Ripple (XRP) Vulnerable If It Continues To Struggle Below $0.26

Ripple failed on more than two occasions near $0.2600 and $0.2640 against the US Dollar. XRP price could nosedive if there is a break below the $0.2500 support.


  • Ripple traded as high as $0.2644 and recently corrected lower against the US dollar.
  • The price is trading well above the $0.2500 support and the 100 simple moving average (4-hours).
  • There is a crucial bullish trend line forming with support near $0.2515 on the 4-hours chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken).
  • The pair could start a strong rally if it clears the $0.2600 and $0.2640 levels in the near term.

Ripple’s XRP Price is Approaching Key Break

After finding bids near the $0.2440 and $0.2450 support level, ripple’s XRP price started a steady increase. The price broke the $0.2500 resistance zone and settled well above the 100 simple moving average (4-hours).

It even broke the $0.2600 resistance level. However, the bulls are still struggling to gain strength above the $0.2600 and $0.2640 resistance levels. A swing high was formed near $0.2644 before the price started a downside correction.


There was a break below the $0.2550 level, and the price traded below the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent upward move from the $0.2463 low to $0.2644 high.

Source: XRPUSD on TradingView.com

The decline found support near the $0.2500 zone. The Fib retracement level of the recent upward move from the $0.2463 low to $0.2644 high is also acting as a support. More importantly, there is a crucial bullish trend line forming with support near $0.2515 on the 4-hours chart of the XRP/USD pair.

On the upside, the price is clearly facing a huge resistance near $0.2600 and $0.2640. If there is a successful break above the $0.2640 resistance zone, the price might start a strong rally. The next major resistance could be near $0.2720, followed by $0.2800.

Key Support for XRP

If ripple fails to clear the $0.2600 and $0.2640 resistance levels, there is a risk of a bearish breakdown. The first key support is near the trend line and the $0.2500 level.

The next major support is near the $0.2460 level and the 100 simple moving average (4-hours), below which the price might dive towards the $0.2300 support.

Technical Indicators

4-Hours MACD – The MACD for XRP/USD is slowly moving in the bullish zone.

4-Hours RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for XRP/USD is currently just above the 50 level.

Major Support Levels – $0.2515, $0.2500 and $0.2460.

Major Resistance Levels – $0.2600, $0.2640 and $0.2720.

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