Ethereum Price Slips: Slow Descent as Market Pressure Mounts

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Ethereum price failed to recover above the $3,650 resistance. ETH declined again below the $3,550 level and now shows bearish signs below $3,600.

  • Ethereum started a fresh decline below the $3,550 support zone.
  • The price is trading below $3,550 and the 100-hourly Simple Moving Average.
  • There is a key bearish trend line forming with resistance near $3,650 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).
  • The pair could extend losses if it stays below the $3,650 resistance zone.

Ethereum Price Takes Hit

Ethereum price attempted a recovery wave but there was no bullish momentum. ETH failed to settle above the $3,650 level and started another decline. There was a steady decline below the $3,600 level.

The price declined below the $3,550 support level. A low was formed near $3,430 and the price is now consolidating losses, like Bitcoin. Ethereum is now trading below $3,550 and the 100-hourly Simple Moving Average.

There was a minor correction above the $3,480 level. The price climbed above the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $3,710 swing high to the $3,430 low. If there are more gains, the price might face resistance near the $3,550 level.

The first major resistance is near the $3,570 level. It is close to the 50% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $3,710 swing high to the $3,430 low.

There is also a key bearish trend line forming with resistance near $3,650 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD. An upside break above the $3,650 resistance might send the price higher. The next key resistance sits at $3,720, above which the price might gain traction and rise toward the $3,820 level.

Source: ETHUSD on TradingView.com

A clear move above the $3,820 level might call for a test of the $3,920 resistance. Any more gains could send Ether toward the $4,000 resistance zone.

Another Decline In ETH?

If Ethereum fails to clear the $3,550 resistance, it could continue to move down. Initial support on the downside is near $3,475. The next major support is near the $3,430 zone.

A clear move below the $3,430 support might push the price toward $3,320. Any more losses might send the price toward the $3,250 level in the near term.

Technical Indicators

Hourly MACDThe MACD for ETH/USD is losing momentum in the bearish zone.

Hourly RSIThe RSI for ETH/USD is now below the 50 zone.

Major Support Level – $3,430

Major Resistance Level – $3,550

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