Analytics Firm Santiment Issues Ethereum Alert, Details Potential Price Path Based on Protocol Growth

Crypto analytics firm Santiment is issuing an alert to traders, warning Ethereum (ETH) may be facing an increase in bearish momentum.

In a new report, Santiment says Ethereum is tightly following the price action of the S&P 500 amid a bleak macro environment.

“ETH continues to follow very closely with the S&P as global uncertain remains.

If indeed S&P leads the way, then it’s important that the retest levels see a bounce for bullish continuation else it’s highly unlikely that ETH will hold its ground.”

Source: Santiment

According to Santiment’s chart, the S&P needs to stay above 4,100 points for ETH to have a shot at bullish continuation. The S&P 500 closed the trading week at 4,057 points following a 3.37% decline on Friday.

The firm is also keeping a close watch on Ethereum’s network growth, and says the on-chain metric is flashing a red flag.

“ETH’s network growth have been declining steadily since the start of August while price continued to climb. This divergence is generally not a healthy one as it indicates that there’s very little new market participants coming in to support the price.

Everyone that wanted a position is likely already in.”

Source: Santiment

Ethereum is currently valued at $1,503, down over 10% in the last 24 hours.

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