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Ethereum price looks bleak and will take another blow from bears


ambcrypto.com 2019-08-01 20:50
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Ethereum’s price was on a steady run-up for a while but has faced roadblocks in recent times. One such roadblock is the EIP-2025 for the Istanbul update. The controversy surrounding this proposal has caused the price of Ethereum to dip.

The price of Ethereum at press time was $213 with a market cap of $22 billion, which is 8 times lower than that of Bitcoin. The price shows a negative change in the last hour and in the longer 7-day timeframe.

1 Hour

Source: TradingView

The one-hour chart for Ethereum showed a downtrend that extended from $272 to $218, and an uptrend that ranged from $192 to $208. The support for Ethereum in the one-hour chart was seen at $205. The price is stuck between the previously-mentioned support and the resistance at $225.

Parabolic SAR showed a bearish momentum for Ethereum in the one-hour chart as the AO dots were seen above the candles.

MACD indicator showed a bearish crossover indicating an imminent decline for the prices in the near future. The bearish crossover was taking place above the zero-line.

Awesome Oscillator showed red lines being formed above the zero-line indicating that the short-term momentum was holding up. There was also a formation of bearish twin peak indicating a bearish pressure for Ethereum.

1 Day 

Source: TradingView

The one-day chart showed a bearish downtrend that extended from $823 to $334 whereas the uptrend extended from $78 to $199. The immediate resistance for Ethereum was seen at $369; the support for Ethereum was formed in December 2018 at $80.

Bollinger Bands are being squeezed indicating a reduction in volatility. The price was below the simple moving average, indicating a bearish pressure.

Aroon indicator showed the Aroon uptrend rising above the 50-line and heading towards the 100-line.

Relative Strength Index was at the 40-line, indicating a lower buying momentum. The RSI was just above the oversold zone.

Conclusion

The one-hour and the one-day chart both indicate a bearish outlook for Ethereum as indicated by the above-mentioned indicators.


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