Ethereum Struggles To Hold $450 Mark

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Ethereum has been struggling to flip $450 into support following its massive surge seen yesterday.

The cryptocurrency briefly broke above this level yesterday afternoon, but the selling pressure here was intense, and Bitcoin’s decline today forced it below this level.

It is in the process of breaking above this level, and where it trends in the near-term may depend solely on its reaction to the selling pressure that exists here.

One trader is now noting that ETH is expressing signs of strength across multiple timeframes. He believes that it is only a matter of time before it rockets past $500 and sets fresh yearly highs.

At the time of writing, Bitcoin is trading down just over 2% at its current price of $445. This is around the level at which it has been trading throughout the past day.

Yesterday afternoon, however, bulls shattered the selling pressure that existed at $450 and began flipping this level into support.

Today’s Bitcoin dip to lows of $15,300 created a headwind that forced ETH below this level, and it is now struggling to reclaim it.