Ethereum started a major decline below the $3,200 support zone against the US Dollar. ETH price traded as low as $2,807 and it is now attempting a recovery wave.
- Ethereum started a fresh decline below the $3,300 and $3,200 support levels.
- The price is now trading below $3,200 and the 100 hourly simple moving average.
- There is a key bearish trend line forming with resistance near $3,020 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).
- The pair could a steady recovery wave if there is a close above $3,050 in the near term.
Ethereum Price Corrects Losses
Ethereum started a major decline from the $3,500 resistance zone. ETH traded below many important support zones near $3,300 and the 100 hourly simple moving average, similar to bitcoin.
The bears gained strength below the $3,200 support zone. Finally, ether spiked below $3,000 and extended its decline. A low is formed near $2,807 and the price is now correcting losses. There was a break above the $2,920 and $2,950 resistance levels.
The price recovered above the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $3,455 swing high to $2,807 low. An immediate resistance on the upside is near the $3,020 level. There is also a key bearish trend line forming with resistance near $3,020 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD.
Source: ETHUSD on TradingView.com
A close above the $3,020 and $3,050 levels could start a decent recovery. The next major resistance might be near the $3,130 level. It is near the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $3,455 swing high to $2,807 low. A clear break and close above the $3,130 level could start a steady increase. The next major resistance sits near $3,300.
More Losses in ETH?
If ethereum fails to correct higher above the $3,020 and $3,050 resistance levels, it could start another decline. An initial support on the downside is near the $2,960 level.
The next major support seems to be forming near the $2,900 level. A downside break below the $2,900 support zone could lead the price towards the $2,800 zone. The next major support is near the $2,750 level, below which ether price might decline towards the $2,640 support zone.
Hourly MACD – The MACD for ETH/USD is slowly losing pace in the bearish zone.
Hourly RSI – The RSI for ETH/USD is still well below the 50 level.
Major Support Level – $2,960
Major Resistance Level – $3,050