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BTC ETH TOP 10 ALTCOINS CRYPTO MARKET LONG-TERM ANALYSIS JUNE 2018

CRYPTO MARKET LONG TERM TRADING ANALYSIS

As promised, we’re excited to share our exclusive comprehensive long-term outlook for BTC, and the most important altcoins in the cryptocurrency market.

This analysis was prepared by experienced traders and investment professionals with over 40 YEARS trading experience in all types of markets (over 2 years in crypto).

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Also See Trading Notes at the end of this analysis:  

THE CHARTS: LONG TERM OUTLOOK FOR THE CRYPTO MARKET AS OF MAY 2016 (charts include data up through June 6)

 

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CRYPTOPATTERNS JUNE CHARTBOOK

LONG TERM OUTLOOK FOR THE CRYPTO MARKET

NOTE:  Because Bitcoin continues to have such a powerful influence on market direction and current long-term patterns are still showing a bullish direction, all altcoin analysis will be done vs BTC unless otherwise noted.  Additional analysis vs USD/USDT is advised for all cryptos traded as USD/USDT charts offer different patterns and clues and should be reviewed as part of a comprehensive trading strategy.

BITCOIN

Ticker SymbolsBTC, XBT (bitcoin futures).  Note that XBT is also used on certain exchanges for Bitcoin (same as BTC).

Market Cap Rank –  #1 

Long-term Outlook From Prior Post – Bullish

Current Long-term Outlook – More Bullish than a month ago overall but not as bullish vs multiple key altcoins.

AnalysisWeekly Chart on XBT Futures shows indicator very oversold, setting up for at least a significant bounce in the intermediate term, though price can drop to test $5000 level before that bounce occurs.  Current set up indicates moderate probability that $7250 will hodl and we’ll see bounce from that level.  Monthly chart continues to support bullish wave pattern and all time highs being retested in the long term time horizon (think months at least until we see confirmed breakout over $12000.)

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ETHEREUM

Ticker Symbol – ETH

Market Cap Rank – #2 

Long-term Outlook From Prior Post – Bullish overall but Bearish relative to BTC

Current Long-term Outlook Far more bullish than a month ago. 

Analysis – Breakout of current weekly pattern could make ETH more bullish than BTC.   Breakdown of this pattern could lead to significantly lower prices. Current monthly chart shows mixed signals and uncertainty.  Key support and resistance levels should be watched very closely.  Patterns and news about EOS are likely to play a major role in ETH’s price and volume action in the coming weeks and months.

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 RIPPLE

Ticker Symbol – XRP

Market Cap Rank – #3 

Long-term Outlook From Prior Post – Bullish overall but Bearish relative to BTC

Current Long-term Outlook – Still bullish but lagging other large altcoins and growing red flags.

Analysis – Because of its relatively low price, XRP has always been more volatile than other large altcoins.  Traders should expect more “head fakes” and broken patterns that could require smaller positions or “reentry trades” for intermediate and long term positions.  Because of differences between XRP and BTC patterns, it’s important to watch long term charts to verify wave count as crypto market moves through upcoming waves.

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BITCOIN CASH

Ticker Symbol(s) – BCH, BCC

Market Cap Rank – #4 

Long-term Outlook From Prior Post – First long term analysis

Current Long-term Outlook – Bullish vs Bitcoin

Analysis – BCH has generally bullish signs on long-term time frames with minimal red flags.  Low recent volume makes all indicators a bit less reliable but the lower volume is market wide and not exclusive to BCH.  If BCH doesn’t break out of pattern towards bull targets soon (weeks), probabilities favor a drop to test the lower support of bull flag pattern which would give a short/intermediate term edge to BTC over BCH but would not change the LT overall bull outlook for BCH.

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EOS

Ticker Symbol – EOS

Market Cap Rank – #5 

Long-term Outlook From Prior Post – First long term analysis

Current Long-term Outlook – Bullish vs Bitcoin

Analysis – Charts show market expectations for EOS potential.  We’re now at a critical time for EOS where news meets charts.  Mainnet went live on June 1, sort of, and has created confusion and uncertainty.  While there is a case to be made for strong upside for EOS intermediate-term and long-term, sometimes the lower probability path wins and problems with EOS mainnet could turn charts bearish very quickly.  In any case, EOS is now in a high risk phase of its wave cycle, so expect increased volatility and challenging trade set ups until EOS real world use is proven to be on track (or not).

