Technical Analysis of ETH/USD for May 18, 2020:

By | May 18, 2020
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Technical Analysis of ETH/USD for May 18, 2020:

Relevance up to 01:00 2020-05-19 UTC–5

Crypto Industry News:

Visa has applied for the creation of a digital currency on Blockchain at the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

According to the published application, inventors Simon Hurry and Alexander Pierre of the Visa International Service Association in San Francisco applied for a patent for the digital currency registered on Blockchain and controlled by the computer of the central unit. The application cites Ethereum as a possible network, and the cryptocurrency itself would be a stablecoin. The application lists two points, one of which would indicate that “a digital currency was created for the amount associated with the denomination for the public key associated with the digital wallet.” The second entry is about “removing physical currency from circulation in the currency system.”

While the US dollar is specifically mentioned as one of the fiat functional currencies to be used, the application said that the patent could apply to other central bank digital currencies such as pounds, yen and euros: “The physical currency of the central bank anywhere in the world can be digitized. “

Technical Market Outlook:

The ETH/USD pair has broken through the short-term trend line resistance around the level of $205 and made a new local high during the rally at the level of $216 (at the time of writing the article). The momentum behind the move up is strong, but the market conditions are extremely overbought on the daily time frame chart, so the rally might be short-lived. Nevertheless, the next target for bulls is seen at the level of $217.65 and $225.84.

Weekly Pivot Points:

WR3 – $259.01

WR2 – $231.70

WR1 – $222.59

Weekly Pivot – $197.56

WS1 – $188.48

WS2 – $163.94

WS3 – $154.56

Trading Recommendations:

The larger time frame trend on Ethereum remains down and as long as the level of $288 is not violated, all rallies will be treated as a counter-trend corrective moves. This is why the short positions are now more preferred.

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*The market analysis posted here is meant to increase your awareness, but not to give instructions to make a trade.

Performed by Sebastian Seliga,
Analytical expert
InstaForex Group © 2007-2020

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