Trend Analysis

Trend Analysis is arguably the most important area of technical analysis and is key to determining the overall direction of a security. Trends are based on the principle of higher highs, higher lows (for an uptrend) and lower highs, lower lows (for a downtrend). They can have different time horizons and be embedded within one another, like fractals. For example: an overall uptrend on the weekly timeframe can include a downtrend on the daily, while the hourly is going up. Multiple Time Frame Analysis helps traders to understand the bigger picture. Some trends are seasonal while others are part of bigger cycles.

Trend analysis can be done by using trend lines and by taking specific horizontal price levels or zones into account that reverse roles between support and resistance. These price levels are the major zones where the market seems to respond by making a strong advance or decline. Fibonacci levels measure or predict the retracements before the continuation of a trend. Some traders rely on price action and look at specific candle formations.
chartwatchers chartwatchers PRO XAUUSD, 60, Short ,
XAUUSD: GOLD - Trap Pattern
1087 19 41
XAUUSD, 60 Short
GOLD - Trap Pattern

False breakout of the triangle. That's what I think is coming now. I warned you below the last post that we are too late in this 5 months rally and getting too late in this daily cycle. We wasted so much time in the last 5 days going nowhere that I simply don't see any chance of running to new highs (above 1300$). The GDP was extremely good: U.S. 1st-quarter GDP ...

ScottCarney ScottCarney TOP BTCUSD, 60,
BTCUSD: I Like Bitcoin Pi(e)
2036 18 49
BTCUSD, 60
I Like Bitcoin Pi(e)

Here is a HARMONIC SECRET: Always act on Pi projections! When you hit a 3.14 measured level in any parabolic move, the counter move is near. Mr. Bit is on an insane run and now hitting a 3.14 extension on the hourly chat. I don't care how great the future might be for King Crypto, as traders we must respect a measured framework. For now, I am RESPECTING the 3.14 ...

LewisGlasgow LewisGlasgow TOP SCBTC, 15, Long ,
SCBTC: Siacoin - Price Structure
742 9 16
SCBTC, 15 Long
Siacoin - Price Structure

Today we have SC/BTC on the 15m chart, as there is not a lot of data for this asset, however, a lot of individuals have asked my opinion about this cryptocurrency and I'd like to give you all a brief overview. As you can see price is creating several key areas of support and resistance which we can use to our advantage. Currently, price is trading in between ...

DLavrov DLavrov EURJPY, 240, Short ,
EURJPY: EURJPY Double Top
348 5 39
EURJPY, 240 Short
EURJPY Double Top

Price bounced from the resistance level and RSI confirmed price reversal. We have a double top chart pattern which is a reversal signal. It's time for short trades. Entry levels are below the uptrend line and the support level. Stop orders must be placed above 125.70 level. Profit targets should be placed at 122.00, 121.00 and 120.00 levels.

EverythingForex EverythingForex PRO XAUUSD, 240, Long ,
XAUUSD: REPOST: Gold: Be Aware Of The BIG Picture!
530 1 15
XAUUSD, 240 Long
REPOST: Gold: Be Aware Of The BIG Picture!

As promised, I am reposting my analysis on Gold as for some unknown reason, all my studies, labels and analysis were deleted. Current Trade Disposition: LONG UTD Result: +380 pips We went LONG on this back on 5/9 because we saw it hit a strong support level and also because of the BIG picture that we see coming. Many traders right now are very bullish on Gold ...

Tradewonk Tradewonk GBPAUD, D,
GBPAUD: My opinion on supply & demand vs wave trading
1282 20 71
GBPAUD, D
My opinion on supply & demand vs wave trading

Most Elliott Wave practitioners admit that their system is only meant to be a “general guide” with many possible outcomes (i.e. additional randomness and variability is introduced). That is, there is an “ideal” wave pattern according to the theory, but in practice there can be deviations from this pattern. Nothing about this admission refutes the above arguments, ...

onemanatatime onemanatatime ETCETH, D, Long ,
ETCETH: The Flippening: $ETC to outperform $ETH in the coming months
135 1 9
ETCETH, D Long
The Flippening: $ETC to outperform $ETH in the coming months

Reversal and break-above the long term downtrend trendline, with significant volume. If holding any ETH, I would convert them all into ETC right now.

lenindidnothingwrong lenindidnothingwrong XRPBTC, 120,
XRPBTC: ez pz XRP pump
251 0 10
XRPBTC, 120
ez pz XRP pump

pretty obvious, there's been a massive correction that should be resolved by dropping btc price and this can be seen in the graph with the thin ichimoku at 2h, and broken clouds at multiple other time frames.

