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Ethereum (ETH) Grinding Higher, Bitcoin Could Revisit $10K

Avatar Aayush Jindal 2 months ago
  • Ethereum price is showing positive signs above the $175 and $180 levels against the US Dollar.
  • Bitcoin price is climbing higher and it is likely to revisit the key $10,000 resistance area.
  • There is a rising channel forming with support near $183 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).
  • The pair is likely to continue higher and it break the $190 and $192 resistance levels in the near term.

Ethereum price is grinding higher with positive signs versus the US Dollar, while bitcoin is approaching $10,000. ETH price must break $190 to climb towards $200.

Ethereum Price Analysis

In the past few days, there was a sharp rally in Ethereum above the $175 and $180 resistance levels. Later, there was a downside correction, but the price remained well bid above $175 and the 100 hourly simple moving average.

Similarly, bitcoin price rallied above the $10,000 level and recently corrected lower. However, BTC also found support and it is climbing higher again towards the main $10,000 resistance area.

The recent swing low was near $175 before Ethereum started a fresh increase. It broke the $180 and $182 resistance levels. Moreover, there was a break above the 50% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $199 high to $175 swing low.

The price tested the $190 resistance level, where the bears are putting up a strong fight. Additionally, it seems like the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $199 high to $175 swing low is acting as a resistance.

Therefore, an upside break above the $190 resistance is likely to open the doors for more gains in the coming sessions. The next major resistance is near the $198 and $200 levels. An intermediate resistance is $194 or the 76.4% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $199 high to $175 swing low.

On the downside, there are many supports near the $180 level. Besides, there is a rising channel forming with support near $183 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD. If there is a downside break, the price could test the 100 hourly SMA or the $175 support.

Ethereum Price

Ethereum Price

Looking at the chart, Ethereum price is clearly climbing higher steadily above $185. Having said that, the price must break the $190 resistance level to continue higher. If not, there are chances of another downside correction towards the $175 support area in the near term.

ETH Technical Indicators

Hourly MACDThe MACD for ETH/USD is slowly losing momentum in the bullish zone.

Hourly RSIThe RSI for ETH/USD is correcting lower and it is approaching the 50 level.

Major Support Level – $180

Major Resistance Level – $190

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