29-03-2017
07:08 pm
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Ethereum Price Technical Analysis – ETH/USD Prepares For Ride




Ethereum price started a consolidation phase against the US Dollar with resistance at $11.20, and ETH/USD might be preparing for a ride soon.
Ethereum Price Technical Analysis

Key Highlights

  • ETH price after moving towards the $11.20 level against the US dollar found resistance.
  • The price moved down, and broke a bullish trend line on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via SimpleFX) at $11.10.
  • However, there was no major downside move, as the price continues to consolidate above the $11.00 support.

Ethereum price started a consolidation phase against the US Dollar with resistance at $11.20, and ETH/USD might be preparing for a ride soon.

Ethereum Price Consolidation

After a nasty decline towards $10.25, ETH price recovered well against the US Dollar. It moved back above the $11.00 resistance, which is now acting as a support for buyers. The price recently traded as high as $11.21 where it found resistance and moved down. However, the downside move was not strong with support at $11.00. During the downside move, the price broke a bullish trend line on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via SimpleFX) at $11.10.

This is not a good signal, but since there was no major decline, it can be ignored. The price later started consolidating in a range above the $11.00 support. On the upside, the $11.20 level is acting as a resistance, and preventing gains. There were many rejections near the highlighted resistance. On the other hand, the $11.00 is very important. It also coincides with the 100 hourly simple moving average at $10.98.

Ethereum Price Technical Analysis

Moreover, the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the last wave from the $10.24 low to $11.21 high is also around the same support area. So, we can call the $11.00-10.95 area a crucial support zone. A break below it could take the price towards the $10.80 level. On the upside, the next resistance is at $11.40.

Hourly MACD – The MACD is almost flat, suggesting a range trading.

Hourly RSI – The RSI is above the 50 level, but there is no solid positive sign yet.

Major Support Level – $11.00

Major Resistance Level – $11.20

 

Charts courtesy – SimpleFX

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Aayush Jindal

Aayush has spent over seven years as a financial markets contributor and observer. He specializes in market strategies and technical analysis, comes with an IT background. He possess strong technical analytical skills and is well known for his entertaining and informative analysis of the currency and commodities markets. He is a software engineer by profession, loves blogging and observing financial markets.

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