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Ethereum Classic Price Technical Analysis ETC USD

Ethereum Classic Price Technical Analysis – ETC/USD Breaks Down

Avatar Aayush Jindal 3 years ago

Key Highlights

  • Ethereum classic price after trading towards the $16.00 level found sellers against the US Dollar.
  • There was a break below a bullish trend line with support at $15.40 on the hourly chart of ETC/USD (Data feed via Kraken).
  • The price might continue to move lower and could even test the $14.80 support zone.

Ethereum classic price is likely forming a short-term top versus the US Dollar and Bitcoin. ETC/USD may now decline towards $14.80-50.

Ethereum Classic Price Support

There was a slow and steady rise in ETC price towards $16.00 recently against the US Dollar. The price traded above the $14.80 resistance to trade as high as $16.03 where it faced sellers. Later, the price started a downside move below the $16.00 handle. It recently broke an important support near $15.40 and the 100 hourly simple moving average.

During the downside break, there was a break below a bullish trend line with support at $15.40 on the hourly chart of ETC/USD. The 23.6% Fib retracement level of the last wave from the $13.38 low to $16.03 high was breached. It has cleared the way for more losses in the near term towards $14.80-14.40. The next major support is around the 38.2% Fib retracement level of the last wave from the $13.38 low to $16.03 high at $14.80. The stated $14.80 support was a resistance earlier, and now a crucial support.

Ethereum Classic Price Technical Analysis ETC USD

On the upside, the broken trend line near $15.40 might act as a resistance if the price corrects higher. Moreover, the 100 hourly simple moving average is also a short-term resistance near $15.35. Overall, the price may continue to trade lower and might test the $14.80 support.

Hourly MACD – The MACD has moved away from the bullish to bearish zone.

Hourly RSI – The RSI has declined below the 50 level and heading lower.

Major Support Level – $14.80

Major Resistance Level – $15.40

 

Charts courtesy – Trading View, Kraken

Aayush Jindal

Aayush is a Senior Forex, Cryptocurrencies and Financial Market Strategist with a background in IT and financial markets. He specialises in market strategies and technical analysis, and has spent over a DECADE as a financial...

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