Ethereum is still holding the key $240 support zone against the US Dollar. ETH price is also facing an uphill task near the $248 and $250 resistance levels. Ethereum is consolidating in a range above the $240 support and the 100 hourly simple moving average. The price must gain strength above the $248 and $250 resistance levels. There is a short term bullish trend line forming with support near $243 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair is likely to rise further as long as it is above the $240 support zone and the 100 hourly SMA. Ethereum Price Could Rise Further Ethereum price remained in a tight range below the main $250 resistance zone. ETH made an attempt to rise further, but it struggled to gain strength above the $248 level. The recent high was near $248 before the price started declining. It broke the $244 level, plus the 50% Fib retracement level of the wave from the $241 low to $248 high. However, there are many supports on the downside starting with $242. There is also a short term bullish trend line forming with support near $242 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD. The trend line is close to the 76.4% Fib retracement level of the wave from the $241 low to $248 high. Ethereum Price If ether price breaks the trend line support, there is a decent support waiting near the $242 level and the 100 hourly simple moving average. On the upside, there is a major hurdle forming near the $248 and $250 levels. If there is a successful close above the $250 resistance, the price could start a strong increase. The next major hurdle could be near the $260 and $262 levels. Bearish Move in ETH The breakdown support seems to be forming near the $240 level and the 100 hourly simple moving average. If Ethereum fails to stay above the $240 support, there is a risk of a sharp downside extension. The next key support is seen near the $232 level. Any further losses may spark a major decline towards the $220 support zone in the coming days. Technical Indicators Hourly MACD – The MACD for ETH/USD is slowly moving in the bearish zone. Hourly RSI – The RSI for ETH/USD is currently just above the 50 level. Major Support Level – $240 Major Resistance Level – $250 Take advantage of the trading opportunities with Plus500 Risk disclaimer: 76.4% of retail CFD accounts lose money.
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