Ethereum stretched its decline below the crucial $365 support versus the US Dollar. ETH price is adjusting higher, and it must exceed $380 to bypass the extra bearish wave.
- Ethereum started a decent upward move after it tagged the $360 level.
- The price is now trading nicely above the $370 level and the 100 hourly simple moving average.
- There was a break above a significant bearish trend line with resistance near $372 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).
- The dynamic duo could still be facing a powerful resistance close to the $380 level.
Ethereum Price is Encountering Roadblocks
Ethereum extended its decline below the $370 level. ETH price even broke the $365 support level and tested the $360 level. It found support near $360 and recently started a new increase.
There was a break above the $365 and $368 resistance level. More importantly, there was a break above a significant bearish trend line with resistance near $372 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD. Ether price is now trading nicely above the $370 level and the 100 hourly simple moving average.
It is still confronting a strong resistance near the $380 level. A high is formed near $380, and the price is currently correcting lower. There was a break below the $375 level, plus the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $360 swing down to the $380 high.
Ether is now testing the $372 level and the 100 hourly simple moving average. Crucial support is forming near the $370 level and a connecting bullish trend line. It is close to the 50% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $360 swing low to the $380 high.
On the upside, the bulls are facing a strong resistance near $380. A clear break above the $380 resistance is needed to start a steady increase in the coming sessions.
Fresh Decline in ETH?
If Ethereum fails to clear the $380 resistance levels, it might continue to move down. Immediate support is near the $372 and the 100 hourly SMA.
The primary support is near the $370 level. A clear break below the $370 support level could spark a sharp decline. The next significant support is near $360, below which it could test $350 in the near term.
Hourly MACD – The MACD for ETH/USD is now gaining pace in the bearish zone.
Hourly RSI – The RSI for ETH/USD is now just below the 50 levels.
Major Support Level – $370
Major Resistance Level – $380