Ethereum started an upside correction from the $1,720 zone against the US Dollar. ETH price could correct further higher, but upsides might be capped near $1,850.
- Ethereum formed a base above the $1,720 support zone before starting an upside correction.
- The price is still trading well below the $1,850 resistance and the 100 hourly simple moving average.
- There was a break above a key bearish trend line with resistance near $1,790 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).
- The pair is likely to rise further towards the $1,850 resistance zone and the 100 hourly SMA.
Ethereum Price Correcting Losses
Ethereum remained in a bearish zone and it extended its decline below $1,800, similar to bitcoin. ETH price broke the $1,780 support and it settled well below the 100 hourly simple moving average.
The price traded as low as $1,718 and it seems to be forming a base above the $1,720. Ether is now correcting gains and it is trading above the $1,750 level. There was a break above the 50% Fib retracement level of the key decline from the $1,832 swing high to $1,718 low.
There was also a break above a key bearish trend line with resistance near $1,790 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD. The pair is now trading above the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the key decline from the $1,832 swing high to $1,718 low.
Source: ETHUSD on TradingView.com
The price is now facing resistance near the $1,810 level. The main resistance is now forming near the $1,850 level and the 100 hourly SMA. To move into a positive zone, the price must climb above the $1,830 and $1,850 resistance levels.
Fresh Decline in ETH?
If Ethereum fails to recover above $1,820 and $1,850, it could continue to move down. An initial support on the downside is near the $1,775 level.
The first major support is near the $1,750 level. The main support is now forming near the $1,720 level. Any more losses could set the pace for a drop towards the $1,650 support zone in the near term. The next major support sits near the $1,600 level.
Hourly MACD – The MACD for ETH/USD is now gaining pace in the bullish zone.
Hourly RSI – The RSI for ETH/USD is now above the 50 level.
Major Support Level – $1,750
Major Resistance Level – $1,850