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LITECOIN

Ticker Symbol – LTC

Market Cap Rank – #6 

Long-term Outlook From Prior Post – First long term analysis

Current Long-term Outlook – Bullish vs BTC but see analysis below for caveat

Analysis – Volume has dropped off drastically in 2018, so any decisions based on recent bars warrants increased caution.  Upside targets can be found significantly higher, but we are staying with the opinion that the highest probability pattern scenario has LTC/USD testing most recent crash lows ($100 range) before it will test all time highs.  Note that almost all the volume for LTC has been below current price levels, which does not support the most bullish path.

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STELLAR LUMENS

Ticker Symbol – STR, XLM

Market Cap Rank – #7

Long-term Outlook From Prior Post – First long term analysis

Current Long-term Outlook – Bullish vs BTC

Analysis – Mini bull flag that started in late March sits inside the larger bull flag indicated on the weekly chart below which started in November of 2017.  Relative volume is lower on the pullback in both cases, so there is a moderate to high probability of bullish pattern confirming (breakout).  As always, keep a sharp eye on the volume if XLM moves to retest the highs of the flags.  Decent support can be expected at the round number .00003000.  Also worth paying attention to price and volume action compared to Ripple (XRP) which has had a very strong correlation since XLM began trading but now some subtle differences in long-term patterns have emerged.

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CARDANO

Ticker Symbol – ADA

Market Cap Rank – #8 

Long-term Outlook From Prior Post – First long term analysis

Current Long-term Outlook – Bullish vs BTC

Analysis – Recent bull flag shows potential for a move higher as volume fell on the retracement and we saw a larger volume green bar on the last bar of the month.  Target on this bull flag is in the .000060 range and much higher targets can be derived from the longer term bull flag which started in December on 2017.  The larger pattern is still valid, despite the roughly 75% retracement from January to March.  Bullish path would expect to see a strong move with high volume through the top of the current bull flag around .000040 in order to make pattern targets moderate to high probability.  Note that most of the volume bars on up days are larger than on down days, regardless of time frame, which is a bullish indicator.

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IOTA

Ticker Symbol – IOTA

Market Cap Rank – #9 

Long-term Outlook From Prior Post – First long term analysis

Current Long-term Outlook – Bullish vs BTC

Analysis – Another crypto which had minimal volume during the early 2018 decline when apparently no one was willing to buy anything at any price while crypto prices were tumbling.  Volume has now increased slightly as IOTA has recouped some of its losses, but a better indicator of new all time highs long-term would be a strong increase in volume if and when we test current highs confirming buyers are willing to step in and take price higher vs BTC.

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TRON

Ticker Symbol – TRX

Market Cap Rank – #10 

Long-term Outlook From Prior Post – First long term analysis

Current Long-term Outlook – Neutral vs BTC

Analysis – Tron is one of the most controversial among the larger cap Altcoins and trades for a very low price, so expect continued volatility around this name.  The launch of their mainnet will likely add to the volatility, similar to EOS.  The patterns for TRX suggest we could go either way – and could move a great distance in either direction, with support levels not proven due to Tron’s short history, so a fast drop could fall a long way if it comes with high volume.  Traders need to take this into account when determining position size in Tron.

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…AND A COUPLE OUTSIDE THE TOP 10 WE’RE WATCHING

 

VECHAIN

Ticker Symbol – VEN

Market Cap Rank – #16

Long-term Outlook From Prior Post – First long term analysis

Current Long-term Outlook – Bullish vs BTC

Analysis – VEN has a very bullish chart and is getting a lot of social media buzz due to its recently issued a new white paper and roadmap.  Price is right at breakout levels on weekly chart which offers a test of the current strength in the coming weeks.  It’s important to see strong volume If we breakout to maintain a high probability of reaching the high targets patterns call for. Now that VEN has more history behind it watch to see if it can maintain the impressive strength vs BTC it has shown so far, or if that’s simply short term traders trying to make fast money on another big bull move.

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MAIDSAFE COIN

Ticker Symbol – MAID

Market Cap Rank – #70

Long-term Outlook From Prior Post – First long term analysis

Current Long-term Outlook – Bullish vs BTC

Analysis – MAID is showing multiple bullish patterns on multiple time frames, however, as the long-term charts below show, the bullishness is a very recent development as MAID has been all but forgotten in the ICO craze.  Because of the smaller market cap and low volumes, MAID needs to prove its bullishness by breaking out with convincing volume AND meeting or exceeding targets or it will be higher probability for you to look to other, more proven bullish altcoins with similar high probability set ups.  It’s also worth nothing that the only major exchange MAID currently trades on is Poloniex, so watch for a possible “new exchange bump” at some point in the coming weeks or months for MAID if their new and improved platform stands up to testing and market scrutiny.

