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Dogecoin more popular than ever… even as TXs hit lowest level since 2017

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The power of the Dogecoin meme is strong despite transaction levels of Dogecoin (DOGE) hitting the lowest they’ve been since 2017.

Multiple firms have made DOGE adoption plays this week, including Robinhood, which confirmed that it was going to roll out a new crypto wallet feature in its app next month supporting DOGE deposits and withdrawals. The meme coin’s co-creator, Billy Markus (who no longer works on the project), stated via Twitter earlier today:

“Okay we are allowed to overreact now Robinhood wallets is huge news for Dogecoin – it opens up so many users to the real utility of cryptocurrency!”

Buy $384 million in real estate with DOGE

On Wednesday, commercial real estate tokenization platform RedSwan announced that it would accept Dogecoin for two digital real estate deals on its marketplace. The firm is offering fractionalized ownership in two high-rise apartment buildings worth a combined $384 million.

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“[Dogecoin] is on the cusp of transitioning from a ‘meme coin’ to legitimate institutional and transactional use cases,” said RedSwan CEO Edward Nwokedi.

Dogecoin Apartment building. Source: RedSwan

The two digital real estate deals, dubbed APLO and LHOK, are taking minimum investments of $1,000 — roughly 4,447 DOGE at the time of writing — and are offering annualized targeted investor internal rate of returns of 26% and 19%, respectively.

On the same day, AMC Entertainment CEO Adam Aron conducted a poll of 140,000 people via Twitter, asking the community whether DOGE should be added to the firm’s plans to support crypto payments for tickets by the end of 2021. Out of the four options provided, “Yes, for sure do it” received 68.1% of the votes.

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Following the overwhelming support for DOGE in the poll, Aron then stated that “It’s clear that you think AMC should accept Dogecoin. Now we need to figure out how to do that. Stay tuned!”

Former DOGE “CEO” Elon Musk chimed in to call for the DOGE fee structure to be lowered to support widespread adoption.

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Low transaction levels

Despite the hype kicking into overdrive this week, DOGE transaction levels have dropped to lows that have not been seen since December 2017.

According to data from BitInfoCharts, the number of daily DOGE transactions has plunged to 16,000 for the first time in four years. The figure provides a stark contrast to the DOGE mania that swept the crypto market in April of this year resulting in peak 24-hour transaction levels of 140,000.

The lack of on-chain activity is reflected in DOGE’s price and market capitalization, with the price declining 69% since its all-time high of $0.73 in mid-May to sit at $0.22 at the time of writing.

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Dogecoin price could see 400% gains if DOGE holders band together

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  • Dogecoin price is moving sideways after a breakout from a descending triangle pattern.
  • A potential 400% move to $1.08 will face obstacles up to $0.35, beyond which, DOGE should rally swiftly.
  • On-chain metrics are hinting at an increase in large transactions and a paradigm shift in the nature of holders.

Dogecoin price is at a crucial tipping point in its evolution with the potential for it to trigger a massive volatile move. Hurdles exist, however, that will make it difficult to reach its intended target, of a new all-time high.

Dogecoin price at make or break levels

Dogecoin price has set up three lower highs and two higher lows, which when connected using trend lines reveals a descending triangle. This technical formation forecasts a 361% upswing to $1.09, obtained by adding the distance between the first swing high and low to the breakout point at $0.24.

DOGE breached the triangle’s hypotenuse on October 18 at $0.24. Since this point, the meme coin has struggled to move higher but failed.

Interestingly, Dogecoin price has been moving sideways and has retested the $0.193 support level thrice since August 3 with the latest revisit on November 26. This created a triple-tap setup, a bullish technical formation that forecasts a reversal in the trend. 

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Since Shiba Inu has stolen DOGE’s spotlight, things have been calm and consolidative for the original meme coin. If the buying pressure increases, however, pushing Dogecoin price to pierce through the $0.29 level to $0.35, and it produces a daily close above it, it will trigger an uptrend.

In this scenario, it will allow market makers to collect the sell-stop liquidity resting above $0.35. This development will allow DOGE to create a platform for the next leg-up at $0.44.

Clearing this hurdle will open the path to retest the current all-time high for Dogecoin price at $0.74. According to this prediction, DOGE could extend its bull rally to tag $1.09, its intended target. Due to the recent downswing, this upswing will represent a 400% gain from the current position at $0.22.

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DOGE/USDT 1-day chart

DOGE/USDT 1-day chart

As mentioned earlier, Shiba Inu seems to have siphoned off the hype, investors, and capital from Dogecoin, affecting its price, but things seem to be reverting, with some on-chain metrics suggesting a flip of the narrative is possible.

On-chain metrics predict a bright future

Looking at the transaction data tells a story about the nature of investors. Large transactions track transfers that are $100,000 or more. An increase in this metric serves as a proxy for institutions and their investment thesis.

Over the past six months, the number of such transactions has increased by 70.7% from 1,570 to 2,680. This uptick in the metric suggests that high networth investors are starting to take interest in DOGE at the current price levels.

