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One of the anchor playbook set-ups we encourage developing traders to look for is called an IB EXT FADE (initial balance extension…
Profiling is the core of our trading approach and analysis because it captures how all market participants (institutions, hedge funds, retails, etc)…
Part of our weekly Q&A series. We began the discussion with a look at some opening gaps in Crude and Nasdaq futures.  …
Part of our weekly Q&A series. We began the discussion with a look at some opening "fade" or "responsive" trades in Crude…
Part of our weekly Q&A series. We began the discussion with a look at our morning routine, how to build option trades…
Part of our weekly Q&A series. Breakout trades! Breakout trades occur when we take a trade in the direction of range extension. …
Part of our weekly Q&A series. Triggers. Triggers are short time frame price action arrangement patterns we use to help us minimize…
Part of our weekly Q&A series. Patience. Patience in trading is an edge. The challenge is in knowing what you are being…
Part of our weekly Q&A series. We began the discussion with a look at how to use the profile to determine the…
Part of our weekly Q&A series. We began the discussion with a look at how to use the profile to set a…
Part of our weekly Q&A series. We began the discussion with a look at how to use the initial balance to help…
Part of our weekly Q&A series. We began the discussion with a look at how to use the profile to pick better…
Part of our weekly Q&A series. We began the discussion with a look at how to use the profile to confirm or…
Part of our weekly Q&A series. We began the discussion with a look at how to use the profile to prepare for…
Part of our weekly Q&A series. We began the discussion with a look at how to use the profile to see "value"…
Part of our weekly Q&A series. We began the discussion with a look at how to use the profile to discern auction…
Part of our weekly Q&A series. We began the discussion with a look at how to find better times of the trading…
Part of our weekly Q&A series. We began the discussion with a look at how we use "OPEN types" to determine the…
Part of our weekly Q&A series. We began the discussion with a look at how to use the profile along with short…
Part of our weekly Q&A series. We began the discussion with a look at how to use the profile to quickly identify…
Part of our weekly Q&A series. We began the discussion with a look at how to use the profile to determine a…
Part of our weekly Q&A series. We began the discussion with a look at how to use the profile to help figure…
Part of our weekly Q&A series. We began the discussion with a look at how to use orderflow along with the profile to…
Part of our weekly Q&A series. We began the discussion with a look at how to use the profile to discern unexpected…
Part of our weekly Q&A series. We began the discussion with a look at how to decide if you should go with…
Part of our weekly Q&A series. We began the discussion with a look at how to use the profile to anticipate a…
Binary events occur when a news or econ release is expected during the trading session. It creates one of 2 responses, higher…
Profilers are taught to observe certain structural reference points in the profile graphic and expected certain behaviors when the auction comes toward…
Whether you've been away from markets for a bit and coming back, or if you want to be able to get away…
You may have heard of traders being "squeezed" in an auction. What does it mean? How can you see it, or better…
A mark of trading competence is being able to discern expected and unexpected auction behavior. For the novice, the example auction provided…
A gap is a move measured from the RTH (real-time hours) range of one session to another. This is a mark of…
An auction in "balance" is an auction at rest. The next move is preparing to come and it will initiate from this…
Not all times during the session offer the same opportunity. During different periods of the trading session we look for different types…
Not all prices or activity in the auction are the same. So, to keep from being lulled into every bit of the…
Looking for a quick trade on the open? This is a great set-up to look for on the open in a trading…
Markets go through cycles of volatility which can be damaging to the account of a new trader. In this seminar, we describe…
When making trading decisions, we remove some of the randomness of markets by identifying "open types" and "day types" to help give…
When making trading decisions, we remove some of the randomness of markets by identifying zones that we are interested in participating. Then,…
When making trading decisions, we always make them with respect to where we are in the "posture" of the market and that…
Maybe you've heard about Market Profiling before, but not sure if it's worth the hype.  In this seminar, we guide you through…
The short answer? yes, and no.....see below: Eventually market prices do sync with fundamental data (company finances for stocks, economic data for…
Knowing where you are in the auction can help you stay present to potential bias shifts and opportunities to come. Don't be…
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