23-07-2017
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Ethereum Price Technical Analysis – ETH/USD Recovery Positive




Ethereum price maintained a bit tone against the US Dollar and Bitcoin, and ETH/USD managed to settle above the $208 resistance area.
Ethereum Price Technical Analysis ETH USD

Key Highlights

  • ETH price gained momentum from the $185 support against the US Dollar and moved higher.
  • This week’s highlighted two bearish trend lines with resistances as $188 and $205 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via SimpleFX) were cleared.
  • The next major hurdle for ETH buyers is around the $226 level, which is a short-term pivot.

Ethereum price maintained a bit tone against the US Dollar and Bitcoin, and ETH/USD managed to settle above the $208 resistance area.

Ethereum Price Support

There was a decent recovery started from the $168 low in ETH price against the US Dollar. Later, a support base was formed near $185 and the price started a substantial recovery. Buyers were able to take the price back above the $200 handle. Another important break was above the 50% Fib retracement level of the last decline from the $234.34 high to $168.58 low. It cleared the path for a move above the $208 resistance.

Moreover, this week’s highlighted two bearish trend lines with resistances as $188 and $205 were cleared on the hourly chart of ETH/USD. Lastly, the price is now above the $210 level and the 100 hourly simple moving average. At the moment, the price is trading near the 76.4% Fib retracement level of the last decline from the $234.34 high to $168.58 low.

Ethereum Price Technical Analysis ETH USD

A successful close above the $220 level could ignite further gains in the short term. An initial resistance is near the $226 level, which is a pivot zone. If the current momentum stays, there is a chance of a break above $226. On the downside, the $208 level and the 100 hourly simple moving average might act as a support.

Hourly MACD – The MACD is now back in the bullish zone.

Hourly RSI – The RSI is placed well above the 50 level and showing positive signs.

Major Support Level – $208

Major Resistance Level – $226

 

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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