Trading Process and Strategy

Trading after Structure has Formed

The following social media Q&A shares an incredibly important realisation by this trader. Perhaps a realisation that will also help you with your journey. And my reply: I’ve focused a LOT on the market open in my articles over the last two years. Not because it’s better. But simply because that’s where my own trading…

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What did this Trader do Wrong?

The following chart was sent to me by a trader who just completed his very first futures trade. It shows the MNQ (Micro E-mini NASDAQ) on a 3 minute timeframe, YTC Price Action Trader BOF Setup off the overnight low and prior day’s low support. A one part position (all-in-all-out). He took a small loss,…

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Avoiding Boredom While Price Watching

Let me share some great email Q&A. Firstly because this question will be relevant to many of us. And secondly because if you have some other thoughts on this issue I’d love to hear them. Feel free to add comments below the blog post. QUESTION:  Your job as a trader is not to watch every…

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Study the Transitions

Let’s talk about Market Structure and Price Action study, commencing with a question I received on Thursday – Do you still do daily study of market structure? And my response, sent out via social media: A followup comment from the original questioner… “I’ve tried this in the past but not been able to stick with…

Trading Process and Strategy

Long is Wrong – 3

I thought I’d finished the “Long is Wrong” articles for now. But then I received an email from a reader of the YTC Newsletter that I absolutely LOVED. And I thought that maybe “Long is Wrong – 3” would be a good way to share some of that love! If you missed the prior articles,…

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One Step at a Time

This is an example of an incredibly common question I receive from new and developing traders. Ok, let me first just point out that the “many courses” does not include my course.  🙂 That’s not the point though. The point is in the highlighted sections – all he does to date is lose money –…

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The Warrior Trader

The following post was sent out by social media recently. Unfortunately social media algorithms result in only a fraction of followers actually seeing the post. And this one is IMPORTANT. So I’ve decided to include the post in both the newsletter and the blog, to help spread the message. Edge… not just through setups. By…

Trading Process and Strategy

Failure Scenarios

I love this comment from David on last week’s article – Long is Wrong 2. The key part is highlighted. I’m actually really excited to see someone recognise the importance of watching for failure scenarios. Opportunity exists at the places where large numbers of traders get something wrong. The times and places where obvious expectations…