The 4h timeframe portrays a huge struggle of Dogecoin bulls to break out of the 35-44 sats channel. DOGE clearly bottomed out at 35 sats after forming a bottom for 10+ candles before shifting gears and heading back up. It then failed created a new local high at 44 sats before dropping back below 40 sats again.It then ranged in the new mini channel between 37-39 sats for 5 days and then dropped back to the 35 sats zone, forming a super strong support at this height.
All three moving averages are bunched up around the price action and are acting as a support and resistance, simultaneously.
There doesn’t seem to be any indication Doge is gonna move in any direction (in a significant fashion) so staying out of it is the best position to have at the moment.
On the daily timeframe, Dogecoin is acting almost like a stablecoin pegged to 38-40 sats value. It keeps forming spinning tops and dojis, indicating a struggle between two factions with neither being able to secure enough power to pull the price in north or south direction.
Trading volume is worrisome – reported volume in the last 24hrs is $33m and “Real 10” (trading volume on the exchanges that provably prevent wash trading) volume is almost non-existent and amounts to only $330k since DOGE is not listed on many legit exchanges. This means that DOGE’s liquidity is highly inflated and has very low liquidity. As you evaluate investments, and consider your overall portfolio, liquidity should be an important factor. Basically, liquidity is the ability you have to convert any asset into other coin or fiat quickly. It is also an ability to buy or sell a security without affecting the asset’s price.
On the other side, DOGE comparatively has a solid buy support, according to coinmarketbook.cc. Buy support is measuring sum of buy orders at 10% distance from the highest bid price. This way we can eliminate fake buy walls and whale manipulation and see the real interest of the market in a certain coin. DOGE currently has a sound $2.4m of buy orders measured with this method, which sets DOGE buy support/market cap ratio at 0.80%, an above average value. Bitcoin and Ethereum have a 0.27% and 0.28% ratios, respectively. This novel metric indicates there are a lot of manipulations, inflated liquidity and fake orders on all crypto trading pairs, including DOGE pairs.
Mid May Update: Fundamentals
Dogecoin has been ranked as the B category – basic with overall 701 points as of May 5th. By far the strongest metric that contributed to this great score is user activity that got 924 points, followed by market maturity with 644 and developer activity that had only 539 points. This data indicates that Dogecoin is actively used as is right now but the improvements and new developments on the network are not being worked on which is not a good sign.
Below are some of the most important news around the project in the last 30 days.
- Aside of Elon Musk joking on Twitter about being a CEO of Dogecoin, nothing worth jotting down happened in Doge ecosystem in the last month or so.