Avalanche (AVAX) price drops 45% in a month and data points to further downside

Avalanche (AVAX) is down 45% in 30 days and in the same time the cryptocurrencies’ total market capitalization shrank by 29%. Despite the recent downturn, this decentralized application (DApp) platform remains a top contender in the layer1 and layer2 race and it ranks high in terms of smart contract deposits and active addresses. Yet, the lackluster token price is still causing investors to rethink whether the network remains a “serious” competitor. AVAX token/USD at FTX. Source: TradingView The brutal sell-off on risk assets caused AVAX to test the $14.80 support…

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Chainlink brings Keepers and VRF to the Avalanche blockchain

Blockchain oracle platform Chainlink (LINK) launched two of its services, Chainlink Keepers and Chainlink Verifiable Random Function (VRF) and integrated them into the Avalanche Primary Network, a special subnet within the Avalanche (AVAX) platform. In the announcement sent to Cointelegraph on Thursday, the Chainlink team highlighted that the integration with Avalanche is done to support developers within the platform. Chainlink Keepers will enable developers to automate smart contract functions in a decentralized manner. On the other hand, Chainlink VRF will provide a random number generator (RNG) that can be used…

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Avalanche price eyes 30% jump in June with AVAX’s classic bullish reversal pattern

Avalanche (AVAX) shows signs of continuing its ongoing rebound move as it paints a classic bullish reversal pattern. AVAX price to $35? Dubbed as “double bottom,” the pattern appears when the price establishes a support level, rebounds, corrects after finding a resistance level, pulls back toward the previous support and bounces back toward the resistance level to pursue a breakout. Since May 27, AVAX’s price trends appear like those typically witnessed during the double bottom formation. Specifically, the AVAX/USD pair on the four-hour chart has bounced twice after testing the same…

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Avalanche nears key breakdown level that could sink AVAX price by another 65%

Avalanche (AVAX) gained 0.5% to reach over $31 on May 23 but AVAX price remains trapped inside a trading range that appears like a “bear pennant” structure. Avalanche could get buried technicals  Bear pennants are bearish continuation patterns, i.e., they resolve after the price breaks out of them to the downside and then—as a rule of technical analysis—falls by as much as the height of the previous downtrend, also called “flagpole.” AVAX is nearing a technical breakdown as its price moves toward the pennant’s apex, i.e., the point where its…

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Here’s why Terra’s snowball effect could send Avalanche (AVAX) price to $15

Avalanche (AVAX) has emerged as one of the worst-performing cryptocurrencies among the top-ranking tokens in the last 24 hours, partially due to fears connected to Terra (LUNA) and it’s a near-dead UST algorithmic stablecoin project. Avalanche price dips amid Terra’s tax evasion FUD AVAX’s price plunged by nearly 14% between May 18, where it traded near $35 to May 19 when the price dipped to $28.50. The dip coincided with a South Korean news agency report that claims Terraforms Labs, the developer of the Terra blockchain, owes 100 billion won (approximately…

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Tether to move over 1B USDT from Tron to Ethereum and Avalanche

Following recent developments in the sphere of stablecoins, Tether (USDT) has announced that it’s coordinating a chain swap to transfer USDT assets from Tron’s TRC20 to Ethereum and Avalanche’s blockchain.  In a Tweet, Tether said that 1 billion USDT will be moved from Tron’s blockchain to Ethereum. On the other hand, an additional 20 million USDT will be converted to Avalanche. According to Tether, this will not change the total supply of the stablecoin. In few minutes Tether will coordinate with a 3rd party to perform a chain swap, converting…

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Avalanche drops 30% on fears Terra’s LFG will dump AVAX next

Avalanche (AVAX) is paying the price for being one of the collateral assets that maintain Terra’s native stablecoin TerraUSD’s (UST) peg with the U.S. dollar. Major AVAX dump ahead? AVAX’s price dropped about 30% to reach  $32.50 on May 11, its lowest level since September 2021. Its massive intraday decline coincided with UST dropping to as low as 23 cents, which effectively dented its stablecoin status among traders and investors alike. The de-peg incident happened despite Luna Foundation Guard, a Singapore-based nonprofit backed by TerraLabs, emptying its crypto reserves to prop up…

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Vector Finance (VTX) TVL hits a record high as the Curve Wars shift to Avalanche

The battle to attract stablecoin liquidity has been a trending theme across the cryptocurrency landscape for the past year, especially as decentralized finance users have come to realize the hefty APY that can be earned on dollar-peg assets. While Curve Finance remains the undisputed leader in interest bearing stablecoin liquidity pools, several new entrants have begun to climb the ranks, including Vector Finance (VTX), a protocol that enables Avalanche network users to generate boosted yields on their stablecoin positions. Data from CoinGecko shows that the price of VTX recently underwent…

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Avalanche rebounds 25% in five days as AVAX price tests key level — big rally ahead?

Avalanche (AVAX) has rebounded strongly five days after testing a key inflection area as its support. Now, the AVAX/USD pair faces the possibility of continuing its upside retracement move further into Q2. A 30%-plus move ahead? AVAX’s price surged to almost $69.50 on May 5 from nearly $55 on April 30, a 25% jump. Interestingly, AVAX’s rebound move surfaced inside the same support area ($54-60 range) that had preceded a 100% and a 175% price rally in the January 2022-April 2022 and the October 2021-November 2021 session, respectively. AVAX/USD weekly…

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Avalanche (AVAX) loses 30%+ in April, but its DeFi footprint leaves room to be bullish

Avalanche (AVAX) price is down more than 30% in April, but despite the negative price move, the smart contract platform remains a top contender for decentralized applications due to its scalability, low cost transactions and its large footprint in the DeFi landscape. AVAX token/USD at FTX. Source: TradingView The network is compatible with the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) and unique in that it does not face the same operational bottlenecks of high transaction fees and network congestion. Avalanche was able to amass over $9 billion in total value locked (TVL)…

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