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Is Dogecoin (DOGE) About To Start A Bull Run?


Dogecoin was once a joke cryptocurrency. But it has taken the world by storm in recent years.

Initially launched in 2013 as a lighthearted alternative to Bitcoin, Dogecoin has since garnered a passionate support and achieved significant price surges, capturing the attention of investors and enthusiasts alike.

Beginning last year with modest gains, Dogecoin saw a sudden surge in its price in early February 2022, fuelled by a wave of speculative frenzy and social media hype, with the help of people like Elon Musk with a massive social media following. Some argue that Dogecoin’s periods of strengthening in 2021 and 2022 are a result of Musk’s “shills.” At its peak, Dogecoin reached an all-time high of over $0.70, marking a staggering increase from its humble origins when it traded for fractions of a cent.

However, the euphoria was cut short as Dogecoin’s price experienced a sharp correction in May 2022 amidst the wider crypto market rout following the collapse of Three Arrows Capital.

Factors Influencing Dogecoin’s Price

Several factors have contributed to the price volatility of Dogecoin. Firstly, the influence of social media and online communities cannot be understated. Dogecoin has a passionate following on platforms such as Reddit and Twitter, with enthusiasts driving discussions, memes, and price speculation. As mentioned earlier, social media hype has often translated into rapid price movements, both to the upside and downside.

Moreover, the cryptocurrency market dynamics play a significant role in shaping Dogecoin’s price trajectory. As one of the most well-known cryptocurrencies, Dogecoin is often influenced by market sentiment, investor sentiment, and developments in the wider blockchain ecosystem. Events such as regulatory announcements, technological upgrades, and macroeconomic trends can all impact the price of Dogecoin and other cryptocurrencies.

Future Projections for Dogecoin

Predicting the future price of Dogecoin is a challenging endeavor because of uncertainty. The cryptocurrency market is volatile, and Dogecoin’s price movements are subject to various factors, many of which are difficult to predict. However, there are several potential scenarios that could unfold in the coming months and years.

Crypto strategist Ali Martinez suggests that Dogecoin could be on the brink of repeating a pattern reminiscent of its 2020 market behaviour, potentially leading to a significant surge in the coming months. Martinez, followed by 47,300 users on X, points to a chart indicating that if the pattern repeats, DOGE could experience an exponential increase of about 11,541% from its current value. 

Comparing current price action to that of 2020, Martinez notes similarities such as breaking out of a descending triangle followed by consolidation, hinting at the possibility of another major bull run. The analyst predicts a new all-time high for DOGE at approximately $10 by the end of the year, with the cryptocurrency currently valued at $0.0859.

Dogecoin’s recent performance has been characterised by extreme volatility, driven by speculation and social media hype. While the future trajectory of Dogecoin’s price is uncertain, investors should approach with caution and be prepared for continued volatility in the cryptocurrency market. Whether Dogecoin will maintain its status as a cultural idea or evolve into a more serious player in the world of finance remains to be seen, but one thing is certain: the journey of Dogecoin is far from over.

Author: Makinde Adeniyi

The editorial team at #DisruptionBanking has taken all precautions to ensure that no persons or organisations have been adversely affected or offered any sort of financial advice in this article. This article is most definitely not financial advice.

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