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Ripple (XRP) Stellar (XLM) Price Analysis – Exhaustion Awaits

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Today, we’re going to take a close look at two charts that bear some clear resemblance within the spectrum of large market Coins in the crypto complex right now.

Both Ripple (XRP) and Stellar (XLM) are in wide-swinging trading ranges, or consolidative patterns, in the wake of the energetic mania style bull market that we saw to close out 2017. And both of them may be said to be in relatively bearish postures at present, however, with the potential to inflect and thereby exemplify and highlight what could be interpreted as powerful accumulation bids by strong hands setting the terms of support at key levels.

The most important feature that would mark such a shift would first be signaled by an exhaustion of the selling force that has defined this bearish trend for most of this year to date.

Ripple (XRP)

Price Analysis:

  • High: $0.45184
  • Low: $0.44020
  • Major Resistance Level: $0.47
  • Hourly MACD: Steady Downside Momentum

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Ripple (XRP) has established clear and important support around the $0.45 level. This level was established as a level of interest earlier this year when the coin made its lows toward the end of March and the beginning of April. We have now begun to test that level and slightly break underneath it, as we formulate the action for June and July.

This is a critical stage for XRP. As the pattern evolves, one no doubt can see the potential for something similar to a descending triangle pattern underway at a relatively significant time frame.

Under most circumstances, such a pattern has bearish implications. However, it can also be an exceedingly bullish pattern if the attempt to follow through on the downside is denied, thereby highlighting the importance of the level for deep-pocketed bulls who have begun to move in and accumulate this coin.

While we don’t yet see the signals that would differentiate these outcomes in the case of XRP, we do know that recent lows have been exemplified by oversold readings on a number of different important technical oscillators, suggesting that downside momentum has at the very least stalled out.

Selling pressure may well resume, but the region on the XRP chart defining the recent lows toward the end of June should be marked out with a close eye as it can define a reasonable risk point for speculative entries in Ripple (XRP) right now.

Stellar (XLM)

Price Analysis:

  • High: $0.196650
  • Low: $0.183387
  • Major Resistance Level: $0.215
  • Hourly MACD: Oversold on Sharp Momentum

Chart courtesy of tradingview.com

When we look closely at the Stellar (XLM) chart, we see something quite similar to the picture we find in many different coin charts at present: an important low toward the end of the first fiscal quarter that is being retested in recent action.

This process can be viewed a couple of different ways. From one point of view, it’s precisely what you may expect as part of the procession of a bear market. Levels get established, and then they get broken.

But that’s exactly where this type of chart becomes very interesting.

It is, in fact, an important technical testing ground. One assumes that the level being tested represents a spot on the chart – a price level – where we previously saw a large supportive bid enter the complex has a whole, and in Stellar (XLM), in particular.

And that’s where the testing process bears itself out as such an important feature in the construction of a technical chart pattern: if we see XLM attempt to break below that level and effectively fail at that breakdown, then we may, in fact, be seeing an important low come into place that offers a sound entry point for aspiring bulls to get involved with defined risk.

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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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