Head and Shoulders, Not The Shampoo

By Lawrence

Part of Art of Chart Reading

People often talks about the head and shoulders formation. I have seen many websites showcasing charts after charts that are NOT head and shoulders at all, although they claim so. It is not a good idea mixing up price patterns as that will confuse you and negatively affect your judgement. I am going to explain how the classic head and shoulders pattern looks like and how to use it properly.

The Formation

Following is a chart of 10-min Emini Dow future. It shows a pretty standard head and shoulders top formation. As usual, the devil is in the details.


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Comments
  • sdattafx March 12, 2018 at 1:34 am

    Clears a lot of earlier confusions on H&S pattern..thanks LC

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