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Biggest Movers: SHIB Remains Near 3-Month High, Whilst LEO Hits 2-Week High 

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Shiba inu remained close to a three-month high to start the week, after breaking out of a key resistance level over the weekend. The surge of the meme coin came despite the crypto market mostly being in the red on Monday. Another token that rose during today’s bearish session was unus sed leo, which hit a two-week high.

Shiba inu (SHIB)

Shiba inu (SHIB) was a notable gainer to start the week, as the meme coin remained near to a three-month high.

Following an intraday high of $0.00001790 on Sunday, SHIB/USD rallied to a peak of $0.00001774 earlier in today’s session.

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The initial surge came as SHIB broke out of a key price ceiling of $0.00001290, which had been holding firm since May 11.

SHIB/USD – Daily Chart

Looking at the chart, this came as the 14-day relative strength index (RSI) rose above its own resistance at 62.40.

After surging above this point, the index hit a high of 83.24, which is its strongest reading since October 2021.

Since this peak, the RSI has moved marginally lower, and as of writing is tracking at a point of 74.18.

Overall, it appears as if SHIB bulls have abandoned their previous positions, as a result of prices becoming overbought.

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Unus Sed Leo (LEO)

In addition to SHIB, unus sed leo (LEO) was another big mover in today’s session, with it climbing to its highest point in two weeks.

LEO/USD raced to an intraday high of $5.35 to start this week’s session, as bulls attempted to break a resistance level of $5.40.

Today’s peak comes as the token rose for a fifth consecutive session, and in turn hit its highest point since July 29.

LEO/USD – Daily Chart

Similar to shiba inu earlier, the RSI indicator on LEO also climbed, moving past its own ceiling of 48.90.

As of writing, the index is now tracking at a peak of 58.72, which is its highest level since July 7.

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Should bulls attempt to break the $5.40 point, then price strength will need to continue to climb, and move beyond the 60 mark.

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Eliman Dambell

Eliman brings a eclectic point of view to market analysis, having worked as a brokerage director, retail trading educator, and market commentator in Crypto, Stocks and FX.

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Biggest Movers: DOGE, XRP Hit Highest Point Since Late September

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Biggest Movers: DOGE, XRP Hit Highest Point Since Late September

Dogecoin was trading near its highest point since late September on Wednesday, as prices rose for a second straight day. The rally comes as the meme coin continues to trade above a key resistance level, following a breakout on Tuesday. Xrp was also in the green today, trading close to a one-week high.

Dogecoin (DOGE)

Dogecoin (DOGE) was one of today’s notable movers, as the meme coin hit its highest level in over a week.

Following a low of $0.0606 on Tuesday, DOGE/USD rallied to an intraday high of $0.06646 earlier today.

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The move saw the token continue to trade above a resistance level of $0.0640, hitting its strongest point since September 24.

DOGE/USD – Daily Chart

Looking at the chart, it can be seen that prices have declined, which came as the 14-day relative strength index (RSI) hit a resistance point of 60.00.

This collision has since prompted traders to exit previous positions, securing earlier profits in the process.

The memecoin continues to trade above its $0.0640 level, with the 10-day (red) moving average also trending upwards, which could be a sign of further gains to come.

XRP

Another relatively big mover on hump day was XRP, which also rose close to a one-week high in today’s session.

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XRP/USD hit a high of $0.4938 earlier, which came as prices of the token rose for a third consecutive day.

This rise in price saw XRP hit its highest point since September 30, and it moved closer to a key resistance level in the process.

XRP/USD – Daily Chart

Looking at the chart, the token edged closer to this $0.510 mark, which hasn’t been hit since September 25.

As of writing, earlier gains have somewhat faded, which comes as the RSI looks set to hit a ceiling of 62.00.

Should the index move past this point, then there is a strong possibility that XRP will continue to climb higher.

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Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: BTC Climbs To 2-Week High

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Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: BTC Climbs To 2-Week High

Bitcoin continued to trade above $20,000 on Wednesday, as the token remained near a two-week high. Bullish momentum in cryptocurrency markets has been higher this week, with prices surging after a recent downward spell. Ethereum, on the other hand, was largely unchanged in today’s session.

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Bitcoin (BTC) was once again trading above $20,000, as the token continued to trade near a two-week high.

BTC/USD surged to a peak of $20,479 late in Tuesday’s session, which was its highest point since September 13.

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On Wednesday, prices remained near this level, however slipped marginally after failing to extend a breakout of a key resistance point.

BTC/USD – Daily Chart

The token slipped below this ceiling of $20,350 earlier today, and as of writing, is trading at $20,024.63, which remains higher than yesterday’s low of $19,917.91.

As can be seen from the chart, the 14-day relative strength index (RSI) has also declined today, with the indicator now tracking at 52.45.

This mark is marginally under a support level of 53.00, and should the reading continue to depreciate, we will likely see BTC back below $20,000.

Ethereum

Ethereum (ETH) was mostly consolidating on Wednesday, as the token fell back towards a support point of its own.

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Following a high of $1,364.97 during yesterday’s session, ETH/USD dropped to an intraday low of $1,335.89 earlier in the day.

As a result of this slippage, the world’s second largest cryptocurrency moved back towards its floor of $1,330, a level which it broke out of less than 24 hours ago.

ETH/USD – Daily Chart

Looking at the chart, the decline appears to have come once the RSI failed to move beyond yesterday’s resistance of 44.90.

Currently price strength is tracking at 43.67, and seems to be heading for a floor close to the 42.00 level.

Should it arrive at its destination, then there is a strong likelihood that ethereum will be under $1,300.

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MATIC – The how and why of this buying opportunity

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MATIC – The how and why of this buying opportunity

Disclaimer: The findings of the following analysis are the sole opinions of the writer and should not be considered investment advice.

  • MATIC sees a surge past a key resistance following an announcement
  • Price action needs to develop further but a buying opportunity could arise 

The native token of Polygon has posted rapid advances on the price charts over the past couple of days. This bullish move came at a time when Robinhood announced a partnership with Polygon as the trading app looked to move into the Web3 space. MATIC was able to zoom past the resistance at $0.78, but will a retest of the same offer another buying opportunity?


Here’s AMBCrypto’s Price Prediction for MATIC for 2023-24


MATIC clears liquidity pocket, further gains in sight

Source: MATIC/USDT on TradingView

In yellow, a range was highlighted for MATIC. It extended from $0.72 to $1.03, with the mid-point at $0.877. The price has traded within this region since mid-July, which added to the significance of the range.

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The RSI climbed back above neutral 50 after spending a good portion of September under the line. This suggested that the bearish momentum had flipped bullish. However, this might not signal that a move to or past $35 was on the cards.

At press time, the $0.788-zone was a liquidity pocket, one where a bullish order block could form over the next few days. Thereafter, a revisit to this zone could offer a buying opportunity.

MATIC could rise to $0.88 and $0.95 after such a retest, which can be used as take-profit levels.

Lack of inflows spotted this past week

The inflows chart revealed that inflows have fallen over the month of September, compared to August. In July, the amount of MATIC moving onto exchanges was much greater, yet the price did rally from $0.5 to $1 throughout that month.

Overall, the fact that inflows were somewhat subdued in September raised a bullish question. Could whales be accumulating MATIC? Even if the answer is yes, that might not stop the asset from sliding beneath the range lows in the event that Bitcoin plunges past $18.5k.

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Patience would be the key for longer-term traders and investors in MATIC. $0.788 is a key level and it could present a buying opportunity over the next week or two. This would require Bitcoin to remain near the $20k-mark or even rally past the $20.8k-resistance.

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