IF Price action breakouts out to the ___ side
THEN where is it likely to continue to.
Doing so will allow me to see if there is enough potential profit (with limited risk of course) to create a trading opportunity.
This pattern formation is called a and it traditionally breaks out to the downside. However, because the consolidation occurs at a previous level of structure, I's fair game either way in my opinion.
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Sorry for sounding so harsh Akil.