• Litecoin price is showing bearish signs and it declined from the $200 resistance against the US Dollar.
  • LTC price is now trading well below the $200 level and the 55 simple moving average (4-hours).
  • There was a break below a declining channel with support near $180 on the 4-hours chart of the LTC/USD pair (data feed from Coinbase).
  • The pair is likely to continue lower below $170 and $165 in the near term.

Litecoin price is showing bearish signs below $200 and $195 against the US Dollar, similar to bitcoin. LTC price could dive further unless it gains strength above $185.

Litecoin Price Analysis

This week, there was a downward move in bitcoin, Ethereum, ripple, and litecoin against the US Dollar. Earlier, LTC made a couple of attempts to gain strength above $200 and $202.

However, the bulls failed to gain strength, resulting in a fresh decline from the $200 barrier. The recent swing high was near $198 before there was a break below $190. There was also a break below a declining channel with support near $180 on the 4-hours chart of the LTC/USD pair.

The pair dipped below the $180 support zone and settled well below the 55 simple moving average (4-hours). A low is formed near $171 and the price is clearly showing bearish signs.

If there is a downside break below the $171 and $170 levels, there is a risk of more losses. The next major support is near the $165 level, below which the price could decline further towards the $150 level.

On the upside, an initial resistance is near the broken channel at $178. It is close to the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $198 high to $171 low. The next major resistance on the upside is near the $185 level.

The 50% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $198 high to $171 low is also close to $185. The main resistance is now forming near $195, the 55 simple moving average (4-hours), and $200.

Litecoin (LTC) Price

Litecoin (LTC) Price

Looking at the chart, litecoin price is now trading well below $200 and it is testing the 55 simple moving average (4-hours). Overall, the price is likely to continue lower below $170 and $165 in the near term.

Technical indicators

4 hours MACD – The MACD for LTC/USD is currently gaining pace in the bearish zone.

4 hours RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for LTC/USD is now well below the 50 level.

Key Support Levels – $170 and $165.

Key Resistance Levels – $185 and $195.

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