Ethereum price failed to reclaim $1,750 and trimmed all gains against the US Dollar. ETH could accelerate lower if it breaks the $1,630 support.
Besides, there is a key bearish trend line forming with resistance near $1,690 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD. On the upside, the price might face resistance near the $1,660 level and the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $1,747 swing high to the $1,630 low.
The next resistance is near the $1,680 level. The main resistance is now forming near the trend line and $1,700. It is close to the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $1,747 swing high to the $1,630 low.
A close above the $1,700 level might send the price toward the $1,750 zone. If there is a clear move above $1,750, Ethereum could climb toward the $1,800 resistance. Any more gains might send the price toward the $1,850 resistance.
If Ethereum fails to clear the $1,700 resistance, it could continue to move down. Initial support on the downside is near the $1,640 level.
The first key support is close to $1,630. The next major support is near the $1,600 level. If there is a downside break below $1,600, the price could extend its decline toward the $1,540 level. Any more losses might send the price toward the $1,480 level in the near term.
Hourly MACD – The MACD for ETH/USD is losing momentum in the bearish zone.
Hourly RSI – The RSI for ETH/USD is now below the 50 level.
Major Support Level – $1,630
Major Resistance Level – $1,700