What is a bull trap, and how to identify it?

What is a bull trap, and how to identify it?

Newbie crypto traders should be wary of bull traps. If you suspect one is on the way, here are some tips to identify it. How to identify a bull trapHere’s how to spot a bull trap with some tell-tale indicators that one is on the way:RSI divergenceA high RSI might be an indication of a potential bull or bear trap.A relative strength index (RSI) calculation may be used to identify a possible bull or bear trap. The RSI is a technical indicator, which can help determine whether a stock or cryptocurrency asset is overbought, underbought or neither.The RSI follows this formula:The calculation....

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