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Crypto Price Analysis July-29: Ethereum, Ripple, Cardano, Binance Coin, and Solana – CryptoPotato

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This week, we take a closer look at Ethereum, Ripple, Cardano, Binance Coin, and Solana.
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With the price just around $1,700, Ethereum has reached a key resistance after a 9.1% rally in the past seven days. Should buyers manage to push ETH above this key level, then it will have free reign until $2,000. The cryptocurrency has formed a clear uptrend with higher highs and higher lows in the past few weeks, and the bias is bullish.
ETH has been one of the strongest performers in the market since it bottomed at $880 (Binance) on Jun 18th. Since then, the price has doubled with a current local high at $1,793. This is an impressive achievement in less than two months!
The key support is found at $1,400, but if bulls manage to turn the current resistance into support, then a significant buying volume across the board could be in play. It is still uncertain if this will be the case at the time of this post therefore, a possible pullback at the key resistance level of $1,720 before another push higher from buyers is still possible.
In July, XRP formed an uptrend which has slowly taken the price higher and higher after each pullback. Now, this cryptocurrency is just below the key resistance at $0.38 after a 2% increase in the past seven days. This is the second time the price arrives at this level after being rejected just over a week ago.
Ripple found good support above $0.30 and managed to get back to the key resistance. The question is if the bulls can break above. A clean breakout could take the price towards $0.50, which would bring back much-needed attention to XRP.
Looking ahead, the cryptocurrency could attempt to rally higher, but the market is at a crucial junction now. A pullback in the market leaders like BTC and ETH will likely not allow XRP to rally at this time. Nevertheless, the indicators remain bullish and the outlook is positive.
Despite a flat trend since May, ADA is giving some clear signals it may put an end to this price action and return to the uptrend soon. With an 8.5% price increase in the past seven days, it appears ready to test the key resistance at $0.55 and break above.
The support at $0.45 has held well and could be the push ADA needed to break the key resistance, which would then allow the price to rally all the way to $0.66, the next target should $0.55 fall. The indicators give a bullish bias, and the current volume favors bulls.
Looking ahead, expect to see ADA attempt a breakout from $0.55, which could embolden bulls to go straight to $0.66 next. Success there would mean Cardano can finally fully exit the flat trend established back in May. This would be extremely bullish if it happens.
Binance Coin managed to confirm the $200 level as support in early July, and ever since, the price has been rallying higher. In the past seven days, it increased by 9.7% and is now well on its way to reaching the resistance at $300.
This latest rally follows a clean break from the resistance at $267, which has turned into support at the time of this post. Buyers appear to have returned to the market, and if this momentum continues, BNB could reach overbought levels on the RSI indicator that is approaching 70 points on the daily timeframe.
In the next few days, expect BNB to test the key resistance at $300, where bears may return to make a stand and stop the current rally. The indicators for BNB continue to give a bullish bias which makes continuation likely, at the time of this post.
Solana failed to break above $44 despite several attempts to date. Now, the price is back at this key resistance level after a sustained rally from the key support at $35.
The price has also formed a large ascending triangle (in blue) and is quickly approaching the end of this formation, which will make a breakout very likely. The question is if SOL can manage to move above the key resistance at $44 and allow the price to rally higher towards $59.
While this formation gives a bullish bias, Solana has been left behind compared to other cryptocurrencies like ETH. For example, while ETH has made a higher high, Solana has failed to produce it. This shows weakness. Nevertheless, a break above the triangle appears more probable in the current market.
 
Duo Nine is a seasoned cryptocurrency technical analyst with over five years of experience in price action trading. After buying his first Bitcoin in 2014, Duo never left the blockchain ecosystem. You will find him posting charts most of the time and hanging out on his Discord crypto community. Contact: Twitter

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Cryptocurrency prices today under pressure: Bitcoin falls 3%, ether 6%; Uniswap gains | Mint – Mint

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  • The global cryptocurrency market cap today remained below the $1 trillion mark

Cryptocurrency prices today came under pressure after the US Federal Reserve delivered another big interest-rate hike and warned of economic pain from the aggressive policy tightening still to come. The Fed’s determination to raise rates to levels that hammer inflation at the cost of sliding asset prices sent a chill across global markets.
Bitcoin, the world’s largest and most popular cryptocurrency, was trading more than 2% lower at $18,627, came close to dropping below $18,000 level. The global crypto market cap today remained below the $1 trillion mark, as it was down over 2% in the last 24 hours at $943 billion, as per CoinGecko. On the other hand, Ether, the coin linked to the ethereum blockchain and the second largest cryptocurrency, continued to underperform and fell more than 6% at $1,260.
“Bitcoin, Ethereum, and most cryptocurrencies traded lower on late Wednesday after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates by 75 basis points marking the third consecutive time this year. BTC continues to struggle below the $19,000 since bears are more powerful than bulls in the market. The second largest crypto, Ethereum was seen changing hands above the $1,200 level. The price of ETH has been dipping since the Merge took place as miners continued to dump their ETH in the market coupled with macroeconomic factors. If the selling pressure from miners increases, ETH is likely to fall below the $1,000 level,” said Edul Patel, CEO and Co-founder of Mudrex.
Meanwhile, dogecoin price today was also trading about 3% lower at $0.05 whereas Shiba Inu slipped more than a per cent to $0.000011. Other crypto prices’ today performance also declined as XRP, Stellar, Solana, Polygon, Avalanche, Binance USD, Polkadot, Litecoin, Apecoin, Cardano, Chainlink, Tron, Tether prices were trading with cuts over the last 24 hours, whereas Uniswap gained.
Such a backdrop offers little respite for crypto markets. They were already reeling from a $2 trillion plunge from a 2021 record high, an unraveling pockmarked with blowups such as the Three Arrows Capital hedge fund and the Terraform Labs project — whose co-founder Do Kwon is wanted by authorities.
(With inputs from agencies)
 
