Analytics Firm: One On-Chain Metric is Flashing Warning Signs for Ethereum

Analytics Firm: One On-Chain Metric is Flashing Warning Signs for Ethereum

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  • Ethereum’s price action has been slightly underperforming that of Bitcoin as of late
  • The cryptocurrency has remained stuck beneath its crucial resistance level at $380, which points to some weakness amongst buyers
  • Until this level is surmounted and ETH can regain its foothold within the $400 region, it may remain somewhat technically weak
  • One fundamental metric seems to indicate that ETH is also plagued by some underlying weakness is its daily active address count
  • This metric is still flashing warning signs, indicating that Ethereum has yet to fundamentally break its recent downtrend

It is still trading up significantly from weekly lows of 0, but the fact that it has been unable to break its 0 resistance does spell some trouble for where it may trend next.
One analytics firm explained in a recent tweet that some underlying factors might explain this recent underperformance.
Until this entire price region is broken above, it could be poised to see further underperformance.
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One analytics firm is also pointing to Ethereum’s daily active address count, noting that it is revealing some underlying weakness at the present moment.
At the time of writing, Ethereum is trading down just under 2% at its current price of 9. This marks a notable decline from recent highs of just under 0 set during its recent upswing.
Ethereum’s price action has been struggling to keep up with that of Bitcoin as of late. While the benchmark cryptocurrency is now trading firmly within the ,000 region, ETH is still trading below its crucial 0 resistance.

Analytics Firm: This Metric is Spelling Trouble for ETH 

Unless Bitcoin sees another explosive move higher that pulls the entire market with it, there’s a possibility that Ethereum will continue losing ground against BTC.
“ETH’s daily active address metric is still revealing that there is still plenty to be desired since its peak in late July. There has been a decline in unique addresses interacting on the Ethereum network, particularly since September 17th,” they noted.

Where the aggregated market trends next will likely depend almost entirely on Bitcoin, but there’s a possibility that ETH will continue underperforming it as it trades below the heavy selling pressure laced between 0 and 0.

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Pricing data from TradingView.

They specifically point to Ethereum’s daily active address count, noting that it is still trending lower despite a rising price.

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