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  • XRP price is currently trading above $0.50 for the first time since June 2019.
  • A popular crypto analyst has publicly stated that he is looking to short XRP in the short-term.

XRP was one of the few cryptocurrencies not going up despite the bullishness of the market. However, in the past four days, XRP price has exploded by 87%, reaching a high of $0.5544. Big Chonis, a crypto mentor and trader, has just stated that there is a lot of euphoria around XRP, and a short looks good now.

XRP is facing short-term selling pressure after a massive rally

On the 12-hour chart, the TD Sequential indicator has presented a sell signal right as XRP price hit $0.558. The RSI has been heavily overextended since November 16, adding even more selling pressure for XRP.

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XRP/USD 12-hour chart

Confirmation and validation of the sell signal could quickly drive XRP price towards the next support level at $0.426. XRP is presenting signs of topping out on the 15-minutes chart after being unable to break the high of $0.558 and getting rejected at $0.552. 

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XRP/USD 15-minutes chart

The digital asset has formed a descending triangle on the 15-minutes chart. Using the height of the pattern, we can determine the magnitude of the breakout or breakdown. Falling below $0.527 could potentially drop XRP price to the psychological level at $0.5. On the other hand, a breakout above the upper trendline would push XRP to a new 2020-high at $0.57.

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