savvy users.

Noteworthy is a joint project by the former director of the US Department of the Treasury’s Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP), Larry Felix, and the founding chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation Peter Vessenes.

The startup’s primary aim is to make Bitcoin a tangible entity in the real world. However, the team behind the idea is yet to explain how they intend to make this possible. Nonetheless, the combined credentials of the team lend a lot of weight to the initiative.

The company noted that:

“Each note comes equipped with a secure cryptographic microprocessor, and, utilizing all of the banknote industry’s highest security features, Noteworthy notes will look and feel like top-of-the-line currency while providing the highest grade of digital security directly embedded in each note.”

Through the use of the proposed security measures, forgery, counterfeiting, or modification of the bills would be practically impossible. Noteworthy asserted that the cryptocurrency bills would have similar quality and security with official fiat banknotes.

That said, the team did not rule out the possibility of creating bills representing other cryptocurrencies.

download-5.png BTCUSD – 4-Hour Chart

Key BTC Levels to Watch — March 11
Just like we projected in a previous analysis, Bitcoin has now regained its bullish momentum following a break above the $51,400 pivot point. The benchmark cryptocurrency staged a bull run to the $57,400 area but got met with immense resistance.

That said, BTC has fallen into a correction mode and is looking to find some support (and a rebound) around the $54,000 area. However, the possibility of lower declines for Bitcoin in the coming hours is still possible. In that case, the bottom of the current correction should be at the $52,500 support.

Meanwhile, our key resistance levels are at $55,000, $56,000, and $56,700. While our key support levels are at $54,000, $52,500, and $51,400.

Total Market Capitalization: $1.67 trillion

Bitcoin Market Capitalization: $1.01 trillion

Bitcoin Dominance: 61%

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Ethereum (ETH) Price Analysis: Ether Resumes Uptrend After a Minor Retracement

Key Highlights
Ethereum faces rejection at the $1,880 high
The crypto fell and found support above the 21-day SMA

Ethereum ETH) Current Statistics
The current price: $1,803.14
Market Capitalization: $207,394,211,073
Trading Volume: $23,213,843,998
Major supply zones: $2,000, $2,200, $2,400
Major demand zones: $1,800, $51,600, $1,400

Ethereum (ETH) Price Analysis March 10, 2021
Ethereum’s upward move faces rejection at the $1,880 high. Buyers intended to retest the $2,000 overhead resistance but were repelled. The bulls could not sustain the bullish momentum above $1,800 resistance. Buyers retested the resistance twice before they were overpowered by sellers. Today, Ethereum is retracing on the downside. If price retraces to the 21-day SMA and finds support, the biggest altcoin will begin the resumption of an upward move. Otherwise, the retracement will continue.

ETH-Learbn2trade.png ETH/USD – Daily Chart

ETH Technical Indicators Reading
Presently, the crypto’s price is above the 21-day SMA and the 50-day SMA which indicates that Ethereum is in the bullish trend zone. The coin is capable of a further upward move. However, if the price breaks below the SMAs, Ether will begin a downward move. The coin is at 57 of the Relative Strength Index. This indicates that Ether is above the centerline 50.

ETH-Learbn2trade-2-chart.png ETH/USD – 4 hour Chart

Conclusion
Ethereum is still trading in the bullish trend zone despite the retracement. The coin will rise after a retracement. On March 9 uptrend; a retraced candle body tested the 78.6% Fibonacci retracement level. This retracement implies that ETH will rise to level 1.272 Fibonacci extensions or a high of $1,995. 89. The crypto is expected to reverse at the recent high.

 

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AUD/USD Retraces To Level 0.7760, Resumes Upside Momentum

Key Resistance Levels: 0.8000, 0.8100, 0.8200
Key Support Levels: 0.7700, 0.7600, 0.7500

AUD/USD Price Long-term Trend: Bullish
The AUD/USD pair is in an uptrend. The uptrend is facing resistance at level 0.8000. On February 25 uptrend; a retraced candle body tested the 38.2% Fibonacci retracement level. The retracement indicates that the price will rise to level 2.618 Fibonacci extensions or level 0.8697 .

AUDUSD-Daily-Chart.png AUD/USD – Daily Chart

Daily Chart Indicators Reading:
The pair is at level 52 of the Relative Strength Index period 14. This indicates that the pair is now in the uptrend zone and above the centerline 50. The pair has room to rally on the upside.

