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ETH/USD Back Below 200-Hour Moving Average: Sally Ho's Technical Analysis 21 December 2020 ETH

ETH/USD Back Below 200-Hour Moving Average: Sally Ho's Technical Analysis 21 December 2020 ETH

Ethereum (ETH/USD) gained some ground early in today’s North American session as the pair rallied to the 620.64 area after trading as low as the 596.90 area during the European session.  Traders knocked ETH/USD lower sharply from the 648.00 area after trading as high as the 648.35 level during the Asian session.  Stops were elected below the 621.05, 617.09, and 604.70 levels during the move lower, retracement levels related to recent buying pressure around the 621.05, 617.09, and 604.70 levels.  Some areas of potential technical support that traders are carefully observing include the 580.00, 559.95, 550.03, 530.41, and 523.78 areas.  Stops were recently elected above the 627.83, 638.28, and 652.36 areas during ETH/USD’s escalation to fresh multi-year highs.   One additional upside target is the 702.42 level, an area that represents the 76.4% retracement of the depreciating range from 894.50 to 80.60

The pair this past week found technical support just below the 576.77 area, a level that represents the 38.2% retracement of the appreciating range from 480.08 to 636.53Stops were recently elected above the 583.43 area during the appreciation, representing the 50% retracement of the depreciating range from 636.53 to 530.32.  The previous multi-year high around the 636.53 area represented a test of the 637.79 level, an upside price objective related to buying pressure that emerged earlier this year around the 135.12 area.  Traders 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 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 623.70 and the 200-bar MA (Hourly) at 623.40.

Technical Support is expected around 417.60/ 388.49/ 366.72 with Stops expected below.

Technical Resistance is expected around 679.78/ 702.42/ 750.28 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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