Ethereum Drop 10% on the Day, and it’s Vulnerable For Bigger Decline

  • January 6, 2022


Ethereum declined heavily below the $3,680 support against the US Dollar. ETH price is sliding and there is a risk of a move towards the $3,200 level.

  • Ethereum started another decline from the $3,750 resistance zone.
  • The price is trading below $3,550 and the 100 hourly simple moving average.
  • There was a break below a key contracting triangle with support near $3,800 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).
  • The pair remains at a risk of a larger decline below the $3,400 level.

Ethereum Price Eyes More Downsides

Ethereum failed to clear the $3,850 resistance level and started a major decline. ETH declined below the $3,750 and $3,700 support levels to move into a bearish zone.

Besides, there was a break below a key contracting triangle with support near $3,800 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD. There was a close below the $3,600 level and the 100 hourly simple moving average. The bears even pushed the price below the $3,500 level.

A low was formed near $3,411 and the price is now struggling to recover. Ether price is now trading below $3,550 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. An immediate resistance is near the $3,500 level. It is near the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $3,847 swing high to $3,411 low.

The next major resistance is near the $3,630 level. It is close to the 50% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $3,847 swing high to $3,411 low.

Ethereum Price

Source: ETHUSD on TradingView.com

A clear upside break above the $3,630 level could spark a decent recovery wave. Any more gains could send the price towards the $3,700 level. The next main resistance is near the $3,750 level and the 100 hourly simple moving average.

More Losses in ETH?

If ethereum fails to start a fresh increase above the $3,550 level, it could continue to move down. An initial support on the downside is near the $3,420 level.

The first key support is now forming near the $3,400 level. A downside break below the $3,400 level might lead the price towards the key $3,320 support in the near term. The next major support is near the $3,200 level.

Technical Indicators

Hourly MACDThe MACD for ETH/USD is now gaining pace in the bearish zone.

Hourly RSIThe RSI for ETH/USD is in the oversold region.

Major Support Level – $3,400

Major Resistance Level – $3,550

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