Ethereum Price Rangebound – Can ETH Pump Again To Retest $2,700?

Ethereum price corrected lower and tested the $2,440 support. ETH is now trading in a range and facing hurdles near the $2,550 and $2,585 levels.

    Ethereum is attempting a fresh increase from the $2,450 level.
    The price is trading just above $2,500 and the 100-hourly Simple Moving Average.
    There was a break above a connecting bearish trend line with resistance near $2,510 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).
    The pair could gain bullish momentum if it clears the $2,550 and $2,585 resistance levels.

Ethereum Price Holds Key Support

Ethereum price started a downside correction below the $2,620 support zone. ETH even declined below the $2,550 support, but the bulls were active near $2,440. A low was formed near $2,469 and the price is now trading in a range, like Bitcoin.

There was a minor increase above the $2,500 level. The price climbed above the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $2,588 swing high to the $2,469 low.

Besides, there was a break above a connecting bearish trend line with resistance near $2,510 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD. Ethereum is now trading just above $2,500 and the 100-hourly Simple Moving Average. On the upside, the price is facing resistance near the $2,540 level or the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $2,588 swing high to the $2,469 low.

Ethereum Price Rangebound – Can ETH Pump Again To Retest $2,700?

The next major resistance is now near $2,585. A clear move above the $2,585 level might start a decent increase. In the stated case, the price could rise toward the $2,650 level. The main resistance is now forming near the $2,720 level. A close above the $2,720 resistance could start another major increase. The next key resistance is near $2,780. Any more gains might send the price toward the $2,880 zone.

Another Drop in ETH?

If Ethereum fails to clear the $2,585 resistance, it could start another decline. Initial support on the downside is near the $2,495 level.

The next key support could be the $2,445 zone. A downside break below the $2,445 support might send the price further lower. In the stated case, Ether could test the $2,380 support. Any more losses might send the price toward the $2,320 level.

Technical Indicators

Hourly MACD – The MACD for ETH/USD is losing momentum in the bullish zone.

Hourly RSI – The RSI for ETH/USD is now just above the 50 level.

Major Support Level – $2,445

Major Resistance Level – $2,585

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2024-01-16 07:52