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DOGE large transaction chart

DOGE large transaction chart

While the above metric provides an insight into the potential investments, IntoTheBlock’s Global In/Out of the Money (GIOM) model shows where significant blockades are present. This fundamental index reveals that the DOGE will face formidable challenges ranging from $0.30 to $0.34. Here roughly 500,000 addresses that purchased 47 billion DOGE are “Out of the Money” and are likely to sell to breakeven, increasing the selling pressure.

If buyers overcome this uptick in sell-side momentum and produce a daily close above $0.35, however, it will clear the daily demand mentioned above. This move will also open the path up for market makers to collect liquidity.

All in all, this on-chain metric also promotes a bullish idea for DOGE with a contingency that the bullish momentum pushes the meme coin above $0.35.

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DOGE GIOM chart

While the on-chain metrics described above serve as a tailwind for the bullish thesis, the new addresses joining the network add a dent to it. This metric shows that new users joining the Dogecoin network over the past six months have declined by 34.7% from 34,320 to 22,380.

This reduction indicates that despite the capital inflows observed in the large transaction metric, a majority of investors are not yet interested in DOGE. Hence, this divergence between the new addresses and the large transaction chart paints indecision.

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DOGE new addresses chart

DOGE new addresses chart

The discrepancy noticed above can be explained in the holders’ chart which shows a paradigm shift. In November 2020, the composition of DOGE investors was 74.2% holders (1+ years), 18.6% Cruisers (1 month to 1 year) and 7.2% traders (less than a month). As of November 2021, this composition has changed and shows that cruisers are currently dominating with a 50.7% stake, while holders have dropped to 42.1%. 

This drastic decrease in the long-term holders suggests that these investors have been distributing their holdings over the past year ie., indicating increased sell-side pressure, which adds credence to DOGE’s lackluster performance over the period.

In summary, if long-term holders stop offloading their DOGE holdings, investors can expect Dogecoin price to start inflating.

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DOGE Ownership chart

DOGE Ownership chart

On the other hand, if the selling pressure increases, knocking Dogecoin price below the $0.193 support level, it will lead to a retest of the descending triangle’s base at $0.16. If the bears produce a daily candlestick below this crucial barrier, it will open up DOGE to a massive 45% crash to $0.09, with a potential pitstop at $0.12.

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Ethereum and Dogecoin Primed for Breakouts As Crypto Markets Gear Up for Bullish December, According to Analyst Justin Bennett

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Crypto analyst Justin Bennett says that December could bring rallies to the digital asset markets, with Ethereum (ETH) and Dogecoin (DOGE) potentially at the forefront.

The analyst tells his 91,000 Twitter followers that the dollar index (DXY), which compares the USD to a basket of other fiat currencies, is flashing a bullish signal for the crypto markets.

A weaker DXY often signals higher prices for many assets. Bennett notes that DXY may have just had a failed breakout, and could now be facing downward momentum.

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“DXY looks good for a crypto rally heading into December.

Friday’s close back inside this channel indicates weakness. Now for a close below 95.80.

Let’s see.”

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Source: Justin Bennett/Twitter

Bennett also has his eye on the chart for the total market cap of crypto (TOTAL). According to him, TOTAL is nearing the end of a large bullish descending wedge. He also notes a divergence between the rising relative strength index (RSI) and the downward price movement. A rising RSI during a downtrend is often interpreted as a hint of a bullish reversal.

“TOTAL falling wedge and bullish divergence developing on the intraday charts.

Something to keep an eye on.”

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Source: Justin Bennett/Twitter

Looking at Ethereum, the analyst says that next month looks good for the world’s second-largest crypto. Bennett says ETH is “poised to do well in December,” and could already be jostling for a breakout, as long as it sees more volume.

“ETH approaching a breakout level.

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Just add volume.”

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Source: Justin Bennett/Twitter

Also joining the rallies, according to Bennett, is leading memecoin Dogecoin (DOGE). He says DOGE is in the middle of a breakout, with its first key resistance at $0.25, and a final resistance level at all-time highs above $0.75.

“DOGE is breaking out.”

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Source: Justin Bennett/Twitter

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Binance Exchange Resumes Dogecoin (DOGE) Deposit and Withdrawal

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  • Dogecoin deposit and withdrawals and now opened on Binance exchange.
  • All the deposits and withdrawal crises have been resolved on Binance.

Binance team just announced that they have now resumed all Dogecoin deposits and withdrawals services on their exchange. According to them, they have resolved all the disheartening network problems that occurred during their DOGE wallet upgrade with Dogecoin Core maintainers. This means that DOGE holders can now experience a new level of Dogecoin-related services from today.

Citing from the report, as soon as Binance exchange and Dogecoin Core maintainers resolved the problem, more than 1634 users received a duplicate DOGE transaction in their wallets.

In a separate announcement, the Binance team explained that the issue wasn’t from their side and moreover, they never intended for such an unforeseen issue to occur. Additionally, the team even gave quick scenarios on some factors that could lead to this kind of issue.

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Your platform had listed DOGE all the way back in 2019, at v1.14.0 2) had transactions stuck in the wallet 3) had upgraded the wallet to v1.14.2 4) and then updated to v1.14.5 — you can have an issue.

The announcement further assured users that Binance and the Dogecoin Core team will work together to diagnose, solve, and prevent similar issues from occurring in the future. Furthermore, this Dogecoin withdrawal issue caused a slight clash between Elon Musk and Binance CZ.

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