Ethereum Price Reverse Gains, Can ETH Bulls Save The Day?

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Ethereum price rallied above the $3,300 level. ETH tested the $3,350 resistance and recently started a sharp decline below $3,300.

  • Ethereum rallied toward $3,350 before the bears appeared again.
  • The price is trading below $3,220 and the 100-hourly Simple Moving Average.
  • There was a break below a key bullish trend line with support at $3,250 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).
  • The pair could continue to move down if it trades below the $3,165 support.

Ethereum price started a strong increase above the $3,200 level. ETH outperformed Bitcoin and even cleared the $3,300 resistance. However, the bears were active near the $3,350 level.

A high was formed at $3,355 and the price started a fresh decline. There was a sharp move below the $3,300 level. The price declined below the 50% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $3,070 swing low to the $3,355 high.

There was also a break below a key bullish trend line with support at $3,250 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD. Ethereum is now trading below $3,220 and the 100-hourly Simple Moving Average.

However, the bulls are active near the $3,165 support and the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $3,070 swing low to the $3,355 high. Immediate resistance is near the $3,210 level and the 100-hourly Simple Moving Average.

Ethereum Price

Source: ETHUSD on TradingView.com

The first major resistance is near the $3,250 level. The next key resistance sits at $3,350, above which the price might gain traction and rise toward the $3,465 level. A close above the $3,465 resistance could send the price toward the $3,550 resistance. If there is a move above the $3,550 resistance, Ethereum could even test the $3,680 resistance. Any more gains could send Ether toward the $3,750 resistance zone.

More Downsides In ETH?

If Ethereum fails to clear the $3,210 resistance, it could continue to move down. Initial support on the downside is near the $3,180 level. The first major support is near the $3,165 zone.

The main support is near the $3,070 level. A clear move below the $3,070 support might set the pace for more losses and send the price toward $3,030. Any more losses might send the price toward the $2,880 level in the near term.

Technical Indicators

Hourly MACDThe MACD for ETH/USD is gaining momentum in the bearish zone.

Hourly RSIThe RSI for ETH/USD is now below the 50 level.

Major Support Level – $3,165

Major Resistance Level – $3,210

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