Technical Analysis

Technical Analysis

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If you’d blindly traded the bearish engulfing candle over the past decade, you’d probably have done slightly worse than if you’d traded on a coin flip.

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Crossing support and resistance lines meet at so called convergences or confluent areas. Is there anything significant about these areas?

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The first step in trend trading is spotting key support and resistances. This post looks at trend trading with support, resistance and confluence lines.

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Trend reversals are often led by double top or double bottom chart patterns. If the reversal fails it can lead to a double top/bottom breakout.

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When a falling wedge pattern appears in a forex chart it hints at bullish sentiment. Like the rising wedge, this pattern is quite common at all time scales.

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Of the triangular patterns found in forex charts, the symmetrical triangle is possibly the most confusing and also the most difficult to trade. But how useful is this chart pattern in practice?

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Rising wedge patterns are extremely common in forex charts and they can be useful at any timeframe. This post explains trade setups for bearish breakouts.

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A descending triangle happens when a currency pair in a downtrend attempts to reverse and makes successively lower highs.

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The flag pattern is closely related to the pennant. It’s a continuation pattern that tends to indicate that a trend is pausing rather than reversing.

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Pennants are usually a reliable indication that a trend is set for a new leg. In other words they serve as good continuation signals.