XRP Price Shows Confluence Of Bearish Factors and Could Decline Again
Ripple’s token price is showing bearish signs below $0.580 against the US Dollar. XRP price could start another decline if it trades below $0.480.
- Ripple’s token price is struggling to recover above $0.550 and $0.580 against the US dollar.
- The price is now trading below $0.56 and the 100 simple moving average (4 hours).
- There is a major bearish trend line forming with resistance near $0.580 on the 4-hour chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken).
- The pair might start another decline if there is a break below $0.480.
Ripple’s Token Price Faces Uphill Task
After a major decline to $0.40, Ripple’s XRP started an upside correction against the US Dollar. The price recovered a few points above the $0.45 and $0.48 resistance levels, similar to Bitcoin and Ethereum.
The bulls pushed the price above the 50% Fib retracement level of the main decline from the $0.6654 swing high to the $0.3995 low. The price climbed above the $0.50 level. However, the bears are active near the $0.550 resistance zone.
XRP is now trading below $0.56 and the 100 simple moving average (4 hours). There is also a major bearish trend line forming with resistance near $0.580 on the 4-hour chart of the XRP/USD pair.
Initial resistance on the upside is near the $0.550 zone. The next major resistance is near the $0.565 level or the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the main decline from the $0.6654 swing high to the $0.3995 low. The main resistance is now forming near the $0.580 zone and the trend line.
Source: XRPUSD on TradingView.com
A successful break above the $0.580 resistance level might send the price toward the $0.60 resistance or the 100 simple moving average (4 hours). Any more gains might call for a test of the $0.6650 resistance.
Another Drop in XRP?
If ripple fails to clear the $0.565 resistance zone, it could start another decline. Initial support on the downside is near the $0.500 zone.
The next major support is near $0.480. If there is a downside break and a close below the $0.480 level, XRP’s price could extend losses. In the stated case, the price could retest the $0.400 support zone.
4-Hours MACD – The MACD for XRP/USD is now losing pace in the bearish zone.
4-Hours RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for XRP/USD is now below the 50 level.
Major Support Levels – $0.50, $0.480, and $0.40.
Major Resistance Levels – $0.550, $0.565, and $0.580.