Litecoin Price Prediction: LTC Drops As Markets Get Off To A Sluggish Start 

Daily Litecoin LTC Technical Analysis

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Last Updated February 1st 2022
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  • The Litecoin price is currently down by over 3%, as markets opened in the red. 
  • LTC had pushed up to $110 on Saturday as market watchers had hoped for a sustained recovery over the weekend. 

The Litecoin price fell back during the ongoing session, as sellers forced the price down to $104 during the ongoing session. Currently, LTC is down by over 3%, with sellers in control. On Thursday, LTC had registered a marginal increase before recovering and rising by 2.26% on Friday, moving to $109.46. Saturday saw LTC continue to push higher, as the price rose to $110.86, before dropping back on Sunday and ending the weekend on a bearish note at $108.70. The current session sees LTC at $104, as sellers look to drive the price lower. 

Litecoin Price Chart Indicates LTC Could Drop Towards $100 

The Litecoin price got off to an extremely bearish start to the previous week, dropping by nearly 12% on Saturday. LTC continued to drop on Saturday, falling by over 5% and dropping to $108.42, before making a strong recovery on Sunday and ending the weekend at $112.37. However, Monday saw LTC back in the red, dropping over 2% and settling at $109.67, and then dropping to $107.85 on Tuesday. LTC continued to drop on Wednesday, registering a marginal drop of 0.80% after a fairly volatile session.

Image: LTC/USD daily

LTC/USD daily chart 020122

After registering a marginal drop on Wednesday, the Litecoin price recorded a marginal increase on Thursday and then rose by 2.26% on Friday and moved to $109.46. LTC continued to push up over the weekend, as it rose by 1.28% on Saturday and moved to $110.86. However, after reaching this level, LTC fell back, dropping by nearly 2% on Sunday and ending the weekend at $108.70. The current session sees LTC at $104, and with the MACD currently bearish, we could see the price drop further.

Looking at IntoTheBlock’s IOMAP for the Litecoin price, we can see that LTC faces strong resistance at around $106.56. At this price level, over 130,000 addresses have sold more than 5.8 million LTC.

Image: IntoTheBlock

LTC/USD volume chart 020122

The 4-hour Litecoin price chart shows us that LTC had dropped significantly on the 24th when it fell to $100.73. The price made a fairly strong recovery from this level, rising to $109.67 after pushing above the 20-bar SMA. LTC continued to push higher from this level and moved to $111.65 on the 26th. However, LTC fell back in the red after reaching this level, dropping back below the 20-bar SMA and moving to $104.21. With the 20-bar SMA now acting as resistance, LTC could not move past this level until the 29th, when the price rose to $109.46, pushing above the 20-bar SMA. LTC continued to push higher from this level, rising above the 50-bar SMA and moving to $111.58 on the 20th. After reaching this level, LTC fell back into bearish territory, slipping below the 20 and 50-bar SMAs and moving to its current level of $104.

We can see that the Parabolic SAR is bearish, while the MACD has just flipped to bearish, indicating that we could see the price drop further.

Image: LTC/USD 4-hour

LTC/USD 4-hour chart 020122

Litecoin Price Is Expected To Reach These Levels

The Litecoin price chart shows us that LTC has dropped considerably over the past couple of sessions and is down by over 3% during the current session. If the current sentiment persists with sellers in control, LTC could drop towards the $100 level.