Ethereum (ETH) Should Break This Level for Short-Term Bullishness

Ethereum prices currently mimic sideways consolidations exhibited by the overall crypto spectrum. Taking the current phase as an extended accumulation period might have traders suspecting the structure means a bottom for ETH. However, let us explore the details.

Macroeconomic factors remain a challenge in the marketplace, while the Open Interest rate grew a little as spot volume stayed low. The primary question is whether this means a ‘buy’ opportunity, like 2021 June-July, or Ethereum is yet to form a low.

ETH Daily Chart

Ethereum trades within a massive ascending channel on its daily chart. For now, the price hovers at the channel’s bottom. The Relative Strength Index remained beneath the baseline, suggesting bears controlled the market.

Adding 30-dayEMA ($2,700 now) shows the latest price spikes began when the price broke past the 30-dayEMA line and the Relative Strength Index crossed the baseline.

Individuals might wait for these validations from a technical view before rejoining the market. A well-recognized unwritten rule by investors suggests “you better buy expensive at lower risks.”

4Hr Timeframe

The 4hr chart shows ETH prices fluctuating within a triangle and beneath the Ichimoku cloud (like Bitcoin). The combination means a challenge for Ethereum to break higher.

Crossing past this level and creating a higher high beyond the red line ($3,040), which remained a critical resistance over the past months, is crucial for ETH’s potential recoveries in the near term.

Technical analysts see Ethereum’s structure as bearish. That’s according to the analysis above. Meanwhile, the prevailing market sentiments require catalysts (demand) before Ethereum signals a potential trend shift. Capital Preservation remains the bottom line within the financial markets.

While publishing this blog, Ethereum traded at $2,566, showing a 0.04% intraday loss.

Ethereum Technical Indicators

The down-sloping exponential moving averages (20-, 50-, 100-, and 200) indicate sellers’ preference. Furthermore, Ethereum secures dynamic resistance from 20- and 50-day exponential moving average.

Meanwhile, the Relative Strength Index fluctuation near the equilibrium shows a range-bound rally. Broad market sentiment and on-chain developments remain vital in Ethereum’s future price reactions.

  • Resistance zones – $3,000, $2,780
  • Support zones – $2,490, $2,300
By Edward Richardson
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