Ethereum Show Positive Signs, Why ETH Could Outperform Bitcoin

Ethereum was steady above $4,050 against USD. ETH might gain bullish momentum if it breaks the $4,325 resistance and $4,350 resistance.

  • There are some positive signs in Ethereum that go beyond the $4,200 mark.
  • Now, the price trades above $4,000. The 100-hourly simple moving average is also in play.
  • On the hourly chart of Ethereum/USD, there was an upward movement above a significant bearish trend line. Resistance is near $4205. (Data feed via Kraken).
  • If the pair breaks above $4,350, it could see further gains.

Ethereum Prices Are Recovering

Like bitcoin, Ethereum was strong at the $4,050 resistance level. The ETH price established a solid base, and began a gradual recovery above the $4120 resistance level.

The $4,200 resistance level and the 100 hourly simple movement average were clearly broken. A break was also observed above the major bearish trendline with resistance at $4,205, on an hourly chart for ETH/USD.

This pair rose above the $4.300 resistance level and reached an all-time high of $4.386. Now, it is returning to the $4.300 level. It fell below the 23.6% Fib Retracement Level of the upward swing from the $4.026 swing low level to the $4.386 high.

Ethereum Price

Source: ETHUSD

Ether is trading at above $4,000. This price also exceeds the 100-hourly simple moving mean. The $4,300 mark is the initial resistance.

Near the $4,350 mark is the first significant resistance. The price could rise further if it closes above $4,300 or $4,350. If this is the case, then the price may rise towards $4,450. Price could rise towards $4,500 if there are more gains.

New Drop in Ethereum?

If the $4,350 mark is not reached, ethereum could begin a new decline. Near the $4,220 area is a support level for the downside. A connecting bullish trendline is visible on the chart at approximately $4,220.

Now, the initial support level is near $4,000. This support is near the Fib retracement of 50% of the upward movement from $4,026 low to $4.386 high. Price could drop further below the $4,000. Support level.

Technical Indicators

MACD HourlyThe MACD is falling in bullish territory for USD/ETH.

Hourly RSIThe RSI is close to 50 for USD/ETH.

Major Support Level – $4,200

Major Resistance Level – $4,350

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