Stagnation But a Breakout Might Happen Today (Bitcoin & EOS Price Analysis)

Stagnation But a Breakout Might Happen Today (Bitcoin & EOS Price Analysis)

From yesterday the evaluation of the cryptocurrency market cap has declined by around $2,13B as it was $122,74 at its highest point yesterday. The evaluation has pulled back to the support line of the currently horizontal range in which it is consolidating after an exponential increase we have seen on Friday.

  • Market Cap: $120,110,369,694
  • 24h Vol: $20,128,272,598
  • BTC Dominance: 52.8%

EOS Price Analysis

The evaluation is still stuck inside the horizontal resistance zone as you can see from the global chart below, so I breakout to either side is possible as there are two opposite logic here in interpreting the current stagnation – either the buyers are going to interpret this as that the price isn’t going higher and they will turn into sellers, or new buyers are going to interpret this as that the price isn’t going lower which is why they are likely going to get in.

The market is mostly in red today with an insignificant percentage of change among top 100 coins.

Bitcoin’s price dominance has been increasing slightly as it came from 52.48% at its lowest point yesterday to 52.8% where it is currently sitting.

Bitcoin Price BTC/USD

From yesterday’s high at $3715 the price of Bitcoin has decreased and fell from there to below the level of yesterdays open to $3652 at its lowest point today. The price is currently at $3658 which is an overall decrease of only 0.79% from yesterday’s open.

Looking at the 15-min chart we can see that the price is still in a retracement zone which is turning out to be a descending channel. I have counted three ABC corrections out of which the current one is to the downside which constitutes a WXY of a higher degree.

As the price has been in an upward trajectory the descending channel is viewed as a retracement so after it ends more upside would be expected but before it ends we are most likely going to see some further sideways movement and a slight depreciation in price as the support needs to be established before the attempt to break the current resistance can be made.

If the price comes down again to the descending channels support that would be around $3615, but if it goes below the descending channels support we might see a decrease back to the 0.236 Fibonacci level at around $3500 area.

Market sentiment

Hourly chart technical indicators are signaling a sell.

Pivot points

S3 2851.9
S2 3246.5
S1 3482.4
P 3641.2
R1 3877.1
R2 4035.9
R3 4430.6


From yesterday’s high at $3.037 the price of EOS has fallen by 8.32% to its lowest point today at $2.784 but has started to gain some minor upside momentum since and is currently sitting at $2.8181

On the hourly chart, we can see that the price has broken the resistance line off of the falling wedge where it was correcting from 24th of December. But it has been stopped out at the resistance found around the ascending channel’s upper line at the vicinity of the first X wave from the Minor WXYXZ correction.

Like in the case of Litecoin, the wave structure implies that another move to the upside should be expected after the current retracement ends for a higher high compared to the one labeled as the Intermediate W wave (orange). The current retracement needs to end at first so I would look out for interaction with some of the support levels potentially around 0.236 Fibonacci level before the expected 5th wave starts developing.

The price target for the mentioned 5th wave and the end of the WXY correction would be slightly higher than 0.382 Fibonacci level, but it could very well end there as the 3rd wave ended lower.

Market sentiment

EOS is in the sell zone.

Pivot points

S3 1.5457
S2 2.1076
S1 2.4608
P 2.6695
R1 3.0227
R2 3.2314
R3 3.7933

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