Ethereum Price Technical Analysis – ETH/USD Breaks Key Support




Ethereum price failed to retain gains against the US Dollar and Bitcoin, and ETH/USD broke a major support area at $355-360 igniting downsides.
Ethereum Price Technical Analysis ETH USD

Key Highlights

  • An increase in the bearish pressure ignited a downside break below $360 in ETH price against the US Dollar.
  • There was a break below yesterday’s highlighted a cluster of bullish trend lines with supports at $360, $350 and $345 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via SimpleFX).
  • The pair just managed to hold the $310 support area and currently attempting a recovery.

Ethereum price failed to retain gains against the US Dollar and Bitcoin, and ETH/USD broke a major support area at $355-360 igniting downsides.

Ethereum Price Resistance

In yesterday’s analysis, we saw a connecting bearish trend line at $380 for ETH price against the US Dollar. The price failed to break the trend line resistance, and moved down below $370. The worst thing was a break below a major support area at $355-360. Moreover, there was a break below a cluster of bullish trend lines with supports at $360, $350 and $345 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD. The last break was below the 100 hourly simple moving average at $353.

These all are short-term bearish signs, and as it can be seen from the chart, the price fell and traded towards $300. However, buyers managed to hold the $310 support area. At the moment, the price is recovering, and trading above the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the last decline from the $389 high to $310 low. However, there is a major resistance forming at $355. The stated zone was a support earlier, and now it may prevent gains above $360.

Ethereum Price Technical Analysis ETH USD

The 50% Fib retracement level of the last decline from the $389 high to $310 low is also at $350. Furthermore, the 100 hourly simple moving average at $353 is also waiting to act as a hurdle for buyers. Overall, there can be short-term swing moves in ETH towards $360-365 followed by downsides towards $340-330.

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

Hourly RSI – The RSI is slowly moving higher from the oversold readings.

Major Support Level – $310

Major Resistance Level – $360

 

Charts courtesy – SimpleFX

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Aayush Jindal

Aayush has spent over a DECADE 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, commodities, Bitcoin and Ethereum markets. He is a software engineer by profession, loves blogging and observing financial markets.

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