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Ethereum Price Technical Analysis – ETH/USD Eyeing Upside Break?

Aayush Jindal | February 9, 2018 | 5:00 am
Ethereum Price Technical Analysis ETH USD
Analysis

Ethereum Price Technical Analysis – ETH/USD Eyeing Upside Break?

Aayush Jindal | February 9, 2018 | 5:00 am

Key Highlights

  • ETH price is trading inside a range above the $775 support level against the US Dollar.
  • There is a short-term contracting triangle forming with current resistance at $830 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via SimpleFX).
  • The pair may soon make the next move and it could break $830-840 to trade further higher.

Ethereum price is preparing for more gains against the US Dollar and Bitcoin. ETH/USD could slowly move higher and trade past the $830-840 resistance in the near term.

Ethereum Price Sights Next Break

Yesterday, we saw a nice upside move in ETH price above the $700 level against the US Dollar. The price traded above the $800 level and formed a high near $846. Later, a minor downside wave started and the price moved below the $800 level. There was also a break below the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the last wave from the $553 low to $846 high.

During the downside move, the price moved below the $770 level and the 100 hourly simple moving average. However, losses were limited and the price recovered back above the $770 level. The 38.2% Fib retracement level of the last wave from the $553 low to $846 high acted as a support. At the moment, there is a short-term contracting triangle forming with current resistance at $830 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD. The pair is about to break the pattern and make the next move either above $830 or below $775. On the upside, above $830, the price may trade above the $880 level.

Ethereum Price Technical Analysis ETH USD

On the downside, below $775, the price may test 50% Fib retracement level of the last wave from the $553 low to $846 high near $700.

Hourly MACD – The MACD is slowly reducing its bullish slope.

Hourly RSI – The RSI is currently struggling to move back above the 50 level and is heading south.

Major Support Level – $770

Major Resistance Level – $830

 

Charts courtesy – SimpleFX

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