TA: Ethereum Plunges to $3,150: Can Bulls Save the Day?
Ethereum started another decline below the $3,400 support zone against the US Dollar. ETH price must stay above $3,150 to avoid more losses in the near term.
- Ethereum started a fresh decline from the $3,500 and $3,550 resistance levels.
- The price is now trading below $3,300 and the 100 hourly simple moving average.
- There is a major bearish trend line forming with resistance near $3,360 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).
- The pair could a steady increase as long as it is above the $3,150 support zone.
Ethereum Price is Eyeing Decent Recovery
Ethereum failed to clear the main $3,500 resistance zone. ETH started a major decline below the $3,400 support zone and the 100 hourly simple moving average, similar to bitcoin.
The price traded below the $3,320 and $3,250 support levels. Finally, ether spiked below $3,200, but the bulls were active near the key $3,150 support zone. A low is formed near $3,156 and the price is now consolidating losses.
An immediate resistance on the upside is near the $3,230 level. It is close to the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the recent drop from the $3,456 high to $3,156 low. The first major resistance is now forming near the $3,320 level (the last key support).
Source: ETHUSD on TradingView.com
The 50% Fib retracement level of the recent drop from the $3,456 high to $3,156 low is also near $3,320. Besides, there is a major bearish trend line forming with resistance near $3,360 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD. A clear break and close above the $3,400 level could start another increase. The next major resistance sits near $3,500.
More Losses in ETH?
If ethereum fails to correct higher above the $3,250 and $3,320 resistance levels, it could start another decline. An initial support on the downside is near the $3,180 level.
The next major support seems to be forming near the $3,150 level. A downside break below the $3,150 support zone could spark a sharp decline. The next major support is near the $3,000 level, below which ether price might decline towards the $2,880 support zone in the near term.
Hourly MACD – The MACD for ETH/USD is slowly losing pace in the bearish zone.
Hourly RSI – The RSI for ETH/USD is now well below the 50 level.
Major Support Level – $3,150
Major Resistance Level – $3,320