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The Way to Trade: Discover Your Successful Trading Personality by John Piper

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Chapter 22: A NUMBER OF FUTURES STRATEGIES

There are a number of strategies I use and I set out a list below:

  1. Trading gap opens that fail utilizing Minus Development (MD).
  2. Trading failed breakthroughs.
  3. Trading failed re-tests.
  4. Trading breakouts from Square Congestion.
  5. Trading with the longer term trend at “key” levels of support or resistance.
  6. Elliott Fives.
  7. Aborted Patterns.
  8. Staying with the “trend” – an impossible dream?
  9. Corrective Action.
  10. Other “Systemized” Approaches.

As a general rule I will always look to sell above “value” and buy below “value” – this concept is explained in Chapter 18. Of the above 10 concepts, 1, 2, 3, and 5 will always trade at an advantage to value, but the others may not.

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