September 22, 2023

Welcome to the the tenth publication of the Market’s Compass Weekly Crypto Candy Sixteen Examine. The Examine tracks the technical situation of sixteen of the bigger market cap cryptocurrencies. I’ve compiled the historic quantitative goal technical rating knowledge and secondary technical indicators together with the Candy Sixteen Complete Technical Rankings and Weekly Common Technical Rating again to October of 2021. Each week the Research will spotlight the technical adjustments of the 16 cryptocurrencies that I monitor in addition to particular person highlights on noteworthy strikes in sure cryptocurrencies and Indexes.

The Excel spreadsheet beneath signifies the weekly change within the goal Technical Rating (“TR”) of every particular person Cryptocurrency. The technical rating or scoring system is a wholly quantitative method that makes use of a number of technical issues that embrace however should not restricted to pattern, momentum, measurements of accumulation/distribution and relative power. If a person Cryptocurrency’s technical situation improves the Technical Rating (“TR”) rises, and conversely, if the technical situation continues to deteriorate, the TR falls. The TR of every particular person Cryptocurrency can vary from 0 to 50. The spreadsheet beneath additionally acts as a “warmth map” in that, cryptocurrencies with a TR within the vary of 1 to fifteen are highlighted in crimson, 15.5 to 34.5 are famous in blue and TRs within the vary of 35 to 50 are in inexperienced. The first take-away from this unfold sheet needs to be the pattern of the person TRs, both the continued enchancment or deterioration, in addition to a change in course. A sustained pattern change must unfold within the particular person TRs for it to be actionable. Secondarily a really low rating can sign an oversold situation and conversely a continued very excessive quantity may be seen as an overbought situation however, as we all know, over offered circumstances can proceed at apace and overbought securities which have exhibited extraordinary momentum can simply grow to be extra overbought. Thirdly, the weekly TRs are a priceless relative power/weak point indicator vs. one another, as well as when the Complete Candy Sixteen Technical Rating (“SSTTR”), that has a variety of 0 to 800, is close to the underside of its vary and a person cryptocurrency has a TR that continues to be elevated it speaks to relative power. Conversely if the SSTTR is close to the highest of its latest vary and a person cryptocurrency has a TR that continues to be mired at low ranges it speaks to relative weak point. Lastly I view the target Technical Rankings as a place to begin in my evaluation and it’s not the whole “finish recreation”.

This Week’s and 10 Week Trailing Technical Rankings of the 16 Particular person Cryptocurrencies*

*Rankings are calculated as much as the week ending Friday June 2nd

The Complete Candy Sixteen Technical Rating or TSSTR has risen 4 weeks in a row. The TSSTR rose 19.65% to 374 from 300.5. The rise in Solana’s (SOL) and Litecoin’s (LTC) particular person Technical Rankings accounted for practically 40% of the rise within the TSSTR. As shall be seen beneath SOL and LTC TRs rose 15 and 14 respectively. Charts are as of final Friday and ideas on the technical situation of each are posted beneath the charts (the WoW adjustments in particular person TRs of the stability of the Candy Sixteen are posted beneath the charts that comply with).

Over the previous seven days, LTC has re-taken the bottom above the Cloud mannequin. It has additionally superior above the Median Line (gold dashed line) of the Schiff Pitchfork (gold P1 by way of P3) and in addition the Might seventeenth swing excessive after holding, on a closing foundation, above the Kijun Plot (strong inexperienced line) and the the underside of the Cloud mannequin. MACD kissed its sign in mid-Might and is monitoring larger once more confirming Fridays closing larger excessive in worth. The Relative Comparability Index has marked a 3 month new excessive vs. the CCCi30 Index (backside panel). These technical options counsel that the rally has additional to run. I’ve raised assist to the Might twenty fifth swing low at 82.50.

Solana has been consolidating the features for the reason that Might twenty fourth worth swing low on the 18.70 (gold P3) (this marks key assist). Up to now costs have been capped at worth resistance at 21.45. A continuation of the quick time period rally by way of that degree would place the subsequent upside worth goal on the Cloud mannequin and the 50% Inside Line (dashed gold line) of the Normal Pitchfork (gold P1 by way of P3). MACD has been monitoring larger for the reason that P3 low and is about to enter constructive territory.

On a Wow foundation, twelve Cryptocurrencies registered enchancment of their goal TRs and 4 marked contractions. The typical TR acquire was +4.59. Three Cryptocurrencies ended the week within the “inexperienced zone” (TRs of between 35 and 50), seven had been within the “blue zone” (TRs between 15.5 and 34.5) and 6 ended the week within the “crimson zone” (TRs between 1 and 15). The earlier week there was just one within the “inexperienced zone”, eight had been within the “blue zone” and 7 had been within the “crimson zone”. All TRs ended the week between up +15 and down -5. For the fourth week in a row, Tron (TRX) was within the inexperienced zone and on the finish of final week it sported the perfect Technical Rating at 42.5 (the TRX Weekly line chart of the TR is beneath with the 45 Week EMA (in blue) and the 9-week SMA (in crimson).

