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ETH/USD Forecast - Is This ‘THE' Correction?





Ether bulls were not able to take the price above $12.60, which resulted in a downside move. Can the recent slide be considered as a correction or trend change?

Key Highlights

Ether price failed to break an important resistance area at $12.50-60 against the US Dollar and moved down.
Yesterday’s highlighted resistance band zone on the 4-hours chart the ETH/USD pair acted as a barrier for more gains.
The pair started a correction wave and broke the $12.00 support.

Technically, the hourly chart shows that the price has extended its decline after failing to surpass a bearish trend line.

Ether Price under Bearish Pressure

The price recently traded close to a crucial resistance of $12.60. I was hoping for a break and a test of $13.00. Unfortunately, yesterday’s highlighted resistance band zone at $12.50-60 on the 4-hours chart of the ETH/USD pair stopped gains and ignited a downside move.

Ether Price Analysis Chart Ethereum

The GBP/USD pair declined to a fresh daily low, printing $11.65 and still under selling pressure. There is a bearish trend line formed on the hourly chart, acting as a resistance and pushing the pair down.

Recently, the pair broke a short-term support area of $11.80 (highlighted with green line), which may ignite further declines. There was a close below the 38.2% Fib retracement level of the last wave from the $10.77 low to $12.82 high, signaling the start of a correction.

ETH Price Analysis Chart

There is a high probability that the pair may extend the current correction and test the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the last wave from the $10.77 low to $12.82 high. However, I feel that the $11.20-00 area, which was a resistance earlier may now provide support and prevent additional downsides.

As long as the price is above the stated support, it can be considered in a correction phase. If the ETH bears manage to break it, then there are chances of a trend change.

Important Resistance Levels

$11.80 and $12.00

Important Support Levels

$11.40 and $11.20

Hourly RSI

The RSI technical indicator is now below the 50 level, which is a concern and must recover if the price has to bounce back.

Hourly MACD

The MACD has moved to the bearish zone, signaling the start of a correction.

Aayush Jindal

Aayush has spent over seven years as a financial markets contributor and observer. He specializes in market strategies and technical analysis. He strives to provide entertaining and informative analysis of the currency and commodities markets. He is a software engineer by profession and loves blogging.

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