Ethereum Price Technical Analysis – ETH/USD Correcting Lower

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Key Highlights

  • ETH price started a downside correction after trading towards $830 against the US Dollar.
  • There was a break below a key bullish trend line with support at $805 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).
  • The pair may correct a few points further, but it may find support near the $725-730 zone.

Ethereum price is correcting lower against the US Dollar and Bitcoin. ETH/USD remains supported above the $725 level, which is also a pivot zone.

Ethereum Price Resistance

There were solid gains in ETH price above $800 this past week against the US Dollar. The price traded above the $830 level before it faced a strong resistance. Later, a downside correction was initiated and the price declined below the $800 and $780 support levels. There was also a break below the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the last wave from the $664 low to $833 high.

More importantly, there was a break below a key bullish trend line with support at $805 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD. The pair even traded below the $760 level and settled below the 100 hourly simple moving average. At the moment, the price is testing the 50% Fib retracement level of the last wave from the $664 low to $833 high. It could either bounce back or correct further towards the $725 support zone. The $725-730 area is significant and it will most likely prevent further losses in the near term.

Looking at the chart, the price is currently in a correction phase below $800. However, it must stay above the $725 support to avid an increase in selling pressure. On the upside, an initial resistance is at $760. Having said that, a break above the $770 level and the 100 hourly SMA is needed for the price to gain traction.

Hourly MACD – The MACD is now in the bearish zone.

Hourly RSI – The RSI is currently approaching the 30 level.

Major Support Level – $725

Major Resistance Level – $770



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