Ethereum Price Analysis: Bearish RSI Divergence Warns Near $1,700? Are You Buying?


Ethereum price analysis suggest a consolidation near the higher level. The price is oscillating above $1,700 while maintaining a bullish bias. However, the bears are trying to pull the token lower as the price moves in a very narrow trade range.

Despite, a luke warm trading session the Ethereum price moves inside the rising  channel. This is a bullish pattern,  which indicates the price would continue to move higher in the short-term. The immediate upside target could be $1,800 if the buying sustained inside the formation.

  • Ethereum price extends consolidation on the weekend wiht modest losses.
  • The price retraced from the strong resistance zone that extends from $1,770 to $1,750 level.
  • The bearish RSI wanrs of aggressive bids if price stays below $1,680.

Ethereum price extends consolidation

Source: Trading view

 The Ethereum price formed a ‘rising wedge’ pattern on a daily basis, making higher highs and higher lows, indicating positive strength.

However, the formation of double top near $1,750 level challenges the bull. After testing the swing highs of $1,782 .61 on July 27, the price entered into a pullback to test $1,556.96.

The retracement is preeced by an impulse move from the lows made on July 12 at $1,003.87. This, also coincides with the 50% Fibonacci retracement, which is an excellent tool for calculating the scope of a retracement.

In the previous session, the formation of a green candlestick indicates the presence of buyers near the lower levels. Following a week of downside momentum. However, there is a strong resistance barricade placed around $1,750 level. If the price is able to break the resistance level amid sustained buying pressure then we can expect a good bullish momentum of up to $1,855. 

The RSI (14) is trading above 50, indicating that the average gain is larger than the average loss. Any uptick in the indicator would strengthen the bullish argument.

However, the bearish divergence mean the price could retrace toward the 0.78% Fibo. level toward $1,617.

Source: Trading view

On the four-hour time frame, the Ethereum price formed a  “Double Top pattern”, making it difficult for the buyer to hold their buying positions for too long. If the price doesn’t been able to break the resistance soon, then we can expect a good fall of up to $1,580.

However, the price revoered from the lows of $1,685.89, further if the bulls manage to hold the $1,700 mark on the hourly basis. It would mean it is a healthy correction and the price is making a strong base to initiate further leg-up. In that case, the Ethereum price would touch the $1,750 followed by the $1,800 psychological level.

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