They say a picture is worth a thousand words.
Figure 1 E-Mini 500 Ticks Per Bar – 6-2-2014
I have several indicators that tell me when to trade and when not to trade. But one glance at the above chart should tell a trader why my SRVs are so important. The […]
Talking with another trader recently, I realized that I should say a bit more about the NYSE Tick Index (TradeStation symbol $Tick). One of his comments was, “the NYSE Tick Index is no good except when the NYSE is trading.” Duh!
Okay, the NYSE is no good for short term trading except when the NYSE […]
Our method of short term trading is based in large part on our ability to SEE THE MUSIC OF THE MARKET.” That is why we wrote a very detailed book on the subject.
That eBook is available at www.tradingbetweenthelines.com.
Let me give you an example of what we mean.
Examine the following two charts […]
While visiting with a trader recently, he mentioned that he would be frequently using a laptop computer for trading. He is an airline pilot and often spends time out of town overnight and has days available for trading.
I too have often traded while travelling, especially in my motorhome, where I have a WiFi available […]
The NYSE Tick Index
SRVs are the heart of our trading system. But to derive SRVs we need historical data. When a security reaches an all-time, such as the E-Mini has done lately, we don’t have the data to create SRVs above that all time high level. So what can we do?
One of my […]
A friend of mine, and would like to be trader, reads my blog regularly and called last evening to complain that I had spent too much time on “that psychology thing” when I should be talking about trading.
After listening to his spiel for a time, I finally had a chance to respond and told […]
The following trading log depicts my own trading between 7:30 and 12:00 January 13, 2014.
All trades were for the E-mini S&P.
The trades are listed in reverse order with the last trade being at the top of the list.
This trading log is intended to show you how I actually trade as described in […]
Our previous post discussed why fundamentals actually do matter to the short term technical trader. Today I want to discuss the subject of risk – specifically the general risk of all short term trading. What I mean is this. There is a certain risk that the market will move against your position. Further, the potential […]
I am a short term trader technical trader. What I mean by that is that my entire trading method and system is based on technical analysis; with entry and exit are based on technical analysis. However, I readily admit that fundamentals are important in any market – in fact I will readily admit that fundamentals […]
The E-mini is currently trading in near all-time high ranges. This has been a difficult time for my trading method as I rely heavily on past data to locate specific values for short term trading support and resistance.
My trading method depends heavily on these support and resistance values (SRVs) and I can tell you […]
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….very impressed with the whole philosophy – both personal and trading, expressed in the book. I will read and revert !!Richard DUSA
I trade the US Bond Markets exclusively – amazed at the accuracy of the SRV’s !!George SNew York, NY
the SRV’s are spot on !!Tom CUSA
“The SRV’s are amazingly accurate”.Tony Texas
Thanks for the method !! Very solid, very logical entry and exit and genius SRV’s !!Denis DRussia
Great system – couldn’t trade without it !!Frank YDavid, Panama
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