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Day trading patterns, swing trading patterns, and long term investor patterns… they vary in size, time frame, volume, etc.

The Inside Bar Trading Strategy – Market Consolidation Periods

The Inside Bar Trading Strategy – Market Consolidation Periods The inside bar opens up a whole new aspect to traders within the stock market. The inside bar pattern is a two-candle formation. Inside bars smaller in size and trades within the prior bar’s high-low range. You may see traders mention “inside day” or “inside week.”… Read More »The Inside Bar Trading Strategy – Market Consolidation Periods

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Key Intraday Reversal Times

Intraday Reversal Times Intraday reversal times occur at specific times of the day, each day, nearly every day. There are numerous aspects that make up the well-oiled machine that is the stock market. However, these aspects are formed by combinations of consistent and repeating patterns. One of these patterns is time. Though time can be used… Read More »Key Intraday Reversal Times

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Descending Broadening Wedge

Descending Broadening Wedge The Descending Broadening Wedge is essentially the opposite of the Ascending Broadening Wedge. The same pattern, but flipped or mirrored. Contrary to the Falling Wedge, where the price action contracts as the pattern matures, the Descending Broadening Wedge widens as the two trend lines that have formed diverge from one another. The descending broadening wedge… Read More »Descending Broadening Wedge

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Bump and Run Reversal (BARR)

Bump and Run Reversal The bump and run reversal is both simple and effective. The bump and run reversal (or BARR) pattern indicates an existing trend’s reversal. This can occur on both short or long-term time frames. A BARR pattern forms by drawing a single trend line that touches the lows, while an inverted BARR… Read More »Bump and Run Reversal (BARR)

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Ascending Broadening Wedge

Ascending Broadening Wedge The Ascending Broadening Wedge is a reasonably common chart pattern that many traders enjoy trading. Contrary to the Rising Wedge, in which price action contracts as the pattern matures, the Ascending Broadening Wedge widens as the two trend lines that have formed diverge from one another. The ascending broadening wedge is a reversal… Read More »Ascending Broadening Wedge

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Falling Wedge

The Falling Wedge Pattern The Falling Wedge pattern is a bullish chart pattern that forms with a wide formation at the top and contracts as the pattern matures. The overall price action forms a down-sloping wedge as the support and resistance trend lines converge.   Contrary to the symmetrical triangle, which shows no obvious slope… Read More »Falling Wedge

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Rising Wedge Pattern

The Rising Wedge Pattern The Rising Wedge pattern is a reversal pattern that occurs on the highs. While bearish in nature, it forms with wide price action at the base and then contracts as price action moves higher and the range of trading narrows. A bearish divergence in momentum accompanies the formation. Contrary to the symmetrical… Read More »Rising Wedge Pattern

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Ascending Triangle

The Ascending Triangle The Ascending Triangle is a technical analysis chart continuation pattern that consists of 2 trend lines. One being a horizontal trend line at a level of resistance, which is classified as no fewer than two highs, and with the second being a trend line to the upside on the lower side of… Read More »Ascending Triangle

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The Symmetrical Triangle

The Symmetrical Triangle The symmetrical triangle (or coil) pattern normally occurs during a trend as a continuation pattern. It is essentially a coin flip as to which direction price will exit if it is truly a Symmetrical Triangle. The triangle includes at least two higher lows and two lower highs. Essentially, the trading range becomes… Read More »The Symmetrical Triangle

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