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Chainlink (LINK) Steadies above $24, Fresh Increase To $27 Likely

Chainlink (LINK) traded to a new yearly high near $27.00 before correcting lower, similar to bitcoin and Ethereum. The price is now holding a major support at $24.00 and the 100 SMA (H4).

Chainlink token price started a downside correction from the $27.03 high against the US dollar.
The price is well bid above the $24.00 level and the 100 simple moving average (4-hours).
There is a key bullish trend line forming with support near $23.85 on the 4-hours chart of the LINK/USD pair (data source from Kraken).
The price is showing positive signs and it could start a fresh increase towards the $27.00 level.

Chainlink (LINK) Remains Well Supported
After a close above $25.00, chainlink (LINK) extended its upward move against the US Dollar, similar to bitcoin and Ethereum. There was a clear break above the $26.50 level and the price traded to a new high at $27.03.
The price started a downside correction from $27.03 and traded below the $26.00 level. There was a break below the $25.50 support level. The price even spiked below the $24.00 level and traded as low as $22.92.
However, the price remained well supported and it recovered above $23.50. LINK price is now trading nicely above the $24.00 level and the 100 simple moving average (4-hours). It already tested the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $27.03 high to $22.92 low.

Source: LINKUSD on TradingView.com
There is also a key bullish trend line forming with support near $23.85 on the 4-hours chart of the LINK/USD pair. On the upside, the price is facing resistance near the $25.00 level.
The next major resistance is near the $25.50 level. It is close to the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $27.03 high to $22.92 low. A clear break above $25.50 may possibly start a fresh increase towards the $27.00 and $28.00 levels.
More Losses?
If chainlink’s price fails to climb above the $25.00 level, there could be a fresh decline. An initial support on the downside is near the $24.00 level and the trend line.
A break below the trend line support might push the price further lower towards $23.00. Any more losses could lead the price towards the $22.00 level.
Technical Indicators
4-hours MACD – The MACD for LINK/USD is gaining momentum in the bullish zone.
4-hours RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for LINK/USD is currently close to the 50 level.
Major Support Levels – $24.00, $23.85 and $22.00.
Major Resistance Levels – $25.00, $25.50 and $27.00.

Claude Freeman
Claude Freeman
I have been in the Crypto industry for over 10 years. I have seen it grow from a small niche to a global phenomenon. I have written for some of the most popular publications in the space, including CoinDesk and Bitcoin Magazine. I am currently working on my second book, which is about the history of money and how cryptocurrency is changing the way we think about it.

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