What you are seeing here is an "small" (relatively speaking compared to the ED pattern on the Daily TF) expanding within the larger pattern. This expanding triangle is in the cd leg of the ED. Prices are very quickly heading towards the completion of the expanding triangle.
There is also a POTENTIAL defining the cd leg of the ED as well but it's D point is outside the ending diagonal's upper TL D point.. Which on a daily TF scale is not much. Also keep in mind that just because the bat is there DOES NOT mean prices must complete it. If it does complete it, it will mark a good sell point for the ride down to complete the pattern.
On the DAILY TF, you can still see the 2 long-standing are still in effect. In fact, the should be ending somewhere near to the butterfly's D point completion.
Here is the so you can see the bigger picture:
MY TRADE PLAN
For now, just waiting for prices to finish off that expanding and reach the upper TL of that ED before I will consider taking a SHORT.
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