Ethereum started a steady increase above $3,000 against the US Dollar. ETH price must clear the $3,200 to continue higher in the near term.
Ethereum started a strong increase from the $2,750 support zone.
The price is now trading above $3,000 and near the 100 hourly simple moving average.
There was a break a major declining channel with resistance near $2,925 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).
The pair must surpass $3,175 and $3,200 to continue higher in the near term.
Ethereum Price Is Gaining Momentum
Ethereum found a strong support near $2,750 and started a fresh increase, similar to bitcoin. ETH broke the $2,880 and $2,950 resistance levels to move into a positive zone.
There was also a break a major declining channel with resistance near $2,925 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD. The pair settled above the $3,000 zone and near the 100 hourly simple moving average. It gained traction and climbed above the $3,100 level.
Ether price is now facing resistance near the $3,175 zone. It traded as high as $3,165 and is currently correcting lower. An immediate support sits near the $3,065 level. It is near the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $2,740 swing low to $3,165 high.
On the upside, an immediate resistance on the upside is near the $3,165 level. The first major resistance is near the $3,175 level. The main breakout zone could be near the $3,200 zone. A close above the $3,200 resistance could push the price further higher. In the stated case, the price could rise towards $3,320.