A taste of Volatility, September 2016

Remember what it was like when the market actually moved?  Yesterday, we look at how just a bit of volatility has made the last few weeks fun again for traders. You’ll see that we would use the same defensive, best practices that we’ve been showing recently, to turn the volatility into opportunity. As we said in […]


Low Risk or No Trade

“Suddenly Trading is Fun Again.” E-mini Nasdaq 100 Guidance Chart, P/L +$1,395/contract E-mini Nasdaq 100 Guidance Chart, P/L +$1,130/contract Take Care of the Risk First in Order to Make Profit While it’s fun to have high volatility during directional days, there are also non-directional days that exhibit high volatility.  That can be a dangerous combination, but […]


How to Avoid Missing Big Moves

It’s painful to let the trend go without being on board. Some traders feel that missing a big move is even more painful than having a losing trade. How to make sure you are in the market when the big moves do come? Discover the powerful signals with the following chart. The chart above is […]


A Recent Comment from an AbleTrend User

Today I would like to share some comments from Jim Martin who successfully trades different markets with AbleTrend for many years. With his permission I have the privilege to share them with you here. “Morning Ron, Just had to share this. Honestly let us never take for granted just how clean and neat and user […]


Be There at the Right Place, at the Right Time

Recently the market has experienced an extended period of low volatility, which has made it just as important to know when not trade as when to trade. During the low volatility whipsaw market condition, prices can runs stops but does not continue on meaningfully; market breaks out to take out the highs and then turns […]


Wait for the Third Drum Roll

There is a Chinese saying that is inspired by a story from the Spring & Autumn Period in Chinese History.  This was a period, during which the empire was divided between 12 warring states, so naturally, the story is about a battle. The saying goes ‘Yi Gu Zuo Qi’, or The First drum roll to rouse the […]


Setting up S/R Alerts for Sweet Spots

The S/R alert is a function of AbleTrendTS.  A previous post described using the S/R Alert to cue us into sweet spot trade setups.  You can turn it on/off in the format indicators window: Under Format Indicator > Select AbleTrendTS Ensure that Alerts are turned on Under ‘Advanced Settings’ > Check On: ‘S/R Alert On/Off’ […]


Buy/Sell Alerts Just Before the Sweet Spots

Wasting time and energy by waiting along in a sideway market isn’t just frustrating, it’s the number one problem that day traders face. Sideways markets and false breakouts can trap traders into losing trades.   This unproductive noise drains resources & traders are often worn out when real opportunities show up. With this message we’ll […]