Ethereum is up more than 5% today and it is trading above the $235 level against the US Dollar. ETH price is likely to surge towards the $285-$300 if it clears the $248 resistance zone.
- Ethereum is surging and it recently broke the $220 and $230 resistance levels.
- The price is now trading well above the $220 pivot level and the 100-day simple moving average.
- There was a break above a crucial bearish trend line with resistance near $208 on the daily chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).
- The pair is likely to continue higher towards the $285 if it clears the $248 hurdle.
Ethereum Price Is Signaling More Gains
In the past few days, there was a strong rise in Ethereum above the $205 resistance against the US Dollar. ETH price even outperformed bitcoin and gained more than 10% in the past few sessions.
During the rise, there was a break above the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the main decline from the $288 swing high to $90 swing low. The bulls took over the market and they were able to push the price above the $200-$205 resistance zone.
The price is now trading well above the $220 pivot level and the 100-day simple moving average. More importantly, there was a break above a crucial bearish trend line with resistance near $208 on the daily chart of ETH/USD.
The pair is now testing a significant resistance zone near the $248 and $250 levels (the breakdown zone formed in Feb 2020). It is also close to the 76.4% Fib retracement level of the main decline from the $288 swing high to $90 swing low.
If Ether breaks the $248 and $250 resistance levels, it could easily continue higher above the $260 and $270 levels. The next key resistance is near the $300 level (a multi-touch zone). If the bulls succeed in clearing the $300 barrier, the price could surge towards the $320 and $330 levels.
Dips Supported in ETH
If Ethereum fails to clear the $248 resistance level, there could be a short term downside correction. An initial support is near the $225 and $220 levels.
The first major support is now near the $205 level and the broken bearish trend line. Any further losses may perhaps lead the price towards the $190 zone and the 100-day simple moving average.
Daily MACD – The MACD for ETH/USD is slowly losing momentum in the bullish zone.
Daily RSI – The RSI for ETH/USD is currently correcting lower from the 70 level.
Major Support Level – $220
Major Resistance Level – $248
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