- ETH price gained traction recently and rallied above $212 against the US Dollar.
- There are two connecting bullish trend lines formed with support at $206 and $204 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).
- The pair is struggling to stay above the $210 level and it could test the $204 support.
Ethereum price is showing positive signs against the US Dollar and bitcoin. ETH/USD may correct lower in the short term towards $206 or $204.
Ethereum Price Analysis
There was a solid support base formed near $198 in ETH price against the US Dollar. The ETH/USD pair started an upward move and traded above the $205, $212 and $216 levels. The upside move was strong as there was a close above the $205 level and the 100 hourly simple moving average. The price traded as high as $218 and later started a sharp downside correction.
It moved below the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent wave from the $198 low to $218 high. The recent decline was sharp, but the price is now approaching the $204-206 support area. There are also two connecting bullish trend lines formed with support at $206 and $204 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD. The second trend line is close to the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the recent wave from the $198 low to $218 high. Therefore, if the price continues to decline, it could find a solid support near the $204-206 zone. Below $204, the price may test the $200 handle.
Looking at the chart, ETH price clearly struggled to stay above $210, but it is still well supported above $204. On the upside, an initial resistance is at $212, above which the price could trade past $215. The main hurdle for the current rally is near the $221 level.
Hourly MACD – The MACD is moving back in the bearish zone.
Hourly RSI – The RSI is currently well above the 50 level.
Major Support Level – $204
Major Resistance Level – $212