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Cardano and Stellar Lumens Technical Analysis: The Latest Scenarios

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As the downward movement of the entire cryptocurrency market continues for the rest of the week, both Cardano (ADA) and Stellar Lumens (XLM) are struggling to reach their respective resistance points and are slightly on the bearish side of the trend. At the time of writing (12th July 2018), Cardano holds the eighth position on Coinmarketcap whereas Stellar Lumens is just one step ahead securing the seventh position. Below, you would find out the most recent price analyses of both of them against USD to have an idea about their future.

Cardano (ADA/USD)

Price Analysis:

  • High: 0.131508 USD
  • Low: 0.127146 USD
  • Major Resistance Level: 0.14 USD
  • Hourly MACD: Placed slightly in the sell zone.

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The price of this cryptocurrency is now veering around the $0.12 mark and following a downward trend. However, by applying tools like Fibonacci retracement, we can observe an indication of trend reversal very shortly. The difference between the moving averages is also gradually decreasing which also indicates the very same fact. The relative sell index (RSI), however remaining in the similar position might change the hourly MACD with its upward movement and bring the currency back to the buying zone. Also, Cardano has been in an advantageous position in comparison with Bitcoin for the most part of this week which provides it the edge required to change its current trend. If the moving averages continue to get closer, it will be just a matter of time that the red candles of bearish trend would change into green bullish ones.

Stellar Lumens (XLM/USD)

Price Analysis:

  • High: 0.1899279 USD
  • Low: 0.1860386 USD
  • Major Resistance Level: 0.2200000 USD
  • Hourly MACD: Placed slightly in the sell zone.

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Stellar Lumens is sitting at the $0.187256 mark which still indicates a bearish trend with a decrease of 0.41% from its previous figure. Besides the US Dollar, XLM is also following a downward trend when compared to Bitcoin. Throughout this week, XLM has been trying to reach its resistance of 0.2200 USD mark. A few hours earlier, it got immensely close to that figure but rejected and came down below $0.18 mark with an RSI of 37.212. However, at this moment the value of the RSI is slightly on the higher side which might be a good omen for the traders across the globe. Similar to Cardano, the difference between the moving averages is also decreasing which might indicate a reversal in the current bearish trend. As per the breaking point in the upper trend line of the previous analysis, the bulls were defending the downward movement of the price from a psychological perspective and depending on the market sentiment.

The development team of XLM has been working hard in order to change the current scenario. On 10th July, this currency announced their support for a new start-up named London Football Exchange. Several partnerships and listings are still on the way for this currency which could change its market sentiment.

Based on this information, it can be inferred that despite the fact that both of these digital coins are slightly on the bearish side, a strong bull run is right in the corner.

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Disclaimer: This article should not be taken as, and is not intended to provide, investment advice. Global Coin Report and/or its affiliates, employees, writers, and subcontractors are cryptocurrency investors and from time to time may or may not have holdings in some of the coins or tokens they cover. Please conduct your own thorough research before investing in any cryptocurrency and read our full disclaimer.

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Aluna.Social is a Compelling Social Platform for Crypto Traders and Investors

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When one thinks about the social media landscape, the companies that first come to mind are most likely Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Snapchat.  These platforms are a great way to stay connected with friends, families, and colleagues, especially when geographic distance is a factor.  But, in addition to just chatting about life in general and sharing pictures, social media can be used to bridge the information gap that exists within the investment community.

Over the last decade, many trading offices have been established in large cities all over the world which allow solo traders and investors to pay a monthly fee in exchange for a workspace.  The real benefit to trading in these offices is to participate in the free flow of trading ideas and information.  Proprietary trading is one of the most challenging careers to be successful at and the exchange of ideas is almost required in order to succeed.  Traders at hedge funds and investment banks work in teams so why shouldn’t remote traders?

While these trading offices are a great way to help bridge the information gap, Aluna.Social may provide an even better way, especially as it relates to cryptocurrency trading.

Mission Statement

Aluna.Social, founded by Alvin Lee and Henrique Matias, is a multi-exchange social trading terminal for crypto traders and investors.  The goal of the platform is to help newcomers shorten their learning curve,…

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CoinFlip Scores Big with BRD Wallet Partnership

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As the crypto markets move closer to mass adoption, one of the keys for future success will revolve around attracting as many market participants as possible.  While many crypto users are extremely tech oriented, a lot of those on the sidelines are not.  The cause of waiting on the sidelines could be due to a variety of reasons such as fear of the unknown, lack of knowledge, age, or a combination of all of the above.  In order to entice new users to join the crypto revolution, crypto ATMs are rising up across the country.  Of those, the largest and most influential crypto ATM company by a significant margin is CoinFlip.

In early October, CoinFlip announced on its Twitter that it had officially partnered with BRD Wallet to re-introduce their crypto ATM map.  Now, BRD wallet users will be able to locate their nearest CoinFlip ATM and receive a 10% discount for both buys and sells.  BRD brand awareness is growing quickly within the crypto community thanks to its innovative and entrepreneurial spirit.  The team strongly believes in the value of financial freedom and independence, and want to empower people across the world by leveraging the possibilities that Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies provide.

Cryptocurrencies are already making a huge difference around the world.  Citizens of Venezuela, a country devastated by rampant inflation, have been using several cryptocurrencies…

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Cryptocurrency Collateralized Debt Positions Are Growing in Popularity

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While Bitcoin (BTC) continues to hover around the magical 10,000 price level, altcoins continue to fight an uphill battle.  Simply put, hopes of a future bull run continue to diminish as Bitcoin maintains its dominance.  One school of thought is that a few altcoins will survive and flourish, but which ones are anyone’s guess.  That being said, it’s hard to go wrong picking against the top coins like Ethereum (ETH), Ripple (XRP), Litecoin (LTC), and EOS.  These projects have managed to find a foothold in the market and have a better chance than most of staying there.  While traders wait for their positions to increase in value, one opportunity that may be worth looking at is initiating a collateralized debt position.

What is a Cryptocurrency CDP?

In traditional terms, a CDP is essentially putting up collateral in order to receive a loan against the deposited amount.  There are several examples of this in our day to day lives.  Auto title loans from large companies like TitleMax are extremely popular with consumers.  Consumers are essentially able to use their car as collateral in exchange for a cash payment which can then be used for whatever needs the consumer has.  The consumer can continue using their car as long as debt payments are made.

The same concept applies to cryptocurrency CDPs.  Consumers are able to put up crypto tokens, such as…

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