TA: Ethereum Prints Bullish Breakout, Why Dips Turn Attractive

Ethereum was able to extend its rally above the $3,500 resistance zone against the US Dollar. ETH price is gaining pace and it might continue to rise towards the $3,800 level.

  • Ethereum started a steady increase above the $3,500 and $3,550 resistance levels.
  • The price is now trading above $3,500 and the 100 hourly simple moving average.
  • There is a major bullish trend line forming with support near $3,490 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).
  • The pair is correcting gains, but dips could be limited below $3,450 in the near term.

Ethereum Price is Rising

Ethereum started a fresh increase after it was able to clear the $3,450 resistance zone. ETH broke the $3,500 resistance zone and the 100 hourly simple moving average to move further into a positive zone.

The upward move was such that the price even climbed above the $3,600 level. A high is formed near $3,620 and the price is now correcting gains, similar to bitcoin. It traded below the $3,600 level. There was a break below the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the recent wave from the $3,361 swing low to $3,620 high.

There is also a major bullish trend line forming with support near $3,490 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD. An immediate resistance on the upside is near the $3,580 level.

Ethereum Price

Source: ETHUSD on TradingView.com

The first major resistance is near the $3,600. A clear break and close above the $3,600 level could push the price further higher. The next major resistance sits near $3,720. Any more gains could set the pace for a move towards the $3,800 level.

Dips Limited in ETH?

If ethereum fails to continue higher above the $3,580 and $3,600 resistance levels, it could start a downside correction. An initial support on the downside is near the $3,520 level.

The next major support seems to be forming near the $3,500 level and the trend line. The trend line is close to the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent wave from the $3,361 swing low to $3,620 high. Any more downsides might call for a test of the $3,450 support zone.

Technical Indicators

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

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

Major Support Level – $3,500

Major Resistance Level – $3,600

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