Ethereum Dips But Here’s Why ETH Could Start Fresh Increase

Ethereum failed to clear the $2,085 resistance and declined against the US Dollar. ETH must stay above $1,920 to start a fresh increase in the near term. Ethereum failed to clear the $2,085 and $2,100 resistance levels. The price is now trading below $2,000 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There was a break below a key bullish trend line with support near $2,000 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair could continue to move down towards the main $1,920 support zone. Ethereum Price…

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Ethereum preparing a ‘bear trap’ ahead of the Merge — ETH price to $4K next?

Ethereum’s native token, Ether (ETH), continues to face downside risks in a higher interest rate environment. But one analyst believes that the token’s next selloff move could turn into a bear trap as the market factors in the possible release of the Merge this coming August. ETH to $4K? Ether’s price could reach $4,000 by 2022’s end, according to a technical setup shared on May 20 by Wolf, an independent market analyst. The analyst envisioned ETH moving inside a multi-month ascending triangle pattern, which comprises a horizontal trendline resistance and rising trendline support.…

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Ethereum in danger of 25% crash as ETH price forms classic bearish technical pattern

Ethereum’s native token Ether (ETH) looks ready to undergo a breakdown move in May as it forms a convincing “bear pennant” structure. ETH price to $1,500? ETH’s price has been consolidating since May 11 inside a range defined by two converging trendlines. Its sideways move coincides with a drop in trading volumes, underscoring the possibility that ETH/USD is painting a bear pennant. Bear pennants are bearish continuation patterns, meaning they resolve after the price breaks below the structure’s lower trendline and then falls by as much as the height of…

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Look out below! Ethereum derivatives data hints at further downside from ETH

Ether (ETH) is down 38% in three weeks and the current $2,000 level is 59% below the $4,870 all-time high that was reached in November 2021. Additional newsflow that added to the current market wide volatility were the bankruptcy fears that emerged after Coinbase, the largest U.S. exchange reported a $430 million first-quarter 2022 loss.  In the most recent 10-Q filing Coinbase included the following disclosure: “In the event of a bankruptcy, the crypto assets we hold on behalf of our customers may be subject to bankruptcy proceedings.” Regulatory uncertainty…

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Germany outlines favorable tax guidelines, gains on BTC and ETH sold after a year tax-free

The Federal Ministry of Finance (BaFin) published a 24-page document on May 10 outlining clear income tax rules for cryptocurrency and virtual assets. Tax practitioners, businesses and individual taxpayers now have clear direction on the tax requirements of acquiring, trading and selling cryptocurrencies. The key takeaway is that individuals that sell BTC or ETH after more than 12 months of acquisition will not be liable to pay tax if they realize a profit from the sale. Parliamentary State Secretary Katja Hessel also addressed questions around long-term staking of cryptocurrencies: “For…

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BTC, ETH, BNB, XRP, ADA, SOL, DOGE, DOT, AVAX, SHIB

The crisis with Terra’s stablecoin TerraUSD (UST) and the freefall in Terra’s LUNA token has dented crypto sentiment further. Although Terraform Labs CEO Do Kwon announced a relief plan, the community does not seem too hopeful about the revival. Another hindrance to a quick improvement in sentiment is that the United States Consumer Price Index soared 8.3% from a year ago, outpacing estimates by 0.2%. Although the numbers are a tad bit lower than March’s 8.5% print, the slow deceleration suggests no respite from more tightening by the U.S. Federal…

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Ethereum Nears Breakout Zone, Why ETH Might Start Recovery

Ethereum started an upside correction from $2,200 against the US Dollar. ETH might gain bullish momentum if it clears the $2,400 resistance zone. Ethereum started an upside correction above $2,300 and $2,320. The price is still trading below $2,400 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There is a key bearish trend line forming with resistance near $2,385 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair could start a steady recovery wave if there is a close above $2,400 and $2,450. Ethereum Price Faces Breakout Resistance…

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Otherside NFTs fall below mint price while cheaper ETH sees sales volume boost

The contentious Otherdeed for Otherside nonfungible token (NFT) floor price has dropped below its mint price to 2.45 ETH worth about $5,713 as other major collections are also getting hit. The Otherdeed for Otherside collection from Yuga Labs, makers of the Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) collection, was a highly anticipated NFT mint for land in their upcoming Metaverse platform. Users paid for the land with 20 Apecoin (APE) tokens and paid gas fees in Ether (ETH). The Otherside is now below mint price (including gas)… If you got gassed…

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Ethereum Takes Hit, Why ETH Could Plunge Below $2,700

Ethereum started a major decline from the $2,970 zone against the US Dollar. ETH dived below $2,800 and might accelerate lower below the $2,700 support. Ethereum started a major decline after it failed to surpass $2,970. The price is now trading below $2,800 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There was a break below a key bullish trend line with support near $2,900 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair could decline further if there is a close below the $2,700 support zone. Ethereum…

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