Even Elon Musk can’t save Dogecoin from crashing another 60%, analyst asserts


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If one seems to be at Dogecoin (DOGE) charts from the perspective of a monetary chartist, he/she is going to discover an alarming presence of a traditional bearish construction.

For example, pseudonymous analyst Tyler Durden highlighted what seems to be a “Head and Shoulder” sample. The buying and selling construction varieties when an asset varieties three peaks atop the identical assist degree. In doing so, its center peak comes out to be larger than the opposite two.

Durden flashed the Head and Shoulder-like sample to foretell a 67% value crash within the Dogecoin market.

Calling it “programmed,” the analyst hinted on the sample’s tendency to crash the property as soon as it breaks under $0.299, the assist degree.

Sometimes, the draw back goal in such a case involves be equal to the sample’s top. In Dogecoin’s case, the utmost size between the Head and Shoulder sample’s high and assist degree got here out to be $0.197.

Dogecoin crash anticipated if its breaks under $0.299-support. Supply: Tyler Durden, TradingView.com

That shifts the Head and Shoulder sample’s draw back goal lurks close to $0.05, as Durden highlighted.

“Even Elon [Musk] cannot save this together with his tweets. He is tried, and every time he simply created one other decrease excessive,” he mentioned. “0.05 is programmed.”

Interim helps

Intimately, the DOGE/USD trade fee corrected by a little bit over 60% after topping out on Might 8 at $0.76. The run-up to $0.76-top itself got here as part of a 16,462% price explosion if measured from the start of 2021. 

In the meantime, from its pandemic-led March 2020 low of $0.00112, Dogecoin’s web returns till $0.76 got here out to be 67,757.14%. The large upside made the so-called joke cryptocurrency the best-performing monetary asset on the planet, beating even the mixed returns of Bitcoin (BTC), S&P 500, Nasdaq Composite, and gold.

What labored as a bullish catalyst for Dogecoin was nothing however tweets from Elon Musk, a billionaire entrepreneur who despatched out varied supportive messages favoring the cryptocurrency throughout its multi-thousand % value rally.

On April 28, the Tesla CEO proclaimed himself as “Dogefather,” sending the Dogecoin costs up by 18% on the identical day. Earlier than that, Musk’s choice to work with Dogecoin builders to enhance its transaction effectivity resulted in a 25.25% intraday value pump on Might 13.

However the frenzy-like, Musk-led pump additionally left Dogecoin with little risk of building sustainable value flooring.

Making an exception, DOGE/USD did maintain the $0.040-$0.047 space in February-March 2021, following its 50%-plus bearish correction from the then all-time excessive of $0.1. After eight weeks of sustaining the vary as assist, the pair resumed its upside rally, finally hitting $0.76.

D weekly chart reveals the following assist confluence within the $0.040-0.047 space. Supply: TradingView.com

Due to this fact, earlier than hitting Durden’s $0.01 value goal, Dogecoin anticipates to seek out consumers within the $0.040-0.047 space, owing to its transient however historic important as a assist vary.

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In the meantime, DOGE/USD additionally maintains an interim assist confluence outlined by the $0.25-0.27 vary and the 20-week exponential shifting common (20-day EMA; the inexperienced wave within the chart above).


In the meantime, The Asian Investor, a pseudonymous analyst, doesn’t count on the technical ranges to maintain Dogecoin from crashing tougher. In his Searching for Alpha piece published earlier this month, the pseudonymous analyst known as Dogecoin a pump-and-dump token, including that the cryptocurrency would finally crash to zero. Excerpts:

“With new pump-and-dump “alternatives” popping up each different day, it’s not very interesting to speculate [in] an “asset” that has already risen this a lot. Anticipate Dogecoin to fall in the direction of $0 this 12 months and die a sluggish dying.”