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Ethereum, Litecoin and Bitcoin Analysis

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Ethereum, Litecoin and Bitcoin Analysis

Introduction

This article was posted on Wednesday, 12:36, UTC.

Sometimes it seems like reading charts is like tracking the weather. It seems much easier to track the course of a hurricane than it is to predict when one will start, when it’s quiet outside. Likewise, sideways movement is challenging not just because it’s so easy to lose money trading it, but because it’s hard to know which of the myriads of S/R will finally kick something off.

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Ethereum

In our last update, we forecasted that ETH would likely begin a rally, and indeed that has happened. There is multiple resistance at lower levels of course, but the longer-term forecast is for ETH to go to the mid-$60s.

 

ETHXBT

ETHXBT has rallied after clearing a second arc, as discussed in our last column. However, it is now sitting at resistance again. ETH seems highly likely to rally further, but XBT is the wildcard. We will look at Bitcoin shortly, but the spoiler is I would not hold this position right now, personally.

 

Litecoin

It was not all that surprising that litecoin found resistance where it did, but I was a bit surprised that it fell as hard as it did. I am still holding this asset, as it seems to still want to go up. But if $10 breaks, I fear that $8 could be in the cards.

 

Bitcoin

As I have mentioned in the past 2 columns, Bitcoin is traversing an arc pair on the daily charts. It will soon hit the 2nd of the arc pair. I have been short-term bearish, but the asset has not fallen. I have given up my bearishness and taken a more neutral position. When the next arc is touched we will see what the market does. We won’t have to wait much longer.

 

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Comments
  • user

    AUTHOR Chanh2308

    Posted on 3:05 pm April 19, 2017.

    Thanks Jim,
    So, still hold LTC? When sell it?

  • user

    AUTHOR Ershad

    Posted on 3:07 pm April 19, 2017.

    Hi Jim, any further comments on XRP and it’s likely price movement ? And what price would you recommend putting a stop loss on ETH?

    Kind regards
    Ershad

  • user

    AUTHOR phucphan

    Posted on 4:44 pm April 19, 2017.

    Hi Jim, How about xmr?

  • user

    AUTHOR dufc1983

    Posted on 12:20 am April 20, 2017.

    Hi, my prediction for BTC is 1327.43 at some point within 9 days I have a chart but cant upload it . sorry. (ps im new to trading so don’t be tooooo hard on me if my prediction goes against me. love the blog. Sean.

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