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Tron (TRX) Ethereum Classic (ETC) Price Analysis: Sowing the Seeds of Opportunity

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It’s tough to argue with the statement that the past 48 hours has represented some of the most brutal selling that we’ve seen in the cryptocurrency complex in months. The picture that has been created varies from coin to coin, with some holding up relatively well and others getting absolutely pummeled. Eventually, this is how opportunity is sowed into the soil of the chart.

The two coins we are going to take a look at today – Tron (TRX) and Ethereum Classic (ETC) – exemplify this as much is any possible pairing.

Tron (TRX)

Price Analysis

  • High: $0.025095
  • Low: $0.023643
  • 24-Hour Volume: $144.90M
  • 7-day Percent Change: -22.91%

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Tron (TRX) has been taken out to the woodshed over the last few days, diving below one key support level after another.

However, perhaps surprisingly, Tron (TRX) still remains above its last-ditch pivot lows recorded earlier this year that sit in place around the $0.0225 area. At this point, it isn’t clear whether this zone will be directly tested or not.

Oscillators across many different time frames have become extremely oversold. The MACD on the hourly chart has taken both its baseline and signal line to new lows stretching back over the past six weeks, suggesting extreme downward momentum.

We are potentially starting to see at least a little bit of relief shine through the clouds, and it will be interesting to see if this wave of selling has exhausted itself. Those hanging on and praying for the respite certainly don’t want to see it move below that last ditch line in the sand.

A move back above the $0.03 level would be a dramatic bullish statement for Tron (TRX) over coming days. But we don’t have any clear technical evidence favoring that shift yet.

Ethereum Classic (ETC)

Price Analysis

  • High: $15.4146
  • Low: $14.4657
  • 24-Hour Volume: $416.73M
  • 7-day Percent Change: -1.2%

Chart courtesy of tradingview.com

In contrast to Tron (TRX), Ethereum Classic (ETC) is basically sideways over the past week. However, as we noted yesterday, this may be a bit misleading.

As an experienced technician with more years at this than I’d like to admit, I have seen a fair number of bear markets play out in one market or another. And one thing I can tell you that I have learned over the years for certain is this: headline driven rallies are nowhere near as important or reliable as rallies that come on no news at all.

And in this case, Ethereum Classic (ETC) was clearly rallying on headlines about broadening adoption by cryptocurrency exchanges.

In other words, the abrupt turn from the $20 level back down to recent support below the $15 level was something we like to call “suck them in and spit them out”.

At this point, the oscillators are signaling extremely oversold levels, and we have key support in play between $14 and $15 on the chart. At least some kind of bounce should be in order here for ETC, and the important thing to ascertain is the type of resistance we see coming into play on that bounce, and the level at which it happens.

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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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Investors Beware: Another Large Bitcoin Crash Might Be Coming

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The crypto prices have surged quite high in the last few months. Of course, their progress is nowhere near the one seen in 2017, but they appear to be getting there, one day at the time. However, things might not be as simple as that, and according to recent performance — it is more than possible that a major Bitcoin crash is incoming.

The fact is that cryptos saw a massive amount of growth in a very short period. Bitcoin itself more than doubled its price in only two months. Now, the rally is starting to crash in on itself, and the coin is already about $1,000 lower than last week. If such development does come to pass, a lot of people will experience quite large losses, although experienced investors might find some opportunities, and leverage in order to enhance their holdings’ long-term value.

For example, Bitcoin dominance is expected to crash very quickly, which will work in favor of quite a lot of altcoins. While this does not seem to be the best time to invest in BTC, altcoins are another story, and diversifying a portfolio now might end up being very profitable in days to come.

Bitcoin behavior mirrors the pre-bear market situation

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Top 3 Coins to Buy Before They Go Big

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Crypto bulls are back, that much is clear. The long-lasting, harsh crypto winter is gone, and the new era in digital currency sector opens up some rather interesting opportunities. With many more bull runs expected to come in months ahead, a lot of coins are likely to blow up and maybe even hit new all-time highs, although that still remains purely theoretical.

On the other hand, the fact is that numerous coins are seeing prices that were not achieved since early 2018, and the overall momentum remains bullish. With that in mind, even if new records do not come for a very long time — chances are that many of the coins will blow up enough for investors to see some serious gains in months to come. As a result, investing in some of these coins now might be a very profitable decision, for those who have the patience to wait a few months. Here are some of the projects believed to have the greatest potential to go big in the second half of 2019 and beyond.

1. TRON (TRX)

Putting TRON on the list should not really surprise anyone, as the project constantly comes up with new project updates, partnerships, and alike. It also constantly breaks records, as is becoming one of the biggest players in the dApp and smart contract development sector.

In the past few…

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Can Crypto Credit Cards Disrupt the Fight Against Financial Crime?

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It is commonly known that the world of finances has the biggest problem with the crime of all existing industries around the world. It has been so throughout history. While the financial world has evolved, so did the criminal activities, and they continue to be an issue. With the arrival of cryptocurrencies, many were hoping that financial crime might be disrupted. However, for now, at least, it appears that cryptos themselves cannot find a way to resolve issues such as international money laundering.

In fact, when it comes to money laundering, the crypto sector appears to be the weakest link, especially because of the nature of digital currencies. The anonymity that cryptos are being praised for means that anyone can get a payment from an unknown source from anywhere in the world. This method can then be used for financing drug trafficking, cyberattacks, terrorists, and more.

Until recently, it was not easy for bad actors to make use of cryptocurrencies obtained for illegal purposes. The number of merchants willing to accept the coins was low, and criminals were forced to find a way to exchange crypto into fiat currencies. However, this came with a set of issues, such as taking foreign exchange risks and then sending the money through wallets and exchanges to a banking system that would allow withdrawal. The banking account was the biggest obstacle here,…

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