Monero (XMR) Price Analysis – February 21

  • The price of Monero faces resistance at the $54 price level.
  • The bulls were earlier resisted at the upper price level, therefore traders should initiate short trades.
  • If the bulls had broken above the upper price level, traders should have initiated long trades in anticipation of a bullish trend.

Monero, XMRUSDMonero Chart By Trading View

XMRUSD Medium-term Trend: Ranging

  • Supply zones: $120, $130, $140
  • Demand zones: $ 45, $40, $30

The price of Monero is still range bound between the levels of $40 and $55. The lower and upper price levels were yet to be broken since December 17, 2018. On February 17, the bulls broke the 12-day EMA, the 26-day EMA and reached a high of $54.29. This is the resistance zone of the upper price level.

Since the crypto's price was resisted, the crypto is likely to resume its range bound movement. Traders should initiate short trades in anticipation of its range-bound movement. These short trades should be exited near the support zone of the lower price range. On the upside, if the bulls had broken the upper price level, traders should have initiated long trades in anticipation of a bullish trend.

Then a stop loss should be placed below the $55 price level. Meanwhile, the Stochastic is in the overbought region and below the 80% range. This indicates that the price is in a bearish momentum and a sell signal.

XMRUSD Short-term Trend: Bearish      

Monero, XMRUSDMonero Chart By Trading View

On the 4- hour chart, the price of Monero is in a bullish trend. On February 19, the bulls reached the high of $54.12 but the crypto faces resistance at the $54 price level. The crypto's price fell as the bears broke below the 12-day EMA and the 26-day EMA to reach the $50 price level. If the bearish trend continues the crypto will find support at $45 price level.

Meanwhile, the Stochastic is in the oversold region below the 40% range. This indicates that the price is in a bearish momentum and a sell signal..

 

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First Stablecoin Trading Pair Goes Live on Binance DEX

Venture capital backed blockchain startup Stably, the issuer of USDSB, the first stablecoin to be launched on Binance Chain, has announced that a trading pair for USDSB is going live on Binance DEX today (June 24).

Seattle-based Stably was co-founded by Kory Hoang (Chief Executive Officer), a former Private Equity Data Analyst for PitchBook, David Zhang (Chief Technology Officer, who used to be a Software Development Engineer at Amazon, Amiya Diwan (Chief Product Officer), also a former Software Development Engineer at Amazon, and Bryan Guy (Chief Legal Officer), who is a licensed attorney.

Stably announced on 1 November 2018 the early access launch of its pegged and fully dollar-collateralized stablecoin, StableUSD (USDS), which had first been launched on the Ethereum mainnet on 16 August 2018. Stably said at the time that the fiat reserves were held in FDIC-insured escrow accounts managed by custodian Prime Trust, and that a leading accounting firm, Cohen & Co., would be conducting weekly attestations for these fiat reserves. 

Then, on 1 February 2019, USDS got listed on Binance's centralized exchange (Binance.com), and two trading pairs for it—BNB/USDS and BTC/USDS—went live on 5 February 2018.

Later that month, trading pairs to support trading USDS against four other stablecoins—USDT, USDC, PAX, and TUSD—became available on Binance.com.

On March 18, Stably said that USD had received support from Binance's over-the-counter (OTC) desk. Kory Hoang, the Stably CEO, had this to say at the time:

“Partnering with Binance OTC allows us to provide even more liquidity to trading shops who want to move large amounts between major cryptocurrencies and USDS."

In a blog post published on June 3, Stably announced it was going to issue StableUSD on Binance Chain, and that USDSB, a BEP-2 token, would become the first stablecoin on Binance Chain. Mahraan Qadir, Director of Product Management at Stably, went on to say:

Building on Binance Chain provides many benefits for stablecoin users, such as improved security, ease of use, and speed of transaction. This makes USDSB one of the fastest major stablecoins on the market, with one-second block confirmation time and the ability to process several thousands of transactions per second."

He also said:

Expanding onto Binance Chain will also allow the Stably team to eventually submit a proposal to list USDSB on Binance DEX, an initiative that we are planning to achieve in the coming weeks. If it is approved by the validators and gets listed, USDSB will become the first stablecoin to launch on Binance DEX..."

Well, now, three weeks later, we find out via another blog post by Qadir that USDSB has indeed been listed on Binance DEX and that trading pair BNB/USDSB is going live today on Binance DEX (expected to happen aat 10:00 UTC). Furthermore, he says that Stably is "planning to list USDSB with additional assets on Binance DEX very soon."

Also, according to Qadir, today, two trading pairs for USDSB are being launched on Binance.com: USDSB/USDT and USDSB/USDS.

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