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  • YFI is currently trading at $14,447 and has broken out of a significant 12-hour chart pattern.
  • Continuation of the recent bullish breakout can drive YFI towards $20,000.

YFI has been trading inside a massive downtrend since September 12 and formed a head and shoulders pattern that broke bearishly. After losing close to 70% of its value over one month, the digital asset seems ready for a massive rebound. 

Can the breakout be sustained?

On the 12-hour chart, a descending triangle formed since October 8 has just been broken. Although YFI hasn’t seen a lot of continuation just yet, the breakout is notable. The MACD has remained bullish since October 8, and the RSI is not even close to overextension.

YFI/USD 12-hour chart

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It also seems that the Bollinger Bands have squeezed significantly over the past three days, indicating that a major move is underway. Before the final price target of $20,000, bulls are eying up $17,000, which is the 50-SMA on the 12-hour chart.

YFI Holders Distribution

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Additionally, looking at the holders distribution chart provided by Santiment, we can observe a decent spike in the number of whales holding between 100 and 1,000 coins, jumping from 14 on October 16 to 18 currently. This metric adds even more fuel to the recent bullish breakout. 

The other side of the coin

Despite the bullish breakout above the descending triangle pattern, bulls are still facing some hurdles above. The 4-hour chart shows a strong resistance level in the form of the 100-SMA at $15,000, which almost coincides with the upper Bollinger band.

YFI/USD 4-hour chart

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The 100-SMA has rejected the price already, which is now trying to hold the 50-SMA. A breakout below the 50-SMA at $14,000 could drive YFI down to the support level at $13,000, which coincides with the lower Bollinger band.

YFI IOMAP Chart

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The In/Out of the Money Around Price chart shows very little support to the downside compared to the resistance ahead. The most notable support level is around $14,000, which supports the theory that a breakout below this point would be substantial.