TA: Ethereum Price Holds Strong, Why Dips Remain Limited Below $1,850

TA: Ethereum Price Holds Strong, Why Dips Remain Limited Below $1,850

Ethereum gained bullish momentum above the $1,850 resistance against the US Dollar. ETH price is currently correcting lower from $1,945, but it might find bids near $1,850.

  • Ethereum is in a positive zone and it recently climbed above the $1,900 resistance.
  • The price is now well above the $1,850 support and the 100 hourly simple moving average.
  • There is a short-term contracting triangle forming with support near $1,915 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).
  • The pair could correct lower, but the bulls are likely to remain active above $1,850.

Ethereum Price Extends Gains

Ethereum started a fresh increase after it broke the $1,850 resistance, similar to bitcoin. ETH even surpassed the $1,920 resistance and settled nicely above the 100 hourly simple moving average.

However, the price struggled to continue higher above $1,945 and $1,950. There were two attempts to clear $1,945, but the bulls failed. A high is formed near $1,946 and the price is currently correcting lower. There was a break below the $1,920 support level.

The price is now approaching the $1,915 support. There is also a short-term contracting triangle forming with support near $1,915 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD.

Ethereum Price

Source: ETHUSD on TradingView.com

If there is a downside break, the price could test the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the recent wave from the $1,769 swing low to $1,946 high. On the upside, the $1,945 and $1,950 levels are immediate hurdles. A clear break above the $1,950 resistance could clear the path for a test of the $2,000 level. Any more gains might call for a move towards the $2,045 level.

Dips Limited in ETH?

If Ethereum fails to climb above the $1,945 and $1,950 resistance levels, it could correct lower. An initial support on the downside is near the $1,905 level.

The first major support is near the $1,860 level. It is near the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent wave from the $1,769 swing low to $1,946 high. The main support is now forming near the $1,850 level (the recent breakout zone), below which ether price might decline towards the 100 hourly SMA at $1,800.

Technical Indicators

Hourly MACDThe MACD for ETH/USD is slowly losing momentum in the bullish zone.

Hourly RSIThe RSI for ETH/USD is now declining towards the 60 level.

Major Support Level – $1,850

Major Resistance Level – $1,950

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