Litecoin price resumed the downward trend after the bulls failed to break the $58 resistance level. The LTCUSD pair could accelerate losses if it fails to hold the $50 support level.
Litecoin Price Medium-term Analysis
Yesterday, October 16, the price of Litecoin (LTC) was in a bearish trend. The bulls attempted to break above the $58 level but were resisted. As a result, Litecoin price started to decline. The market dropped below the $57 and $56 support level. Yesterday, the downtrend was extended from the support levels of $54 to $51.
At the time of writing, Litecoin price is trading at the $53 level below the 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA),
On the upside, if more buyers emerge, the crypto’s price rise will rise to retest the $55 and $56 resistance levels. Conversely, if there is a downside break, the coin will decline to $51 or $50 support levels.
Meanwhile, the Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) line and the signal line are below the zero line which indicates a sell signal.
LTCUSD Price Short-term Analysis
On the 1-hour chart, LTCUSD price is in a bearish trend. The pair struggled to break above the $55 resistance level before falling down from $54 to $53. The price of LTCUSD then trended horizontally for a bit before falling to $51.70.
As long as there is close above $56 level, there are chances of more downsides below $51. In the meantime, the MACD line and the signal line are above the zero line which indicates a buy signal.
- Resistance Levels: $54, $55, $56
- Support levels: $51, $50, $49
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