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Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH Gains Pace Above $100, Could Test $115

Key Highlights

  • ETH price gained pace and broke the $97 and $99 resistance levels against the US Dollar.
  • There is a connecting bullish trend line formed with support at $97 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).
  • The pair remains in an uptrend and it could continue to move higher towards $108 or $115.

Ethereum price extended gains against the US Dollar and bitcoin. ETH/USD is placed nicely above the $97 support for more gains towards $108 or $115.

Ethereum Price Analysis

Yesterday, we saw a nice upside break above the $89-90 resistance area in ETH price against the US Dollar. The ETH/USD pair traded towards the $96-97 zone and settled above the 100 hourly simple moving average. Later, it corrected lower and tested the $91-92 support area where buyers emerged. Finally, there was a fresh bullish wave and the price broke the $97 and $99 resistance levels.

The price even broke the $100 level and traded as high as $104.47. Currently, the price is consolidating gains near $102, with a bullish angle. On the downside, an initial support is the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the recent wave from the $91 low to $104 high. Moreover, there is a connecting bullish trend line formed with support at $97 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD. The trend line is close to the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent wave from the $91 low to $104 high. Therefore, if there is a downside correction, the price is likely to find support near the $97 and $100 levels. On the upside, a break above the $104 swing high could push the price towards $108 or $115

Ethereum Price Analysis ETH Chart

Looking at the chart, ETH price is clearly trading in an uptrend above $97. As long as it stays above the $92 swing low, it could extend gains above $110.

Hourly MACD – The MACD is placed heavily in the bullish zone.

Hourly RSI – The RSI is currently near the overbought zone.

Major Support Level – $97

Major Resistance Level – $108

Source: https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/12/19/ethereum-price-analysis-eth-gains-pace-above-100-could-test-115/

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