Trend reversal patterns are 'sadly' taught to beginners as 'candlestick patterns'. The problem with this is a) you never learn to read price action, or order flow, and b) you get stuck looking for patterns that don't happen often, thus missing many reversals or transitions in the price action. In today's trading video, we discuss a trend reversal pattern and how to read it in the price action + order flow. We also discuss how this pattern can be great for finding trend transition trades, potential breakout setups, and when a corrective structure is going to end.

 


 

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Editors’ Picks

EUR/USD: Bull pennant in play above 200-SMA

EUR/USD picks up bids after a subdued performance on Monday. After a dull start to the week, EUR/USD gains upside momentum, poking 1.1875 amid the early Tuesday morning in Asia. Weaker Momentum line challenges the up-moves but pennant confirmation could propel the buyers.

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GBP/USD under pressure but around 1.3900

UK Marking Manufacturing PMI improved to 60.4 in July. Tensions related to the Northern Ireland Protocol undermine the pound’s demand. GBP/USD is at risk of falling in the near-term, mainly once below 1.3865.

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Bitcoin ends three-month decline with a compelling 18.35% gain in July while ETH is working on a historic 13 consecutive up days. XRP closed last week with the best weekly return since the end of April.

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