Continuation Pattern

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Continuation Pattern

In technical analysis, a temporary deviation from a previous trend that signals that it will soon begin to follow that trend again. Continuation patterns are most accurate in the medium term (one to three months). Common continuation patterns include widgets, triangles, and flags.
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Triangles are typically continuation patterns, so a downside break seems more probable.
These two short-term continuation patterns mark brief pauses, or resting periods, during dynamic market trends.
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Instead of warning of market reversals, continuation patterns are usually resolved in the direction of the original trend.
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Triangles are usually continuation patterns (therefore a bearish break seems more likely).
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Triangles are continuation patterns so favor a break below 153.
Triangles are continuation patterns and the prior trend was down, so expect a break lower eventually.
The trend since late 2007 has been up in the EURAUD and since triangles are continuation patterns, the probability is high that the break will be to the upside.
Given that triangle formations are usually continuation patterns, we see the risks from here to the upside.