Trade Entries at Fibonacci Areas-Trade Rule #3
Determining the best entry areas
Once you have established the Trigger Line configuration, also known as Rule #1, which involves small triggers positioned above the large triggers for long trades or small triggers positioned below the large triggers for short trades, you have identified the primary look when the trend is most likely to continue. However, it is crucial to remember Rule #2, which deters traders from entering a new trend trade at a termination area.
Having understood these principles, it is now time to focus on selecting your entry area. Pinpointing the entry area involves looking for specific indicators such as Fibonacci lines, mid-band, or one-to-one levels that are positioned "inside" the 5-1 large triggers. This identified area will serve as your entry spot. Utilizing this technique will define the entry area for each 5-1 trend trade.
It is important to emphasize that in real-time trading, you must decide to buy or sell during a pullback while the market is still moving in the desired direction away from the entry point before the actual pullback occurs. The moment you choose to buy the pullback and select your entry areas within the large triggers at Fibonacci and Mid-Band levels is depicted in the accompanying chart.
By implementing this approach, traders can effectively define their entry areas and capitalize on pullbacks within the larger trend. This methodology enables traders to enter trades while considering important levels and indicators, strategically enhancing their trading decisions ' precision and potential profitability.
click to enlarge- I am ready to do trend trades setup look
As the market begins to experience a pullback, it is crucial to identify and highlight—either visually or mentally—the area between the large triggers on the 5-1 chart that encompasses Fibonacci levels, mid-bands, or one-to-one ratios.
When observing the pullback, focus on the region within the large triggers that incorporate these key indicators. This area serves as a significant zone of interest for potential entry points. By highlighting or mentally noting this specific region, traders can effectively target their attention on potential trade setups that align with the presence of Fibonacci, mid-band, or one-to-one levels.
This approach allows traders to hone in on relevant price levels and indicators while considering the context of the larger trend using the 13-2 chart. By monitoring the highlighted area during pullbacks, traders can identify potential opportunities to enter trades that offer favorable risk-reward profiles.
Remember to exercise discipline and patience, waiting for price action confirmation or other supporting factors before executing trades within the highlighted zone. This methodical approach helps traders make informed decisions based on the interaction between price movements and significant technical levels, ultimately enhancing the precision and effectiveness of their trading strategies.
click to enlarge- I am ready to do trend trades setup look -define your entry zone
At the identified spot within the highlighted area, it is recommended to place a limit order. The market's appearance at the time of entry should resemble the following visual representation.
click to enlarge- I am ready to do trend trades setup look at the time of entry at support
Once the entry is executed, adjusting the stop-loss order as the market resumes the trend by forming upward or downward bars is crucial. It is important to note that this consistent pattern is observed when studying and executing 13-2 and 5-1 chart trend trades.
As the market shows signs of resuming the intended trend, monitor the price action and adjust the stop-loss order accordingly. This approach ensures that the stop-loss is positioned to protect profits and manage risk effectively as the market progresses.
By being attentive to the market's behavior and adjusting stops based on the formation of up or down bars, traders can maintain a disciplined approach to risk management. This strategy aligns with the consistent nature of 13-2 and 5-1 chart trend trades, facilitating more robust trade execution and potential profitability.
click to enlarge- I am ready to do trend trades setup look move stop and reach target
The provided visual illustrations serve as a valuable training resource for traders to understand and recognize various trend trade setups encountered while studying and participating in the markets. Reviewing the video "Trading the Edges, Tops, and Bottoms" is recommended to enhance your knowledge and skills further.
By familiarizing yourself with the depicted trend trade looks, you can better understand market dynamics and identify opportunities to generate significant profits. Establishing solid tops or bottoms is particularly essential in achieving substantial gains during large-trend trades.
Revisiting the concepts presented in the aforementioned video will provide you with additional insights and strategies for effectively trading at key market edges, tops, and bottoms. Incorporating these principles into your trading approach can enhance your ability to capitalize on favorable trading opportunities and optimize your overall trading performance.
click to enlarge-the better the bottom, the bigger the trend trade
In the following example, two trend trades are illustrated. The second trend trade specifically highlights the trade setup that traders should consider after a significant top has been established in the market. Pay close attention to the strength of the trigger lines on the 13-2 chart and the positioning of small versus large trigger lines on the 5-1 chart. By doing so, traders can avoid overlooking this trade opportunity, which may be influenced by the presence of a blue Fibonacci level on the 5-1 chart's low.
