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Cardano Price Projection: Basing Pattern Questioned

Steve Miley trader
Updated 7 Dec 2022

Cardano has been in a basing formation since the lows were posted in November, but that bottoming effort is being questioned by recent losses.

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Cardano Basing

The cryptocurrency Cardano (ADAUSD) has been in a sideways, consolidation phase since the early November plunge in the wake of the FTX collapse and the contagion that has seen a push still lower to 0.2954 in latter November.

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 However, the subsequent dip and rebound from 0.3001 above 0.3225 to 0.3290 has highlighted a small Double Bottom basing pattern and highlighted potential for a short-term, more bullish outlook.

But the even more recent, December dip this week has now questioned the bottoming/ basing effort.

Source: IG.com

Here we look at the key trigger points on the upside for Cardano, that are required to signal a more sustainable, short- and intermediate-term bottoming. And also review the downside levels, through which could see a more bearish theme resume.

Upside Risks

An ADAUSD push back above the recent recovery swing high at 0.3290 would reinforce the immediate, short-term basing and recovery phase. This would then point the market towards 0.3445 and 0.3782 chart resistance levels from November. The overshot risk into year-end would then be to target swing/ failure highs at 0.4377/99. The more bullish prospect for Q1 2023 would possibly then be to target 0.5199 and even 0.5947.

Downside Threats

An ADA break back below 0.3070 would quickly aim back to the November lows clustered at 0.3001/0.2954. Through here would then set a bearish extension threat to possibly aim down towards .0.2550/2525.


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Steve has 29 years of financial market experience including 3 years at Credit Suisse and 15 years at Merril Lynch. Steve is the Academic Dean for The London School of Wealth Management and has won many awards from Technical Analyst Magazine.