Ethereum’s rate of growth is slowing to $1,350 against USD. For Ethereum to continue its steady rise, it must surpass the $1,380 or $1,400 levels.
- Ethereum’s selling price is dropping below $1,400
- The current price trades below $1,400.
- A new connective bearish trend line is emerging with resistance at $1,350 (data feed via Kraken).
- A clear break above the $1.400 resistance zone could help the pair recover.
Ethereum price recovers slightly
Ethereum established a base at $1,300 and has recently begun an upside correction. ETH managed to rebound above $1,320 and $1.325 levels.
The resistance at $1,350 was breached. The 38.2% Fib Retracement level for the downmove from $1,475 swing high, to $1,282 lowest, was reached by Ether. Although the price spiked to above $1,375, upsides were very limited.
It failed to move above the 50% Fib Retracement level, which was the lowest point of the downmove from $1,475 swing high, to $1,282 lower. Now, it is trading at $1,400 below the 100 hourly simple moving mean.
Surprisingly, resistance is near $1,350. A new connective bearish trend line is also emerging with resistance close to $1,350 in the hourly chart. Near $1,380 is the next significant resistance and the 100-hourly simple moving average.
Source: TradingView.com, ETHUSD
At $1,400 the level of resistance is most prominent. Clear breaks above $1400 could open the doors to an increase in price towards the $1450 level. A move toward the $1,500 resistance may be possible with further gains.
New Decline in the ETH
It could begin a new decline if it fails to surpass the $1,350 resistance or the 100-hourly simple moving average. Support for the downside lies near the $1300 zone.
Near $1,280 is the next support. The downside breakout below the $1280 level could lead to increased selling pressure. If this happens, the ether price could drop to the $1,200 mark in the short term.
Minutely MACD – In the bearish zone, momentum is being gained by MACD for USD/ETH.
Hourly RSI – The RSI is currently below the 50 level for Ethereum/USD.
Major Support Level – $1,300
Major Resistance Level – $1,400