Ethereum extended losses below the $1,820 support against the US Dollar. ETH could decline further if it fails to start a recovery wave above the $1,900 level.
- Ethereum started a fresh decline and traded below the $1,900 level.
- The price is now trading below $1,880 and the 100 hourly simple moving average.
- There is a key bearish trend line forming with resistance near $1,880 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).
- The pair could continue to move down if there is a clear move below the $1,800 level.
Ethereum Price Turns Red
Ethereum followed a bearish path after it settled below the $1,900 level. ETH traded below the $1,850 support zone and increased pressure on the bulls.
The bears even pushed the price below the $1,820 level, but the price stayed above the $1,800 level. A low is formed near $1,806 and the price is now consolidating losses. Ether price is now trading below $1,880 and the 100 hourly simple moving average.
An immediate resistance on the upside is near the $1,840 level. It is near the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the recent drop from the $1,955 swing high to $1,806 low.
The first major resistance is now forming near the $1,880 level and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There is also a key bearish trend line forming with resistance near $1,880 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD. The trend line is near the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent drop from the $1,955 swing high to $1,806 low.
Source: ETHUSD on TradingView.com
A clear move above the $1,880 resistance could even push the price above the $1,900 resistance. The next major resistance is near the $1,920 level, above which the price may perhaps move into a positive zone.
More Losses in ETH?
If ethereum fails to rise above the $1,880 resistance, it could continue to move down. An initial support on the downside is near the $1,800 zone.
The next major support is near $1,780, below which ether price might accelerate lower. In the stated case, the price may perhaps decline towards the $1,750 level. Any more losses may perhaps open the doors for a move towards the $1,650 level.
Hourly MACD – The MACD for ETH/USD is now gaining momentum in the bearish zone.
Hourly RSI – The RSI for ETH/USD is now below the 50 level.
Major Support Level – $1,800
Major Resistance Level – $1,880