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IMPORTANT TRADING NOTES:

  • LT trading strategy should involve IT and ST trade execution — do not trade the following information without confirmation from shorter term time frames (or WAIT for that confirmation!)
  • Just because BTC is currently the most bullish LT — it’s not SAFE to trade 100% of your LT funds in BTC — they can change the set ups at any time (and probably will!) — but probabilities do say that BTC should play an important role in your LT crypto portfolio.
  • Financial management is every bit as important as bullish patterns to SAFE trading — the charts below show just how far price can fall and still be bullish LT and this should be carefully considered in how much of your funds you dedicate to long term vs Short-term and Intermediate term if you want to avoid huge swings in your total portfolio balance.
  • Click on the LONG TERM CRYPTO ANALYSIS POSTS for prior updates

 

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BTC Bitcoin real time sub update May 13, 2018 11:50 PM EST

NOTE:  The crypto market closed bullish today on PRICE but not confirmed by VOLUME.

ST there is no clear direction but there continue to be multiple patterns and indicators that higher targets that are mod to high prob to be hit intermediate/long term.

As we post this we’re retesting the key 8400 level for BTC and most key altcoins are moving right along with BTC for now.

Don’t assume we’ll see higher prices soon — trust the patterns as they emerge and TRADE SAFELY!

Watch BTC and XBT Futures for signs of strength because if we move up from here with volume, things could move up very quickly.  At the same time, if we start seeing increasing volume with very small recovery moves up (trend down day) we may see a close below $8000 and could even retest the lows.

We told you to have fiat cash available — the current set up should give you an opportunity to take advantage of higher prob entries at lower OR HIGHER prices.

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BTC Bitcoin Real Time Update May 11, 2018 11:55 PM EST

NOTE:  Today we could not reverse above the prior day low and the reversal pattern we showed on yesterday’s chart (shown again below) confirmed.

So now the edge is with the bears.  There are still MULTIPLE indicators we are still IT and LT bullish but we have to accept the fact that the current move down can retest the crash lows.  We think that is MODERATE probability as of now for BTC breaking today’s lows for BTC and most altcoins is higher probability so adjust your trading plans accordingly TAKEAWAY: there are no clear bullish ST signs to add to LT positions or reenter ST/IT positions yet!

We wanted to give subs an up to the minute update for BTC as the daily chart shows the bull and bear cases pretty well.  We will also remind you that 3 key Altcoins never broke their crash lows on the last move down (all other key altcoins did)

BCH    LTC   and XMR  (in addition to BTC)

LTC and XMR getting back into that range so that’s now a VERY important indicator to watch.  Of course ETH and EOS need to be watched as noted in the charts yesterday as well.

We’ll be watching price action closely and updating charts plus additional altcoins that have been requested over the next 24 hours.   Meanwhile your best trading strategy is TRADE DEFENSIVELY and make sure you have fiat cash available.

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BTC XBT XRP crypto market wrap vol 12 issue 9 April 19, 2018 10:45 PM EST

NOTE:  Patterns have been very dialed in of late with large altcoins moving up strongly as expected in yesterday’s early updates.

THE NEXT MOVE FOR THE CRYPTO MARKET IS IMPORTANT ON MANY LEVELS

Now to confirm the  ST bullish case and potential IT bullish wave,  we watch for follow through and see if pattern targets get met.

A few keys we’re also watching:

As we post this we’re seeing BTC move up to the key $8400 level so the entire crypto market is at or around key breakout levels (with some cryptos already well above, and a few lagging).

Large altcoins.  They’ve moved up and many have broken out of their bullish patterns (BCH, ZEC and XRP as noted yesterday– updated XRP chart below).  Now let’s see if they meet their targets.

—Small altcoins.  Many have moved up nicely over the last week or so, but most have a lot more upside per the bullish patterns we’ve shown (GNT, LBC , DGB and EOS are just a few of the many examples we’ve shared).

If BTC moves up strongly, let’s see what happens to altcoins and especially small altcoins — if they move up as well that would be a very bullish sign for the crypto market.

3 CHARTS  BTC AND FUTURES STAGE IS SET — XRP FLYING BUT CLOSE IS WHAT MATTERS

 

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BTC ETH crypto Market Wrap Vol 11 Issue 2 3 12 18 9:30 PM EST

NOTE: Patterns are emerging that can help define SAFE trades for key cryptos BTC and ETH (as well as most other major altcoins — see daily charts for details — examples LTC, BCH and XMR) — there are some differences but not enough to shift highest prob trades based on BTC and ETH).

We’ll update more often as breakout/breakdowns emerge — for now highest prob ST/IT Trade Strategy continues to be patience and waiting for market to prove itself (or at least STOP proving itself BEARISH!!)

3 CHARTS — WHEN IN DOUBT — STUDY THE KING AND QUEEN — AND OF COURSE  THEM

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