Analyzing the trigger strength on the 13-2 chart and evaluating the relative location of small and large trigger lines on the 5-1 chart are key factors to consider when identifying and executing this particular trade setup. Despite the presence of the blue Fibonacci level on the 5-1 chart's low, it is important not to disregard the trade opportunity if the trigger signals align favorably.
By incorporating these considerations into your trading analysis, you can effectively enhance your ability to identify high-probability trade setups and capitalize on market opportunities. This focused approach ensures you do not miss out on potential trend trades after establishing significant tops, leading to more informed trading decisions and potentially improved trading outcomes.
click to enlarge-Trend trades after a good Fibonacci top
The following example emphasizes the critical significance of incorporating Fibonacci-based areas and confirming the presence of large triggers at the price levels where you initiate a trend trade.
When considering trend trades, aligning your trading decisions with relevant Fibonacci-based areas is essential. These areas serve as key levels of support or resistance within the market. By confirming the existence of large triggers at the specified prices, you can enhance the reliability of your trade entries.
Integrating Fibonacci-based areas into your trading analysis provides a framework for identifying optimal trade initiation points. Combining this with the presence of large triggers at those specific prices further validates the trade setup and increases the probability of success.
By adhering to this approach, you can strengthen your trading strategy and increase the precision of your entries. This method ensures that you focus on high-probability trade setups that incorporate Fibonacci-based areas and align with the confirmation of large triggers at the intended prices, fostering a more informed and effective trading approach.
click to enlarge- WITHOUT TRIGGERS there is no 5-1 trend trade
Occasionally, it is possible to experience a loss in a trend trade or exit the trade due to a higher or lower divergence. However, if the larger chart trend remains well-established and unchanged, re-entering the trade may be possible. This re-entry occurs when all three trigger lines cross in the same direction, referred to as a "continuation trade."
A continuation trade involves re-taking the trade after confirming the alignment of all three trigger lines in the desired direction. This strategy allows traders to capitalize on the ongoing trend. The provided chart demonstrates two instances where such continuation trades are observed.
By recognizing and actively seeking continuation trade opportunities, traders can benefit from the persistence of the larger chart trend and potentially achieve improved trading outcomes. This approach leverages the synchronization of trigger line movements to enhance trade entry precision and aligns to maximize profits during sustained trends.
click to enlarge - Trend trade exits with lower divergence and 3 trigger agree continunation longs
The accompanying image depicts a trade scenario where a loss occurs, followed by a continuation of a short trade. To navigate such trades successfully, it is essential to review the video titled "Trading the Edges, Tops, and Bottoms." This video provides valuable insights into identifying and leveraging key market edges to anticipate price movements, ultimately increasing the likelihood of reaching more significant Fibonacci targets.
By studying and implementing the strategies highlighted in the mentioned video, traders can develop a heightened expectation of capturing extended moves during these trades. It equips them with the necessary knowledge to identify optimal entry and exit points based on market edges, tops, and bottoms.
Maintaining a high expectation of reaching further Fibonacci targets assists traders in setting realistic profit objectives and maximizing their trading potential. By combining this knowledge with prudent risk management techniques, traders can increase their chances of achieving favorable trading outcomes.
Revisiting the suggested video enables traders to refine their trading skills and gain a deeper understanding of navigating trades effectively, even in situations involving losses. This continuous learning process enhances traders' abilities to adapt to market conditions, make informed decisions, and optimize their trading strategies.
click to enlarge- trend trade loss followed by continuation short
In the given scenario, the presence of bad bottoms and split large triggers on the 5-1 chart presents two potential trend trades, as indicated by the yellow text. The decision regarding which area to trade in the market depends on the quality of the bottom, as explained in the tops and bottoms video.
Upon assessing the quality of the bottom, traders can choose between the first circled long area or the second rectangle area as their entry point. The selection of the appropriate entry area is crucial for effectively trading the market based on the identified trend.
The provided example shows that the lowest low at the exit point of the trend trade short did not correspond to a significant Fibonacci area. Consequently, the long trade occurred from the farther large trigger, which is the proper entry area in this case.
By making informed decisions based on the principles taught in the tops and bottoms video and considering the relevance of Fibonacci areas, traders can optimize their entry points and increase their chances of achieving favorable trading outcomes.
