Trading with Multiple Time Frames

In our last webinar we went looked at how the LizardTrader Leading Indicators can be used in multiple time frames. By finding price action setups that align with key support and resistance levels in multiple time frames, i.e. higher time frame charts, we may increase your odds for profitable trading. By checking out the webinar…

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The Best Trading Setups

Below is a webinar recording of a Shark Indicators event titled “Locating the Best Trading Setups”. This presentation focused on how temporary market imbalances lead to sudden shifts in intraday prices. Knowing where these sudden shifts are likely to occur, can reveal favorable trading setups. The presentation also covers how such sudden market moves can…

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Reversal Patterns With the Trend

In this tutorial video we`ll look at how to identify reversal patterns that go with the trend direction. We`ll show how Bloodhound from Shark Indicators can be used to identify areas of the regression channel to align reversal patterns with the trend. We`ll also look at how to create a timed exit to find whether…

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Identifying Reversal Candles – With Auction Bars

In this post we discuss reversal candles that line up with higher timeframe ranges, pivot and VWAP levels, deliver potentially high probability setups. To learn more about the about the possibilities offered by the Auction Bars indicator, have a look at this webinar recording: The webinar features a introduction to the general concept of the…

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Trading Spike Patterns with Key Support and Resistance

This post will outline the characteristics of spike patterns, aka shooting star (bearish) and hammer pattern (bullish). We will also look at how to distinguish between high and average probability setups. Specifically, we’ll look at how to trade spike patterns together with key support resistance levels. The pattern is an effective tool for identifying reversals…

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Rolling VWAP vs Rolling Pivot Levels as Trend Filters

We‘ve all heard the saying that “the trend is your friend, until it isn’t”. In this post, we’ll look at how Rolling VWAPs and Pivot levels can help us determine the trend. There are of course a variety of ways for defining the trend. The most common approach is simply comparing a number of recent…

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Pivot Point Trading: GLOBEX vs. Floor Session

When discussing Pivot Point trading, we often get the question: “Should I use GLOBEX or Floor Pivots?” The short answer to this is that both GLOBEX pivots (ETH) and floor pivots (RTH) can be used for most instruments. Still, there are some exceptions where either ETH or RTH pivots do not make sense. In the case…

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Why you don’t need to update your Session Template now

On September 20, 2015, index futures and NYMEX traded instruments changed their trading times to close at 4:00 PM Central, 15 minutes earlier than previously. Generally, we want to adapt our NinjaTrader session templates to the contractual trading times of the market. However, when market hours change, we need consider which is the appropriate session…

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Bloodhound Trading Strategy Workshop

This post features a Bloodhound trading strategy workshop using the LizardTrader leading indicators. During this webinar we went over a step-by-step process to qualify the type of parameters needed for a profitable trading system. We then showed how Bloodhound by Shark Indicators can be used to identify trade setups. If you’re not currently a LizardTrader…

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The Bollinger Bands Calculation: Building a Better Model

The Bollinger Bands calculation is a well known and often used method to identify overbought and oversold market conditions. This is done by adding a simple moving average (SMA), and standard deviations bands to a chart. The idea is that about 95% of the trading volume should be within the standard deviations if prices are…

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