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Range or Choppynes

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Range or Choppynes

How do you figure out when a range (Choppy) is about to be finished?

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Have you tried here https://futures.io/elite-circle/770-detecting-chop.html other chop threads if you type chop on the search engine

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How do you figure out when a range (Choppy) is about to be finished?

It depends upon the context within which the range is developing. You have not given any details about this very important aspect.

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It is a really really bad question..assuming people who will answer have a crystal ball of some sorts.
It is really a question of fading a range vs taking a breakout....but those are not really two mutually exclusive setups depending on how price develops. Could get 1, both or none on the same range/range break....
That is why trading is so much fun though.

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In larger ranges I try to get in somewhere in the middle and hope it goes out the other side. For tighter ranges, a common technique is to draw a box or trend lines and wait for the pullback then trade the bounce. Regardless, I try to avoid trading the break. Often easier said than done however.

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How do you figure out when a range (Choppy) is about to be finished?

You don't....

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How do you figure out when a range (Choppy) is about to be finished?

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You don't....

We can't even get people to agree what "Chop" is... much less decide when it's no longer "Chop"....

What I would call "Chop" ... someone else would say that is the kind of movement they love to trade...

I'm just a simple man trading a simple plan.

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Don't know when it will finish. I just position myself to take advantage of it when it does.

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I see

there is no (how did he say) kristal clear way and i have to work on it to find a way for me to handle it.

Like always in trading, there is no easy way to become a better trader! Let the games start...


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