As I have also noted on the chart, there may be some question as to whether this bat is actually still valid since prices did in fact break the A point of this bat. Yes, prices did go higher than the A point but what makes it still a valid pattern is that prices did not CLOSE above the A point. For me, that kind of price action DOES NOT invalidate the pattern and in fact, gives it even MORE VALIDITY. By doing what it did, prices actually formed a TRIPLE TOP pattern which was a good signal to actually go SHORT and you see what happened.
You'll also note that I have a on the chart as well. I apologize but I did not post this trade although it is a trade I took privately. I just didn't have the time to post it and I don't post ALL my trades either. I do make a lot of trades that I don't have time to post all of them on here. But this as you can see worked to perfection. Not counting that as a posted trade as it wasn't but I leave it on the chart for all to see so that hopefully, you will know what to look for yourselves next time.
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If and when prices have reached the D point and filled the , it will be a very good place to get LONG on this pair for the ride back up. Could be an expanding that is unfolding for this 4th wave retracement.
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I live in China. So you might say that I have a first-hand POV about the yuan devaluation. I could go on and on about the fundamentals about devaluing the yuan and it's macro-economic effects but that isn't your question. To answer your question, no. Technically speaking, it does not affect my prediction about what is happening with this pair. It is in a wave 4 correction phase and has not yet shown signs of it being over. When it is over and wave 5 of wave 3 is ready to start, there will be some indications of that happening which I am keeping a very close eye on. So for now, the bears are not in charge. Neither are the bulls. That's the nature of wave 4's. A lot of choppiness and swinging back and forth. Most people lose money during this time because they are looking for a trend when there isn't any (and yes, there are micro-trends of course but I'm referring to the main trend).
Hope that answers your question and good luck!