Ethereum started a steady increase and it cleared $3,400 against the US Dollar. ETH price is showing positive signs and it might accelerate further above $3,500.
- Ethereum started a steady increase above the $3,350 and $3,380 resistance levels.
- The price is now trading above $3,400 and the 100 hourly simple moving average.
- There is a key bullish trend line forming with support near $3,425 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).
- The pair could accelerate further higher if it clears the $3,480 resistance zone.
Ethereum Price Gains Momentum
Ethereum formed a base above the $3,250 level and started a steady increase. ETH price was able to clear the $3,350 and $3,380 resistance levels.
It even surged above the $3,400 zone and settled well above the 100 hourly simple moving average. A high was formed near $3,477 before there was a downside correction. The price corrected lower below $3,400, but the bulls were active near $3,350.
It formed a low near $3,340 and started a fresh increase. Ether traded above the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $3,477 swing high to $3,340 low.
It is now trading above $3,400 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There is also a key bullish trend line forming with support near $3,425 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD. The pair is attempting a break above the 76.4% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $3,477 swing high to $3,340 low.
Source: ETHUSD on CoinPrice.Watch
If the bulls succeed, there could be more gains above the $3,480 resistance. The next main resistance is near the $3,500 level. A clear break above the $3,500 resistance might open the doors for another increase. In the stated case, ether may possibly rise towards the $3,600 level.
Dips Limited in ETH?
If ethereum fails to continue higher above the $3,480 and $3,500 resistance levels, it could start a downside correction. An immediate support on the downside is near the $3,435 level.
The next major support is now forming near the $3,425 zone and the trend line. A downside break below the trend line could spark a sharp decline. In the stated scenario, ether price could revisit the $3,350 support region.
Hourly MACD – The MACD for ETH/USD is now gaining pace in the bullish zone.
Hourly RSI – The RSI for ETH/USD is now above the 50 level.
Major Support Level – $3,350
Major Resistance Level – $3,500