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Trading Guru Uncovers This Notable Pattern On Solana: What’s Next For SOL Investors?

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Trader and market analyst Peter Brandt has provided valuable perspectives on the recent price movement of Solana (SOL), suggesting the completion of a notable chart pattern.

In particular, Brandt has noted a descending triangle pattern forming on Solana’s 4-hour price chart.

Identified Chart Pattern On SOL And Its Implications

The descending triangle pattern identified by lower highs and a horizontal support line is often interpreted in technical analysis as a signal of a potential downtrend continuation. Brandt’s recent post highlighted the completion of this pattern, drawing attention to a crucial development for SOL traders.

Brandt’s analysis extends beyond the mere identification of the pattern. He underscores the significance of pattern validation over its completion.

According to Brandt, a pattern’s failure to fulfill its expected role carries more weight than its mere completion.

With the descending triangle pattern now confirmed for SOL, market participants’ anticipation is palpable as they await potential price movements, whether to the upside or downside.

Solana Network Challenges Amidst Price Fluctuations

While Solana’s price performance has fluctuated over the past week, recent network challenges have added another layer of complexity to the asset’s situation. Despite a 12.7% decline in SOL’s value over the past week, there has been a slight uptick of 4% in the last 24 hours.

Bitcoin (BTC) price chart on TradingView

However, ongoing network congestion has presented obstacles. Solana developers are actively addressing these issues, with efforts underway to resolve network congestion experienced on April 15.

Mert Mumtaz, CEO of Helius Labs, a key contributor to Solana’s maintenance and enhancement, clarified that the current network challenges stem from implementing a specific protocol rather than an inherent design flaw in Solana.

Meanwhile, Solana’s open interest in the futures sector, a metric used in derivatives markets referring to the total number of outstanding contracts, has experienced fluctuations in recent times.

While it saw steady growth from January to April, reaching an all-time high of $2.86 billion on April 1, recent network issues have led to a decline. Coinglass data indicates that Solana’s open interest has fallen to $2.4 billion since April 11, reflecting a 5% decline in just over a week.

Solana open interest on exchange.

Featured image from Unsplash, Chart from TradingView


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