TA: Ethereum Turns Red, Why Recovery Could Be Attractive To Sellers
Ethereum extended its decline below the $2,200 support zone against the US Dollar. ETH price is showing bearish signs and it might dive further towards $2,000.
- Ethereum is down over 10% and it even spiked below the $2,100 support zone.
- The price is now trading below the $2,200 support and the 100 hourly simple moving average.
- There is a major bearish trend line forming with resistance near $2,200 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).
- The pair could correct higher, but sellers are likely to remain active near the $2,200 zone.
Ethereum Price Extends Losses
There was no major recovery in ethereum above the $2,300 level. ETH remained in a bearish zone and it broke the main $2,200 support zone to move further into a bearish zone, similar to bitcoin.
The price even declined below the $2,150 support and it settled below the 100 hourly simple moving average. There was a spike below $2,100 and the price tested $2,050. A low is formed near $2,049 and the price is now correcting losses.
It climbed above the $2,100 resistance. There was a break above the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $2,406 swing high to $2,049 low. It is now testing a connecting bearish trend line with resistance near $2,150 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD.
Source: ETHUSD on TradingView.com
An immediate support is near the $2,100 level. The first key support is near the $2,050 level. The main support is now near the $2,000 zone. If there is a downside break below the $2,000 support zone, there is a risk of a sharp decline. The next major support is near the $1,850 level.
Upsides Limited in ETH?
If Ethereum stays above the $2,050 support, it could correct higher in the near term. An initial resistance is near the $2,150 level.
The first key resistance could be $2,180. The next major resistance is near the $2,200 level and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There is also a major bearish trend line forming with resistance near $2,200 on the same chart. Any more gains could lead the price towards the $2,300 level in the near term.
Hourly MACD – The MACD for ETH/USD is now gaining pace in the bullish zone.
Hourly RSI – The RSI for ETH/USD is currently near the 50 level.
Major Support Level – $2,050
Major Resistance Level – $2,200