Will Tezos (XTZ.X) price recover in the foreseeable future?

6:17 am ET, 06 Sep 2018

Tezos (XTZ.X) is trading at $1.23, down by 12% from yesterday. The cryptocurrency has been declining precipitously and now has a $747 million market capitalization.  What is Tezos' price forecast?  What should traders and investors know about Tezos?

The Tezos foundation is working on strengthening the security of its cryptocurrency. It will issue financial grants to research institutions for the development of blockchain technology and smart contracts. 

One can purchase a Tezos coin on various exchanges such as Gate.io, Gatecoin, and HitBTC. It can't be purchased directly using US dollars. So, one has to buy first buy Ethereum or Bitcoin through an exchange dealing in US dollars such as Coinbase, Gemini or Changelly.  Also, China Electronic Information Industry Development Department (CCID) has announced that it will add Tezos to their list.

The uniqueness of Tezos lies in the fact that the platform can self-evolve. This enables the currency to avoid any kind of clash in similar communities when it comes to the negative impact of a hard fork occurring in the blockchain.

Tezos intends to offer services similar to Ethereum that will enable the creation and maintenance of smart contracts and the DApps on the platform.  An additional feature offered by Tezos is the formal verification processes for its smart contracts that is going to be executed on its blockchain.

Here are the major technical indicators:

  • MACD is placed in the bearish zone. MACD (moving average convergence divergence) is a trend-following momentum indicator that shows the relationship between two moving averages of prices.  MACD is calculated by subtracting the 26-day EMA (exponential moving average) from the 12-day EMA;
  • RSI (relative strength indicator) is hovering around 30, which means the asset is oversold. RSI compares the magnitude of recent gains and losses over a specified time period to measure speed and change of price movements of a security;
  • A new major support level is forming at $1.20;
  • A new major resistance level is forming at $1.27.

Over the last 30 days, XTZ.X lost 13.53%, which is 16.26 percentage points lower than the 30-day return of Bitcoin (BTC.X).

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