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Postby Jalarupa » Wed Dec 11, 2013 2:46 pm

newscalper wrote:No idea about cones etc.


So if you connect a swing high and swing low in a range of 15-25 degrees and move these angles around a bit, you can anticipate price action... and then as MO says... "Slice through it" with a pennant for your entries once price closes over a line or bounces off a line above in this case...

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Postby dojirock » Wed Dec 11, 2013 2:55 pm

trailed out at +59

news, you will see momentum to push into previous momentum at times
its a number game. Odds are highly in you favor so keep the losses small.
Another thing you can do is watch for more confluence.
Your g/u analysis is correct also, and that one pays off.
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Postby newscalper » Wed Dec 11, 2013 2:58 pm

Closed for naff all

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Postby Jalarupa » Wed Dec 11, 2013 3:07 pm

Trade taken today using Cones, Pennants and Horizontal Lines...

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Postby dojirock » Wed Dec 11, 2013 3:47 pm

So how many pips did you get news on that scalp.?
20-25 is great area to exit and you can always get back in if it looks like continuation after the pullback
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Postby newscalper » Wed Dec 11, 2013 4:01 pm

I got about 2 pips. If the logic hold true should remain holding long until long momo fails. It failed straight away didn't it and blew straight through the low.

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Postby dojirock » Thu Dec 12, 2013 5:09 am

Too mechanical...

Think in terms of statistics. Thats what trading is about. What are the weapons in our trading arsenal?

Rat trade
Dragon Belly
RB's
50 lines
momo
zlines
sema's

Cone lines? im currently working on but refuse to post any yet due to risk of embarrassment. lol

I trade really one basic way all the time using these tools. My templates are different due to different ways of showing how to see these tools but my actual trading doesnt change. On demo I use a modified way of scalping to learn and hopefully to better my live way of trading. Until that happens, I will not change my scalping method. Im very close to finally being able to trade longer term in a way that im comfortable with. Same tools, different rules. The following pic is an example of that.
Have you noticed, Bettlebox, trades the same all the time, he knows his success depends on it. But, he does look for improvements on the side to add to his success but not till it has proved itself.
Arkan, look at his charts, all the same... Find a way that works for you news, with your emotions and understanding, regardless the success rate.
THEN make the small changes to make it successful.




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dojirock wrote:I first wait for semas to start lining up. Then look for RB or 50 lines to start forming with a lower high, lower low. The daily candle had gone bullish then below the daily open, so I was trading away from the extreme on this one.


OK, to clarify on this and the marrying up of TFs.
1. You're looking for an H4 sema to be at the same price as a previous H4 sema?
2. You're then looking for RBs or 50s (I understand both, no worries, thanks) on the m5? OK...what about when you've said gonig with the higher tf rb?
3. You're trading in the direction of the daily?

And these are rules or just in this instance?

Am I being too mechanical about this?
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Postby dojirock » Thu Dec 12, 2013 5:13 am

Getting real close to my long term, 1hr trading goal using RB's
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Postby newscalper » Thu Dec 12, 2013 7:52 am

Thx Doji
I don't understand the Dragon Belly candles at all lol

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Fibs say I've missed the boat but an RB hasn't formed. A 15 min RB has formed but it's not above the H1, waiting for pullback

waiting

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Postby MightyOne » Thu Dec 12, 2013 9:35 am

Dragon Belly should alter your perception in such a way that the correct choice becomes more obvious.

The difference in closing price is not a big deal because closes are completely random anyway.
What is a big deal is altering the body sizes so that you "see the way"; bodies "show the way".

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