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  • LTC/USD is rangebound after Tuesday’s sell-off.
  • Traders see glass half-empty.

Litecoin is changing hands at $76.22, unchanged since the beginning of the day and down 6% on daily basis amid another wave of bearish momentum on global cryptocurrency market. Litecoin’s market value is registered at $4.3B with average trading volume at $260M, which is substantially lower from $400M on Tuesday. Litecoin lost about $1B of its value in just a week.

Over the past 24 hours, crypto markets lost another $12 billion, sliding  from $255 to $243 billion as traders tend to see their glass half empty. Facebook partially lifted crypto advertising ban, but the industry merely noticed it.

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Litecoin technical picture

Litecoin’s intraday picture is dominated by bearish signals. The price stays deep below hourly MAs with the first strong resistance area located at $80.00-$80.50 and followed by $87.7 (200-SMA, hourly chart). While the ultimate bullish goal is still at $90.00, the chances to get there are slim. On the downside, the support is created by  $74.00. Once it is broken,  $73.33 will come into focus.

LTC/USD, the hourly chart