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Ethereum Price Weekly Analysis: ETH/USD Approaching Major Hurdle

Aayush Jindal | June 3, 2018 | 6:08 am
Ethereum Price Technical Analysis ETH USD
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Ethereum Price Weekly Analysis: ETH/USD Approaching Major Hurdle

Aayush Jindal | June 3, 2018 | 6:08 am

Key Highlights

  • ETH price is slowly moving higher and is currently trading above $580 against the US Dollar.
  • There is a major bullish trend line forming with support at $580 on the 4-hours chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).
  • The pair is facing a major hurdle on the upside near the $607 level and the 100 simple moving average (4-hours).

Ethereum price is back in a bullish zone versus the US Dollar and Bitcoin. ETH/USD has to gain pace above the $607 and $610 resistance levels to trade further higher.

Ethereum Price Trend

This past week, ETH price was seen struggling near a couple of important resistances around $580 against the US Dollar. The price consolidated for a long time above the $555-560 levels before making an upside move. Starting from the $504.85 low, there was a slow and steady rise above the $530 level. Buyers were able to clear the 50% Fib retracement level of the last decline from the $617 high to $504 low at $560.

At the moment, the price is trading comfortably above the $580 level. It is also above the 76.4% Fib retracement level of the last decline from the $617 high to $504 low at $560. Therefore, there are chances of more gains above the $617 high in the near term. However, there is a strong barrier formed near the $607 level and the 100 simple moving average (4-hours). On the downside, there is a major bullish trend line forming with support at $580 on the 4-hours chart of ETH/USD.

Ethereum Price Weekly Analysis ETH USD

The above chart indicates that the price has to break the $607 resistance and the $617 swing high to trade further higher. Above $617, the price may test the 1.236 Fib extension level of the last decline from the $617 high to $504 low at $643.

4-hours MACD – The MACD is now placed in the bullish zone.

4-hours RSI – The RSI is now well below the 50 level.

Major Support Level – $580

Major Resistance Level – $607

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