XRP Price Analysis – February 22

  • The bulls were unable to break the $0.34 resistance level since January 10.
  • If the bulls have a price breakout, the bulls will break the resistance level and reach a high of $0.40.

Ripple, XRPUSDXRP Chart by Trading View

XRPUSD Medium-term Trend: Bullish

  • Resistance Levels: $0.56, $0.58, $ 0.60                                                                                                                 
  • Support Levels: $0.32, $0.30, $0.28

Yesterday, February  21, the XRP price was in a bearish trend. From the daily chart, the crypto's price was resisted at the $0.34 price level. This was the price level the bears broke as support level since January 10. The broken support level turns a resistance level to the bulls. The $0.34 price level had remained unbroken since  January 10.

On January 31 and February 21, the bulls were repelled at the $0.34 resistance level. The crypto's price is above the 12--day EMA and the 26-day EMA which indicates that the price is likely to rise. On the upside, if the bulls have a price breakout, the bulls will break the resistance level and reach a high of $0.40.

On the other hand, if the bears have a price break down, the bears will break below the EMAs and find support at the $0.30 price level.  Meanwhile, the stochastic indicator is in the overbought region and but below the 80 % range which indicates that the XRP price is in a  bearish momentum and a sell signal.

 XRPUSD Short-term Trend: Bearish

Ripple, XRPUSDXRP Chart by Trading View

On the 4-hour chart,  the XRP price is in a bearish trend. Yesterday, the bears broke below the 12-day EMA and the 26-day EMA as the price fell to the low of $0.32. In the 4-hour chart, the crypto's price is below the EMAs which indicates that price is likely to fall.  In the meantime, the crypto's price is ranging below the EMAs.

Meanwhile, the stochastic indicator is in the oversold region but below the 20% range which indicates that the XRP price is in a strong bearish momentum and a sell signal.

 

 

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Little-Known Cryptocurrency Pumps 500x in Four Days. Are Altcoins Back?

Colin Muller

Micro-cap altcoin Opyn yCurve Insurance ( OCRV ) saw a monstrous surge last week, evoking reminders from bygone eras of the cryptoasset industry.

Source: Livecoinwatch

Between May 19 and May 23, cryptocurrency price trackers registered a price jump from $0.0055 to $2.84—or about 500x—on OCRV. The cryptocurrency appears to only be trading on the decentralized exchange Uniswap.

The unreal price fluctuation seems to have been caused by “shilling” of the coin on 4chan. OCRV itself is a token powering the Opyn platform’s DeFi insurance system.

Altcoins Return?

Such dramatic events in the altcoin space may be signalling strength in the alt market. Generally speaking, high levels of investment in altcoins signals increased risk-taking in the crypto markets, and is a sign of confidence.

BTC chart by TradingView

We have seen a general increase in altcoin market share since about September 2019, depicted above. This trend took a big hit in February and March of 2020, as the coronavirus spread around the globe and hit financial markets—including crypto markets.

In a general sense, the trend seems to have remained intact, consistently rising from 5 to 8% in the six months depicted. The flip side is Bitcoin's dominance, which if rising signals a reluctance for risk taking (and often a falling Bitcoin price). This had been consistently ebbing since last September, but now seems stuck in the mid-60s.

In a decimated global economy, nobody quite knows what to expect from the cryptoasset industry. With some hints of altcoin strength, though, the prospects remain interesting.

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