Why ETH Could Outperform Bitcoin

Ethereum Show Positive Signs, Why ETH Could Outperform Bitcoin

Ethereum remained stable above $4050 against the US Dollar. ETH could gain bullish momentum once it clears the $4325 and $4350 resistance levels.

  • Ethereum is showing a few positive signs above the $4200 level.
  • The price is now trading above $4200 and the 100 hourly simple moving average.
  • There was a break above a major bearish trend line with resistance near $4205 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).
  • The pair could extend gains if there is a clear break above the $4350 resistance zone.

Ethereum Price Is Recovering

Ethereum remained strong above the $4,050 support level, unlike bitcoin. ETH price formed a base and started a steady recovery wave above the $4,120 resistance zone.

There was a clear break above the $4,200 resistance zone and the 100 hourly simple moving average. Besides, there was a break above a major bearish trend line with resistance near $4,205 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD.

The pair climbed higher above the $4,300 resistance zone and formed a high near $4,386. It is now correcting gains below the $4,300 level. There was a break below the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $4,026 swing low to $4,386 high.

Why ETH Could Outperform Bitcoin
Source: ETHUSD on TradingView.com

Ether price is now trading above $4,200 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. An initial resistance on the upside is near the $4,300 level.

The first major resistance is near the $4,350 level. A close above the $4,300 and $4,350 levels could start afresh increase in the near term. In the stated case, the price might rise towards the $4,450 level. Any more gains could lift the price towards the $4,500 barrier in the near term.

Fresh Drop in ETH?

If ethereum fails to start afresh increase above the $4,350 level, it could start a fresh decline. Initial support on the downside is near the $4,220 level. There is also a connecting bullish trend line near $4,220 on the same chart.

The first key support is now forming near the $4,200 level. It is close to the 50% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $4,026 swing low to $4,386 high. A downside break below the $4,200 support might push the price further lower.

Technical Indicators

  • Hourly MACD – The MACD for ETH/USD is losing pace in the bullish zone.
  • Hourly RSI – The RSI for ETH/USD is now near the 50 level.
  • Major Support Level – $4,200
  • Major Resistance Level – $4,350

Source: News BTC

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