Stellar (XLM): Buyers Should Know This Before Executing Longs

  • Stellar reversed from a long-term trend-line resistance to trigger a patterned break.
  • The altcoin witnessed a dip in daily users within the past few months.
  • The short/long ratio confirmed a brief bearish edge.

An anticipated bullish refutation from the baseline at $0.09 over last week triggered an optimistic volatile break. That supported XLM to its multi-month trend-line resistance. Meanwhile, the buying resurgence incorporated an ascending channel setup in the daily chart.

The emerging patterned break positioned the altcoin for a possible dull period in the upcoming sessions. While publishing this blog, XLM changed hands at $0.1137.

Stellar Broke Down from Pattern; When Will Buyers Re-Join?

XLM has seen bearish rallies for more than a year since reversing from the multi-yearly peak in May last year. Meantime, the downtrend formed a 17-month trend-line resistance. Also, the persistent market cap slump dragged the price action to its 22-month foothold at the $0.09 – $0.1 territory.

The past few months saw buyer share exhibiting inclinations to rebound from the region. Nevertheless, the longer-term trend-line resistance catalyzed the selling strength to trigger a bearish engulfing candle on October 10.

The price action securing the road past the 20-50 Exponential Moving Average limits would see buyers rekindling revival hopes. XLM buyers should watch for decisive morning star candles if the current candle closes as green. Such developments would see the trend-line resistance continuing to pose recovery obstacles.

A potential closing beneath the Exponential Moving Averages and $0.113 might trigger a short-term slowdown. That would see XLM targeting a test of its initial massive support around the $0.107 mark. A dip beneath this level would bolster sellers to hit the longer-term support territory.

The RSI (Relative Strength Index) headed into the bearish territory to indicate a brief selling dominance. Nevertheless, its higher troughs within the past few days kept chances of bullish divergences alive.

Faded User Interest

XLM’s price and daily active addresses presented consistent declines within the previous year. That indicated declined user traction. Nevertheless, the last month witnessed a slight surge in user activity, though substantial improvements were yet to emerge.

Also, the short/long ratio in all exchanges within the past day indicated a brief bearish inclination for XLM. Lastly, the upward channel structure break from the longer-term ceiling can see sellers keeping their regime. A closing beyond the EMAs might cancel the selling tendencies.