Ethereum extended decline below the $3,000 support zone against the US Dollar. ETH price could extend losses towards the $2,650 support in the near term.
- Ethereum extended decline below the $3,050 and $3,000 support levels.
- The price is trading below $3,000 and the 100 hourly simple moving average.
- There was a break below a key bullish trend line with support near $3,120 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).
- The pair could extend losses if there is a clear move below the $2,800 support zone.
Ethereum Price Dives 8%
Ethereum failed to gain strength above the $3,250 level and started a major decline. ETH formed a high near $3,272 before there was a major decline.
There was a sharp move below the $3,120 and $3,050 support levels. Besides, there was a break below a key bullish trend line with support near $3,120 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD. Ether price even settled below the $3,000 level and the 100 hourly simple moving average.
The price spiked below the $2,900 level and traded as low as $2,808. It is now consolidating losses above the $2,800 level. An initial resistance is near the $2,900 zone. It is close to the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $3,272 swing high to $2,808 low.
The first major resistance is near the $3,000 level or the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $3,272 swing high to $2,808 low.
If there is an upside break above $3,000 resistance, zone, the price could rise towards the 100 hourly simple moving average. The next major resistance is near the $3,200 level.
More Losses in ETH?
If ethereum fails to start a recovery wave above the $2,900 level, it could continue to move down. An initial support on the downside is near the $2,820 level.
The first key support is now forming near the $2,800 level. A downside break below the $2,800 level might start another strong decline. The next major support for the bulls may perhaps be near the $2,650 zone. Any more losses could push the price towards the $2,500 level.
Hourly MACD – The MACD for ETH/USD is gaining pace in the bearish zone.
Hourly RSI – The RSI for ETH/USD is now in the oversold zone.
Major Support Level – $2,800
Major Resistance Level – $3,000