AUD/USD Medium-term Trend: Bullish
On the 4-hour chart, the pair fell to level 0.7700 and resumed a fresh uptrend. On March 17 uptrend; a retraced candle body tested the 61.8% Fibonacci retracement level. The retracement indicates that the Yen will rise to level 1.618 Fibonacci extensions or level 0.7942.

AUDUSD-Daily-Chart-2-chart.png AUD/USD – 4 Hour Chart

4-hour Chart Indicators Reading
The AUD/USD pair is currently below the 80% range of the daily stochastic. It indicates that the pair is in the bearish momentum. The SMAs are sloping upward indicating an uptrend.

General Outlook for AUD/USD
The AUD/USD pair is in an uptrend. Presently, the pair is retracing on the downside. The uptrend will resume as soon as price finds support above the 21-day SMA.

 

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GBP/JPY Sustains Recent Rallies, Continues To Push on the Upside

Key Resistance Levels: 150.000, 152.000, 154.000
Key Support Levels: 146.000, 144.000, 142.000

GBP/JPY Price Long-term Trend: Bullish
The GBP/JPY is in a smooth uptrend. The uptrend has been characterized by small body candlesticks. Yesterday, the price retraced to level 151.45 low as the market commenced the resumption of the uptrend. The pair is already in the overbought region of the market. The price movement is doubtful.

GBPJPY-Learn2trade-2.png GBP/JPY – Daily Chart

Daily Chart Indicators Reading:
The pair is at level 74 of the Relative Strength Index period 14. This indicates that the market has reached the overbought region. Sellers are likely to emerge in the overbought region of the market.

GBP/JPY Medium-term Trend: Bearish
On the 4-hour chart, the pair is in a downward move. On March 18 downtrend; a retraced candle body tested the 78.6% Fibonacci retracement level. The retracement level indicates that the Yen is likely to fall to level 1.272 Fibonacci extensions or level 151.15 and reverse.

GBPJPY-Learn2trade-2-chart-2.png GBP/JPY – 4 Hour Chart

4-hour Chart Indicators Reading
The GBP/JPY pair is below the 40% range of the daily stochastic. The market is in a bearish momentum. The SMAs are sloping upward indicating the previous uptrend.

General Outlook for GBP/JPY
The GBP/JPY is still rising on the upside. Yesterday, the pair retraced to resume the uptrend. The pair will continue to rise as long as the price is above the moving averages. However, the uptrend will be terminated if price breaks the trend line.

 

 

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Gold (XAUUSD) Breaks the $1,750 Resistance, Resumes Uptrend

Key Resistance Levels: $1,900, $1,950, $2000
Key Support Levels: $1,750, $1, 700,$1,650

Gold (XAUUSD) Long-term Trend: Ranging
Gold is making positive moves as price breaks the resistance at $1,750. XAUUSD will be out of the range-bound zone if the bullish momentum is sustained. The upward move may face resistance at $1,800 and $1,840. In the previous price action, Gold was rejected at those previous highs.

Gold-Learn2trade-1.png XAUUSD – Daily Chart

Daily Chart Indicators Reading:
The gold price has broken the resistance of the horizontal channel. The uptrend will resume if price breaks the resistance level and closes above it. The 21-day SMA and 50-day SMA are sloping downward but are making a U-turn.


Gold (XAUUSD) Medium-term bias: Bullish
On the 4 hour chart, the XAUUSD has resumed an uptrend as price breaks the resistance at $1,750.On April 6 uptrend, a retraced candle body tested the 61.8% Fibonacci retracement. The retracement implies that Gold will rise to level 1.618 Fibonacci extension. That is the high of level $1,758.71.

Gold-Learn2trade-2chart.png XAUUSD – 4 Hour Chart

4-hour Chart Indicators Reading
XAUUSD is above the 80% range of the daily stochastic. The stochastic bands are sloping upward and approaching the overbought region of the market. Gold has a bullish crossover as the 21-day SMA crosses above the 50-day SMA. This bullish crossover indicates bullish signals.


General Outlook for Gold (XAUUSD)
XAUUSD price has broken the resistance at $1,750. The Gold price is expected to resume an uptrend as the market was earlier range bound between $1,720 and $1,750 since February. The present upward move will be short-lived as price reached the overbought region of the market.

