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Ethereum price is struggling to climb again above $2,200 and $2,250. ETH could gain bearish momentum if there is a clear move below the $2,120 support.

Ethereum is struggling to gain pace for a move above the $2,150 resistance zone.
The price is trading below $2,200 and the 100-hourly Simple Moving Average.
There is a connecting bearish trend line forming with resistance near $2,210 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).
The pair could climb further higher if it clears the $2,210 resistance zone.

Ethereum Price Faces Hurdles

Ethereum price attempted a fresh increase above the $2,200 level. However, ETH failed to gain pace for a move above the $2,250 resistance. A high was formed near $2,253 and the price started a fresh decline, like Bitcoin.

There was a drop below $2,200. A low was formed near $2,136 and the price is now attempting a fresh increase. There was a move above the $2,180 level. The price tested the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $2,253 swing high to the $2,136 low.

Ethereum is now trading below $2,200 and the 100-hourly Simple Moving Average. There is also a connecting bearish trend line forming with resistance near $2,210 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD.

On the upside, the price is facing resistance near the $2,205 level. It is close to the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $2,253 swing high to the $2,136 low.

Source: ETHUSD on TradingView.com

The next key resistance is near the $2,220 level or the trend line. The main resistance is still near $2,250. A clear move above the $2,250 zone could send the price toward the $2,320 level. The next resistance sits at $2,350. Any more gains could start a wave toward the $2,420 level, above which Ethereum might rally and test the $2,550 zone.

More Losses in ETH?

If Ethereum fails to clear the $2,210 resistance, it could start another decline. Initial support on the downside is near the $2,165 level.

The first key support could be the $2,120 zone. A downside break and a close below $2,120 might start another major decline. In the stated case, Ether could revisit the $2,000 support. Any more losses might send the price toward the $1,880 level in the coming days.

Technical Indicators

Hourly MACDThe MACD for ETH/USD is gaining momentum in the bullish zone.

Hourly RSIThe RSI for ETH/USD is now above the 50 level.

Major Support Level – $2,120

Major Resistance Level – $2,250