Ethereum Breaks Key Resistance, Here’s Why ETH Could Test $3K

Ethereum extended its upward move above the $2,750 resistance zone against the US Dollar. ETH price is showing positive signs and it could rise towards $3,000 or even higher.

Ethereum extended its recovery wave above the $2,650 and $2,750 levels.
The price is now trading above the $2,700 support and the 100 hourly simple moving average.
There was a break above a key bearish trend line with resistance near $2,600 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).
The pair is now showing signs of more gains above $2,900 and $2,950.

Ethereum Price Remains Well Bid
Ethereum remained supported above the $2,500 level and it extended its recovery wave. There was a break above the $2,600 and $2,650 resistance levels, opening the doors for a steady increase.
There was a clear break above the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $2,742 high to $2,375 low. Moreover, there was a break above a key bearish trend line with resistance near $2,600 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD.
Ether price is now trading above the $2,700 support and the 100 hourly simple moving average. It cleared the last swing high near $2,742 and it is now trading above $2,800.

Source: ETHUSD on TradingView.com
Besides, it is testing the 1.236 Fib extension level of the downward move from the $2,742 high to $2,375 low. If there are more gains, the price could test the $2,950 resistance. The next major resistance is near the $3,000 level, above which the price could rally towards the $3,000 level.
Dips Limited in ETH?
If Ethereum fails to continue higher above the $2,900 and $2,9500 resistance levels, it could start a downside correction. An initial support on the downside is near the $2,750 zone.
The first key support is near the $2,650 level. Any more losses could lead the price towards the $2,550 support zone and the 100 hourly simple moving average.
Technical Indicators
Hourly MACD – The MACD for ETH/USD is now gaining pace in the bullish zone.
Hourly RSI – The RSI for ETH/USD is currently well above the 50 level.
Major Support Level – $2,750
Major Resistance Level – $2,950

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