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Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH/USD Expected to Break Up at $178 and Target $186

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by Azeez Mustapha · 2 min read
Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH/USD Expected to Break Up at $178 and Target $186
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In case the Bulls do not lose their momentum and the $178 level does not hold, Ethereum price may reach the previous high of $186 level. Should the Bears defend $178 level, the price may be pushed down to $167 level.

Key Highlights:

  • The Bulls may take over the Ethereum market soon;
  • price retracement is inevitable;
  • the price may to $186 level in case $178 level do not hold.

ETH/USD Medium-term Trend: Bullish

Supply Zones: $178, $186, $194
Demand Zones: $167, $158, $147ETH is on the bullish trend on the medium-term outlook. Ethereum has been bullish since April 30 and observes pullback where necessary. There was a pullback on May 06 that dropped Ethereum price on $167 level. The bulls gained enough pressure and pushed the price up, penetrated the $178 and $186 levels. Ethereum price eventually topped at $194 level.

The Bulls’ momentum failed and the Bears took over with increased momentum and the price returned to $179 on May 07. On May 08, the price consolidated below $179 level throughout the whole day. Today, on the 4-hour chart, the market opened with a bullish candle that is breaking up the $178 level as at the time of writing this report.

Ethereum price is currently trading above the 21 periods EMAs and 50 periods which indicate that the Bulls are returning into the Ethereum market. The Moving Average Convergence Divergence period 12 is coming up to the level above zero with its signal lines pointing up to indicate a buy signal.

In case the Bulls do not lose their momentum and the $178 level does not hold, Ethereum price may reach the previous high of $186 level. Should the Bears defend $178 level, the coin may be pushed down to $167 level.

ETH/USD Short-term Trend: Bearish

On the short-term outlook, ETH price is Bearish. The Bears took over the market on the 1-hour chart shortly after the Bulls pushed the coin to break up the $186 level. Ethereum price fell from the high above $186 to the level below $178, extended towards $167 level on May 08. Further reduction in the price was interrupted by the Bulls and it started ranging below the $178 level.

The crypto is currently trading over the two EMAs while 50 periods EMA is above the 21 periods EMA. The MACD period 12 and its histogram are above zero levels and the signal lines bending up to indicate buy signal and an increase in the Bulls momentum.

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Azeez Mustapha
Technical Writer Azeez Mustapha

Azeez Mustapha is a specialist in Computer Studies (including DTP), Forex and Crypto trading professional. Being expert technical and currency analyst, as well as experienced fund manager and author of several books, Azeez places strong focus on crypto market studies conducting comprehensive price analyses and sharing forecasts of presumptive market trends.

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