Broadening wedges

Descending broadening wedge

Descending broadening wedges are continuation chart patterns formed by a channel that widens and is against the trend. Forex volumes tend to increase during the formation of such a wedge.

A break through the resistance line provides a good signal to trade into a continuation of the trend with a price target equal to the height that separates the pattern's high and low.

descending broadening wedge

Ascending broadening wedge

Ascending broadening wedges are reversal chart patterns that are formed by a bullish widening channel. Here, forex trading volumes increase during the formation of the wedge.

A break through the support line provides a good sell signal, with a first price target that is equal to the chart pattern's low.

ascending broadening wedge