Key Highlights
Ether price after completing a correction versus the US Dollar started a recovery phase.
The ETH/USD buyers are struggling to clear a major resistance at $13.50 during the current wave.
A continuous failure to break the stated level may call for a downside move in the short term.

Technically, the hourly chart is signaling a toppish scenario at $13.50.

ETH/USD Resistance Level

Ether price managed to pop a few points yesterday against the US Dollar and Bitcoin. There was a bounce in ETH/USD towards $13.50, and ETH/BTC tested 0.0222BTC. Both pairs found sellers on the upside and started struggling.

Ether Price Analysis Technical Chart

The ETH/USD pair is facing a lot of offers near $13.50, as it can be clearly seen from the hourly chart. The pair is struggling to surpass the stated level despite of more than 4 attempts. This means it is a crucial barrier for an upside move.

It is important to note that the $13.50 resistance also represents the 50% Fibonacci retracement level of the last drop from the $14.31 high to $12.70 low. So, it is a major hurdle for the Ether bulls, as I pointed out yesterday. Although, I was hoping of a break above $13.50, but it looks like there is a loss in momentum, stopping buyers to take the price higher.

Ethereum ETH/USD Pair Analysis

The last 3-4 hourly candles are bearish and calling for a downside reaction. The pair may head towards the $13.00 support if the current bearish momentum stays intact. For the Ether bulls to gain traction, they need to surpass the $13.50 hurdle.

The mentioned level significance is also visible on the 2-hours chart. However, there is also a bullish trend line formed on the same chart. So, if the price continues to move down, it may find support near the highlighted trend line.

Important Resistance Levels

$13.50 and $13.80

Important Support Levels

$13.20 and $13.00

Hourly RSI

The RSI technical indicator is now below the 50 level, pointing further downsides.

Hourly MACD

The MACD is back in the bearish zone, as the bulls lost grip.
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