Ethereum Price Analysis: Can ETH/USD Continue Higher?

Key Highlights

  • ETH price gained traction and moved above the $690 and $700 resistance levels against the US Dollar.
  • There is a key connecting bullish trend line formed with support at $704 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).
  • The pair has to stay above the $704 support and the 100 hourly simple moving average to move higher.

Ethereum price is back in a positive zone against the US Dollar and Bitcoin. ETH/USD has to remain above the 100 hourly SMA to extend gains above $715.

Ethereum Price Support

The past Crypto Analysis.com/2018/05/20/ethereum-price-weekly-analysis-eth-usd-sellers-check/” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener” data-wpel-link=”internal”>few sessions were mostly positive for ETH price as it moved above the $690 and $700 resistance levels against the US Dollar. The price even spiked above the $720 level, but it failed to extend gains towards $740. A high was formed at $724.80 before the price started a downside correction. It declined and moved below the $720 and $715 levels.

During the decline, there was a break below the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the last wave from the $683.40 low to $724.80 high. However, there are many supports on the downside above the $700 level. There is also a key connecting bullish trend line formed with support at $704 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD. The same trend line is positioned near the 50% Fib retracement level of the last wave from the $683.40 low to $724.80 high. More importantly, the 100 hourly simple moving average is near $700-702. Therefore, the price is Crypto Analysis.com/2018/05/18/ethereum-price-analysis-eth-usds-support-turned-resistance/” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener” data-wpel-link=”internal”>likely to find strong bids near the $700-704 zone.

Looking at the chart, the price is likely to move higher as long as it is above $704 and the 100 hourly SMA. On the upside, a break above the recent high of $724 could open the doors for a push towards the $740 resistance.

Hourly MACD – The MACD is slightly placed in the bearish zone.

Hourly RSI – The RSI is struggling to hold the 50 level.

Major Support Level – $700

Major Resistance Level – $724

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