Ethereum price is moving higher above $1,850 against the US dollar. ETH is outperforming Bitcoin and might climb further higher toward the $2,000 resistance.
Ethereum is gaining pace for a move toward the $2,000 level.
The price is trading above $1,850 and the 100-hourly Simple Moving Average.
There is a key bullish trend line forming with support near $1,870 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).
The pair could continue to move higher above the $1,920 and $1,950 levels.
Ethereum Price Outperforms Bitcoin
The price even spiked above the $1,900 level. It traded to a new multi-week high at $1,912 and the price is now consolidating gains. It is now trading near the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $1,781 swing low to the $1,912 high.
Ethereum is now trading above $1,850 and the 100-hourly Simple Moving Average. There is also a key bullish trend line forming with support near $1,870 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD.
Source: ETHUSD on TradingView.com
On the upside, the price is facing resistance near the $1,900 level. The first major resistance sits at $1,920. If ETH surpasses the $1,920 resistance, it could rise toward the $1,950 barrier. Any more gains might open the doors for a test of the $2,000 handle. The next key resistance is near $2,050, above which the price could accelerate higher toward the $2,120 level.
Are Dips Limited in ETH?
If Ethereum fails to clear the $1,920 resistance, it could start a downside correction. Initial support on the downside is near the $1,870 level or the trend line.
The next key support is $1,850 or the 100 hourly SMA. It is also near the 50% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $1,781 swing low to the $1,912 high. A downside break below the $1,850 support might spark a bearish wave. In the stated case, Ether could drop toward the $1,780 level.
Hourly MACD – The MACD for ETH/USD is losing momentum in the bullish zone.
Hourly RSI – The RSI for ETH/USD is now above the 50 level.
Major Support Level – $1,850
Major Resistance Level – $1,920