TanayUK TanayUK PRO EURUSD, 60, Long ,
EURUSD: EUR LONG: Trendline support
169 1 8
EURUSD, 60 Long
EUR LONG: Trendline support

As in chart

sophia830 sophia830 SPX500, 60, Short ,
SPX500: DVG + Channel ?  March 10th Trendline Hit
146 0 9
SPX500, 60 Short
DVG + Channel ? March 10th Trendline Hit

-risky here to pick tops... a losing game... having said that: -Channel top at open 2416 -Top lines are an old up-sloping channel from March 10 that we finally meet with -weak bears are out today? -BIG Deltas: going into a holiday Monday... friday not a holiday but likely holiday volume, typically bullish scenario, why short? -Deltas: Time is key: if no clear ...

Tradingstrategyguides Tradingstrategyguides PRO EURUSD, 60, Long ,
EURUSD: Fibonacci Channel Strategy Trade Idea- EURUSD
104 0 9
EURUSD, 60 Long
Fibonacci Channel Strategy Trade Idea- EURUSD

Step #1 In a Down Trend, wait for price action and head back to the upside inside the channel. Step #2: Wait for Price action to push down now and pull back up. (Make Entry #1 once price pushes down) BUY Entry #1 where we placed our first entry area and Entry #2 at 50% Fib line. TP for both @ 1.1198 Let me know if you have any questions!

sumastardon sumastardon PRO BTCUSD, 15, Long ,
BTCUSD: BITCOIN: BUY SET-UP for this dip (conditional)
165 0 8
BTCUSD, 15 Long
BITCOIN: BUY SET-UP for this dip (conditional)

Bitcoin:BTCUSD If you want to hitch a ride to the craziest show since internet there is an opportunity coming up if conditions in comment are met. Otherwise wait because this shake out won't be over yet if it cannot regain the trend line just above it and turn it into support - and we should then get a better chance from lower down still

Hoag Hoag PRO EURGBP, D,
EURGBP: Elliottwave Intraday analysis: EURGBP trading on decision point
77 0 8
EURGBP, D
Elliottwave Intraday analysis: EURGBP trading on decision point

Talking Points: EURGBP Technical Strategy: On break of trending line, it will be bullish else temporary bearish Elliottwave Count: Correction is too short to mark complete, however price will take decision on trending line. Analysis EURGBP is trading in sideway and on weekly chart, it need to complete it's wave C (last leg of correction), however, same time ...

matt716 matt716 PRO DXY, D, Long ,
DXY: TIME TO BUY DOLLAR?
59 0 8
DXY, D Long
TIME TO BUY DOLLAR?

the dollar looks set to make a 4th impulsive counter wave up so I will take any sell setups I see. the green trend line is just an estimation as the bigger formation has not been made yet it could likely drop further or not as far.

kidmartin95 kidmartin95 EURGBP, D, Short ,
EURGBP: EURGBP, Short
55 0 8
EURGBP, D Short
EURGBP, Short

Euro is doing very well, expecting a correction soon. Currently Testing Daily Trend Line. Respecting Ascending Triangle. Risk/Reward = 1:6 Check out my profile for updates!!!

Vegapit Vegapit PRO XAUUSD, 240, Long ,
XAUUSD: Waiting for a triangle breakout to retest trendline
79 2 6
XAUUSD, 240 Long
Waiting for a triangle breakout to retest trendline

I would not expect this move to be a major motive move on the upside but who knows...

Invictavis Invictavis EURJPY, 240, Short ,
EURJPY: Rising Wedge and Potential Double Top on EURJPY (420+ pips)
73 0 7
EURJPY, 240 Short
Rising Wedge and Potential Double Top on EURJPY (420+ pips)

Hey all, what we have here are signs of a potential rising wedge formation on EURJPY due to the higher highs and higher lows being formed since the 18th of May. Fibonacci levels applied on a larger timescale seem to show the price working well between the 0.5 and 0.618 levels - an idea supported by the recent rejection of a new high on the 16th and on the 24th. If ...

AlishaSingh AlishaSingh AUDUSD, 15, Long ,
AUDUSD: Lets buy the aussie breakout
45 0 7
AUDUSD, 15 Long
Lets buy the aussie breakout

Hey guys Aussie has been correcting after that strong impulse up and now we might be able to buy it once the contracting flat finds it bottom. Look to buy if we get a flag after the break of the trendline. Also, we might get another wave down before it breaks the top of the flat so it might be wise to book some profits at the top :)

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