Trading off News Reaction Highs and Lows

News released on Wednesday morning an hour before the RTH open. And the reaction was to spike higher and then lower and settle back within the range. Interesting. That’s not quite what I expected, but it creates two levels worth watching. Two levels that define a clear boundary between bullish, neutral and bearish zones. And…

Trading off Holiday Session Structure – 3

Narrow-range half-day holiday sessions provide great structure from which we can trade. We discussed this idea previously. You might recall this social media example from June. Zooming into the 30 minute chart from that prior (June) example, we see how the narrow-range session provides both directional preference and setup locations. I’m not a fan of…

Trading after Structure has Formed – 4

(1) Recognition of potential for unfavourable conditions The following post was shared by social media pre-session on Monday:   Expanding a little on that image: And adding further to this potential for unfavourable conditions: In the absence of unexpected news that provides a clear directional bias, I don’t imagine many longer-term traders keen to take…

When it Can’t Go Lower

Let’s do a variation of the “Long is Wrong” topic which we covered in recent years. https://yourtradingcoach.com/trading-process-and-strategy/long-is-wrong/ https://yourtradingcoach.com/trading-process-and-strategy/long-is-wrong-2/ https://yourtradingcoach.com/trading-process-and-strategy/long-is-wrong-3/ https://yourtradingcoach.com/trading-process-and-strategy/long-is-wrong-4/ Here’s the concept:   Today I want to flip that on it’s head. Because the reverse is true as well. And it sets up some great opportunities in the markets. And again, we’re looking for…