- Ethereum is currently facing many barriers near the $1,840 resistance zone.
- The price is trading below $1,810 and the 100-hourly Simple Moving Average.
- There is a key bearish trend line forming with resistance near $1,805 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).
- The pair could start a decent increase if it clears the $1,825 and $1,840 resistance levels.
Ethereum Price Stuck Below $1,840
However, the price remained stable above the $1,785 support. A low is formed near $1,791 and the price is now consolidating losses. It is slowly moving higher above the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $1,828 swing high to the $1,791 low.
Immediate resistance is near the trend line zone. The first major resistance is near the $1,810 level and the 100-hourly Simple Moving Average. It is close to the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $1,828 swing high to the $1,791 low.
Source: ETHUSD on TradingView.com
The next resistance sits near $1,825, above which Ethereum could rise toward $1,840. If there is a close above the $1,840 resistance level, the price might gain bullish momentum toward the $1,920 level. Any more gains above the $1,920 resistance zone could start a steady increase toward the $2,000 resistance.
More Losses in ETH?
If Ethereum fails to clear the $1,810 resistance, it could start another decline. Initial support on the downside is near the $1,785 level.
The next major support is near the $1,770 zone. If there is a close below the $1,770 support, the price could gain bearish momentum. In the stated case, the price might drop toward the $1,720 support zone. Any more losses may perhaps take the price toward the $1,700 level in the near term.
Hourly MACD – The MACD for ETH/USD is losing momentum in the bearish zone.
Hourly RSI – The RSI for ETH/USD is below the 50 level.
Major Support Level – $1,770
Major Resistance Level – $1,825