TA: Ethereum Gains Traction, Why ETH Could Soon Retest $3K

TA: Ethereum Gains Traction, Why ETH Could Soon Retest $3K

Ethereum gained pace above the $2,550 resistance zone against the US Dollar. ETH price is trading in a positive zone and it could rally if it breaks the $2,750 resistance.

  • Ethereum is slowly moving higher and it broke the key $2,500 resistance zone.
  • The price is now trading well above $2,500 and the 100 hourly simple moving average.
  • There is a key rising channel forming with support near $2,640 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).
  • The pair could accelerate higher if it breaks the main $2,750 resistance zone in the near term.

Ethereum Price Is Gaining Momentum

Ethereum started a decent upward move from the $2,400 support zone. ETH climbed above the $2,480 and $2,500 resistance levels. There was also a clear break above the $2,650 resistance zone.

A high was formed near $2,746 before the price started a downside correction. There was a break below the $2,700 and $2,650 levels. Ether declined below the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $2,277 swing low to $2,746 high.

It is now trading well above $2,500 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There is also a key rising channel forming with support near $2,640 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD.

Ethereum Price

Source: ETHUSD on TradingView.com

On the upside, an immediate resistance is near the $2,700 level. The first major resistance is near the $2,750 level and the recent higher. A close above the $2,750 level could start a major increase towards the $2,850 level. The next major resistance is near the $3,000 zone.

Dips Limited in ETH?

If Ethereum fails to clear the $2,700 and $2,750 resistance levels, it could start a downside correction. An initial support on the downside is near the $2,600 zone and the channel trend line.

A downside break below the channel support could push the price towards the $2,500 support and the 100 hourly SMA. The 50% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $2,277 swing low to $2,746 high is also near the $2,510 level. The next key support is near the $2,450 level. Any more losses could lead the price towards the $2,400 support in the near term.

Technical Indicators

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

Hourly RSIThe RSI for ETH/USD is currently above the 50 level.

Major Support Level – $2,500

Major Resistance Level – $2,750

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