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FLOW faces 20% crash risk after intraday pump-and-dump

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FLOW costs slipped on Thursday as merchants unwind their bullish bets from the these days bullish digital property.

The FLOW/USDT trade fee misplaced as much as 15.22% New York morning, a pointy reversal from Wednesday when the pair closed at a one-month excessive of $16.99 following a 43.87% rally. Nevertheless, it continued its upside momentum within the early Asia-Pacific session, hitting $18.44 earlier than correcting decrease.

Thursday’s selloff within the FLOW market was broad-based and got here in sync with an enormous draw back correction within the cryptocurrency market. As an illustration, Bitcoin, the flagship cryptocurrency that usually influences its digital asset rivals, plunged greater than 5% within the earlier 24 hours. The second-best Ethereum dipped greater than 8% in the identical timeframe.

High-10 token performances within the earlier 24 hours. Supply: Messari

All and all, the cryptocurrency market was down $52 billion on a 24-hour adjusted timeframe as of 15:52 UTC.

FLOW varieties traditional bearish sample

Extra draw back dangers for FLOW appeared on an prevalence of a doubtlessly bearish chart sample dubbed as Head and Shoulders.

Intimately, Head and Shoulders are bearish reversal buildings that seem as a baseline—a.okay.a. neckline—with three peaks. The center peak is larger than the opposite two. The smaller peaks are roughly of the identical top.

Merchants normally fill their order under the neckline by calculating the draw back goal primarily based on the excessive level of the pinnacle to the neckline. The gap is roughly how far the worth may transfer after it breaks under the neckline.

FLOW’s head and shoulder setup (pink peaks) with draw back goal (decrease purple degree). Supply: TradingView

FLOW seems to tick all of the packing containers to date, as proven within the chart above. The cryptocurrency shaped a center peak—the pinnacle—above $18 and the opposite two—the shoulders—inside an roughly half a cent vary of each other. In the meantime, $14.522 served as a neckline.

The worth broke under the help degree with a barely larger quantity and continues to maneuver decrease into the U.S. session. Its revenue goal, as per the Head and Shoulder’s technical description, ought to be close to $11.567, primarily based on the percentile distance between the pinnacle and baseline (~20%). 

On the every day chart, the trail of least resistance additionally seems to be skewed to the draw back.

A draw back correction in the direction of short-term shifting averages look doable. Supply: TradingView 

FLOW/USDT holds $13.6682 as its final line of protection as its relative power index reveals indicators of correction after closing in in the direction of its overbought degree (70). Ought to the selloff proceed owing to market-wide bearish strain, the pair’s subsequent help ranges would seem close to its 50-day easy shifting common (50-day SMA; the blue wave) and the 20-day exponential shifting common (20-day EMA; the inexperienced wave).

The FLOW’s 50-day SMA SMA is presently round $11.78 and its 20-day EMA is close to $11.22. Its head and shoulder’s draw back goal is true in the midst of the mentioned shifting averages.

Conversely, holding $13.6682 as help would enhance FLOW’s potential to retest $18.42 as resistance, adopted by an prolonged upside transfer in the direction of the $22.62-26.11 vary.

VORTECS™ Rating flipped inexperienced 

VORTECS™ information from Cointelegraph Markets Professional in the meantime detected a more healthy outlook for the FLOW market previous to the rally, with its total commerce volumes and Twitter exercise up by 520% and 269%, respectively. 

FLOW VORTECS™ Rating (inexperienced) vs. FLOW value (white). Supply: Cointelegraph Markets Professional

The VORTECS™ Rating, unique to Cointelegraph, is an algorithmic comparability of historic and present market circumstances derived from a mixture of knowledge factors, together with market sentiment, buying and selling quantity, latest value actions, and Twitter exercise.

The VORTECS™ Rating is presently comparatively excessive at 78 and beforehand flipped inexperienced when rising from 63 to 64 early on July 8 hours earlier than the worth spiked to over $18.

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