Ethereum fell below $2,400 against the US dollar support zone. The ETH price is slowly recovering. However, it needs to clear $2550 in order for a steady uptrend.
- Ethereum fell below the $2,400 and $2,500 support levels.
- The daily simple moving average is at 100 hours and the price trades below $2,500
- On the hourly chart for ETH/USD, there is a bearish trendline that forms with resistance at $2,450 (data feed via Kraken).
- It could take further losses if the pair does not recover more than $2,550 and $2,500 respectively.
Ethereum price keeps fluctuating
After a closing below $3,000, Ethereum began a significant decline. ETH fell below the $2,500 key support level to enter a bearish zone.
It traded as low as $2,400 and closed below the 100-hourly simple moving average. The price traded down to $2,160. It is correcting upwards at the moment. The price moved higher than the $2,300- and $2.350 levels.
The Ether price rose above 50% Fib Retracement of the decline from $2,547 high to $2.160 low. The $2,420 area is the initial support for the upside. On the hourly chart for ETH/USD, there is a bearish trend line that forms with resistance at $2,420.
This trend line is very close to the level of the 76.4% Fib-retracement (the recent drop from $2,547 high to $2.160 low). Near the $2,500 mark is the first significant resistance. At the $2550 level, there is the principal resistance.
Source: TradingView.com, ETHUSD
A positive upside break at the $2,550 zone could signal a good recovery. Near the $2,750 mark is the next significant resistance.
What Are the Losses of ETH More?
Ethereum could fall further if there is no recovery wave at the $2,550 mark. Initial support is at the $2320 level.
At the $2250 level, we see the initial support. If the downside breaks below $2,250 it could lead to a further decline. Near the $2,150 level could be the next significant support zone for bulls. Losses could cause the price to reach $2,000
Indicators of technical importance
Hourly MACD – In the bullish zone, the MACD of ETH/USD has been losing momentum.
Hourly RSI – The current RSI of ETH/USD hovers around the 50 mark.
Major Support Level – $2,150
Major Resistance Level – $2,550