- ETH price broke a major resistance area near $133-134 to climb higher against the US Dollar.
- The price settled above the key $134 resistance to move into a positive zone.
- There was a break above a major contracting triangle with resistance at $133 on the 4-hours chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).
- The pair is currently correcting lower, but it is likely to find a strong buying interest near $134.
Ethereum price is trading with a bullish bias versus the US Dollar and Bitcoin. ETH/USD climbed towards $144 and it is currently correcting lower towards key supports near $134.
Ethereum Price Analysis
This past week, there was a couple of swing moves towards the $128 level in ETH price against the US Dollar. Later, the ETH/USD pair formed a solid support near the $129 and $130 levels. Finally, buyers gained traction and broke the $132 resistance area to move into a positive zone. The upside move was strong as the price even broke the $134 level and the 100 simple moving average (4-hours). The price action was constructive, opening the doors for more upsides above the $134 level.
Moreover, there was a break above a major contracting triangle with resistance at $133 on the 4-hours chart of ETH/USD. The pair rallied above the $140 resistance level. It traded close to the $144 resistance zone. A high was formed just below $144 and later the price started a downside correction. It broke the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the last wave from the $128 low to $144 high. On the downside, there are many supports near the $135 level and the 100 simple moving average (4-hours).
Besides, the 50% Fib retracement level of the last wave from the $128 low to $144 high is also near the $135 level to act as a support. Therefore, if the price continues to move down, it could find a strong support near the $134 or $135 level. If there is a downside break below $134, the price may move back in a bearish zone.
The above chart indicates that ETH price made a nice upside move above the $134 and $140 barriers. There are many bullish signs above the $135 level and the 100 SMA. In the short term, there could be a consolidation phase above $135 before the price makes the next move. On the upside, the main hurdles near the $142, $144 and $145 levels.
4 hours MACD – The MACD for ETH/USD is about to move back in the bearish zone.
4 hours RSI – The RSI for ETH/USD is moving lower from the 80 level and it could move towards the 50 level.
Major Support Level – $134
Major Resistance Level – $142
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