How to Trade the 3S (1-2-3) Pattern Strategy | Anticipate A Potential Trend or Trend Reversal
This article on the 3S Pattern is the opinion of Optimus Futures.
When does a mere price fluctuation become a “tradeable” event? At what point can price trajectory be considered a potential trend? Let’s approach these questions from a more practical angle. Is there a way to identify the onset of a trend (or trend change) on a minimum scale, as if these movements had building block-like states from which they extend, fork, or reverse?
Perhaps the closest technical model we can use to anticipate a potential trend or trend change is the 3S (a.k.a. 3-swing or 1-2-3) pattern. Understanding how the 3S pattern works has several advantages:
3S patterns are fractal, meaning you can find them in virtually the smallest to the