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Breakaway Gaps

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Yesterday’s large gap into a trend day up off Monday’s retracement was a rare candle so I had a look at similar examples back to the start of 2012 to shed some light on what we can expect to see next. The candles I was looking for:

1. were not immediately after multi-week bottoms so continuation rather than reversal breakaway gaps
2. were at the end of 1-5 day retracements within larger uptrends
3. gapped up substantially and then closed well above the opening print (more…)