Ethereum Corrects Gains, Here’s Why 100 SMA Is The Key for Fresh Increase

Ethereum failed to continue above $2,900 against the US Dollar. ETH price corrected gains and it is now trading near a major support at $2,640 and the 100 hourly SMA.

Ethereum broke the $2,850 resistance, but it failed to gain pace above $2,900.
The price is now testing the $2,650 support and the 100 hourly simple moving average.
There was a break below a key bullish trend line with support at $2,750 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).
The pair must stay above the 100 hourly SMA to avoid a drop towards the $2,380 support.

Ethereum Price Reaches Key Support
Ethereum extended its recovery wave above the $2,800 and $2,850 resistance levels. ETH even pushed above the $2,900 level and settled nicely above the 100 hourly simple moving average.
However, it failed to gain pace above $2,900. The bulls made two attempts to push the price above the $2,920 level, but they failed. The recent high was formed near $2,912 before the price started a downside correction.
Ether corrected lower below the $2,850 and $2,800 support levels. There was a break below a key bullish trend line with support at $2,750 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD. The pair even declined below the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $2,370 swing low to $2,912 high.
Ether price is now testing the $2,650 support and the 100 hourly simple moving average. It is close to the 50% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $2,370 swing low to $2,912 high.

Source: ETHUSD on
On the upside, an immediate resistance is near the broken trend line at $2,800. The next major resistance is near the $2,900 level, above which the price could attempt a move towards the $3,000 resistance zone.
More Losses in ETH?
If Ethereum fails to continue higher above the $2,800 and $2,900 resistance levels, it could extend its decline. An initial support on the downside is near the $2,650 zone and the 100 hourly SMA.
A downside break below the 100 hourly SMA might spark a larger decline. The next key support is near the $2,380 level. Any more losses could lead the price towards the $2,185 support zone.
Technical Indicators
Hourly MACD – The MACD for ETH/USD is slowly losing pace in the bullish zone.
Hourly RSI – The RSI for ETH/USD is currently below the 50 level.
Major Support Level – $2,650
Major Resistance Level – $2,800

Ora Goodwin
Ora Goodwin
I am a well-known and respected author in the cryptocurrency field. I have been writing about Bitcoin and other digital currencies for over 5 years, and my work has appeared in some of the most respected publications in the space. I am also a regular speaker at industry events, and my insights into the crypto market are highly sought after by both media and investors. In addition to my writing and speaking engagements, I am also an active advisor to several blockchain startups, and I sit on the board of directors for the Blockchain Education Network.

Similar Articles

Most Popular

Football lengend David Beckham joins Greed island

On November 5th, the English football superstar David Beckham announced that he would join the Greed Island team, and the whitelist application channel has...

The NFT Project Driving Freedom of Speech in The Metaverse

"Schooling" The Metaverse On Free Speech, Tanked Gil Schoolies NFT's Use Comedy to Fight Cancel Culture With Freedom of Speech Under Attack in and around...

Potential projects to get whitelisted on Solana and Ethereum

The rapid expansion of the NFT sector over the last year has made possible a plethora of innovative new endeavors. The early identification of...

THE Ape-Revolution of the Defi Space

What do you get when you combine game-changing utility, an experienced team in Defi and a frenetic committed community? A monster coin in the...

The Sublimation of Metaverse Experience: Visualization, Multi-scene, Immersion

DID, Metaverse, Immersive Experience, On-chain Visualization, On-chain Interaction In recent years, the "metaverse" has become the new consensus of the global technology giants on the...

Funex Club Announces the Launch of its Upcoming Multi-Chain Decentralized Crypto Wallet – Funex Pro

VILNIUS, LITHUANIA / ACCESSWIRE / October 17, 2022 / After the successful launches and presale programs of its native currency, i.e., Funex Coin - Funex Club is...

NuriFlex successfully completed 1st round of NuriTopia $NBLU token private sales

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- NuriFlex Holdings Inc. (, “NuriFlex”) announced that it has successfully completed 1st round of $NBLU token private sales. $NBLU token...

Bowled.Io To Build A Multilateral Community In Partnership With Prominent Web3 Ecosystem Players

Gaming is the fastest-growing entertainment industry in India. The number of online gamers in India has nearly doubled to 510 million from 269 million...