Ethereum Price Analysis: Can ETH Buyers Defend The $2600 Support?

By Brian Bollinger
February 21, 2022 Updated February 21, 2022
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Ethereum Price Analysis: Bloodbath On Crypto Market Triggers Fallout From Descending Wedge Pattern

The Ethereum (ETH) price has already lost 50% of its gains obtained during the recent recovery rally. The coin chart showed five consecutive red days, which plunged the coin price to $2600. This minor support stands as the last line of defense preventing sellers from pulling the coin to January’s low support at $2200, will bear domination continue or bulls step in at the last minute.

Key technical points: 

  • The ETH chart shows a bearish crossover of the 100-and-200 SMA
  • The intraday trading volume in ETH/USD is $15.2 Billion, indicating a 39.5% hike.

TradingView ChartSource- Tradingview

Amid the ongoing sell-off in the crypto market, the ETH price reverted from the $3200 psychological level which registered an 18% loss in the last five days. The coin chart displayed a bearish double bottom pattern bolstered the supply pressure as sellers pulled the below $2840 neckline.

Following this breakdown, the altcoin plunged to the immediate support of $2600. By the press time, the ETH price is trading $2728 mark, indicating a 4% gain from the mentioned support.

However, the 100-and-200-day SMA negative crossover would encourage the traders to follow a bearish path. Moreover, the chart also shows a bearish sequence among the crucial SMAs(20, 50, 100, and 200)

After a bearish crossover, the MACD indicator’s lines slip below the neutral zone, indicating an increasing selling momentum.

ETH Risks Further 16% Downside If Buyers Lose This Key Support

TradingView ChartSource-Tradingview

The ETH/USDT pair rebounds from the $2600 support accompanied by a significant surge in volume activity. If the buying pressure sustains, the altcoin would retest the $2830 mark, followed by the $3250 resistance.

On a contrary note, if sellers plunge the coin below the $2600 mark, the ETH price would retest the January low support($2200) along with the threat for downtrend resumption.

Resistance levels- $2830, $3250

Support levels are- $2600 and $2200

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