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Ethereum price prediction: Ethereum breaks $3,000 peaks below $3,200

TL;DR Breakdown

  • Ethereum rallies almost 10 percent over the past hours.
  • ETH finds resistance at $3,200.
  • $3,000 likely to be retested as support.

Today’s Ethereum price prediction is bearish for the upcoming 24 hours as the market broke through the $3,000 price mark and peaked at $3,200. Therefore, the current several-hour bullish momentum is likely exhausted, and a minor retracement is expected over the remainder of today.

Cryptocurrency heat map. Source: Coin360

The overall market is in the green today. A Strong bullish momentum was seen across the board,l with Bitcoin reeling 3 percent and Ethereum by more than 8 percent. Waves is among the best performers as it gained 53 percent in a quick spike to the upside.

Ethereum price prediction: Ethereum breaks $3,000 peaks below $3,200

ETH/USD opened at $2,952 after slowly moving towards the $3,000 mark yesterday and retracing lower to set a slightly higher low from which to push higher later. Overnight Ethereum started rallying and breached the $3,000 resistance without any hesitation. Right now, ETH/USD shows some signs of rejection for further upside just below $3,200 resistance, indicating that we will likely see ETH retrace some of the gains.

Ethereum price movement in the last 24 hours

Over the last 24 hours, ETH/USD traded in a range of $2,904 – $3,200, indicating strong volatility. Trading volume has increased by 17 percent and totals 34 billion. Meanwhile, the total market cap trades at $367 billion, resulting in market dominance of 15.97 percent.

ETH/USD 4-hour chart – ETH prepares for a retracement after another push higher

On the 4-hour chart, we can see Ethereum currently testing the next price target at $3,200. Some rejection for further is seen as of now, meaning that we could see ETH/USD retrace later today.

ETH/USD 4-hour chart. Source: TradingView

The overall market has clearly shown that it has recovered from the slowdown seen during the second half of April. After failing to move a clear higher high on the 22nd of April, Ethereum retraced back to its previous low of around $2,100. From there, Ethereum set a slightly higher low around $2,170 and retested it several times, building support from which to move higher.

On April 26th, Ethereum price made a quick spike lower, where bulls absorbed any selling pressure, leading towards the current several-day rally towards the next major price target of $3,000, as mentioned in our previous Ethereum price prediction.

Today, Ethereum reached the $3,200 mark, setting a new all-time high milestone, resulting in an overall several-day gain of around 50 percent. Therefore, the current Ethereum bullish momentum is likely to be exhausted soon. This should lead to a much serious retracement later this week. 

Important is to keep an eye out on how the price will react around the $3,000 mark once it is retested as support. If Ethereum finds support there and rejects further downside, we should see further all-time highs set in the upcoming days. Alternatively, Ethereum will start a much serious medium-term retracement that will last several weeks.

Ethereum Price Prediction: Conclusion 

Ethereum price prediction is bearish as the market extended by almost 10 percent today after breaking above the $3,000 major price target. Therefore, the current price action momentum is likely exhausted and we expect a retracement later today. 

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Disclaimer. The information provided is not trading advice. Cryptopolitan.com holds no liability for any investments made based on the information provided on this page. We strongly recommend independent research and/or consultation with a qualified professional before making any investment decisions.

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