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Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH/USD Recovering Towards $230

Aayush Jindal | October 4, 2018 | 7:00 am
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Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH/USD Recovering Towards $230

Aayush Jindal | October 4, 2018 | 7:00 am

Key Highlights

  • ETH price found support near the $213-214 zone after yesterday’s decline against the US Dollar.
  • There was a break above a key bearish trend line with resistance at $221 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).
  • The pair is currently trading with a positive bias above the $218 and $220 levels.

Ethereum price is slowly recovering against the US Dollar and bitcoin. ETH/USD is likely to correct further higher towards the $230 level in the near term.

Ethereum Price Analysis

Yesterday, we saw a major downside move below $220 in ETH price against the US Dollar. The ETH/USD pair even broke the $218 level and traded towards the $213-214 support zone. A low was formed near $214 and later the price started an upward move. There was a break above the $218 resistance and the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $239 high to $214 low.

More importantly, there was a break above a key bearish trend line with resistance at $221 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD. The pair is now trading near the $224 level and the 100 hourly simple moving average. In the short term, there could be a minor downside move towards the $221 level and the broken trend line. On the upside, the next key resistance is at $226. It represents the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $239 high to $214 low. Above this, the next hurdle for buyers is near the $229-230 zone. On the downside, the $221 level is a decent support, followed by the $218 level.

Ethereum Price Analysis ETH Chart

Looking at the chart, ETH price is showing positive signs above the $218 level. As long as the price is trading above $218, there could be more recoveries towards $229-230 resistance zone.

Hourly MACDThe MACD is gaining momentum in the bullish zone.

Hourly RSIThe RSI is now placed well above the 50 level.

Major Support Level – $218

Major Resistance Level – $230

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