Steemit Crypto Academy Season 5 Week 2 [Beginner's Course] - Recognizing Simple Patterns in Trading

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Hello everyone!
This is my first lesson as a Crypto Academy Professor and I am glad that I am sharing knowledge to you all. I welcome you all to the Second Week of Season 5 of Steemit Crypto Academy.

This Lesson is about Recognizing Simple Patterns in Trading.

In Pattern Trading, the main aim is to hit the breakout point and then exploit the resulting strong price movements. To determine these points in advance, We will find out it in more detail in the following topics. So, Let's get started.

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This is the first Chart Pattern. Triangles can be the easiest type of patterns to trade for beginners. They are of three forms. There are symmetrical triangle (neutral version), ascending triangle (bullish version) and descending triangle (bearish version).

With these Patterns, We can clearly define some outcomes and targets and We can even get a clue for the time when it should breakout. Let's take a view at Ascending Triangle and We will find out How does an Ascending Triangle behave?


Ascending Triangle

Ascending Triangle can be recognized by the fact that the asset price always bounces off the same upper price level. You should note that, after bouncing, it does not falls lower at the lower edge than before. In this case, We have to trade the breakout from the triangle upwards as because it is a bullish pattern.

For trade or entry point, Take a close look at the horizontal line which is straight or flat resistance and then choose an entry point that is just above it. Set the stop loss just below the rising edge of the triangle.

At the moment of Breakout, there will be a volume peak which will be higher than the previous ones.

The same is apply for the bearish descending triangle. Just mirror it in the other direction. Now, let's talk about Symmetrical Triangle.

Symmetrical Triangle

Symmetrical Triangle is slightly different from ascending and descending triangle.
It offers a breakout chance of 50% in both the directions.

This is somehow tricky, but We can trade it by taking our entry point for long above the lowest upper price and a short below the highest lower price. There is no horizontal line in Symmetrical Triangle. Let's take a view at Symmetrical Triangle.


Symmetrical Triangle

From above image, You can see that there is Support line and Resistance line in Symmetrical Triangle. In above image, It broke the resistance line, We can long at that point or there will be bullish move. If it breaks the Support line, then there will be bearish move and We can short at that point. We have to take entry point only after that the price breaks one of these lines.

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Even more beautiful Triangles can be seen now which are so-called Flags. They are even more beautiful because the corresponding targets are much more profitable with accurate trade.

The Flag pattern occurs after a strong or sharp move by the price in the market and then, It make a flag shaped pattern and after that, It takes a strong move.


Flag Pattern

The above image is an example of Bull Flag. When the price make a Flag pattern after making an impulsive bullish move and that Flag pattern pointing in downside direction, then We can say that It is a Bull Flag and We have to consider Resistance line and Support line and When the Price breaks the Resistance Line, that Point is considered as our Entry Point.

For Bear Flag, When a price makes a Flag pattern after making an impulsive bearish move, and that Flag pattern pointing in upside direction, then We can say that It is about to make a reversal and When it breaks the support line, We can consider that Point as our Entry point to Short.

Flags of this type don't necessarily have to be pointed, as shown in the above image, the top and bottom lines can just as well be parallel. The best performance is offered by the flag pointing downward in the Bullish Version.

This Pattern, like many others, has a Bull Flag and Bear Flag. In the above image, We looked at a Bull Flag. Bear Flag appear in the chart after a massive sellout.

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How to trade using these Patterns?

Now, I will show you some trade setups using these Trading Patterns in Chart.

  • Trade Setup using Ascending Triangle -


Trade setup using Ascending Triangle

From the above image, We can see that there is Ascending Triangle formed. For entry point, Look at the Resistance line and Support line and the point where it breaks the Resistance line will be our Entry Point and We can mark our Take Profit Level and Stop Loss level. Mark Stop loss just below the Support.

  • Trade Using Bull Flag -


Trade Using Bull Flag

As You can see in the above image, there is Bull flag formed after the massive Upward move by the price. So, When the Flag is formed, Make Resistance Line and Support line and then Observe the Point where It breaks the Resistance Line, that point will be our Entry Point.

After taking entry, Mark the Take Profit level and Stop loss level such that Stop loss level will be marked just below the Support line.

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In this lesson, We have read about Simple Patterns in Trading. Recognizing Simple Patterns like Triangles, Flags is good for finding out Entry Points.

These Patterns are often observed in the chart of Crypto assets and If We knew about these Patterns, then We can easily trade them and can make profit by trading these patterns.

Thank You for reading my lesson. If there are any error in writing, then please let me know in comments.

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Homework Task

Make Sure you understand the lesson before performing the homework task. Also, you are required to attempt all the questions and make use of your own Crypto chart.

1. What is your understanding about Triangles in Trading. Explain all forms of triangles in your own words. (Screenshot required)

2. Can we also use some Indicators along with it Triangle Patterns? Explain with Screenshots.

3. Explain Flags in Trading in your own words and provide screenshots of both Bull Flag and Bear Flag.

4. Show a full trade setup using these Patterns on any Cryptocurrency chart. (Ascending Triangle, Symmetrical Triangle, Bear Flag)

5. Conclusion

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Ascending Triangle can be recognized by the fact that the asset price always bounces off the same upper price level. You should not that. Mistake from your side professor

Ascending Triangle can be recognized by the fact that the asset price always bounces off the same upper price level. You should "note" that

Thank You.
Now, It has been edited.

Thank you for the lecture prof

Wonderful lecture you have here professor @sachin08.

Will drop my homework post very soon😊

Thank You.

  ·  2 months ago (edited)

Can we also use some Indicators along with it Triangle Patterns? Explain with Screenshots.

Please professor @sachin08, i don't get the question
Can you explain? Please

Should we use triangle pattern for getting entry Points alone or can we use other Indicator with it to get accurate entry points???

  ·  2 months ago (edited)

Homework must be posted in Steemit Crypto Academy community. Your homework title format should be " [Your Title] - Crypto Academy / S5W1- Homework Post for @sachin08".

Hello professor @sachin08, i guess this supposed to "S5W2" not "S5W1"

Oh yes.
Thanks for rectifying my mistake.

I have been in anticipation of your lecture 😊😋. You've done well
Let's get to business

Excellent work, than you very much!

Thank You

i have not complete week 1 task so i can write this w2 task

Nice post Professor 🌹

Prof, couldn you add images of bear trend for the other illustrations.

It’s confusing to deduce it from the lecture without seeing it

It is in homework task. It is opposite to that of bull trend.
You can identify it according to bull trend patterns as it is somehow opposite to that of bull trend.

i have not complete week 1 task so i can write this w2 task

Yes ofcourse

Nice post sir
I am looking forward to post this homework

Thank You.
I'll wait for your assignment.

In question 4, do we have to use all the patterns together in a single trade setup or can we show multiple trade setups, each containing a single pattern?

You can show multiple trade setups for better quality of analysis


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Thanks for these trading patterns professor @sachin08 > this lecture really seems interesting. Looking forward to complete it within time

Very brilliant post professor
Hope Good soon for my warm entry Insha Allah

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