/TA: Ethereum Rockets to $1,700 as Bulls Take Over Crypto Market

TA: Ethereum Rockets to $1,700 as Bulls Take Over Crypto Market


Ethereum gained pace above the $1,600 resistance against the US Dollar. ETH is showing positive signs and might even clear the $1,700 resistance.

  • Ethereum started a major increase and settled above the $1,600 level.
  • The price is now trading above $1,650 and the 100 hourly simple moving average.
  • There was a break above a key bearish trend line with resistance near $1,655 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).
  • The pair must clear $1,700 to continue higher towards $1,735 in the near term.

Ethereum Price Gains Momentum

Ethereum formed a base and started a major increase above $1,600. ETH was able to clear the key $1,620 resistance zone and the 100 hourly simple moving average.

There was a clear move above the 76.4% Fib retracement level of the main decline from the $1,685 swing high to $1,490 low. Besides, there was a break above a key bearish trend line with resistance near $1,655 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD.

Ether price is now trading above $1,650 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. It is also testing the $1,700 resistance zone.

If the bulls remain in action, there could be more upsides above $1,700. An immediate resistance on the upside is near the $1,735 level. It is near the 1.236 Fib extension level of the main decline from the $1,685 swing high to $1,490 low.

Ethereum Price

Source: ETHUSD on TradingView.com

The next major resistance is near the $1,775 level. Any more gains may perhaps open the doors for a move towards the $1,800 resistance in the near term. If the bulls remain in action, the price could pump towards the $1,880 level.

Dips Supported in ETH?

If ethereum fails to rise above the $1,735 resistance, it could start a downside correction. An initial support on the downside is near the $1,660 zone.

The next major support is near $1,640. The main support is now forming near the $1,600 level and the 100 hourly simple moving average. A downside break below the $1,600 support might start a fresh decline. In the stated case, ether price might drop towards the $1,550 level.

Technical Indicators

Hourly MACDThe MACD for ETH/USD is now gaining momentum in the bullish zone.

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

Major Support Level – $1,600

Major Resistance Level – $1,735

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