DOGE, SHIB Slide Following Better-Than-Expected Payrolls Report  – Market Updates Bitcoin News

Meme coins traded lower on Friday as markets reacted to the latest US nonfarm payrolls report. Data showed the US economy added 263,000 jobs in September versus 250,000 expected. Both Dogecoin and Shiba Inu fell for the third straight day.

Dogecoins (DOGE)

Dogecoin (DOGE) fell for a third straight session on Friday as markets reacted to the latest Non-Farm Employment (NFP) report.

DOGE/USD slipped to an intraday low of $0.06201 in today’s session less than 24 hours after hitting a high of $0.06511.

Today’s decline saw the token fall further below its $0.0640 resistance point and closer to a bottom of $0.0590.

Biggest Movers: DOGE, SHIB slide after better-than-expected payroll report
DOGE/USD – daily chart

Looking at the chart, today’s price drop comes as the 14-day Relative Strength Index (RSI) fell below its own floor.

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As of this writing, the index is trading at 50.63, which is slightly below its recent support point of 52.00.

The 10-day (red) moving average (MA) continues to hover above its 25-day (blue) counterpart, which remains a positive sign for bulls hoping for a rebound.

Shiba Inu (SHIB)

Shiba Inu (SHIB) was also on the third day of the recent declines, with the token nearing a key support point.

SHIB/USD slipped to lows of $0.000011 earlier in the day after hitting a high of $0.00001138 on Thursday.

This decline saw the meme coin move to its $0.00001080 bottom, which has mostly been set since September 18th.

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Biggest Movers: DOGE, SHIB slide after better-than-expected payroll report
SHIB/USD – daily chart

Despite this recent sell-off, the Shiba Inu 10-day moving average was set for an upcross with the 25-day MA.

If that happens, we could potentially see SHIB move back towards a ceiling of $0.00001170.

As of this writing, the RSI is now hovering at 44.91, which is just above a 44.00 support point.

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Eliman Damell

Eliman brings an eclectic perspective to market analysis, having previously been a broker director and retail educator. He currently acts as a commentator for various asset classes including crypto, stocks and forex.




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