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Ethereum Price Weekly Analysis – Can ETH/USD Break This Resistance?

Aayush Jindal | March 4, 2018 | 5:28 am
Ethereum Price Weekly Analysis ETH USD
Analysis

Ethereum Price Weekly Analysis – Can ETH/USD Break This Resistance?

Aayush Jindal | March 4, 2018 | 5:28 am

Key Highlights

  • ETH price is trading above the $780 support, but with a negative bias against the US Dollar.
  • There is a major bearish trend line forming with resistance at $850 on the 4-hours chart of ETH/USD (data feed via SimpleFX).
  • The pair should break the $850 resistance and the 100 simple moving average (4-hour) for more gains.

Ethereum price is facing a tough challenge against the US Dollar and Bitcoin. ETH/USD has to gain pace above $850 to continue moving higher.

Ethereum Price Resistance

There was a slow and steady rise in ETH price this past week above $800 against the US Dollar. However, there was no upside break above the $900 resistance. Later, the price started a minor downside move towards $800 and kept forming lower low. More importantly, the price remained below the $900 pivot level and the 100 simple moving average (4-hours).

The last swing low was formed near $776 from where the price moved higher. It traded above the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the last decline from the $970 high to $776 low. However, there was no break above the $880 resistance and the 100 simple moving average (4-hour). ETH also failed near the 50% Fib retracement level of the last decline from the $970 high to $776 low. Since then, is it is slowly declining and is currently trading below $850. On the upside, there is a major bearish trend line forming with resistance at $850 on the 4-hours chart of ETH/USD.

Ethereum Price Weekly Analysis ETH USD

It looks like the price may continue to move down and it could test $800. To initiate a fresh upside move, the price must break the $850 resistance and the 100 simple moving average (4-hour). Above $850, the next resistance levels are at $880 and $900.

4-hours MACD – The MACD is mostly flat with negative signs.

4-hours RSI – The RSI is moving lower towards the 30 level.

Major Support Level – $800

Major Resistance Level – $850

 

Charts courtesy – SimpleFX

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