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Ethereum Price Rally Stalls As Bitcoin Pumps But Bulls Are Not Done Yet

Ethereum price climbed to a new multi-month high above $3,200. ETH is consolidating while Bitcoin is gaining pace above the $55,000 resistance.

  • Ethereum extended its increase above the $3,200 resistance zone.
  • The price is trading above $3,175 and the 100-hourly Simple Moving Average.
  • There is a key bullish trend line forming with support at $3,150 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).
  • The pair could extend its increase toward $3,320 or even $3,450 in the near term.

Ethereum Price Underperforms Bitcoin

Ethereum price remained in a positive zone and extended its increase above the $3,050 resistance. ETH climbed above the $3,200 resistance, but upsides were contained after Bitcoin surged above $55,000.

Ether even spiked above $3,250. A new multi-week high is formed near $3,274 and the price is now consolidating gains. It is trading above the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $3,041 swing low to the $3,274 high.

There is also a key bullish trend line forming with support at $3,150 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD. The trend line is close to the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $3,041 swing low to the $3,274 high.

Ethereum is now trading above $3,175 and the 100-hourly Simple Moving Average. Immediate resistance on the upside is near the $3,250 level. The first major resistance is near the $3,275 level. The next major resistance is near $3,320, above which the price might gain bullish momentum.

Ethereum Price

Source: ETHUSD on TradingView.com

If there is a move above the $3,400 resistance, Ether could even rally toward the $3,450 resistance. Any more gains might call for a test of $3,500.

Are Dips Limited In ETH?

If Ethereum fails to clear the $3,250 resistance, it could start a downside correction. Initial support on the downside is near the $3,200 level.

The first major support is near the $3,150 zone and the trend line, below which Ether might test $3,130. The next key support could be the $3,100 zone. A clear move below the $3,100 support might send the price toward $3,050 or the 100-hourly Simple Moving Average. Any more losses might send the price toward the $2,880 level.

Technical Indicators

Hourly MACDThe MACD for ETH/USD is gaining momentum in the bullish zone.

Hourly RSIThe RSI for ETH/USD is now above the 50 level.

Major Support Level – $3,150

Major Resistance Level – $3,250

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