 

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Silver Price: XAGUSD Sustains Upside Bias Past $25 as US Dollar Remains Pressured

XAGUSD Price Analysis – April 5

The white metal managed to continue its rebound from lows of $23.78. Silver (XAGUSD) is building on Friday’s rebound above $25.00 as the US dollar remains pressured after Jobless Claims.

Key Levels
Resistance Levels: $27.50, $26.77, $26.00
Support Levels: $24.50, 23.50, $21.89
XRPUSD-Daily-April-3.pngXAGUSD Long term Trend: Ranging
The technical analysis on the daily chart shows that Silver (XAG) is advancing after breaching the $25 mark. If the buyers find a foothold above that level, the next powerful hurdle past the MA 13 could be put to test. The daily Relative Strength Index (RSI) holds well beneath the midline, suggesting that the consolidation outlook remains intact.

However, a clear break of the MA 13 at the $25.25 level, comprising the next horizontal resistance line at $26 level becomes necessary for the bulls to step in. It should also be noted that the moving average 13 level of $25.22 level offers immediate resistance to the quote.
XAGUSD-4-Hour-April-5.pngXAGUSD Short term Trend: Ranging
On the 4 hour chart, the latest XAGUSD advance may attack the top surrounding the $26 level before targeting the $28.90 horizontal resistance level. Though, the 4-hour channel resistance line at the $26.77 level will challenge the bulls, a break of which will quickly direct the quote towards the yearly high of $30.13 level.

Meanwhile, a downside break of moving average 5, at $24.70 level now, will fetch the commodity prices to the channel support line, currently around $24.50 level. The preferred scenario would be a long position beyond the $25.00 level with targets at $26 & $26.77 levels in extension.

 

 

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EURUSD Upside Run Recedes Under 1.1900 Level, Dollar Begins the Week on a Strong Note

EURUSD Price Analysis – April 12

From early session tops around the 1.1904 mark, the EURUSD has receded to approach mid 1.1800 level during Monday morning trading. The dollar started the week on a stronger note as Fed’s bullish remarks lent some support to the greenback.

Key Levels
Resistance Levels: 1.2190, 1.2050, 1.1952
Support Levels: 1.1800, 1.1693, 1.1422
EURUSD-Daily-April-12.pngEURUSD Long term Trend: Ranging
The EURUSD is attempting to lower its price below the MA 5 at 1.1875, but it is running into horizontal support at $1.1870, and on break may lead to a bearish decline to the 1.1800 marks. A bounce from this zone, on the other hand, could lead to a retest of the 1.1900 level. A bullish breakout above the resistance level of 1.1952 could signal a sudden return to the upside.

The rise from the 1.0635 level is seen as the third step of the pattern from the 1.0339 (low) level in the wider sense. Following a sustained rally, cluster resistance at 1.2050 could be seen. As long as the 1.1422 resistance level, which has now turned support, holds, this will be the preferred scenario.
EURUSD-4-Hour-April-12.pngEURUSD Short term Trend: Ranging
For the day’s start, the EURUSD struggles to alter the intraday bias from neutral, but with minor support at 1.1870 intact, a further rise is likely. Above 1.1952 level, the recovery from 1.1740 to 1.1927 minor resistance may continue. Resistance is at its April peak of 1.1927, with 1.1952 and 1.1989 levels seen in March.

There may be a strong break there, indicating that the correction from the 1.2243 level has been completed at the 1.1740 level. A break of 1.1870 near-term support, on the other hand, would shift the bias back to the downside, with the 38.2 percent retracement of 1.0635 to 1.2243 at 1.1693 levels.

 

 

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GBP/USD Continues Downtrend After Rejection at Level 1.3900

Key Resistance Levels: 1.4200, 1.4400, 1.4600
Key Support Levels: 1.3400, 1.3200, 1.3000

GBP/USD Price Long-term Trend: Bearish
GBP/USD has been in a downward move after its rejection from level 1.4200. After the initial fall, the Pound is making a series of lower highs and lower lows. On March 5, a retraced candle body tested the 61.8% Fibonacci retracement level. The retracement implies that the pound will fall to level 1.618 Fibonacci extensions or level 1.3493.

GBPUSD-Learn2trade-1.png GBP/USD – Daily Chart

Daily Chart Indicators Reading:
The 21-day and 50-SMAs are sloping horizontally. The pair has fallen to level 44 of the Relative Strength Index period 14. This indicates that the Pound is in the downtrend zone and capable of falling on the downside.

