- Ethereum price failed to retain the bullish bias against the US Dollar and faced offers near $11.50.
- The ETH/USD pair fell down, and currently facing as a major resistance in the form of a bearish trend line on the hourly chart (data feed via Kraken).
- There is a chance of a double bottom pattern on the hourly chart, which may take the price higher.
Ethereum price is currently struggling against the US dollar, but as long as it is above the $10.80 level it may bounce again.
Ethereum Price Support
Ethereum price ETH climbed higher yesterday and broke the 100 hourly simple moving average to trade as high as $11.61. It found sellers and started to move down. It is important to note that the recent failure was around the 50% Fib retracement level of the last drop from the $12.20 high to $10.85 low. So, we can say it was a crucial failure, as the price failed to break a major technical level.
There is also a bearish trend line formed on the hourly chart (data feed via Kraken) of ETH/USD, which acted as a resistance and prevented the upside move. The price during the downside move settled below the 100 hourly simple moving average, which is a bearish sign.
However, there is a positive sign on the hourly chart, as there is likely a double bottom pattern forming, which can ignite a rally in the short term. An initial resistance is around the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the last drop from the $12.20 high to $10.85 low. On the downside, the most important support area is at $10.80.
Hourly MACD – The MACD is in the bearish zone, and showing no sign of a recovery.
Hourly RSI – The RSI is around the oversold readings, which may ignite a minor correction in ETH.
Major Support Level – $10.80
Major Resistance Level – $11.16
Charts courtesy – SimpleFX