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LiteCoin (LTC) XRP Price Analysis – Require Close Monitoring

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The entire cryptocurrency sphere is once again finding itself under selling pressure with the landscape littered a sea of red in today’s session as well as resuming its primary trend lower. While the space had found some relief in the past week or so and managed to stem the bleed, at least temporarily, it appears as though sellers have once again reasserted themselves and are now in the process of taking control of the action once again.

Although we managed to spot a nice entry and subsequent 80% + run this past week with DGB, and hope that many of our readers participated, such set-ups remain far-and-few between with risk management remaining paramount in a very difficult tape within the larger confines of and ongoing bear market that has persisted now since late December- early January.

While we’ve spent considerable time and effort with regards to the short-term movements of numerous names over the course of the past several months, particularly with an emphasis on the action surrounding the 20 – day moving average seeking evidence/clues with regards to direction, we want to expand our horizons and time-frame in this piece as we feel it is imperative to garner as much information as possible in attempting to get a ‘Big Picture’ view of what is and may be transpiring.

With that said, let’s take a look at the Weekly charts of both LiteCoin (LTC) as well as XRP to see what the intermediate-term action may be foretelling.

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As we can observe from the weekly chart above, LTC finds itself trading below both its four week (yellow line) as well as its ten week (blue line) SMA’s. In addition,we can also observe that the 4WK moving average is nearing a potential cross of its 10WK and should such downside cross materialize in the days/weeks ahead, both investors/traders may want to take notice as such would likely suggest additional selling pressure may ensue.

Furthermore, LTC appears to be building-out a potential bear flag pattern (on the Daily Time-frame) and should such pattern resolve to the downside, we could be looking at a significant move lower in the not too distant future.

Thus, moving forward, both investors/traders may want to utilize the following levels as a guide as well as providing further clues/evidence with respect to direction.

If at any time in the days/weeks ahead, LTC violates the 70 level and is unable to recapture/recover that figure within a 48-hour period, such would likely suggest that lower levels are in play where we could envision a potential move into the 5 handle (50’S) zone down the road.

However, if LTC is capable of holding the line at the 70 level and more importantly, capable of moving topside of the 82 as well as the 87 and then 90 levels, such development/s, should they occur, would more than likely suggest that the worst is behind and in the rear-view mirror.

Nevertheless, although LTC has not broken down completely thus far, it certainly finds itself in a vulnerable posture requiring close attention moving forward.

XRP

Much like LTC, Ripple finds itself in a similar technical position on the weekly time-frame with XRP trading below both its 4WK and 10WK moving averages. Also, we can see that the 4WK is moving lower towards its 10WK and appears that we may witness a cross to the downside in the days/weeks ahead. Much the same as we noted with LTC above.

Furthermore, XRP is also building-out a potential bear flag (on the Daily Time-Frame) and should it resolve to the downside, such would likely suggest lower prices ahead.

Thus, both investors/traders may want to monitor the following levels for further evidence/clues with respect to direction moving forward.

If, at any time in the days/weeks ahead, XRP should violate the .42 level and is unable to recapture the figure within a 48Hr time period, such development, should it occur, would likely suggest that a move into the .20-.30 zone would be ‘In Play’.

However, if XRP can turn the tide and go topside of the .50 as well as the .55 levels, such action would be a positive and perhaps stave-off the potential for much lower levels, for now.

Nonetheless, while neither LTC nor XRP has violated critical potential intermediate-term support thus far, both remain in a vulnerable technical posture, both Daily and Weekly, whereby investors/traders would be wise in continuing to monitor the action with a close eye moving forward.

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DGB Price Prediction For 2018 and Beyond

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With the crypto market being constantly bearish throughout this year, a lot of investors are having second thoughts about buying additional coins. While some large cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin or Ethereum can be considered safe investments, smaller coins like Digibyte (DGB) often receive a lot of doubt. This is why the DGB price prediction is necessary so that the investors can know what to expect.

DGB Price Prediction

DGB has had its ups and downs throughout this year, and at some point, it even went up by 70%. However, the constant bear market affected it just as much as numerous other cryptos. This has brought its value down to its current $0.025378 per coin. Some optimistic predictions from earlier dates saw the coin reaching as high a price as $9.20 by the year’s end. However, as we approach the date, it seems less and less likely that this DGB price prediction will come true.

The coin is generally seen as a profitable investment. As it is always the case with cryptocurrencies, they should be bought when their prices are down, so that a profit could be made when they spike up once more. Digibyte is no different, but it should be noted that investing in this coin means having patience. DGB is not among the coins that will make you rich overnight, and instead, it should be seen as a long-term investment.

Even though 2018 has been as…

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Why ZCash (ZEC) Is Heading to $10k

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Back in mid-May, the Winklevoss Twins made the headlines for embracing ZCash (ZEC) as one of its major digital assets on their groundbreaking Gemini exchange. When the announcement was made, ZEC rallied in the market by showing a 45% increment in value. The coin made it to $357 in a matter of hours.

Further assessing the currently available digital assets on the Gemini platform, we find that the exchange currently has USD pairings for only Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum and ZEC. There is also additional pairings of ETH/BTC, ZEC/BTC and ZEC/ETH with plans to onboard Litecoin in the coming days.

Another thing to note is that the exchange also provides custodial services for institutional investors thus giving ZEC the much-needed exposure to the firms on Wall Street. Custodial services provide a guarantee that all digital assets on the platform are stored by a licensed entity thus extinguishing any cybersecurity concerns. For an entity to be licensed in New York for custodial services, the proper due diligence and research have been done.

Another thing that makes the Gemini exchange attractive and appealing to institutional investors, is that all USD deposits are insured by the FDIC. The latter entity is the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation that provides insurance for USD deposits in American banks. This means that once again, the funds of individual and institutional investors are safe and insured, further making…

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Ripple XRP Mega Breakout: What’s Next?

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The Ripple XRP mega breakout that we were calling for happened and happened much quicker than anyone expected. As we said yesterday:

Nonetheless, IF, Ripple is capable of going ‘topside’ of the .38 figure at any point in the days/weeks ahead, such development, should it occur, would likely trigger its next advance into the .42 – .47 zone, representing a 30-40% move from present levels. On the flip-side, the .25 – .26 area should offer short-term potential support.

XRP is now sitting at .51704  as we write this article this morning, representing gains of 61% since we alerted our readers and our Global Elite email newsletter members.

Ripple XRP Mega Breakout

The Ripple XRP mega breakout is significant because it’s the first time XRP has been above its 50-day moving average since May. Right now, the RSI is approaching 80, so we are in overbought territory and we expect the price to consolidate around the .42 to .47 level before resuming its uptrend.

While some are looking at this as an opportunity to short XRP, we are not of that camp. While some can book some profits and use a trailing stop, any integration of XRP with xRapid has the ability to create a tremendous move in XRP. As Travis Kling said this week on the Off the Chain podcast with Anthony Pompliano, XRP could be the quickest five-bagger investors…

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