Analyst Expects Pain for Litecoin as It Paints “Bearish Engulfing Candle”

Analyst Expects Pain for Litecoin as It Paints “Bearish Engulfing Candle”

  • Litecoin (LTC) has surged 42 % in a three-week successful streak.
  • But the rally confirmed indicators of exhaustion upon testing a “large falling resistance” for a breakout.
  • LTC printed a so-called “bearish engulfing candle,” which, based on monetary analyst Vince Prince, spells draw back dangers for the cryptocurrency.

Litecoin is prone to breaking decrease after surging three weeks in a row by 42 %.

The silver cryptocurrency painted a “bearish engulfing candle” on August 2, a phenomenon that alerts decrease costs forward. Vince Prince, the monetary analyst who first noticed the bearish sample, famous that LTC goes to go to a few decrease ranges within the classes forward.

Mr. Prince additional supported his bearish bias with one other construction: a “large falling resistance” that this week rejected Litecoin’s upside transfer. Excerpts from his evaluation:

“The large falling resistance has confirmed [another Litecoin move] to the draw back with a [significant] protracted [bearish volatility]. And not solely this but in addition with a bearish engulfing candle which confirms this sturdy transfer.”

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Litecoin is confirming intense promoting strain close to the falling trendline. Source:

Litecoin Support Levels to Watch

Mr. Prince acknowledged that LTC lacked the gas required to log a breakout transfer above its falling trendline resistance.

Expecting a pullback, the analyst famous that the cryptocurrency would first take a look at two of its provable assist waves: the 100-period exponential transferring common (purple) and the 200-period exponential transferring common (black).

He mentioned Litecoin might use the degrees to stabilize its short-term bearish bias. If that doesn’t occur, then the cryptocurrency dangers breaking down in direction of the horizontal assist ranges lurking between $49 and $50.

If they fail to carry the worth as properly, then a extra vital crash would take LTC to the bearish zone, as proven within the chart above.

The decrease stage of the mentioned space is at $41-mark.

“Overall, Litecoin has the potential to determine extra bearishness within the short-term,” wrote Mr. Prince. “But, there are additionally remaining assist ranges the place it could stabilize. Only when these helps don’t maintain, there might be an ongoing bearish continuation [ahead].”

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Competitive Threats

Indirectly, however Mr. Vince acknowledged the presence of higher and barely extra bullish blockchain tasks than Litecoin. The analyst acknowledged that merchants could decide to park their capital into these enticing options, including extra draw back dangers to Litecoin’s pullback transfer.

“The divergences will enhance [in] the [coming] occasions as there’s a finding out of innovativesolid tasks […] this case, it is very important differentiate the cryptocurrencies to commerce them individually accordingly.”

LTC/USD was buying and selling at $59.92 on the time of this writing.


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