Remaining vigilant in selecting entry areas ensures a strategic approach to trading and positions traders to capitalize on market opportunities more effectively.
click to enlarge- Split large triggers require prior high or low chart analysis
In the first short example, it is crucial to emphasize the importance of placing an initial protective stop at a level the market should ideally not reach while still allowing for some breathing room. Recognizing that the market may occasionally "slightly overrun" the large triggers and designated areas is essential. Therefore, it is advisable not to set the stop too tightly when initiating a short trade. This approach helps traders avoid premature stop-outs and allows for potential market fluctuations within a reasonable range.
Moving on to the second scenario, when a significant bottom is identified based on the criteria outlined in the video, and the market exhibits a robust upward move, it may require executing a trend trade that is not precisely at the large triggers on the 5-1 chart. A rectangle in the provided illustration represents the entry area. This entry area will typically encompass multiple Fibonacci areas, including Fibonacci levels, MidBands, and/or One-to-Ones. The quality of the termination condition on the 13-2 chart will play a crucial role in determining the suitability of executing this long trade above the 5-1 large triggers.
Considering the presence of Fibonacci indicators and the termination condition on the 13-2 chart, traders can effectively identify and execute this long trade. Confirming a "great bottom" combined with a strong upward move validates the entry area despite not aligning precisely with the large triggers on the 5-1 chart.
Maintaining a disciplined approach and considering these factors enhances traders' ability to execute trend trades successfully. This methodology incorporates a comprehensive analysis of key indicators and termination conditions, enabling traders to make informed decisions and optimize their trading strategies.
click to enlarge- Stop placement and the first strong move up after a good bottom
Following a well-defined top, traders should actively seek the first available opportunity for a trade. This particular trade, however, does not fall under the category of a trend trade but rather a momentum-style trade. Although Nexgen traders typically share it daily, it has been included in the trend trade section here to introduce the HVA (High-Volume Area) trade look for documentation purposes.
Engaging in this style of trade, especially after identifying a high-quality Fibonacci top or bottom on multiple charts, such as the 8-range charts with consideration of market flow and/or the 21-3 chart, can contribute positively to your overall trading performance when you feel prepared and confident to take it.
By incorporating this momentum-style trade in conjunction with a meticulous analysis of various charts and identifying significant Fibonacci levels, traders can enhance their trading outcomes and ultimately increase their profitability.
It is essential to recognize that engaging in such trades requires a comprehensive understanding of market dynamics and an ability to identify key levels and patterns. Combining this knowledge with your readiness and experience can effectively integrate the HVA trade look into your trading strategy and improve your overall results.
click to enlarge- HVA LOOK or first momentum trade after a good Fibonacci top or bottom
To build confidence in trend trades, it is beneficial to study historical examples. Follow these steps to accomplish this task effectively:
- 1.Open your workspace in NinjaTrader, and maximize the 13-2 chart.
- 2.Utilize drawing tools to draw circles on the "wicks" or "tails" on the 13-2 chart that occur while the large and small trigger lines exhibit strong momentum trending characteristics.
- 3.The circles you mark on the 13-2 chart will automatically appear on the corresponding 5-1 chart locations.
- 4.To build a library of trend trade examples, utilize screen-capturing tools such as the TechSmith capture tool (installed during the setup) or any other screen-capturing software.
- 5.Save and organize these captured images in your trade tracking sheet, which Nexgen will provide.
- 6.By capturing 10-15 pictures daily, you will quickly become familiar with recognizing profitable trend trade setups.
- 7.Back-testing at least 100 historical trend trades across various markets while using the demo account is essential. Repetition is key to solidifying your understanding and gaining confidence in identifying proper trend trade opportunities.
- 8.The provided video example below explains the process of visually back-testing historical trend trade setups.
- 9.This study technique is crucial for accelerating your progress in making real profits. By consistently practicing and studying these historical examples, you will develop the necessary trust in expected outcomes, enabling you to execute trades confidently during live market conditions.
- 10.It is important to note that as a new user, you can access the same tools as experienced Nexgen traders who achieve significant success. The difference lies in the trust they have built through repeated exposure to expected outcomes. You, too, can reach that level of confidence with practice and dedication.
- 11.This technique can also be applied when transitioning from trend trades to studying termination conditions and HVA trades. Simply mark circles or rectangles around each termination condition and then identify the entries on the 8-range chart.
- 12.If you have any questions or need assistance, feel free to ask in the "ask questions" section of the Discord platform or reach out to your client advisor via email if you cannot attend live classes.
By consistently employing this study technique and seeking support when needed, you will steadily develop the skills and confidence necessary to execute successful trades in real-market situations.
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