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Nice. One way i try to put some value in an area for support/resistance, for example for CL if price moves 100 ticks from that area. What will be criteria for 6A support. I have only traded it once so far, so trying to get better feel.

Most of what i post is Not Longer term....but usually Relevant to Intraday Swings...which could turn out to be Larger Ticks....but No Guarantee.

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Typical lunch hour price action. " One way i try to put some value in an area for support/resistance, for example for CL if price moves 100 ticks from that area"

Long 76.30 area . Out some 76.68.



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@mfbreakout....wanted ask you based on how i Identify Structural set ups with 1,2,3 labels.
How is this Similar to the ACD Structure, as i have Not Studied ACD Method.
But from what i see they are Both following the Failed A up/A down Structure.
I learned this set up 20 years ago this month...it is my 20 year part time Anniversary .......as i have been participating
part time for that long in Futures.
I Love it when i can find this with Divergence, or Divergence is present in the Price Area...but the Structure is mainly
what i like to see....if i am not mistaken Gann Favored this #3 point as Safest place to Enter....it is a Higher Low.
I will Enter and wait to see if it Breaks the #2 Area.....i just found this on NQ....not keeping eye on everything today.

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NG short not looking good. One can not be just focused on one trade. Waiting for a flush up to add to short. So called pain has a tendency to clear my mind more than gains.


ACD saved the day. If i was just stuck with shorting it could have gotten REAL UGLY. A move like this is slow and steady- up and up. This is where REAL MONEY is made. On the other hand CL has been jerking up and down which requires experience, patience and a whole lot of confidence to make something out of it. I mean 1 hour hold time for 50 ticks with lot of SONG and DANCE in between.



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For Sandptrader 20th Anniversary,

" it is my 20 year part time Anniversary .......as i have been participating
part time for that long in Futures."



My posts are not meant to give financial advice neither do they imply that my method is special. "THIS IS WHAT I COULD BE IF I HAD A TOTALLY CARE FREE STATE OF MIND DURING TRADING" Mark Douglas.
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For Sandptrader 20th Anniversary,

" it is my 20 year part time Anniversary .......as i have been participating
part time for that long in Futures."

Thanks....i see a Triple Tap....'''"We are Technical Traders....and you are a Real Good One !...

Full Time in January..as it has been a long Time coming...too long...

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I have been guilty of picking bottoms and trade against the trend many many times. After a big sell off i always used to think ( and still have not gotten rid of this kind of thinking completely) that i have missed the move. If i wanted to short stop loss was always too wide to have any chance. After getting scared by wide stop loss , i will start looking for longs and get hosed all day long. Looking at charts based off what happened in the past to pick support is OK as long it's with the trend. It's never a good idea to pick support against the trend as lot of traders have been trying to go long in Gold around 1165 area after GOld sell off from 1230 area. We do not have to be the first one to pick reversal points. When it comes it will be very clear to everyone. I am a visual person and like to keep videos like following front and center if ever tempted to pick bottoms or trade against the macro trend.




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Staying long. I am stunned by the move to say the least.



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API news set up - no follow through. I am buying CL any time it pulls back to 76 to 76.40 area till new selling comes in that area.



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