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…

Trading Process and Strategy

Long is Wrong – 2

Last week I shared what is quite possibly my favourite market open play – It can occur as either a PB or BPB setup, providing opportunity as market participants are trapped and stopped out of an early session long. Incredibly simple in concept. But very effective. Please review the prior article if you missed…

Trading Process and Strategy

Long is Wrong!

If you’re new to my newsletter, you could be forgiven for thinking that all I trade is an NQ opening range drive. I think in recent times we’ve covered that more than any other opening setup. Like here – Essentially it’s the first YTC Price Action Trader PB Setup following expansion from the open,…

Trading Process and Strategy

Three Pushes into S/R

There is a reversal pattern within technical analysis called Three Pushes, or sometimes Three Drives. There are a number of variations which specify requirements for the distance that each push extends, or for the depth of each pullback. Personally I’m not too concerned with this. But do like to see the trend clearly weakening into…


The Good News About Bad Market Openings

I love market opens. The time of day that typically offers the greatest pace and potential for range expansion. But let’s be honest – sometimes they suck. I have a rule – two failed attempts at something and I consider standing aside. Three failed attempts and it’s compulsory. Today I’m standing aside after two attempts….