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What is an Ascending Triangle Futures Chart Pattern?
An ascending triangle is a bullish futures pattern that can indicate a breakout in the upwards direction.
How do I Recognize an Ascending Triangle Futures Chart Pattern?
An ascending triangle is formed when resistance remains flat and support rises.
See the example below:
What Does a Ascending Triangle Chart Pattern Mean?
The price will rise and fall within the triangle until support and resistance converge. At that point, the apex, breakout occurs, usually upwards.
What is a Broadening Top Futures Chart Pattern?
A broadening top is a futures chart pattern that can occur on an upwards trend. It is generally classified as a reversal pattern but some traders argue that there is approximately a 50/50 split between whether it tends to move upwards or downwards upon completion of the pattern. For this reason, it can often be avoided by traders. It can be viewed as the opposite of a symmetrical triangle.
How Do I Recognize a Broadening Top Futures Chart Pattern?
A broadening top is comprised of diverging support and resistance lines and resembles a megaphone. The rising resistance line and falling support line continue until the trend reverses.
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