Ethereum Price

Ethereum Price Dips Alongside Bitcoin, Decoding Key Hurdles To Fresh Increase

Ethereum price struggled to rise above $2,550 and $2,580. ETH started a fresh decline like Bitcoin and traded below the $2,500 support zone.

Ethereum attempted a fresh increase but failed to surpass $2,550.
The price is trading below $2,500 and the 100-hourly Simple Moving Average.
There is a connecting bearish trend line forming with resistance near $2,480 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).
The pair continue to move down if there is a move below the $2,425 support.

Ethereum Price Extends Decline

Ethereum price struggled to gain pace for a move above the $2,550 and $2,580 resistance levels. ETH formed a short-term top and started a fresh decline below $2,500 like Bitcoin.

There was a move below the $2,450 level. A new weekly low was formed near $2,424 and the price is now consolidating losses. There was a minor increase above the $2,450 level, but the bears were active near the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $2,614 swing high to the $2,424 low.

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Ethereum is now trading below $2,500 and the 100-hourly Simple Moving Average. On the upside, the price is facing resistance near the $2,465 level. The next hurdle could be $2,480. There is also a connecting bearish trend line forming with resistance near $2,480 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD.

The next major resistance is now near $2,520. A clear move above the $2,520 level might start a decent increase. In the stated case, the price could rise toward the $2,580 level.

Source: ETHUSD on TradingView.com

The next key hurdle sits near the $2,620 zone. A close above the $2,620 resistance could start another steady increase. The next key resistance is near $2,680. Any more gains might send the price toward the $2,720 zone.

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If Ethereum fails to clear the $2,520 resistance, it could start another decline. Initial support on the downside is near the $2,440 level.

The next key support could be the $2,425 zone. A downside break below the $2,425 support might send the price further lower. In the stated case, Ether could test the $2,350 support. Any more losses might send the price toward the $2,320 level.

Technical Indicators

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

Hourly RSIThe RSI for ETH/USD is now below the 50 level.

Major Support Level – $2,425

Major Resistance Level – $2,520

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