To Sentiment or Not to Sentiment?

To Sentiment or Not to Sentiment? That's a dumb question. Imagine this ~ A speeding train is headed towards you as you leap back and forth in front of the track. You could grab on for the ride when it gets slightly past you. If you wait too long, you'll miss it..... But if you keep hopping back and forth trying to dodge it - you're going to get run over. That's what happened this week to those who chose Not to Sentiment. USDJPY USDJPY was that Train, and if you were hopping [...]

By |October 5th, 2019|

Grab and Go (GG)

What is a Grab & Go (GG)? A GG is when Market Manipulators push price to an area of Liquidity to get the BEST PRICE before taking the move in the opposite direction. As they lift the offer on the way up or hit the bid on the way down, they are averaging from the zone they Bought or Sold MOST at (Retail Liquidity Pools). As far as Market Structure (MS) is concerned, these are not a break in structure. A break in structure is BEST when an Impulse Move (IM) moves opposite the direction of structure. A GG [...]

By |October 1st, 2019|

NZDUSD Market Structure 20 SEP 2019

This is an excellent example of a repeatable pattern in the FX market. I would say Textbook because it is perfect - but this happens so often that it is core to the way we think about Market Structure. Study this Market Structure thoroughly and understand what is going on here. If you understand this - you understand the core of Market Structure. First you have a mark up ("uptrend") - by the first Higher High (HH) then a Higher Low (HL). Price continues to drive upward until it reaches a zone where it can no longer continue [...]

By |September 21st, 2019|