- Ethereum classic price tumbled recently below the $ 7.00 and $ 6.00 supports against the US dollar.
- There is a short term bearish trend line formed with resistance at $ 6.00 on the hourly chart of the ETC/USD pair (Data feed via Kraken).
- The pair is likely to extend the current decline towards the $ 5.20 and $ 5.00 support levels.
Ethereum classic price fell significantly against the US Dollar and Bitcoin. ETC/USD could continue to move down below $ 5.50 to test $ 5.00.
Ethereum Classic Price Analysis
After dropping to the $ 7.00 level, ETC price started a short term consolidation against the US dollar. The ETC/USD pair corrected a few points above $ 7.20, but it failed to gain traction. The price was rejected near the $ 7.50 level and the 100 hourly simple moving average. As a result, there was a sharp decline and the price traded below the $ 7.00 and $ 6.90 support levels.
It traded as low as $ 5.92 before correcting once again. It tested the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the recent drop from the $ 7.56 high to $ 5.92 low. However, upsides were capped once again near $ 6.30 and the price declined. It broke the $ 5.92 low and traded to a new yearly low. The current price action is super bearish below $ 6.00 and it seems like the price could accelerate below the $ 5.80 and $ 5.50 levels in the near term. On the upside, there is decent resistance formed near $ 5.90. Moreover, there is a short term bearish trend line formed with resistance at $ 6.00 on the hourly chart of the ETC/USD pair.
The chart suggests that ETC price remains at a risk of a downside extension below $ 5.50. If sellers remain in action, the next stop for them could be $ 5.20 or even $ 5.00. On the upside, resistances are at $ 6.00 and $ 6.75.
Hourly MACD – The MACD for ETC/USD is about to move back in the bearish zone.
Hourly RSI – The RSI for ETC/USD is well below the 30 level.
Major Support Level – $ 5.50
Major Resistance Level – $ 6.00