Measurements of Relative Power and Weak spot within the Candy Sixteen vs. The CCi30 Index*.

*The CCi30 Index is a registered trademark and was created and is maintained by an impartial workforce of mathematicians, quants and fund managers lead by Igor Rivin. It’s is a rules-based index designed to objectively measure the general development, day by day and long-term motion of the blockchain sector. It does so by indexing the 30 largest cryptocurrencies by market capitalization, excluding steady cash (extra particulars may be discovered at

“What’s in Your Pockets?”

I hope its been Ethereum (ETH), Ripple (XRP) or Tron (TRX) and never Polkadot (DOT or Avalanche (AVAX).

Seven Day Absolute % Worth Change*

*Friday Might twenty sixth to Friday June 2nd

The Technical Situation Issue adjustments for the reason that week ending Might nineteenth

There are eight Technical Situation Elements (“TCFs”) that decide particular person TR scores (0-50). Every of those 8, ask goal technical questions (see the spreadsheet posted above). If a technical query is constructive an extra level is added to the person TR. Conversely if the technical query is unfavourable, it receives a “0”. A couple of TCFs carry extra weight than the others such because the Weekly Development Issue and the Weekly Momentum Think about compiling every particular person TR of every of the 16 Cryptocurrencies. Due to that, the excel sheet above calculates every issue’s weekly studying as a p.c of the attainable whole. For instance, there are 7 issues (or questions) within the Each day Momentum Technical Situation Issue (“DMTCF”) of the 16 Cryptocurrencies ETFs (or 7 X 16) for a attainable vary of 0-112 if all 16 had fulfilled the DMTCF standards the studying could be 112 or 100%.

Two weeks in the past, for the week ending Might twenty sixth, 46 of a attainable whole of 112 constructive factors or a 41.07% studying within the DMTCF was registered. That marked a beneath impartial studying . Final week the DMTCF rose sharply to 81.25%.

As a affirmation device, if all eight TCFs enhance on every week over week foundation, extra of the 16 Cryptocurrencies are enhancing internally on a technical foundation, confirming a broader market transfer larger (consider an advance/decline calculation). Conversely, if extra of the TCFs fall on every week over week foundation, extra of the “Cryptos” are deteriorating on a technical foundation confirming the broader market transfer decrease. Final week six TCFs rose and two fell.

The CCi30 Index with This Week’s Candy Sixteen Complete Technical Rating “SSTTR” Overlaid

The Candy Sixteen Complete Technical Rating (“SSTTR”) Indicator is a complete of all 16 Cryptocurrency rankings and may be checked out as a affirmation/divergence indicator in addition to an overbought / oversold indicator. As a affirmation/divergence device: If the broader market as measured by the CCi30 Index continues to rally with out a commensurate transfer or larger transfer within the SSTTR the continued rally within the CCi30 Index turns into more and more in jeopardy. Conversely, if the CCi30 Index continues to print decrease lows and there may be little change or a constructing enchancment within the SSTTR a constructive divergence is registered. That is, in a style, is sort of a conventional A/D Line. As an overbought/oversold indicator: The nearer the SSTTR will get to the 800 degree (all 16 Cryptocurrencies having a TR of fifty) “issues can’t get a lot better technically” and a rising quantity particular person Crypto’s have grow to be “stretched” there may be extra of an opportunity of a pullback within the CCi30. On the flip facet the nearer to an excessive low “issues can’t get a lot worse technically” and a rising variety of Crypto’s are “washed out technically” and an oversold rally or measurable low is nearer to being in place. The 13-week transferring common in Purple smooths the unstable SSTTR readings and analytically is a greater indicator of pattern.

Final week the SSTTR rose to 374 (remaining in impartial territory) and the 13-Week Shifting Common (crimson line) has begun to flatten out. On the finish of final week the CCi30 Index had continued to carry assist simply above the Decrease Parallel (strong gold line) of the Schiff Modified Pitchfork (gold P1 by way of P3). MACD has held above its sign line in impartial territory (neither overbought or oversold). A violation of the Decrease Parallel would put second worth assist at P3 (6,580) into play.

The CCi30 Index Weekly Cloud Mannequin with the Common Candy Sixteen Technical Rating (ASSTR)*

*The Common Candy Sixteen Technical Rating is the common particular person TR of the sixteen cryptocurrencies we monitor on the finish of every week.

The CCi30 Index has held assist on the Kijun Plot (inexperienced line) since retaking the bottom above it in March. The Common Candy Sixteen Technical Rating has risen from a better low of 18.78, registered two weeks in the past, to 23.38. I proceed to imagine that the value motion on the Index degree is a part of a base constructing course of and barring a break of worth assist on the March tenth worth pivot low at 6,580 that the Index will problem worth resistance at June/July 2022 highs on the 10,000 /11,000 degree within the weeks forward.

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