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Bitcoin's Accumulated Momentum Is Going To Be Hard To Stop – Bitcoin Magazine

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While "the smartest people in the room" scan the horizon, bitcoiners are out there actually building the future they want to live in.
The below is a direct excerpt of Marty's Bent Issue #1259: "Bitcoin is action. The accumulated momentum is going to be hard to stop." Sign up for the newsletter here.
This morning I listened to a recent Macro Voices podcast with Brent Johnson from Santiago Capital. It was a very good conversation about the state of the global economy, particularly focused on the dollar's relative strength against other currencies and how things may play out as the dollar continues to strengthen as prophesied by the "Dollar Milkshake" theory. Here's a link to the episode for those interested.
Toward the end of their discussion Erik (the host) and Brent make it clear without saying anything explicitly that it is insane that global markets are essentially beholden to the whims of a very select few people, central bankers, out of the billions who are alive on this planet. The fact that the world hinges on the cryptic language of people who are completely disconnected from reality and do not suffer the consequences of their actions is a bit baffling. With that being said, what I'd like to focus on is the fact the Erik and Brent ended their conversation with a brief detour to discuss the next world reserve currency. Both gentlemen acknowledged that it would likely be a cryptocurrency – likely produced by one of the governments or a coalition of governments – and will certainly not be bitcoin.
To your Uncle Marty, this is an incredibly hilarious line of thinking from a couple of individuals who seem to "get it" in regards to the fact that the fiat system is doomed for failure and it's failure is being driven by incompetent central planners. To think that the solution to bad central planning from an incompetent group will be better central planning from the same group via a fresh slate a CBDC or something like it would provide. Even funnier is the fact that they emphatically proclaim that bitcoin most certainly will not become the dominant money in the world while deriding "bitcoin maximalists". This is our edge, freaks.
While "the smartest people in the room" scan the horizon waiting to place their bets on something that hasn't materialized yet and is sure to end in failure if it ever does because it will suffer from the same centralized attributes that doomed the dollar, bitcoiners are out there actually building the future they want to live in. The macro mensches of the world can continue to sit on the sideline and pontificate about what they think will come to market. Bitcoiners will continue to act and bring their distributed, censorship resistant, sound money to market. And the headstart bitcoin has amassed is approaching insurmountable. It is a step-function improvement on the incumbent monetary system in every way.
It's provably scarce and extremely hard to change.
You can send it over the internet.
You can divide more granularly.
It is extremely hard to prevent someone from receiving or sending bitcoin if used correctly.
And, what might be the most underappreciated aspect, it is beginning to become an integral part of the energy sector. And as we're finding out now energy is pretty damn important. Arguably the most important asset on the planet. Bitcoin becoming an essential for energy producers makes it significantly harder to kill from a logistical and political perspective.
We are so early.

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Boba Network Partners With Avalanche, Boba AVAX L2 to Provide 'Faster Transactions and Lower Fees' – Blockchain Bitcoin News – Bitcoin News

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by Jamie Redman
On Wednesday, the layer two scaling solution that leverages optimistic rollup technology, Boba Network has revealed it now supports the proof-of-stake (PoS) network Avalanche. According to the Boba Network team, the new Avalanche support will produce “faster transactions and lower fees.”
Boba Network, the layer two (L2) scaling project introduced Boba AVAX L2 on Wednesday via the team’s Twitter account. “We’re over the slopes to announce our partnership as an official scaling solution for Avalanche,” Boba said. “Avalanche offers blazing fast speeds, low costs, and eco-friendly solutions: Boba AVAX L2 holds true to those values and enhances it further.”
Boba is already connected with the Ethereum (ETH) network and at the time of writing, l2fees.info stats show Boba’s fee to move ether today is $0.17, and to swap tokens the estimated price is $0.30. That is cheaper than the current 34 gwei ($0.96) to send ether onchain, according to etherscan.io’s gas tracking tool. A high-priority decentralized exchange (dex) swap can cost $8.47 per transaction onchain, so Boba’s $0.30 cost to swap, is 96.45% cheaper.
“Faster transactions, lower fees: Boba AVAX L2 is catered for all heavy transactions, throughput-reliant protocols [and] anyone wanting to be part of the next generation,” Boba further declared on Wednesday. The team further explained it is joining partner decentralized applications (dapps) like Sushiswap and Evoverses with the new support. Boba added:
While Sushi will be deploying their Legacy Swap on Boba AVAX L2, Evoverses’ will be joining with their 3D PvP gameplay, powered by the Unreal Engine 5 [and] Hybrid Compute to help the game scale and reach its full potential.
L2 projects like Boba Network have been partnering with a great deal of industry heavyweights and blockchain networks in recent times. Opensea recently detailed the leading NFT marketplace has added Arbitrum support and the NFT market competitor Rarible revealed Immutable X support. Arbitrum, Immutable X, and Boba Network are all L2 projects and other competitors include Loopring, Zksync, Optimism, Metis, Polygon Hermez, and Aztec.
What do you think about Boba Network adding Avalanche support? Let us know what you think about this subject in the comments section below.
Jamie Redman is the News Lead at Bitcoin.com News and a financial tech journalist living in Florida. Redman has been an active member of the cryptocurrency community since 2011. He has a passion for Bitcoin, open-source code, and decentralized applications. Since September 2015, Redman has written more than 6,000 articles for Bitcoin.com News about the disruptive protocols emerging today.

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