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Dogecoin’s ‘golden cross’ could spark a 100% price rally for DOGE 

Dogecoin’s ‘golden cross’ could spark a 100% price rally for DOGE

Dogecoin (DOGE), the leading meme cryptocurrency by market capitalization, is signaling a possible bullish trend with the emergence of a “golden cross” pattern in its technical charts.

This pattern previously foreshadowed a significant price rally in early 2021. Currently priced at $0.1438, DOGE has declined by 4.70% over the past day but has shown robust year-to-date (YTD) growth of 60.32%, significantly outpacing Bitcoin (BTC), which has seen a YTD increase of 43.565%.

The 50-week simple moving average (SMA) of Dogecoin’s spot price is trending upwards and is projected to surpass the 200-week SMA soon, potentially forming a “golden cross”.

This bullish technical pattern, which hasn’t occurred since early 2021, previously preceded a significant price rally where Dogecoin soared to its all-time high of over $0.73, following a nearly 8,000% increase.

A golden cross suggests that new buyers are gaining ground more quickly than long-term holders, marking a potential shift from a bearish to a bullish market phase.

Dogecoin SMA 50 and SMA 200. Source: TradingView

The path to this upcoming golden cross began when Dogecoin broke above its 200-week SMA in March with a dramatic 70% price increase in just one week, revitalizing the long-term moving average. This forthcoming golden cross would be the first in over three years.

However, the last golden cross in 2021 led to significant volatility, resulting in a massive surge followed by a 90% decline, with prices eventually stabilizing between $0.05 and $0.10 from May 2022 to February 2024.

This highlights the volatile nature of cryptocurrency investments, especially in meme tokens like DOGE, which are highly susceptible to market sentiment and speculative trading.

Current market conditions and analyst perspectives 

Unlike the favorable macroeconomic conditions of 2021, today’s financial environment presents higher interest rates and increased geopolitical tensions, which might affect speculative investments differently.

Dogecoin descending trendline. Source:  World Of Charts/X

Renowned crypto analyst, World Of Charts, suggests that despite these challenges, Dogecoin is approaching a critical descending trendline, with a potential breakout that could trigger a 100% surge in its price, aiming for a target of approximately $0.29.

This optimistic forecast aligns with momentum traders who regard moving average crossovers as pivotal indicators. As Dogecoin’s 50-week SMA continues to rise, it signals potential opportunities for those seeking short-term gains.

While the impending golden cross offers a hopeful outlook for Dogecoin, the volatile history following such events advises caution.

Investors are advised not to rely solely on technical indicators but to also consider the broader economic conditions and personal risk tolerance. A balanced investment strategy is crucial, acknowledging both the potential upsides and downsides. 

Dogecoin’s journey toward another golden cross could indeed ‘kick-off’ another 100% rally, as suggested by World Of Charts.

However, given the speculative nature of the market, participants should approach with caution, keeping in mind that past performance is not indicative of future results.

Disclaimer: The content on this site should not be considered investment advice. Investing is speculative. When investing, your capital is at risk.

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