Ethereum rallied above $2,650 against the US Dollar. ETH price failed to settle above $2,700, trimmed gains, and now consolidating near $2,620.
- Ethereum started a fresh increase above $2,600, but it faced sellers above $2,700.
- The price is now trading above $2,600 and the 100 hourly simple moving average.
- There was a break above a key bearish trend line with resistance near $2,580 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).
- The pair is consolidating above $2,600 and might start another increase in the near term.
Ethereum Price Consolidates
Ethereum was able to form a base above the $2,520 level. ETH started a fresh increase above the key $2,600 and $2,620 resistance levels. There was also a move above the $2,700 level.
There was also a break above a key bearish trend line with resistance near $2,580 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD. However, the bulls failed to remain in action above $2,720. The price formed a high near $2,733 and started a sharp decline.
There was a move below the $2,700 and $2,650 support levels. The price even dipped a few points below the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent rally from the $2,506 swing low to $2,733 high.
The price is now consolidating above $2,600 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. An immediate resistance on the upside is near the $2,650 level. The first major resistance is near the $2,685 level. The main resistance seems to be forming near the $2,700 zone.
Source: ETHUSD on TradingView.com
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