Ethereum started a major increase above $1,800 against the US Dollar. ETH is rising and might continue to rise towards the $2,000 resistance zone.
- Ethereum found support near $1,680 and started a fresh increase.
- The price is now trading above $1,800 and the 100 hourly simple moving average.
- There was a break above a major bearish trend line with resistance near $1,740 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).
- The pair could continue to rise further higher towards the $1,950 and $2,000 levels.
Ethereum Price Rallies 12%
Ethereum remained well bid above the $1,650 level. ETH formed a base and started a fresh increase above the $1,750 resistance zone. The bulls pumped the price above the $1,800 level.
The price climbed higher and even broke the $1,850 resistance. Finally, there was a move above the $1,900 and the price settled above the 100 hourly simple moving average. A high was formed near $1,919 and the price is now consolidating gains.
It is now trading well above $1,800 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. Ether price is also well above the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $1,655 low to $1,919 high.
Source: ETHUSD on TradingView.com
An immediate resistance on the upside is near the $1,920 level. The first major resistance is near the $1,950 level. A clear move above the $1,950 level could start a steady increase to $2,000. If the bulls remain in action, the price may perhaps rise towards the $2,120 resistance zone in the near term.
Dips Supported in ETH?
If ethereum fails to rise above the $1,920 resistance, it could start a downside correction. An initial support on the downside is near the $1,850 zone. The next major support is near $1,800.
The main support is near the $1,780 level or the 50% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $1,655 low to $1,919 high, below which there is a risk of a sharp decline. In the stated case, ether price may perhaps decline towards the $1,750 support. Any more losses might call for a test of the $1,700 level.
Hourly MACD – The MACD for ETH/USD is now losing momentum in the bullish zone.
Hourly RSI – The RSI for ETH/USD is now above the 65 level.
Major Support Level – $1,780
Major Resistance Level – $1,920
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