3 reasons why Ethereum price might not hit $5,000 anytime soon

Ether (ETH) price has been in a downward spiral ever since the Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin presented at the StartmeupHK Festival 2021. In a fireside chat session on May 27, Vitalik stated that several internal team conflicts caused the Proof-of-Stake migration to delay its launch. As reported by Cointelegraph, ‘Phase One,’ which introduces scalability through sharding, has been postponed to 2022. Furthermore, DeFi’s inherently decentralized nature might not be entirely beneficial because the sharding-style processing would need to run transactions through a relay chain. Ether price in USD at Coinbase.…

Traders forecast $3K Ethereum price but derivatives data suggests otherwise

Ether (ETH) rallied 35% over the past ten days and reclaimed the critical $2,300 support, but the crucial $2,450 local top hasn’t been tested since June 17. Part of the recent recovery can be attributed to the London hard fork, which is expected to go live on Aug. 4.  Traders and investors view the EIP-1559 launch as a bullish factor for Ether price because it is expected to reduce gas fees. However, Ether miners are not thrilled with the proposal because the proof-of-work model will no longer be necessary after…

Ethereum (ETH) Outpaces Bitcoin, Why Bulls Aim Larger Increase

Ethereum is up over 5% and it broke the $2,400 resistance against the US Dollar. ETH price outpaced bitcoin and it seems like there are chances of more gains above $2,450. Ethereum started a fresh increase and it managed to surpass the $2,320 resistance zone. The price is now trading well above $2,300 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There is a major bullish trend line forming with support near $2,340 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair could correct lower, but the bulls…

Ethereum price can hit $14K if the March 2020 chart fractal holds

Ethereum’s native asset Ether (ETH) faces prospects of closing above $14,000 sometime in 2021 based on its current trend’s striking similarity with the one from last year. Ether price fractal First spotted by user TradingShot, the Ethereum fractal involves three technical indicators: a 50-day simple moving average (50-day SMA), a Fibonacci channel, and a relative strength index (RSI). Ether closed above its 50-day SMA in July 2021, the first time since the May 2021 bearish correction. As TradingShot noted, breaking above the said moving average wave historically predicts bull runs.…

Ethereum (ETH) Topside Bias Vulnerable If It Struggles Below $2.3K

Ethereum is struggling to gain pace above $2,300 and $2,320 against the US Dollar. ETH price could decline sharply if there is a break below $2,220. Ethereum is showing a few bearish signs below the $2,320 resistance zone. The price is still above the $2,200 zone and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There is a key bullish trend line forming with support near $2,280 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair must settle above $2,320 for more upsides in the near term. Ethereum Price…

Ethereum pares gains, Bitcoin pushed under $40K as Fed set to reveal tapering plans

Ether (ETH) and Bitcoin (BTC) pulled back on July 28 as investors awaited fresh guidance from the Federal Reserve. ETH price slipped by 0.57% to $2,857, while the BTC/USD prices were up 0.68%, changing hands at $39,739 at around 10:30 EST. Nonetheless, both the pairs reached their current levels following a downside correction from their respective intraday highs of $2,391 and $40,925, respectively. Ethereum and Bitcoin trends in recent history. Source: TradingView.com Traders raised their exposure in the cryptocurrency market after Tesla’s Elon Musk, Ark Invest’s Cathie Wood, and Twitter’s…

Ethereum Prints Bullish Pattern, Why Close Above $2,300 Is Crucial

Ethereum remained supported near the $2,150 zone against the US Dollar. ETH price is rising, but a close above $2,300 is important for upside continuation. Ethereum found support near $2,150 and it started a fresh increase. The price is back above the $2,200 zone and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There was a break above a major contracting triangle with resistance near $2,260 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair is likely to gain strength if there is a close above the $2,300 and…

Cats cause chaos on Ethereum again as Mila Kunis project sells out in 35 minutes

Tokenized cats have once again caused chaos on the Ethereum network after an NFT project from actress Mila Kunis sold out in 35 minutes. It echoes the launch of another cat-based NFT project CryptoKitties, which famously gummed up the Ethereum network in 2017. The launch Stoner Cats was initially delayed by a day after the team found a bug in the underlying art layers. However, the second attempt has been successful and sold out in just “35 meow-nutes” according to a catastrophic pun from Stoner Cats. We SOLD OUT in…

The Ominous Ethereum Comparison That Will Leave Bulls Petrified

All across finance, the conversation of the day has been centered around China and the ongoing regulatory crackdown  As it pertains to the crypto market and assets like Bitcoin and Ethereum, holders are wondering if there could be spillover effect and additional FUD that could on the ongoing recovery in play. But it is in the Tencent chart itself that suffered a devastating collapse today that should have Ethereum bulls worried due to a frightening comparison between the two. Making matters worse, knocking on wood won’t help, as the Lumber…

India to use Ethereum blockchain to verify diploma certificates

The Government of Maharashtra recently announced a partnership with Indian blockchain startup LegitDoc to implement a credentialing system powered by Ethereum (ETH) for providing tamper-proof diploma certificates.  To counter the rise in document forgery, the Maharashtra State Board of Skill Development (MSBSD) goes against India’s crypto ban narrative to use Ethereum-based public blockchain. In an exclusive statement with Cointelegraph, LegitDoc CEO Neil Martis highlighted that while the certificates are verified using the traditional manual methods, MSBSD will start advocating only the digital verification method for all the manual verification requests…