Polkadot (DOT) Might Have Begun An Upward Trend

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In Brief
  • DOT has completed an A-B-C correction.

  • There is support at $3.95 and resistance between $5.18-$5.58.

  • DOT/BTC is attempting to break out above the 34,500 satoshi resistance area.

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Polkadot (DOT) has reclaimed an important support level and looks to have begun a new bullish impulse that might take it to new highs.

The DOT price has been following a descending resistance line since reaching a high of $6.86 on Sept 1.

DOT Overcomes Resistance

The price broke out from this resistance line on Oct 8 and then proceeded to validate the resistance and the $3.95 area as support. On Oct 20 the price initiated another upward movement that is still ongoing.

The closest resistance area is found between $5.18-$5.58, the 0.5-0.618 Fib levels of the entire downward move.

DOT Chart By TradingView

Wave Count

Cryptocurrency trader @TheEWguy outlined a DOT chart which shows the beginning of a new bullish impulse:

Source: Twitter

The price completed a bearish A-B-C correction (shown in black below) with the $3.60 low reached on Oct 7.

DOT looks to have begun a new bullish impulse (black) that is currently in wave 3. This wave is expected to end near the previously outlined resistance area between $5.18-$5.58. This impulse is expected to conclude with new highs.

A decrease below the wave 2 low at $3.80 would invalidate this particular wave count.

DOT Chart By TradingView


The DOT/BTC price movement is not as clear as its USD counterpart. At the time of press, DOT/BTC was pulling back slightly after yesterday’s close just under 37.000 satoshis.

Even though technical indicators are bullish, the 39,000 satoshi area had been acting as support since the beginning of September and is likely going to be difficult to break. Therefore, while an increase to 39,000 satoshis seems likely, we cannot yet confidently predict a breakout.

The loss of the current 34,500 satoshi support area could trigger a rapid decrease towards 25,000 satoshis.

DOT Chart By TradingView

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Valdrin is a cryptocurrency enthusiast and financial trader. After obtaining a masters degree in Financial Markets at the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics he began working at the Ministry of Economic Development in his native country of Kosovo. In 2019, he decided to focus full-time on cryptocurrencies and trading.

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