Solana Enters Buy Territory On Major Crypto Market Rebound

Technical analysis reveals Solana’s strength as it climbs to $142.09, driven by a broader cryptocurrency rally.

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  • Solana has experienced a significant rally.
  • Technical indicators move decisively in the buy territory. 
  • The overall crypto market trends have been positive.

After a brief decline, Solana has entered what appears to be a bullish phase once again, as a part of a broader positive movement in the crypto markets. The bullish momentum comes amid a positive macroeconomic shift and corporate adoption. 

What’s Behind the Crypto Market Surge

On Friday, May 3, Solana’s rose to $142, up 3% from the previous day. Its performance followed a larger trend in the crypto market, as the crypto market cap in the same period increased by 3.75% within 24 hours, reaching $2.29 trillion. This surge was influenced by several major developments, including macroeconomic factors and adoption.  


Firstly, the Federal Reserve has signaled a shift towards a less hawkish monetary policy, maintaining the interest rates unchanged at 5.25% to 5.50% while indicating the potential for three rate cuts in the coming year. This shift is good for riskier assets like crypto, as investors divest from low-yielding bonds​. 

Adding to the sentiment, PayPal announced a partnership with cryptocurrency firm MoonPay, opening its ecosystem to crypto trading. The move opens up crypto to PayPal’s 426 million customers worldwide. In light of this, Solana’s technical indicators have shown a significant bullish reversal. 

What Solana’s Technicals Say

Solana’s recent increase to $142.09 is supported by several short-term buying signals from its moving averages. The 10-day Exponential Moving Average (EMA) and Simple Moving Average (SMA) stand at 139.63 and 138.94, respectively, both indicating a buy. 

However, medium-term indicators signal caution. Specifically, the 20-day EMA and SMA, at 144.90 and 142.20, respectively, and the 30-day EMA and SMA, at 148.94 and 151.71, all hint at sell signals. These suggest that Solana might face resistance near these higher average values.


Oscillators, which help identify market momentum and potential reversal points, also show a mixed sentiment. The Relative Strength Index (RSI), sitting at 45.93, shows a neutral position, not in overbought or oversold territory. 

The MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence), with a value of -7.02, indicates a buy signal. This suggests increasing bullish momentum, which if sustained, could push Solana’s price further up. Other oscillators like the Stochastic RSI and the Commodity Channel Index are also in neutral zones. 

Given the latest surge, Solana demonstrates robust short-term growth, supported by favorable technical indicators. However, the mixed signals from medium-term moving averages and oscillators suggest a potential reversal in the future.

On the Flipside

  • Solana has been experiencing ongoing congestion issues, leading to a significant increase in transaction failures. However, these issues have not deterred Solana investors
  • Technical analysis indicates the current market sentiment, rather than a prediction of future price movements. 

Why This Matters

The recent rise in Solana’s price, with the broader crypto market, is significant because it reflects increased investor confidence and market acceptance. Such movements suggest that cryptocurrencies are becoming more integrated into the mainstream financial ecosystem.

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This article is for information purposes only and should not be considered trading or investment advice. Nothing herein shall be construed as financial, legal, or tax advice. Trading forex, cryptocurrencies, and CFDs pose a considerable risk of loss.

David Marsanic

David Marsanic is a journalist for DailyCoin who covers the intersection of crypto, traditional finance, and government. He focuses on institutionalized crypto entities like major cryptocurrency exchanges and Solana, breaking down complex topics into easy-to-understand writing. David's prior experience as a business journalist at various crypto and traditional news sites has enabled him to maintain a critical approach to news while adhering to high journalistic integrity standards.