A technical analysis pattern that suggests a trend is exhibiting a temporary diversion in behavior, and will eventually continue on its existing trend.
The symmetrical triangle charts displayed below are both exhibiting a continuation pattern. Notice how the chart extends above (below) its existing pattern.
Continuation patterns tend to be the most accurate when the trend has existed for around one to three months.
The most common types of continuation patterns are triangles, flags and wedges.
Investment dictionary. Academic. 2012.
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