GBP/USD Medium-term Trend: Bearish
On the 4-hour chart, the pair has resumed a downward move. On April 8 downtrend; a retraced candle body tested the 61.8% Fibonacci retracement level. The retracement indicates that the pair is likely to fall to level 1.618 Fibonacci extension or level 1.3641.

GBPUSD-Learn2trade-2chart.png GBP/USD – 4 Hour Chart

4-hour Chart Indicators Reading
The GBP/USD pair is currently below the 80% range of the daily stochastic. It indicates that the pair is in a bearish momentum. The SMAs are sloping southward indicating the downtrend.

General Outlook for GBP/USD
The GBP/USD is in a downward ward move. The recent downtrend was a result of rejection from level 1.3900. According to the Fibonacci tool, the Pound will fall to level 1.3493.

 

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    • GBP/USD Continues Downtrend After Rejection at Level 1.3900 Key Resistance Levels: 1.4200, 1.4400, 1.4600 Key Support Levels: 1.3400, 1.3200, 1.3000 GBP/USD Price Long-term Trend: Bearish GBP/USD has been in a downward move after its rejection from level 1.4200. After the initial fall, the Pound is making a series of lower highs and lower lows. On March 5, a retraced candle body tested the 61.8% Fibonacci retracement level. The retracement implies that the pound will fall to level 1.618 Fibonacci extensions or level 1.3493. GBP/USD – Daily Chart Daily Chart Indicators Reading: The 21-day and 50-SMAs are sloping horizontally. The pair has fallen to level 44 of the Relative Strength Index period 14. This indicates that the Pound is in the downtrend zone and capable of falling on the downside. GBP/USD Medium-term Trend: Bearish On the 4-hour chart, the pair has resumed a downward move. On April 8 downtrend; a retraced candle body tested the 61.8% Fibonacci retracement level. The retracement indicates that the pair is likely to fall to level 1.618 Fibonacci extension or level 1.3641. GBP/USD – 4 Hour Chart 4-hour Chart Indicators Reading The GBP/USD pair is currently below the 80% range of the daily stochastic. It indicates that the pair is in a bearish momentum. The SMAs are sloping southward indicating the downtrend. General Outlook for GBP/USD The GBP/USD is in a downward ward move. The recent downtrend was a result of rejection from level 1.3900. According to the Fibonacci tool, the Pound will fall to level 1.3493.   Source: https://learn2.trade 
    • EURUSD Upside Run Recedes Under 1.1900 Level, Dollar Begins the Week on a Strong Note EURUSD Price Analysis – April 12 From early session tops around the 1.1904 mark, the EURUSD has receded to approach mid 1.1800 level during Monday morning trading. The dollar started the week on a stronger note as Fed’s bullish remarks lent some support to the greenback. Key Levels Resistance Levels: 1.2190, 1.2050, 1.1952 Support Levels: 1.1800, 1.1693, 1.1422 EURUSD Long term Trend: Ranging The EURUSD is attempting to lower its price below the MA 5 at 1.1875, but it is running into horizontal support at $1.1870, and on break may lead to a bearish decline to the 1.1800 marks. A bounce from this zone, on the other hand, could lead to a retest of the 1.1900 level. A bullish breakout above the resistance level of 1.1952 could signal a sudden return to the upside. The rise from the 1.0635 level is seen as the third step of the pattern from the 1.0339 (low) level in the wider sense. Following a sustained rally, cluster resistance at 1.2050 could be seen. As long as the 1.1422 resistance level, which has now turned support, holds, this will be the preferred scenario. EURUSD Short term Trend: Ranging For the day’s start, the EURUSD struggles to alter the intraday bias from neutral, but with minor support at 1.1870 intact, a further rise is likely. Above 1.1952 level, the recovery from 1.1740 to 1.1927 minor resistance may continue. Resistance is at its April peak of 1.1927, with 1.1952 and 1.1989 levels seen in March. There may be a strong break there, indicating that the correction from the 1.2243 level has been completed at the 1.1740 level. A break of 1.1870 near-term support, on the other hand, would shift the bias back to the downside, with the 38.2 percent retracement of 1.0635 to 1.2243 at 1.1693 levels.     Source: https://learn2.trade 
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