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BTCUSD: Could This Descending Triangle Be The Final Fake Out?

COINBASE:BTCUSD   Bitcoin / U.S. Dollar
Another day, another descending triangle . I first tried drawing this on the 4hr chart, but without being able to include the support touch-point of December 2nd, I've gone with the Daily chart in order to have a minimum of 3 touch-points on both support & resistance trends, with sufficient time in between. There is an interesting difference between this descending triangle and others in Bitcoin's history however.

Unlike most of Bitcoin's descending triangles that lead to lower swing lows, the measured move target for this particular triangle is approximately $75 higher than the swing low of around $6,526. I'm therefore remaining neutral while anticipating a final-ish flush out, as the measured move target of 8% could quickly develop into a double bottom or higher low bullish scenario.

Support: $7,186
Target: $6,600
Resistance: $7,400
Breakout: 16th-21st December (after 75% of the triangle has completed)

Trade it at your own risk.

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Dec 17
Trade closed: target reached: Target reached: $6,600. I'm aware the target on the 4hr chart is around $6,525, but this will do.
Dec 18
Comment: Pretty sure I remember saying this could be a fake out.
Dec 19
Comment: As anticipated, while breaking down to the target of $6,600, it was a bear trap. We are now finding resistance close to the apex of the descending triangle in the breakout zone, ie the downtrend resistance line around $7,250, as well as the horizontal support around $7,170.
Dec 21
Comment: We again got rejected by the median of the bear channel, as well as struggling to hold the 0.382 fib retracement
Dec 21
Comment: Wrong chart :P

We are also right at the apex of the descending triangle, that not only confirmed with a breakdown, but also reached the measured move target on 4hr and Daily charts - therefore imo remains extremely relevant. Expecting a big move soon.
Dec 22
Trade closed: target reached: The pattern is over, see here for continued relevant analysis:

Dec 23
Comment: Currently stuck back between the 50 & 100 Week for reference sake. Neutral.

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