TA: Ethereum Trims Gains, Why ETH Could Find Strong Support Near $1,275
Ethereum started a downside correction after trading to a new all-time high at $1,480 against the US Dollar. ETH price is currently approaching the $1,300 and $1,275 support levels.
- Ethereum started a fresh downside correction from the $1,480 resistance zone.
- The price is down around 10%, and it is trading close to the 100 hourly simple moving average.
- There was a break below a major bullish trend line with support near $1,385 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).
- The pair is likely to find a strong buying interest near the $1,275 and $1,280 support levels.
Ethereum Price is Approaching a Major Support
After a strong increase above $1,400, Ethereum failed to test the $1,500 resistance zone. A new all-time high was formed near $1,480 before the price started a fresh decline.
There was a clear break below the $1,400 and $1,380 support levels. More importantly, there was a break below a major bullish trend line with support near $1,385 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD. The pair broke the $1,350 support level to move into a short-term bearish zone.
A low is formed near $1,292 and ether is currently attempting a fresh increase. It broke the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $1,478 swing high to $1,292 low.
Source: ETHUSD on TradingView.com
On the upside, there is a major resistance forming near the $1,365 level. It is close to the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $1,478 swing high to $1,292 low. There is also a connecting bearish trend line forming with resistance near $1,385.
Ether price is approaching a couple of important supports near $1,300 and $1,285. The main support is forming near the $1,275 level, below which there is a risk of a larger decline in the coming sessions.
Dips Supported in ETH?
Ethereum is currently down around 10%, and it is trading close to the 100 hourly simple moving average. To start a fresh increase, it must gain bullish momentum above the $1,365 and $1,385 resistance levels.
A successful close above the trend line resistance and $1,385 could set the pace for a fresh increase. The next major resistance is near the $1,450 and $1,480 levels.
Hourly MACD – The MACD for ETH/USD is slowly losing pace in the bearish zone.
Hourly RSI – The RSI for ETH/USD is currently well below the 50 level.
Major Support Level – $1,275
Major Resistance Level – $1,380