After moving to a new all-time trading high in late 2018, the cryptocurrency has repeatedly fallen short of its 2018 trading peak this year. In fact, aside from two notable intraday rallies during April and late May this year, the WAVES / USD pair has notably underperformed the broader cryptocurrency market.
Since January 1st this year the WAVES / USD is currently trading down around sixty percent, while the cryptocurrency is trading around twenty percent higher than its lowest ever trading level, which was created just last week.
The technicals are currently showing that the WAVES / USD pair still has significant ground to cover before it regains its medium-term status. The cryptocurrency has recently turned over the short-term, although a lack of patterns suggests the rally could easily start to fade as the broader long-term trend remains .
The four-hour time frame is showing that the WAVES / USD pair has recovered above its 50-period and 200-period moving averages, with the cryptocurrency needing to rally towards the $1.36 level to form a inverted pattern.
Interestingly, the daily time frame shows a large pattern, with the cryptocurrency attempting to break back inside the pattern. Sellers previously failed to take advantage of breakout from the pattern, which may suggest a possible attempt to ignite the reversal pattern to the upside.
The daily time frame currently shows that a breakout from the pattern will occur if price moves above the $1.50 level, which would mean the WAVES / USD pair would need to rally more than thirty percent from current levels to reach the $1.50 level target.
According to the latest sentiment data from TheTIE. , the short-term sentiment towards Waves is , at 68.00 %, while the overall long-term sentiment towards the cryptocurrency is very , at 23.00%.
WAVES / USD by TradingView
The four-hour time frame is showing that the WAVES / USD pair has moved above all key short-term moving averages, leaving the August 24th swing-high as the strongest form of near-term resistance.
The daily time frame highlights the 50-day and 200-day moving averages as the key resistance areas bulls need to clear in the medium-term. The WAVES / USD pair’s 200-day moving average is currently some distance away, around the $2.00 level.
The four-hour time frame is showing that major short-term technical support is located around the $1.11 level. Key support under the $1.11 level is found at the $1.06 and $1.00 levels.
The daily time frame is currently showing that the WAVES / USD pair’s current yearly trading low as the strongest form of medium-term technical support, around the $0.97 level.
Waves has staged an explosive double-digit rally, with bulls now probing against major resistance on the daily time frame.
Due to the heavy losses incurred over the course of year, the cryptocurrency still has significant work ahead to secure its medium-term prospects.