#Ethereum Price Analysis: #ETH Bracing For Next Move Higher
ETH price traded towards the $147 level and later corrected lower against the US Dollar. There is a short term bearish trend line formed with resistance at $138 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD. The pair likely to break the $138 and $140 resistance levels to start a fresh upward move. Ethereum price is gaining traction against the US Dollar and bitcoin. ETH/USD must stay above the $131 support initiate a fresh rally above $140. Recently, we saw a nice upside move from the $114 swing low in ETH price against the US Dollar. The ETH/USD pair broke the $128 and $130 resistance levels. There was also a close above the $130 level and the 100 hourly simple moving average. The price traded above the $140 level and formed a high at $146.95. Later, there was a downside correction below the $140 level. Sellers pushed the price below the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the last move from the $114 low to $146 high.However, the decline was protected by the $130 support and the 100 hourly SMA. Moreover, the 50% Fib retracement level of the last move from the $114 low to $146 high acted as a support. If there is a downside break below the 100 SMA and the $130 level, there could be further declines. On the upside, there is a strong resistance near $138-140. Besides, there is a short term bearish trend line formed with resistance at $138 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD.
About Ethereum (ETH): Ethereum is a decentralized platform that runs smart contracts: applications that run exactly as programmed without any possibility of downtime, censorship, fraud or third-party interference.These apps run on a custom built blockchain, an enormously powerful shared global infrastructure that can move value around and represent the ownership of property.This enables developers to create markets, store registries of debts or promises, move funds in accordance with instructions given long in the past (like a will or a futures contract) and many other things that have not been invented yet, all without a middleman or counterparty risk.The project was bootstrapped via an ether presale in August 2014 by fans all around the world. It is developed by the Ethereum Foundation, a Swiss non-profit, with contributions from great minds across the globe.
Ethereum (ETH) is the 3rd largest cryptocurrency by market cap size. It is down 1.13% over the past 24 hours and is currently trading at $137.14. It can be bought with fiat dollars, credit cards, or debit cards on cryptocurrency exchanges such as Coinbase, CEX.io, and Changelly.