Ethereum Price Weekly Analysis – Can ETH/USD Make It?

Key Highlights

  • ETH price struggled twice to break the $317 level against the US Dollar and later moved down.
  • There is a crucial breakout pattern forming with support at $270 on the 4-hours chart of ETH/USD (data feed via SimpleFX).
  • The pair must gain momentum above $302 to gain further in the near term.

Ethereum price is consolidating in the bullish zone against the US Dollar and Bitcoin. ETH/USD must clear $317 for a new monthly high.

Ethereum Price Upside Hurdle

This past week was mostly neutral for ETH price as it remained range bound below $317 against the US Dollar. There were two failures to break the $317 level, but buyers failed to gain momentum. As a result, there were a couple of downside moves towards $270. The downside move was protected by $270 and the 100 simple moving average on the 4-hour chart.

During the past few sessions, there was a downside reaction, but the $270 support is still intact. It looks like a contracting triangle pattern with support at $272-270 is forming on the 4-hours chart of ETH/USD. However, the price already traded below the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the wave from the $176.27 low to $317.19 high. It is a bearish sign, but there are chances of a recovery as long as the price is above $270. A close below the stated $270 support could ignite sharp declines in ETH/USD.

Ethereum Price Weekly Analysis ETH USD

On the upside, the triangle resistance is near $301. A break above $301 would be a positive signal for further gains. Still, the price must break the $317 resistance to continue with the bullish trend. It all depends on which side the pair breaks – either above $317 or below $270.

4-hours MACD – The MACD is slowly moving into the bearish zone.

4-hours RSI – The RSI is currently below the 50 level and heading lower.

Major Support Level – $270

Major Resistance Level – $317

Charts courtesy – SimpleFX

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