In this example of a Head & Shoulders pattern using a 4 tick range bar in the forward e-Mini S&P 500 electronic futures contract, you will note that there was steady green WIND coming into both the ADP Emplyment Report released at 8:15 a.m. and the the Productivity and Costs number released at 8:30 a.m.
This green WIND was the undercurrent in the S&P 500 equities indicated a long orientation.
A 1 standard deviation uptick ratio came in exactly at the Right Shoulder.
The Right Shoulder was also supported predominantly by supply initiated order flow - as demonstrated by the ongoing green MacDaddy, which was punctuated by 2 red counter-trend spikes.
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In this example of a Head & Shoulders pattern using a 5 tick range bar in the forward e-Mini S&P 500 electronic futures contract, you will note that when the Right Shoulder was put in there had been an ongoing base of buying, as visualized by the contiguous green MacDaddy bars.
Also, there was an inference that the selling of the equity components of the S&P 500 had completed as visualized by the red spike in WIND.
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