Trading Process and Strategy

Confidence in the Trend

  I've been discussing this idea for quite a while now. The idea that there is GREAT VALUE in studying your charts post-session to identify the price sequences which offered the best trading conditions. And then… the structural features which might help you identify similar trading conditions next time they occur. Just last week in…

Trading Process and Strategy

One Winner One Loser

  A question received last Monday: "Are you trading today? It's a holiday but the market is open." For future readers… Monday was 11th November 2019. Veterans Day. And yes, the economic calendar which I use also has this listed as a US holiday. But the market is definitely open all day (or at least…

Trading Process and Strategy

Trend Change Study

  Do you ever experience the joy that comes from watching a price sequence develop and feeling that it is just technically "beautiful"? No? Maybe it's just me. But I do really love this sequence. And I think it is a good one for those new to the YTC Price Action Trader methodology who might…

Trading Process and Strategy

Trading an Uncertain Trend

  The YTC Price Action Trader provides clear definitions for a trend – uptrend, downtrend and sideways trend. But despite this, there will be times where price action offers something that is not so easy to read. One of these times can be immediately following a news release:   It would be great if the…

Trading Process and Strategy

When to Doubt a Pullback

I find the "grey areas" on a chart fascinating; the areas where our bias or premise start to show signs of breaking down and our decisions are clouded by the uncertainty that prevails at the hard right edge of our screen. This is where real learning happens! Where your knowledge, skills and attitude are pushed…