Ethereum: USD/ETH (ETH=) short term upside correction from the $201 low against the US Dollar
Recently, we saw a sharp decline in ETH price below the $220 and $215 supports against the US Dollar. The price even broke the $210 support level and settled below the 100 hourly simple moving average. Finally, the price tested the $200-$201 support area. A swing low was formed near $201 and the price started an upside correction above the $205 level. Moreover, there was a break above the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $226 swing high to $201 swing low.
The recovery was such that the price climbed above the $215 level and the 100 hourly SMA. However, the price failed to gain strength above the 50% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $226 swing high to $201 swing low. Additionally, it seems like the price failed to surpass the previous support zone (now resistance) near the $215-216 region.
At the moment, the price is trading well below the $215 level and the 100 hourly SMA. An immediate support is near the $212 level. Furthermore, there is a key ascending channel forming with support near $212 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD. Therefore, if there is a downside break below the $212 support, Ethereum price could resume its decline below the $210 support. The next key support is near the $202 and $201 levels.
Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards.
Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the downside.
The projected upper bound is: 249.40.
The projected lower bound is: 172.51.
The projected closing price is: 210.95.
A black body occurred (because prices closed lower than they opened).
During the past 10 bars, there have been 3 white candles and 7 black candles for a net of 4 black candles. During the past 50 bars, there have been 20 white candles and 30 black candles for a net of 10 black candles.
Momentum is a general term used to describe the speed at which prices move over a given time period. Generally, changes in momentum tend to lead to changes in prices. This expert shows the current values of four popular momentum indicators.
One method of interpreting the Stochastic Oscillator is looking for overbought areas (above 80) and oversold areas (below 20). The Stochastic Oscillator is 35.3500. This is not an overbought or oversold reading. The last signal was a buy 1 period(s) ago.
Relative Strength Index (RSI)
The RSI shows overbought (above 70) and oversold (below 30) areas. The current value of the RSI is 42.31. This is not a topping or bottoming area. A buy or sell signal is generated when the RSI moves out of an overbought/oversold area. The last signal was a buy 26 period(s) ago.
Commodity Channel Index (CCI)
The CCI shows overbought (above 100) and oversold (below -100) areas. The current value of the CCI is -47. This is not a topping or bottoming area. The last signal was a buy 1 period(s) ago.
The Moving Average Convergence/Divergence indicator (MACD) gives signals when it crosses its 9 period signal line. The last signal was a buy 14 period(s) ago.
Rex Takasugi – TD Profile
FOREX ETH= closed down -2.360 at 212.580. Volume was 74% below average (consolidating) and Bollinger Bands were 67% narrower than normal.
Open High Low Close Volume___
215.770 217.220 210.910 212.580 18,576
Short Term: Neutral
Intermediate Term: Bullish
Long Term: Bullish
Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period
Close: 218.92 249.31 193.31
Volatility: 55 91 86
Volume: 55,623 71,381 57,483
Short-term traders should pay closer attention to buy/sell arrows while intermediate/long-term traders should place greater emphasis on the Bullish or Bearish trend reflected in the lower ribbon.
FOREX ETH= is currently 10.0% above its 200-period moving average and is in an upward trend. Volatility is extremely low when compared to the average volatility over the last 10 periods. There is a good possibility that there will be an increase in volatility along with sharp price fluctuations in the near future. Our volume indicators reflect volume flowing into and out of ETH= at a relatively equal pace (neutral). Our trend forecasting oscillators are currently bullish on ETH= and have had this outlook for the last 1 periods.
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