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LTC, BCH, ATOM, XTZ Altcoins Price Analysis — Updating the Bottom, Breaking New Support Levels

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    Bitcoin has stopped its growth at $10,800. Can altcoins use this chance and give short-term profit to its holders?

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August 4 the cryptocurrency market is facing a correction after a bullish of Bitcoin and some other altcoins. All top 10 coins are going down in correlation to the US Dollar, however, the situation is more positive against Bitcoin.

Top 10 coins by CoinMarketCap

Ripple is the only altcoin out of the top 10, whose rate has increased by 0.2% over the last day. Today’s decline also affected the general market capitalization, which has dropped by around $5 Bln. Against this situation, the dominance index of BTC has gained a few points and now is 66.6%.


Against the background of the upcoming halving, Litecoin does not show positive tendencies, as its rate has gone down by almost 3% over the last 24 hours.

LTC/BTC 4-hour chart

On the 4H chart, Litecoin has been traded sideways since July 17 until the beginning of August. However, the last month of summer has started with bearish candles, and the coin has lost more than 10%. In terms of the nearest price forecast, LTC continues its decline to the support at 0.0083 BTC. Such a prediction is confirmed by the decreasing MACD indicator.

The price of LTC is trading at 0.008584 BTC at the time of writing.


Even though Bitcoin Cash is in the red zone, its price drop is not so huge compared to other altcoins.

BCH/BTC 4-hour chart by TradingView

Although the trading volume keeps reducing, the rate of Bitcoin Cash has been going up since mid-July. The rising RSI indicator is moving upward, suggesting growth in a short-term scenario. In this regard, BCH is likely to achieve 0.032 BTC in the first days of August. However, Bitcoin Cash needs higher trading volume to show a price rise in the long-term.

The price of BCH is trading at 0.0311 BTC at the time of writing.


ATOM is one of the biggest losers out of the top 20 coins. Its rate has reduced by 2.33% over the last day.

ATOM/BTC 1-hour chart

On the 1H chart, ATOM has been dominated by bears since the first days of August. However, there was one bullish candle, which pushed the rate back to 0.00036 BTC for a while. This temporary price rise is considered a pump, rather than the start of a new bull run. The lines of the MACD indicator are going down, meaning a further drop to the closest level at 0.00033 shortly.

The price of ATOM is trading at 0.0003366 BTC at the time of writing.


Although Tezos has increased by more than 20% over the 7 days, its rate has reduced by 2.55% over the last day.

XTZ/BTC 4-hour chart

XTZ has been increasing since July 19, however, a further rise is about to cancel. According to the chart, Tezos is forming the Head and Shoulder pattern with the upcoming decline to the support at 0.00012 BTC. The falling MACD indicator also confirms such a movement.

The price of XTZ is trading at 0.0001320 BTC at the time of writing.

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With more than 5 years of trading, Denys has a deep knowledge of both technical and fundamental market analysis. Mainly, he has started his blog on TradingView where publishes all relevant information and make predictions about top coins.
Thus, his experience is backed up by working in top blockchain related companies such as W12, Platinum Listing & ICO Advisory, ATB Coin, and others.

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Bitcoin Price Likely to Decline to $7,800: Crypto Analyst

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    Bitcoin is to find support at $7,800 or recover to $8,300, an analyst writes, but either way ‘continuation of the ranging on either of the levels is going to occur’

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Over the last few days, Bitcoin has been trading below the $8,500 area. At the moment, it has recovered to $8,258 after the recent slip below the $8,100 level.

Analysts have been bullish on BTC in the long run, however, the nearest BTC price movements are expected to be bearish.


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The crypto analyst @CryptoMichNL believes that there are two paths ahead of Bitcoin at the moment. If it fails to recover to $8,300, he says on his Twitter page, then the market should be ready for the flagship coin to drop and find support at the $7,800 or $7,300 levels.

Whichever way it goes, ‘continuation of the ranging on either of the levels is going to occur’.

The analyst tweeted this forecast twice with an hour pause.

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Yuri is a journalist interested in technology and technical innovations. He has been in crypto since 2017. Believes that blockchain and cryptocurrencies have a potential to transform the world in the future. ‘Hodls’ cryptocurrencies. Has written for several crypto media. Currently is a news writer at U.Today.

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