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Dogecoin price rallies 150% in 4 days, but DOGE now most ‘overbought’ since April 2021

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The Dogecoin (DOGE) value rally prolonged additional on Oct. 29 in hopes that the cryptocurrency would get a serious increase from Elon Musk’s Twitter acquisition.

Elon Musk boosts Dogecoin value once more

Dogecoin value jumped by almost 75% to achieve $0.146 on Oct. 29, the largest day by day achieve since April 2021.

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DOGE/USD day by day value chart. Supply: TradingView

Notably, the meme-coin’s huge intraday rally got here as part of a broader uptrend that began earlier this week on Oct. 25. In whole, DOGE’s value gained 150% throughout the Oct. 25-29 value rally.

The surge was additionally accompanied by a good enhance in its day by day buying and selling volumes. That coincided with a spike within the variety of DOGE transactions exceeding $100,000, in keeping with Santiment. Each indicators sugges a rising demand for Dogecoin tokens amongst wealthy traders, or so-called “whales.”

Dogecoin whale transaction rely. Supply: Santiment

The leap throughout Dogecoin’s key metrics mirror traders’ pleasure about Elon Musk’s Twitter acquisition on Oct. 27. Earlier this 12 months, the billionaire entrepreneur had flirted with the concept of constructing Dogecoin a payment method to buy the Twitter Blue subscription.

Musk’s Tesla and SpaceX already settle for DOGE funds for his or her merchandise.

Shiba Inu, meme-coins comply with DOGE

Shiba Inu (SHIB), the second-largest meme token by market capitalization, posted a copy-cat rally as properly. 

On Oct. 29 alone, SHIB’s value jumped by 30% to $0.00001519, its highest degree since August 2022. Like Dogecoin, Shiba Inu’s rally got here as part of a broader uptrend that began on Oct. 25. Since then, its value has gained 53%.

SHIB/USD day by day value chart. Supply: TradingView

Moreover, different meme cash have jumped massively within the stated interval, together with Dogelon Mars (ELON), which rallied 140%. 

Meme cash efficiency on hourly, day by day, and weekly timeframes. Supply: CoinMarketCap

Dogecoin most overbought since April 2021

Dogecoin’s ongoing value rally is beginning to look overstretched, nevertheless, in keeping with a traditional technical indicator.

The relative power index (RSI), a momentum indicator figuring out the diploma of latest value modifications to research overbought or oversold ranges, has risen to 93.69 on the day by day Dogecoin chart. That is the very best degree since April 2021, a month earlier than the DOGE value rallied to its report excessive of $0.75. 

DOGE/USD day by day value chart. Supply: TradingView

Due to this fact, the “overbought” situations don’t essentially imply an instantaneous bearish reversal. However they do mirror the present euphoric shopping for momentum out there, which in the end prompts the worth to pattern both sideways or right downward.

Dogecoin’s 2018-2020 bear market on a weekly chart sheds mild on related value motion. Notably, DOGE crashed by nearly 95% nearly two years after peaking at $0.0194 in January 2018.

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The token’s correction interval noticed it trending inside a descending channel. It broke out of the vary to the upside in July 2020 however adopted the upside transfer with a sideways consolidation pattern — between its 0 Fib line of 0.0022 and 0.236 Fib line of $0.0054 — till December 2020.

DOGE/USD weekly value chart. Supply: TradingView

Compared, Dogecoin’s ongoing bear market is shorter however reveals an identical pattern trajectory to the 2018-2020 interval, as proven above. Due to this fact, DOGE could fluctuate inside its present 0-0.236 Fib line vary (or the $0.055-$0.176 vary) following its descending channel breakout.

In different phrases, DOGE might right towards $0.055 by the tip of this 12 months, down about 60% from present value ranges, if the fractal performs out as supposed. 

Conversely, an instantaneous breakout above the 0.236 Fib line might have DOGE eye $0.25 as its subsequent upside goal.

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