Ethereum is consolidating above the $3,320 support against the US Dollar. ETH price must clear $3,450 to start a fresh increase in the near term.
- Ethereum is holding gains above the $3,320 support zone.
- The price is now trading above $3,320 and the 100 hourly simple moving average.
- There is a key contracting triangle forming with resistance near $3,415 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).
- The pair could start another increase if it clears the $3,435 and $3,450 resistance levels.
Ethereum Price Eyes More Gains
Ethereum started a minor downside correction from the $3,480 zone. ETH declined below the $3,450 and $3,440 support levels. It even spiked below the $3,400 level, but the bulls were active near the $3,335 level.
A low was formed near $3,335 and the price is now rising. It surpassed the $3,400 resistance level. There was a move above the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $3,482 high to $3,334 low. However, the price is facing resistance near the $3,420 level.
It faced sellers above the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $3,482 high to $3,334 low. There is also a key contracting triangle forming with resistance near $3,415 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD.
Source: ETHUSD on TradingView.com
The next major resistance is near the $3,450 level. Ether price must clear the $3,450 resistance to start a fresh surge. In the stated case, the price could even surpass $3,500. The next major stop for the bulls on the upside may perhaps be $3,650.
Dips Supported in ETH?
If ethereum fails to start a fresh increase above the $3,420 level, it could start another downside correction. An initial support on the downside is near the $3,360 zone.
The next major support is near the $3,350 level. The main support is near the $3,320 zone and a connecting bullish trend line. A downside break below the $3,320 support zone and the 100 hourly simple moving average might put a lot of pressure on the bulls in the near term. In the stated case, ether price might slide to $3,250.
Hourly MACD – The MACD for ETH/USD is slowly losing pace in the bullish zone.
Hourly RSI – The RSI for ETH/USD is now above the 50 level.
Major Support Level – $3,320
Major Resistance Level – $3,450