How To Find And Trade Pullbacks In Uptrend (Buying Dips)?

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How To Find And Trade Pullbacks In Uptrend (Buying Dips)?


This is a crypto trend following strategy

Pullbacks in crypto can often provide opportunities to jump on an established trend. It’s difficult to catch a crypto trend in early phases and conservative traders prefer to jump in midstream, once a trend is established. Even in a crypto UpTrend, prices never go straight up, day after day. There are times when price consolidates, pulls back, and then resumes an UpTrend. These corrections are opportunities to join a crypto trend. And this applies to crypto DownTrends as well, for those who like to Short Sell.

An UpTrend’s definition is when the price forms Higher Highs (HH) and Higher Lows (HL). DownTrend is the opposite – Lower Highs (LH) and Lower Lows (LL). After running this screen, traders should visually confirm the HH and HL for an UpTrend or LH and LL for a Downtrend, as indicated in the example with THETA.

You can also modify this screen, make it your own, and save it.

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The trading rules of this trading strategy are:

  • Find coins in an uptrend that pulled back in the last 7 days (1W)
  • Visually check charts to identify nearest support level
  • Buy near support level

Tron (TRX) – Bullish, Pullback in Uptrend

Trade Setup: Price is in an Uptrend. Price broke above $0.14 but got overbought (RSI > 80) and pulled back on some profit taking.  Now it’s approaching $0.13 support level, which could be a swing trade entry opportunity in Uptrend, with +25% upside potential to $0.15.  Stop Loss (SL) level at $0.124.


altFINS helps you identify coins with Pullback in uptrends in few seconds…

You can find such trading opportunities in three sections:

1. Screener > Pre-set Filter > select Pullback (1W) in Uptrend

2. Signal Summary

2. Technical analysis


A “pullback in uptrend” is a technical analysis term used in crypto trading to describe a price movement where a coin experiences a temporary reversal in price, before continuing its upward trend.

In this strategy, traders look for opportunities to enter the market at a lower price during the pullback, with the expectation that the asset will continue its overall upward trend and eventually reach higher prices.

The basic idea behind this strategy is that market participants tend to overreact to short-term fluctuations in price, causing temporary dips or pullbacks in an otherwise bullish market.

As a result, traders who can identify these pullbacks can buy the asset at a lower price, with the expectation that it will continue its upward trajectory.

To implement this strategy, traders typically use technical indicators such as moving averages or trendlines to identify key support levels and potential entry points.

Once they have identified these levels, they can set buy orders at a lower price, with a stop loss set at a level that will limit their losses if the market turns against them.

Sreen definition (for bullish):

  1. Short Term Trend is Strong Up
  2. Medium Term Trend is Strong Up
  3. Long Term Trend is Strong Up
  4. Oscillator Rating is Neutral (don’t want overbought situations)
  5. Bullish MACD crossover (MACD is above 100% of MACD Signal Line) – this further confirms our Uptrend signal
  6. Volume ($) is above 200,000 (need decent liquidity)
  7. Price Change (%) is below 0% (i.e. price has pulled back in the last 24 hours)