Ethereum Price Plunge To $2K Imminent as Key Support Line Crumbles

Ethereum price extended losses and tested the $2,150 support. ETH is struggling to recover and might continue to move down toward the $2,000 support zone.

  • Ethereum started a fresh decline below the $2,350 and $2,250 levels.
  • The price is trading below $2,250 and the 100-hourly Simple Moving Average.
  • There is a key bearish trend line forming with resistance near $2,240 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).
  • The pair attempt a fresh increase if it clears the $2,240 and $2,280 levels.

Ethereum Price Extends Losses

Ethereum price remained in a bearish zone below the $2,400 pivot level. ETH extended its decline and traded below the $2,250 support level, like Bitcoin.

It even spiked below the $2,000 level. A new weekly low was formed near $2,165 and the price is now consolidating losses. There was a minor increase above the $2,220 level. The price tested the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the downward wave from the $2,480 swing high to the $2,165 low.

Ethereum is now trading below $2,250 and the 100-hourly Simple Moving Average. On the upside, the price is facing resistance near the $2,240 level. There is also a key bearish trend line forming with resistance near $2,240 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD.

The next hurdle could be $2,280, above which the price could aim for a decent recovery. The next major resistance is now near $2,360 or the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the downward wave from the $2,480 swing high to the $2,165 low.

Source: ETHUSD on TradingView.com

A clear move above the $2,360 level might start a decent increase. In the stated case, the price could rise toward the $2,415 level. Any more gains might send the price toward the $2,550 zone.

More Losses in ETH?

If Ethereum fails to clear the $2,440 resistance, it could start another decline. Initial support on the downside is near the $2,200 level.

The next key support could be the $2,165 zone. A downside break below the $2,165 support might send the price further lower. In the stated case, Ether could test the $2,120 support. Any more losses might send the price toward the $2,000 level.

Technical Indicators

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

Hourly RSIThe RSI for ETH/USD is now below the 50 level.

Major Support Level – $2,165

Major Resistance Level – $2,480

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