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  • COMP price faces a critical barrier at $101, but on-chain metrics suggest it can experience a rally.
  • The number of new users joining the Compound network has skyrocketed by 350%.

According to recent statistics provided by Dune Analytics, the total number of Compound users has skyrocketed by 350% in the past month, reaching a total of 175,000 users. It seems that the most significant spike happened on October 16. Compound price could be on the verge of a breakout thanks to the recent interest shown by new users. 

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Compound New Users chart

The number of users joining the Compound network has been slowly increasing since July 2019 and had a notable spike in July 2020 as the digital asset hit the market. The most recent colossal rise was unexpected, but a strong bullish indicator that new users are really interested in the digital asset despite its decline in value.

Compound faces one last barrier before a potential run to $120

From a technical view, Compound price formed an equilibrium pattern with a lower high at $101 and a higher low at $96.62 on the 4-hour chart. It seems that COMP broke out of this pattern in the past 24 hours, reaching $102.96 but getting rejected from the 200-SMA.

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COMP/USD 4-hour chart

The 200-SMA at $102 is now the most critical resistance level in the short-term. A breakout above this point can drive Compound price towards the high of $111.8 and potentially towards $120. 

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COMP/USD 3-day chart

Additionally, the TD Sequential indicator has presented a buy signal on the 3-day chart as the MACD is on the verge of a bullish cross for the first time ever. The price target on the 3-day chart seems to be the same at $120. 

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COMP IOMAP chart

However, the In/Out of the Money Around Price (IOMAP) chart shows a stiff resistance barrier between $102 and $105, where 6,000 addresses purchased close to 244,000 COMP tokens. The $102 level coincides with the 200-SMA on the 4-hour chart. Rejection from this resistance point can push Compound price towards $93.