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Solana bulls still targeting new all-time highs by the end of the week

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  • Solana price saw price action dip below important support at $219.75 last week.
  • SOL price saw a quick buy-in from bulls on the dip, pairing back losses above $219.75 during the weekend.
  • With buy volume picking up, expect possible new all-time highs for Solana valuation by the end of this week.

Solana (SOL) price saw its value depreciate slightly, slipping below the critical support level at $219.75. The break accelerated the correction but saw bulls quickly stepping in and limiting further losses by defending the monthly support at $185 and helped by the 55-day Simple Moving Average (SMA). With the renewed buy-side pickup in demand, expect a break to the upside and new all-time highs by the end of the week around $280.

Solana price sees bullish uptick making new all-time highs by the end of the week

Solana price came under some selling pressure whilst respecting  a top side trend line that had been limiting further upside for most of November. As bulls were forced to the sidelines, bears saw the opportunity to attack an important support level at $219.75, which originated from the beginning of September. After the break below that level downside velocity accelerated , as  more shorters joined the party pushing SOL price even lower. 

SOL price found support relatively quickly, however,  at the monthly pivot at $185, and the 55-day SMA just above at around $182. These two technical elements tilted price action quickly back up towards the historical support level at $219.75 and even beyond with a retest of the top trend line but got rejected. Expect bulls to sit on their hands and try to break the trend line and R1 resistance level near $240.

SOL/USD daily chart

SOL/USD daily chart

With SOL price currently in the middle of last week’s range expect a break to the upside eventually, with the appearance of one or two tailwinds that could appear and help lift sentiment to break monthly R1 resistance at $240. The break of that top trend line would then see accelerated inflow from bulls with demand-side volume exploding and a resulting spike in the price action.. Once bulls can consolidate above $240, expect new all-time highs in the days that follow.

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Solana Forecast SOL/USD December 8, 2021

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SOL/USD are traded at 198.48 and continue to move as part of a bullish correction and a downward channel. Moving averages indicate a short-term bearish trend in Solana. Prices are bouncing again from the area between the signal lines, which indicates pressure from the sellers of the asset and a potential continuation of the fall from the current levels. At the moment, we should expect an attempt to develop a correction in the value of a digital asset and a test of the resistance level near the 210.55 area. Where can we expect a rebound again and the continuation of the fall in the Solana rate with a potential target below the level of 155.05.

Solana Forecast SOL/USD December 8, 2021

A test of the trend line on the relative strength index (RSI) will be in favor of falling quotes and the SOL/USD rate. The second signal will be a rebound from the upper border of the descending channel. Cancellation of the coin falling option will be a strong growth in the value of the asset and a breakdown of the 245.05 area. This will indicate a breakdown of the resistance area and continued growth in the cryptocurrency rate with a potential target above the level of 285.05. With the breakdown of the support area and closing of quotations below the level of 165.05, we should expect confirmation of a fall in the price because the breakdown of the lower border of the descending channel will take place.

Solana Forecast SOL/USD December 8, 2021

Solana Forecast SOL/USD December 8, 2021 suggests an attempt to correct and test the resistance area near the level of 210.55. Where can we expect a rebound and the continuation of the fall of SOL/USD to the area below the level of 155.05. An additional signal in favor of reducing Solana will be a test of the trend line on the relative strength index (RSI). Cancellation of the fall option will be a strong growth and a breakdown of the 245.05 area. This will indicate a continued rise in the cryptocurrency with a target above the level of 285.05.

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Solana price eyes 25% gains as SOL slows down its retracement

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  • Solana price is likely to rally 25% from its current position and retest the $240 level.
  • However, bears might push SOL below the weekly low at $176 before buyers trigger a 35% ascent to $240.
  • A swing low below $163 will invalidate the bullish thesis.

Solana price performance has been falling short of late, especially after the December 4 flash crash. But things could be due for a change as SOL presents a buy opportunity that might get more attractive if trapped bears decide to join the party.

Solana price vies to retest old highs

Solana price rose 14% to set up a swing high at $204 between December 6 and December 7. This run-up failed to collect the liquidity resting above $207 and has since retraced 6% to where it currently trades – $190.

Depending on where bulls decide to make a comeback, SOL looks to sweep the swing high at $240 and collect the buy-stop liquidity resting above it. From the current position, this run-up would constitute a 25% ascent.

However, there is a chance that investors might not be done booking profits. In such a situation, Solana price might decide to sweep the weekly low at $176 before it triggers an upswing. In this situation, SOL will aim for a 17% climb to $207. If the buying pressure continues to pour in, the “Ethereum killer” could make its way to $228 and, eventually, the $240 hurdle. In the latter scenario, a move from $176 to $240 would represent a 35% gain for SOL.

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SOL/USDT 4-hour chart

SOL/USDT 4-hour chart

While things are looking up for Solana, a breakdown of the $171 support floor will indicate that buyers are taking their sweet time to make a comeback. As long as the bullish momentum kick-starts here, SOL is in the safe zone. However, if the bears decide to knock SOL down to produce a swing low below $163, it will invalidate the bullish thesis outlined above.

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$2.6 Billion Bug in Solana Program Library Disclosed: Details

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Researchers from Neodyme, a boutique team focused on security audits, noticed a critical vulnerability in Solana’s codebase

In their latest blog post, crypto security researchers from Neodyme shared the design of an attack that may be profitable for “expensive” tokens integrated into Solana (SOL) ecosystem.

“One Lambo per hour”

As per the announcement shared in Neodyme’s social network and blog, its members noticed a bug in the token-lending contract of the Solana Program Library. As such, it affected numerous Solana-based DeFi protocols.

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Aggregated total value locked (TVL) at risk was over $2,600,000,000. The design of the hypothetical attack was quite simple: while depositing n fractional tokens, a user is able to withdraw n+1 fractional tokens.

With Solana’s native token, SOL, it will not be effective economically, as 1 Lamport (the smallest fraction of SOL, like Satoshi for Bitcoin, Wei for Ether and Drop for XRP) is only worth about $0.000000220.

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However, for Ether and Bitcoin, this scenario can be very profitable. With some technical upgrades, the attack can be executed about 300 times per second. In this case, losses can be dramatic:

We can get this transaction included about 300 times per second, stealing $7500 per second or about $27 million an hour (that is one Lamborghini Huracan every minute).

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In automated mode, this attack becomes profitable even for FTT and RAY tokens.

On Dec. 2-4, Neodyme’s representatives contacted a number of decentralized finance protocols (DeFis) on Solana, e.g., Larix, Solend, Tulip, Accumen, Soda and so on.

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All teams fixed the bugs in their architecture. Yesterday, software engineer Jordan Audet-Sexton shared in GitHub that the issue is fixed in Solana’s main codebase as well.

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