Ripple started an upward move above the $0.1850 resistance area against the US Dollar. However, XRP price is struggling to gain momentum above the $0.1900 and $0.1920 resistance levels. Ripple price is showing positive signs above the $0.1850 pivot level against the US dollar. The bulls are still struggling to gain strength above the $0.1900 and $0.1920 levels. There is a connecting bullish trend line forming with support near $0.1850 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken). The pair is likely to continue higher towards $0.1950 as long as it is above $0.1850. Ripple Price Remains Supported on Dips After correcting lower, ripple found support near the $0.1800 level. XRP price formed a support base above the $0.1820 level and recently started a decent upward move, following bitcoin and Ethereum. The upward move was such that the price climbed nicely above the $0.1850 resistance and the 100 hourly simple moving average. It opened the doors for more gains above the $0.1880 resistance level. Ripple even broke the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the key decline from the $0.1951 high to $0.1785 low. It is now trading above a major bearish trend line at $0.1880 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair. Ripple Price On the upside, the bulls are struggling to clear the $0.1910-$0.1920 resistance area. The 76.4% Fib retracement level of the key decline from the $0.1951 high to $0.1785 low is also stopping gains. The price currently correcting lower below $0.1900 and testing the 100 hourly SMA. On the downside, there is a strong support forming near the $0.1850 level. There is also a connecting bullish trend line forming with support near $0.1850 on the same chart. If XRP fails to stay above the $0.1850 support area, it could move back into a negative zone. Any further losses might call for a test of the $0.1800 level Upside Continuation Scenario Ripple is likely to remain well bid above the $0.1850 support and the trend line. On the upside, the bulls need to gain momentum above the $0.1900 and $0.1920 level. If they succeed, there are high chances of more upsides towards the $0.1950 level. The main resistance on the upside is near the $0.2000 level. Technical Indicators Hourly MACD – The MACD for XRP/USD is slowly moving into the bearish zone. Hourly RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for XRP/USD is correcting lower towards the 50 level. Major Support Levels – $0.1880, $0.1850 and $0.1800. Major Resistance Levels – $0.1910, $0.1920 and $0.1950. Take advantage of the trading opportunities with Plus500 Risk disclaimer: 76.4% of retail CFD accounts lose money.
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