Part of our weekly Q&A series. Breakout trades! Breakout trades occur when we take a trade in the direction of range extension. There is a great example of this exhibited in this discussion. We began the discussion with a look at a breakout trade in Nasdaq futures. Then we opened the floor to questions. Additional [...]
Part of our weekly Q&A series. Triggers. Triggers are short time frame price action arrangement patterns we use to help us minimize entry risk when we enter a trade. We began the discussion with a look at how we use triggers when we come into an area of interest based on the profile. Then we [...]
Part of our weekly Q&A series. We began the discussion with a look at how to use orderflow along with the profile to gain greater confidence in directional entries. Then we opened the floor to questions. Additional questions asked & answered: Please explain order flow. TY. Hey guys, do you also analyze weekly or even monthly [...]
An auction in "balance" is an auction at rest. The next move is preparing to come and it will initiate from this zone. First, you need to be able to identify these balanced areas and then know what to look for when they begin to break so that you can join the move.
Not all times during the session offer the same opportunity. During different periods of the trading session we look for different types of auction activity. In this example, we are looking for something called, "responsive" activity given how far we are into the session.
Not all prices or activity in the auction are the same. So, to keep from being lulled into every bit of the action, we establish zones of interest. These can serve as targets to exit or areas to look for a counter trend entry. In this video, we show how we used one of these [...]
When making trading decisions, we remove some of the randomness of markets by identifying zones that we are interested in participating. Then, if the auction comes to us, we are prepared and have a plan in place.