An Introduction to Double Bottom and Double Top Patterns

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You’d be hard pressed to find a formation as ubiquitous as the double bottom or double top, often labelled ‘M’ tops and ‘W’ bottoms for visual reasons. Spend a couple of minutes looking at just about any candlestick/bar chart and numerous W and M patterns are immediately obvious. As a matter of fact, the pattern … Continue reading An Introduction to Double Bottom and Double Top Patterns

How to identify supply and demand

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Technical supply and demand is an approach based on price action. The general idea is to locate points on the chart where price has made a strong advance or decline. A demand zone is typically formed after a strong rally north. Conversely, a supply zone is effectively created following a noticeable move to the downside. … Continue reading How to identify supply and demand

Price Action: A Beginner’s Guide

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Viewing a chart for the first time is generally both hypnotic and perplexing. Price action, or ‘PA’, is a term employed to note the movement, or ‘action’, of price on a chart for a given market. A chart, for those new to trading, is simply a graphical representation of historical price movement over a selected … Continue reading Price Action: A Beginner’s Guide