Key Highlights
Ether continued to trade in a tiny range with support at $192.00 against the US Dollar.
There is a crucial breakout pattern forming on the 4-hour chart of ETH/USD with resistance at $210.00.
ETH/BTC extended its decline and tested the 0.070BTC support area, putting pressure on ETH/USD.

Technically, the hourly chart indicators moving lower in the bearish territory.

Ether Price Testing Important Support

There was no respite for Ether buyers especially versus Bitcoin. ETH/BTC was under a lot of pressure and moved down by more than 12% towards 0.070BTC.

Ether Price Technical Analysis Chart

ETH/BTC’s decline has increased bearish pressures on ETH/USD. The pair is down by nearly 6% and trading below the $200.00 handle.

It seems like the pair may soon challenge the last swing low of $192.64, or even surpassing that mark to set a new intraday low. Looking at the hourly chart, there is a contracting wedge with support at $197.00.

The pair seems poised to break the wedge support for a run towards the $192.64 level. If bearish pressures remain intact, there is a possibility of ETH/USD trading towards $185.00 or even $175.00.

The 4-hour chart also points to a similar picture. There is a crucial breakout pattern forming with resistance at $210.00 and support at $190.00. The price is struggling to gain bullish momentum, putting it at a risk of a downside break.

Ethereum ETH USD Forecast

A break and close below the wedge support on the 4-hour chart would be a strong bearish signal. Therefore, if Ether’s price has to recover, buyers need to protect the $190.00 pivot.

On the upside, the wedge resistance sits at $210.00. A successful close above it would negate the current bearish momentum and might spur a rally towards $240.00.

To sum up, ETH/USD is approaching a crucial break and key supports at $190.00 and $175.00. Short-term bearish pressures is increasing, but the long term view should remain stable as long as there is no sustained move below $190.00.

Important Resistance Levels

$204.00 and $210.00

Important Support Levels

$192.00 and $190.00

Hourly RSI

The RSI is heading lower towards the 35 level.

Hourly MACD

The MACD is gaining pace in the bearish momentum.
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