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Ethereum Price Technical Analysis – ETH/USD Recovery Underway

Aayush Jindal | December 25, 2017 | 6:00 am
Ethereum Price Technical Analysis ETH USD
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Ethereum Price Technical Analysis – ETH/USD Recovery Underway

Aayush Jindal | December 25, 2017 | 6:00 am

Key Highlights

  • ETH price has recovered well and is currently trading above the $680 pivot zone against the US Dollar.
  • There was a break above a bearish trend line with resistance at $670 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via SimpleFX).
  • The pair is now positioned nicely to gain further in the near term above $700.

Ethereum price looks like completed a correction against the US Dollar and Bitcoin. ETH/USD might recover further above $700 in the near term.

Ethereum Price Resistance

Recently, we saw a lot of swing moves in ETH price above $550 against the US Dollar. The price corrected towards the $740 level where it faced sellers and started a downside move once again. It traded below the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the last wave from the $475 low to $739 high. The downside move was mostly a correction wave as it remained supported above the $570 level.

There was a complete test of the 50% Fib retracement level of the last wave from the $475 low to $739 high. It was a positive sign and after testing the $605 support area, the price started a fresh upside wave. It has moved above the $680 pivot and is slowly gaining momentum. During the upside move, there was a break above a bearish trend line with resistance at $670 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD. It has opened the doors for more gains and the pair has move above the $700 level.

Ethereum Price Technical Analysis ETH USD

At the moment, the price is attempting a break above the $705 resistance and the 100 hourly simple moving average. Once there is a close above the 100 hourly SMA, the price could gain further traction towards the $740 level.

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

Hourly RSI – The RSI is moving higher and is nicely placed above the 50 level.

Major Support Level – $680

Major Resistance Level – $740

 

Charts courtesy – SimpleFX

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