ETH Bulls Fight to Reclaim $3,000 as Market Struggles

ETH/USD – Ether Finds .786 Fib Support.

Key Support Levels: $2770, $2720, $2600.
Key Resistance Levels: $3000, $3200, $3290.

Ethereum is now down a steep 15% on the week as it plummeted beneath $3000. The coin started the week off by falling beneath a rising trend line and the 50-day MA. The trend line also formed the neck of a head and shoulders pattern that could send it as low as $2400.

Since breaking the 50-day MA, ETH continued to decrease until it hit yesterday’s low at $2656. From there, the bulls regrouped to close the candle at $2770, which is support provided by a .786 Fib. It bounced from there today as it battles to stay above $2900.

ETH/USD Daily Chart. Source: TradingView.

ETH-USD Short Term Price Prediction

Looking ahead, the first strong support lies at $2770 (.786 Fib). This is followed by $2720 (100-day MA), $2600 (200-day MA), and $2420 (downside 1.618 Fib Extension).

On the other side, the first resistance lies at $3000. This is followed by $3200, $3290 (50-day MA), $3350, and $3400 (20-day MA).

The RSI is beneath the midline, indicating the bears are in control of the market momentum.

ETH/BTC – ETH Falls Into July Highs

Key Support Levels: 0.068 BTC, 0.0667 BTC, 0.066 BTC.
Key Resistance Levels: 0.07 BTC, 0.071 BTC, 0.0733 BTC.

ETH also continues to decrease against BTC. On Sunday, the coin fell beneath support at 0.0711 BTC (.382 Fib) to meet 0.07 BTC (50-day MA). It continued below the 50-day MA on Monday to hit 0.0691 BTC.

Yesterday, ETH plummeted beneath 0.069 BTC to reach as low as 0.067 BTC. By the end of the day, the bulls managed to close the daily candle at 0.068 BTC. Today, ETH rebounded and is now above 0.069 BTC.

ETH/BTC Daily Chart. Source: TradingView.

ETH-BTC Short Term Price Prediction

Moving forward, the first strong resistance lies at 0.07 BTC. This is followed by 0.071 BTC (50-day MA), 0.0733 BTC (August highs), and 0.0765 BTC (bearish .786 Fib).

On the other side, the first support lies at 0.068 BTC (rising trend line). This is followed by 0.0667 BTC (downside 1.272 Fib Extension), 0.066 BTC (.618 Fib), and 0.064 BTC.

The RSI is also beneath the midline here, indicating bearish momentum is control.


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