Ethereum (ETH) Could Make Sustained Move Higher

  • Ethereum is still facing resistance near the $155 and $156 levels levels against the US Dollar.
  • The price is likely to make a sustained move higher once it breaks the $156 resistance.
  • There is a key declining channel forming or a bullish flag with resistance near $154 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).
  • The price could start a fresh decline only if it settles below the $142 support area.

Ethereum price is consolidating gains above key supports versus the US Dollar, similar to bitcoin. ETH price could rally towards $165 once it clears the $156 resistance.

Ethereum Price Analysis

Yesterday, there was an upside extension of the recovery initiated from $132 in Ethereum against the US Dollar. ETH price climbed above the key $150 resistance and the 100 hourly simple moving average.

Moreover, the price broke the $152 resistance and tested the next key resistance area near the $155 level. A high was formed near the $156 level and the price is currently consolidating gains.

It corrected below the $152 level. Besides, there was a push below the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the recovery wave from the $142 low to $156 high. At the moment, the price seems to be holding the $150 support and the 100 hourly simple moving average.

On the upside, there is a strong resistance forming for Ethereum near the $155 and $156 levels. Additionally, there is a key declining channel forming or a bullish flag with resistance near $154 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD.

Therefore, an upside break above the $155 and $156 resistance levels could push the price further higher. It is likely to make a sustained move higher towards the $165 resistance.

Conversely, the price could continue to correct gains below $150. An initial support is near the $148 level. It represents the 50% Fib retracement level of the recovery wave from the $142 low to $156 high.

The main support on the downside is near the $142 level. If the price closes below the $142 support, it is likely to move back into a bearish zone towards the $132 level.

Ethereum Price

Ethereum Price

Looking at the chart, Ethereum price is still trading above many key supports such as $150, $148 and $142. As long as there is no close below $142, there are high chances of a nice upward move above the $155 and $156 resistances in the near term.

ETH Technical Indicators

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

Hourly RSIThe RSI for ETH/USD is currently near the 50 level and it could bounce back.

Major Support Level – $148

Major Resistance Level – $155

     
 
 

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