Patterns Repeat

Patterns repeat – again and again and again! And in time, many of your trades will start to look similar to others. Let’s revisit a trade from a prior article – Volatility Contraction within a Sideways Range. And then another trade, just this last week. There is a real benefit to post-session reviews of the…

It’s All About Real-Time Contextual Decision Making

  You've learnt the pattern or setup. Great. But that's not trading. Now work on the real-time contextual decision making around that pattern or setup. Look beyond the pattern itself to the wider context. Where is the pattern occurring within the larger timeframe market structure? What structure will suggest avoiding this particular setup? What structure…

Higher Timeframe Pattern Breakout – 2

  Last week we looked at the following chart sequence showing an obvious symmetrical triangle pattern within my higher timeframe chart. See here if you missed the recent article – https://yourtradingcoach.com/trading-process-and-strategy/higher-timeframe-pattern-breakout/ I don't know if I was somehow influenced by that article. I don't usually look for patterns on the higher timeframe chart. It's primary…

Patterns vs Context

  Patterns vs Context – A Q&A Followup to the Better than Candlestick Series This email Q&A is with a YTC Newsletter reader, regarding the following article series: Better than Candlestick Patterns: part 1; part 2; part 3; part 4; part 5 Please review these articles if you haven’t read them already, in order to understand the following Q&A.  Email…