Ethereum is holding gains above the $3,200 resistance zone against the US Dollar. ETH price remains attractive and it might continue to rise towards the $3,350 resistance.
- Ethereum is trading nicely above the $3,100 and $3,150 support levels.
- The price is now trading above $3,200 and the 100 hourly simple moving average.
- There is a key bullish trend line forming with support near $3,110 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).
- The pair is consolidating and it is likely to extend gains above the $3,250 level.
Ethereum Price Could Extend Gains
Ethereum climbed higher steadily above the $3,150 resistance zone. ETH price even broke the $3,200 resistance zone and it settled nicely above the 100 hourly simple moving average.
A new multi-week high is formed near $3,278 and the price is now correcting gains. It declined below the $3,240 support level. There was a break below the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the recent wave from the $3,052 swing low to $3,278 high.
However, ether price remained well bid above the $3,150 support. It also found support near the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent wave from the $3,052 swing low to $3,278 high.
There is also a key bullish trend line forming with support near $3,110 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD. On the upside, an immediate resistance is near the $3,250 level. The next key resistance is near the $3,275 level.
Source: ETHUSD on TradingView.com
A clear break and close above the $3,250 and $3,275 resistance levels might spark an upside continuation. The next key resistance might be near the $3,350 level, above which the price might rise towards the $3,500 resistance zone.
Dips Limited in ETH?
If ethereum fails to continue higher above the $3,250 and $3,275 resistance levels, it could start a downside correction. An immediate support on the downside is near the $3,180 level.
The first key support is near the $3,165 level. The main support is now forming near $3,110, the trend line, and the 100 hourly SMA. A downside break below the trend line support might push the price towards the $3,060 support. Any more losses could lead the price towards the $3,000 support zone.
Hourly MACD – The MACD for ETH/USD is about to move into the bullish zone.
Hourly RSI – The RSI for ETH/USD is still above the 50 level.
Major Support Level – $3,100
Major Resistance Level – $3,275