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The Road Ahead for Shiba Inu (SHIB) – How to Make Sense of 35% Drop in 50 Days

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In Brief

  • The Shiba Inu (SHIB) price is trading in the middle of a horizontal range between $0.0000060-$0.0000080.
  • The weekly RSI and price action are bearish but the short-term ones provide a more bullish outlook.
  • A breakout from the short-term descending parallel channel will confirm that the short-term trend is bullish.
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The Shiba Inu (SHIB) price is trading in the middle of a long-term range between $0.0000060 – $0.0000080.

In lower timeframes, the SHIB price is trading inside a corrective pattern.

Descent Causes Breakdown Below Support

The weekly timeframe technical analysis for the SHIB price gives a bearish outlook because of the price action.

A descending resistance trendline rejected the SHIB price in July (red icon). This created a long upper wick and catalyzed the ongoing downward movement. During the descent, SHIB also broke down below the $0.0000080 horizontal area, which had been providing support.

After such breakdowns, horizontal support areas often turn to resistance. Another touch of the area and subsequent decrease will confirm the $0.0000080 area as resistance. The horizontal area is very close to the descending resistance trendline.

SHIBA Price Movement
SHIB/USDT Weekly Chart. Source: TradingView

The weekly RSI is also bearish. With the RSI as a momentum indicator, traders can determine whether a market is overbought or oversold and decide whether to accumulate or sell an asset.

Bulls have an advantage if the RSI reading is above 50 and the trend is upward, but if the reading is below 50, the opposite is true.

At the same time, the trendline rejected the price; the RSI was rejected at 50 (red circle) and is now falling. These are both considered signs of a bearish trend.

SHIB Price Prediction: Will Breakout Occur?

The analysis from the 12-hour timeframe offers a more bullish outlook.

The main reason for this is that the price is trading in the upper portion of a descending parallel channel. These channels usually contain corrective movements, meaning that an eventual breakout from it is the most likely future price outlook.

The fact that the meme coin trades in its upper portion further aligns with this possibility.

Additionally, the RSI is increasing and nearly moved above 50 (green circle), both signs of a bullish trend.

If the cryptocurrency breaks out, it can increase by 30% and reach the long-term descending resistance trendline at $0.0000095.

SHIB Price Prediction
SHIB/USDT 12-Hour Chart. Source: TradingView

However, this bullish SHIB price analysis will be invalidated if the channel’s resistance trendline rejects the price.

In that case, a 12% drop to the support trendline at $0.0000065 will likely be the future outlook.

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Valdrin Tahiri
Valdrin discovered cryptocurrencies while he was getting his MSc in Financial Markets from the Barcelona School of Economics. Shortly after graduating, he began writing for several different cryptocurrency related websites as a freelancer before eventually taking on the role of BeInCrypto's Senior Analyst. (I do not have a discord and will not contact you first there. Beware of scammers)
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