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How to Trade Predictive Price Patterns

Have you noticed that there are certain patterns or formations that keep recurring on the charts? And did you notice that these patterns have some sort of predictive value?

For example, the presence of certain patterns tend to tilt the odds of bullishness or bearishness, which means that if you can correctly identify these patterns, they will give you a big edge in your analysis.

These patterns mainly fall into 2 categories – reversal patterns and continuation patterns. In this video, I go through all the different patterns and the significance of each one.

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How to Identify Market Trends with Swing Counts

In my last video, I talked about the 3 main market trends that are in the market – uptrend, downtrend, and sideways market. In trading, it is very important to know the trend because trading in the direction of the trend gives you the best odds of profitable trades.

In this video, I share about Swing Counts — one of the most common techniques used by traders (including professionals) to identify the market trend and differentiate between the 3 main market trends.

Knowing this technique is important because it gives you a simple and objective way to not only identify the current trend, but also to spot when the trend is changing direction.

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What are the 3 Main Market Trends?

When we look at price charts, we cannot help noticing that prices tend to move in a particular direction for prolonged periods of time, creating trends which we can take advantage of.

Generally, there are 3 main directions which trends take, and specific strategies which give you the edge once you are able to identify which trend the market is currently exhibiting.

Lastly, the video covers one major pitfall that many trend-followers miss out on, and as a result get trapped holding losing positions. This is something you want to avoid.

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Technical Analysis vs. Fundamental Analysis

For many new traders, one of the most common question I get is regarding the method of analysis to use, and it usually boils down to technical analysis vs fundamental analysis.

So, what exactly does each form of analysis entail and how do we use it?

And more importantly, what are the pros & cons of each technique, and how to combine them to get the best of both worlds?

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How Much Buffer Should I Use for Stoploss?

When placing a stoploss, one of the biggest struggles traders face is deciding how much risk to take, and how much buffer to use.

If your stoploss it too wide, you end up increasing your risk too much. But if your stoploss is too tight, you end up getting stopped out even if you are right.

So what is the optimal balance in making this decision?

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