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  • Chainlink price seems to have stopped out at around $17 and could dive deeper.
  • The digital asset could retest a crucial support level before resuming uptrend.

Chainlink was trading inside a parallel channel until a breakout on January 3 which led the digital asset to a high of $17.39 several days later. LINK is now consolidating and could fall towards $13.

Chainlink price needs to stay above this level to retest $17

The upper trendline resistance of the parallel channel formed on the 4-hour chart should serve as a robust support level for Chainlink. LINK seems to be headed in that direction as bears have taken control of the short-term.

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LINK IOMAP chart

The In/Out of the Money Around Price (IOMAP) chart shows very little support on the way down below $15 which also adds more credence to the bearish outlook. The most significant support area seems to be located between $12.88 and $13.34 coinciding with the upper boundary of the previous channel.

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LINK/USD 4-hour chart

The TD Sequential indicator has just presented a buy signal on the 4-hour chart which adds strength to the bulls which are hoping for a rebound targeting $17 again.

The IOMAP chart also shows practically no resistance until $17.44. The most crucial resistance range is located between $15.17 and $15.61 which means that a breakout above this point can quickly push Chainlink price towards $17.44.