Is double top bullish or bearish? A double top is an extremely bearish technical reversal pattern that forms after an asset reaches a high price two consecutive times with a moderate decline between the two highs. It is confirmed once the asset’s price falls below a support level equal to the low between the two prior highs.
Is double bottom bullish or bearish? Key Takeaways
Double tops and bottoms are important technical analysis patterns used by traders. A double top has an ‘M’ shape and indicates a bearish reversal in trend. A double bottom has a ‘W’ shape and is a signal for a bullish price movement.
How do you trade W and M patterns?
When should you use a double top? Trading with Double Top:
As the double top is formed at the end of an uptrend, the prior trend should be an uptrend. Traders should spot if two rounding tops are forming and also note the size of the tops. Traders should only enter the short position when the price break out from the support level or the neckline.