Dogecoin Holds Above This Bellwether Indicator, Elon Musk Agrees To Twitter Spaces Q&A: What's Going On?

Zinger Key Points
  • Dogecoin was holding above the 200-day SMA, a bellwether indicator that suggests a bear vs a bull cycle.
  • The crypto is trading in a bearish-leaning inside bar pattern.

Dogecoin DOGE/USD was bouncing up slightly during Saturday’s 24-hour trading session after plunging over 10% during Friday’s session to close just above the 200-day simple moving average (SMA).

The S&P 500 tumbled 1.11% on Friday, for a total loss of over 5% since the market opened on Tuesday, which negatively affected the crypto sector.

On CNBC’s "Squawk Box," Jim Cramer said people should be negative on crypto, but he thinks people are being too negative on stocks.

“I think there’s some real interesting opportunities every single day, including today, and everybody’s just much too negative, I think you should be negative on crypto,” Cramer said.

I'm negative on XRP XRP/USD, Litecoin LTC/USD, and Dogecoin because I've yet to find anybody who really takes them," Cramer said. "It's like $80 billion worth of non-Bitcoin that's destined to be wiped out."

Cramer made similar comments on Dec. 8, referring to Dogecoin as an “ain’t con.”

Despite Cramer’s claims, Dogecoin has utility. The crypto has been used for several fundraising campaigns and can be used to purchase tickets and concessions at AMC theaters. Tesla has also offered merchandise for sale in DOGE, and Dallas Mavericks fans have been able to purchase tickets to Mavericks games using the cryptocurrency.

Dogecoin also has celebrity backing, notably from Elon Musk, who responded to Sir Doge of the Coin on Twitter Friday to say he’d be willing to join the Dogecoin community on Twitter Spaces to answer some questions closer to Christmas. Dogecoin enthusiasts are hoping Musk will eventually allow Dogecoin to be used as payment on his newly acquired social media platform.

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The Dogecoin Chart: When Dogecoin fell on Friday, the crypto tagged the 200-day SMA and bounced slightly up from the level. The 200-day SMA acts as both heavy support and resistance, making it unlikely that a stock or crypto will slide through the area on the first attempt.

  • Because Dogecoin held above the 200-day, it indicates the crypto is in a bull market. The 50-day SMA is also trending above the 200-day, which is a good sign for the bulls.
  • During Saturday’s trading session, Dogecoin was printing an inside bar pattern on the daily chart, which suggests consolidation is taking place. Unfortunately for the bulls, the pattern leans bearish in the case because Dogecoin was trading lower before forming the inside bar and because the inside bar is forming near the bottom of Friday’s trading range.
  • If Dogecoin breaks down bearishly from the inside bar later on Saturday or on Sunday, the crypto may fall under the 200-day SMA, which would be bearish. If the crypto trades under the 200-day SMA for a period of time, the 50-day SMA will eventually cross below the 200-day, which would cause a death cross to form.
  • Dogecoin has resistance above at $0.083 and $0.099 and support below at $0.075 and $0.07.

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