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ETH/USD Finds Help Just Below 334.87 After Rout: Sally Ho's Technical Analysis 2 October 2020 ETH

ETH/USD Finds Help Just Below 334.87 After Rout:  Sally Ho's Technical Analysis 2 October 2020 ETH

Ethereum (ETH/USD) paused following recent selling pressure in today’s North American session as the pair appreciated to the 339.76 area after trading as low as the 334.19 area during the European session.  Traders started knocking the pair lower from the 370.25 area during yesterday’s North American session, a technical level that is just above the 38.2% retracement of the appreciating range from 176.43 to 488.95, and the 61.8% retracement of the historical depreciating range from 547.57 to 80.77Bids emerged just below the 334.87 area, representing the 61.8% retracement of the recent appreciating range from 313.00 to 370.25.  Traders are observing that the 100-hour simple moving average has bearishly crossed above the 50-hour simple moving averageStops were recently elected above the 387.15 area during the move higher, representing the 61.8% retracement of the recent depreciating range from 394.55 to 375.19, and the next upside retracement level in this range is the 389.98 area.  Traders recently took the pair as high as the 394.55 area, and selling pressure prevented a test of the 399.87 area, representing the 50% retracement of the recent depreciating range from 488.95 to 310.79.  The next upside retracement levels in this range include the 420.89 and 446.90 areas. 

The 328.78, 319.75, and 311.90 areas are important technical areas that traders are monitoring, as are the 302.20, 293.56, 289.64, 285.23, and 279.77 levels.  Traders recently drove the pair as high as the 488.95 area after some Stops were elected above the 487.55 area, its first test of the psychologically-important 500.00 figure since July 2018.   Stops have recently been elected below the 394.80, 389.94, 384.36, 376.07, 369.57, 359.36, and 345.38 areas during the pair’s recent depreciation from the 488.95 area, and traders are curious to see how price activity reacts around these levels.  The 396.69 area remains an important technical level, representing the 23.6% retracement of the historical depreciation from 1419.96 to 80.60, and traders are curious to see if ETH/USD can reclaim this level.  Following the pair’s recent appreciation, some additional important technical levels include the 416.00, 409.64, 389.91, 383.02, 374.83, and 359.36 areas.  Traders are observing that the 50-bar MA (4-hourly) is bearishly indicating below the 200-bar MA (4-hourly) and below the 100-bar MA (4-hourly).  Also, the 50-bar MA (hourly) is bearishly indicating below the 100-bar MA (hourly) and above the 200-bar MA (hourly).

Price activity is nearest the 50-bar MA (4-hourly) at 353.15 and the 200-bar MA (Hourly) at 352.78.

Technical Support is expected around 315.08/ 302.20/ 279.77 with Stops expected below.

Technical Resistance is expected around 399.87/ 411.48/ 420.89 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.

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