A fresh start! Doji's Trading Journal

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Re: A fresh start! Doji's Trading Journal

Postby dojirock » Tue Jul 21, 2015 2:22 pm

Bigger span, same rules of thumb.

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Re: A fresh start! Doji's Trading Journal

Postby bumpo » Tue Jul 21, 2015 10:22 pm

dojirock wrote:Here is an example of what I mean.

Initial run is over
'cd becomes the 'ab' for the 2nd run.
Retrace and enter.
20 pips.
Done for day!

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Doji,

Is this how you would mark the letters? And, how would you define the times when A & B are on the same bar, and those times when they are on separate bars? Are C & D always on the same bar? Thx.
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Re: A fresh start! Doji's Trading Journal

Postby dojirock » Wed Jul 22, 2015 1:44 am

Bumpo,

What im doing is reading price action on any time frame, renko, range, P&N, Momentum, the same way.
It is discretionary, but if you can see this your reading price and its the same on all lengths of time and range.

Please keep this in mind and dont get hung up on making it a system and you will be rewarded in your trading.
Your chart is close to how I would do it. Wicks are a reflection of direction change, thus I mark them with a letter.
When reading price...charts depict the price action in which time binds them.
Knowing this... I mark a low as 'a'. Any kind of reversal bigger than a pip or two (visible as a wick) I will mark as a 'b' at the start of the pullback. Point 'c' is the continuation turn point (higher low) and must be between 'a' and 'b'. Point 'd' must be higher than 'b' and wont be set until there is a pullback (represented as a wick).

For example if we have our low, 1st candle. and it closes with no upper wick, the next candle has no low wick, price just keeps going up, then point 'b' would be at the high or close of the 2nd candle. If the 2nd candle had a lower wick then point be would be the open of the 2nd candle and the 2nd candle wick low would be 'c'. If you mark it on a time chart then drop a time frame it should make alot more sense.

When I have a trend with the abcd pattern it takes two counter patterns to consider it a reversal. Until I get that, I go with the previous pattern. The 1st counter pattern is the initial run. The 2nd one is the counter setup and will break the previous trend 'a'.

Its this simple. Pattern holds or fails. Trade the direction that shows the way.
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Re: A fresh start! Doji's Trading Journal

Postby dojirock » Wed Jul 22, 2015 2:29 am

Asiansession trade.

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Re: A fresh start! Doji's Trading Journal

Postby Dan » Wed Jul 22, 2015 11:09 am

Thanks for the extra tools Doji, very easy to understand and very reliable.

P.s. Still waiting for the project you had in the works, please don't forget me.

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Re: A fresh start! Doji's Trading Journal

Postby Dan » Wed Jul 22, 2015 11:27 am

Bill Williams fractals, Dragon Style, Momos, Mighty Zones, Break outs, Abc's, 123's...

Funny how all these strategies are the same thing at the end of the day.

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Re: A fresh start! Doji's Trading Journal

Postby dojirock » Wed Jul 22, 2015 2:19 pm

Dan wrote:Thanks for the extra tools Doji, very easy to understand and very reliable.

P.s. Still waiting for the project you had in the works, please don't forget me.



I still work on that most of my free time once my manual trading is done.
Trade Station Coding is the problem.... still learning.

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Re: A fresh start! Doji's Trading Journal

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Re: A fresh start! Doji's Trading Journal

Postby dojirock » Wed Sep 09, 2015 3:11 am

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