Ethereum (ETH/USD) extended its tight trading range during today’s North American session as the pair fell to the 240.84 level after trading as high as the 249.99 area during today’s Asian session, right around the 76.4% retracement of the depreciation from 302.20 to 80.60. The pair had traded as low as the 234.48 area over the weekend as it tested the 234.12 level, representing the 61.8% retracement of the recent appreciation from 225.60 to 247.90. Above recent price activity, upside price objectives include the 260.23 and 262.90 areas. Recently, Stops were elected above the 216.99 and 227.50 areas and traders will pay close attention to how price activity reacts around these areas. Appreciating ranges that are technically significant include the move from 148.08 to 227.50, the move from 123.72 to 227.50, the move from 176.43 to 216.99, the appreciation from 90.00 to 227.50, and the appreciation from 196.65 to 253.60.
Important technical levels related to those ranges include the 240.16, 231.85, 225.13, 208.76, 203.01, 197.16, 195.10, 187.79, and 175.02 levels, and traders are very interested to observe how price activity reacts around these levels. Below current market activity, traders continue to monitor the 196.56 and 177.39 levels as downside price targets, both of which relate to selling pressure that emerged around the 253.01 area in early March. Additional downside areas of potential technical support include the 190.93, 186.00, 185.39, and 185.11 areas. Chartists are observing that the 50-bar MA (4-hourly) is bullishly indicating above the 100-bar MA (4-hourly) and above the 200-bar MA (4-hourly). Also, the 50-bar MA (hourly) is bullishly indicating above the 100-bar MA (hourly) and above the 200-bar MA (hourly).
Price activity is nearest the 50-bar MA (4-hourly) at 242.30 and the 50-bar MA (Hourly) at 243.37.
Technical Support is expected around 213.66/ 206.29/ 191.27 with Stops expected below.
Technical Resistance is expected around 253.60/ 260.23/ 278.02 with Stops expected above.
On 4-Hourly chart, SlowK is Bearishly below SlowD while MACD is Bearishly below MACDAverage.
On 60-minute chart, SlowK is Bullishly above SlowD while MACD is Bearishly below MACDAverage.