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MATIC price is down over 10% after the SEC’s lawsuit against Kraken mentioned MATIC as security. Polygon is under pressure and might struggle to recover.

MATIC price started a fresh decline from the $0.98 resistance against the US dollar.
The price is trading below $0.80 and the 100 simple moving average (4 hours).
There is a key bearish trend line forming with resistance near $0.788 on the 4-hour chart of the MATIC/USD pair (data source from Kraken).
The pair could continue to decline if it stays below the $0.800 resistance zone.

Polygon Price Takes Hit

After a decent increase, Polygon’s price struggled to clear the $1.00 resistance. MATIC formed a high near $0.9829 and recently started a steady decline, underperforming Bitcoin and Ethereum.

There was a drop below the $0.920 and $0.850 support levels. The bears even pushed the price below the $0.820 support and the 100 simple moving average (4 hours). Finally, it tested the $0.728 support. A low has formed near $0728 and the price is now consolidating losses.

MATIC is trading below $0.80 and the 100 simple moving average (4 hours). There is also a key bearish trend line forming with resistance near $0.788 on the 4-hour chart of the MATIC/USD pair.

Immediate resistance is near the $0.785 level or the trend line. It is near the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $0.9829 swing high to the $0.7285 low. The first major resistance is near the $0.800 level. If there is an upside break above the $0.800 resistance level, the price could continue to rise.

Source: MATICUSD on TradingView.com

The next major resistance is near $0.855 or the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $0.9829 swing high to the $0.7285 low. A clear move above the $0.855 resistance could start a steady increase. In the stated case, the price could even attempt a move toward the $0.920 level or $0.950.

More Losses in MATIC?

If MATIC’s price fails to rise above the $0.800 resistance level, it could continue to move down. Immediate support on the downside is near the $0.7285 level.

The main support is near the $0.700 level. A downside break below the $0.700 level could open the doors for a fresh decline toward $0.650. The next major support is near the $0.618 level.

Technical Indicators

4 hours MACD – The MACD for MATIC/USD is gaining momentum in the bearish zone.

4 hours RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for MATIC/USD is now below the 50 level.

Major Support Levels – $0.728 and $0.700.

Major Resistance Levels – $0.785, $0.800, and $0.855.