XRP hits 13-month high versus Bitcoin with 35% daily surge — But is a correction inevitable?

XRP price posted a sharp rally against Bitcoin (BTC) on continued optimism about a potential settlement between Ripple, a San Francisco-based blockchain payment firm, and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Settlement rumors fuel XRP price boom  On Sep. 23, the XRP/BTC pair surged to 0.00002877 — its best level in 13 months — from 0.00002132, a 35% price rally versus Bitcoin in one day. Meanwhile, the same timeframe saw XRP rising as much as 42% against the U.S. dollar. XRP/BTC and XRP/USD daily price chart. Source: TradingView The big…

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Bitcoin’s 60% year-to-date correction looks bad, but many stocks have dropped by even more

Bitcoin’s (BTC) and Ether’s (ETH) agonizing 60% and 66% respective drops in price are drawing a lot of criticism from crypto critics and perhaps this is deserved, but there are also plenty of stocks with similar, if not worse, performances.  The sharp volatility witnessed in crypto prices is partially driven by major centralized yield and lending platforms becoming insolvent, Three Arrows Capital’s bankruptcy and a handful of exchanges and mining pools facing liquidity issues. For cryptocurrencies, 2022 has definitely not been a good year, and even Tesla sold 75% of…

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Bitcoin Price Correction To $22k On Horizon After Bears Lose Control At $20k

Bitcoin is consolidating near the $20,000 zone against the US Dollar. BTC could start a decent recovery wave if it clears the $20,550 resistance zone. Bitcoin is showing a few positive signs above the $20,000 resistance. The price is now trading above the $20,000 level and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There is a connecting bearish trend line forming with resistance near $20,340 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair must clear the $20,340 zone and $20,550 to start a steady increase.…

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A sharp drop in TVL and DApp use preceded Avalanche’s (AVAX) 16% correction

After an impressive 73% rally between July 13 and Aug. 13, Avalanche (AVAX) has faced a 16% rejection from the $30.30 resistance level. Some analysts will try to pin the correction as a “technical adjustment,” but the network’s deposits and decentralized applications reflect worsening conditions. Avalanche (AVAX) index, USD. Source: TradingView To date, Avalanche remains 83% below its November 2021 all-time high at $148. More data than technical analysis can be analyzed to explain the 16% price drop, so let’s take a look at the network’s use in terms of…

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Market correction vs. bear market: Key differences explained

A market correction is a short-term price pullback after the price has risen too quickly. A market correction is a sharp but short-lived price decline in response to an overbought or overvalued market. In other words, a “pullback” from the recent highs allows the market to digest the gains and reset for another higher leg. Generally, when the market drops 10% or more after coming from a recent high, it’s considered a market correction. However, the 10% figure isn’t a hard-and-fast rule. Some corrections are a 3% drop; others can…

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DeFi token AAVE faces major correction after soaring 100% in a month

The price of Aave (AAVE) has more than doubled in a month, but its bullish momentum could be reaching a point of exhaustion. AAVE price tests key inflection level Notably, AAVE has surged by over 103% after bottoming out locally at $45.60 on June 18, hitting almost $95.50 this July 15. Nevertheless, the token’s sharp upside retracement move has brought its price closer to the level that triggered equally sharp pullbacks since early June. In other words, AAVE has been testing an ascending trendline resistance that constitutes a “bear flag,”…

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Bitcoin drops to $35.5K as 1,000 point Dow correction marks the worst trading day since 2020

Global financial markets plunged into disarray on May 5 as the Dow Jones saw a 1,063 point drop and Bitcoin (BTC) price plummeted to $35,571 on Binance. The widespread weakness comes as traders have had more time to digest the recent half-point interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve, the largest hike since 2000, which was done in an attempt to corral record high inflation. Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView shows that the midday dump in the price of BTC coincided with a sell-off in the tech sector,…

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ALGO price in danger of 25% correction despite Algorand–FIFA partnership hype

Algorand (ALGO) prices rallied higher on May 3 after becoming FIFA’s official blockchain solution provider. Nonetheless, the ALGO/USD pair continues to face selloff risks. High-profile partnership ALGO’s price jumped 20% to $0.74, its highest level since April 22. Its move upside came as a part of a broader rebound that started April 30, gaining 37.5% in just three days of trading. ALGO/USD daily price chart. Source: TradingView As visible in the chart above, a large portion of the ALGO’s upside move took cues from FIFA’s announcement. Late on May 2,…

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Dogecoin price risks 40% correction despite Elon Musk-Twitter euphoria

Dogecoin (DOGE) prices flipped higher in the last 24 hours after its most celebrated backer, Elon Musk, purchased Twitter for $44 billion. At its best, Dogecoin had climbed to $0.17 on April 25, albeit still down 77% from its record high in May 2021. Twitter’s native currency: Dogecoin? DOGE’s price rose by nearly 25% to $0.15 on a 24-hour adjusted timeframe, confirming that traders considered Musk’s acquisition of Twitter a bullish event for Dogecoin. The reason: Musk’s long-time support for DOGE, including his recent advice to the Twitter board that they should…

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