Ethereum Price Technical Analysis – ETH/USD Recovery Won’t Be Easy




Ethereum price declined sharply against the US Dollar and Bitcoin, and now it seems like a recovery in ETH/USD above $300 won’t be easy.
Ethereum Price Technical Analysis ETH USD

Key Highlights

  • ETH price fell sharply intraday and traded towards the $270 level against the US Dollar.
  • Yesterday’s highlighted connecting bearish trend line with current resistance at $287.00 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via SimpleFX) is a major hurdle.
  • The pair might resume its decline and could even retest the last swing low of $269.

Ethereum price declined sharply against the US Dollar and Bitcoin, and now it seems like a recovery in ETH/USD above $300 won’t be easy.

Ethereum Price Resistance

There was an increase in selling pressure on ETH price, taking it below the $280 level against the US Dollar. The price attempted a move above the $308 level and the 100 hourly simple moving average. However, it failed to settle above $308 and started a downside move. Later, sellers gained pace and the price declined below a key support area of $287. It opened the doors for more losses and the price moved below $280.

There was a new weekly low formed at $269.00 from where a minor recovery is initiated. The price moved above the 38.2% Fib retracement level of the last decline from the $305.79 high to $269.00 low. However, it failed to move above $287. The broken support at $287 is acting as a resistance. Moreover, the 50% Fib retracement level of the last decline from the $305.79 high to $269.00 low is also near $287. Lastly, yesterday’s highlighted connecting bearish trend line with current resistance at $287.00 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD is also a crucial hurdle.

Ethereum Price Technical Analysis ETH USD

Overall, it seems like the $287-290 zone is a major resistance zone for ETH. The price may soon resume its downside move and trade back towards the $270 level.

Hourly MACD – The MACD is reducing its bearish slope, but still in the negative zone.

Hourly RSI – The RSI is struggling to move back above the 50 level.

Major Support Level – $270

Major Resistance Level – $287

 

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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