Deceptive in its moves, The Expanded Flat Pattern’s push to a new low (in which at first glance) appears to be a break-out to the downside from a triangle pattern. The triangle pattern is legit; It’s just that it has formed in Wave (B) of ((B)). Some call this a false break-out, while it never was intended to be, yet. Don’t get caught out there?
Dissecting The All Too Famous Zig-Zag Pattern
A zigzag in a bull market is a simple three-wave declining pattern labeled A-B-C. The wave sequence is 5-3-5.
- A three wave move in Wave A, signals a flat or triangle for Wave B
- A triangle always occurs in a position prior to the final wave
- Wave C is the final wave in the sequence