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cryptocurrency December 12, 2017

Key Highlights

  • ETH price spikes higher and breaks the $500 and $515 resistance levels against the US Dollar.
  • There was a break above a major contracting triangle with resistance at $470 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via SimpleFX).
  • The pair is currently unstoppable and it might soon blast towards the $550 level.

Ethereum price is rocketing higher against the US Dollar and Bitcoin. ETH/USD is surging higher towards the next major resistance at $550.

Ethereum Price Upside Surge

There were solid gains in ETH price recently from the $420-430 swing low against the US Dollar. The price gained heavy bids and was able to move above the last swing high at $497 and even broke the $500 level. A new all-time high was formed above $525 and it seems like the price is unstoppable at the moment. It has breached the 1.236 extension of the last wave from the $497 high to $421 low.

During the upside move, there was a break above a major contracting triangle with resistance at $470 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD. The pair is now placed well above the $500 level and is eyeing more gains. The next major upside target could be the $550 level. An intermediate resistance is around the 1.618 extension of the last wave from the $497 high to $421 low near $544. It seems like ETH buyers are now in full action and it could even rally just like bitcoin.

Ethereum Price Technical Analysis ETH USD

We can see continuing gains towards $600 in the near term. On the downside, the broken resistance at $497-500 may act as a support. However, the most important support is now at $450 and the 100 hourly simple moving average.

Hourly MACD – The MACD is gaining heavy momentum in the bullish zone.

Hourly RSI – The RSI has reached the extreme overbought conditions with no sign of a pullbacks.

Major Support Level – $500

Major Resistance Level – $550

Charts courtesy – SimpleFX

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Aayush Jindal

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