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Trade Secrets: Powerful Strategies for Volatile Markets by Adrian Manz

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CHAPTER 8. Establishing Big-Picture Positions

I THINK THAT MOST technical patterns are best developed in a short time frame and then tested for robustness in progressively larger ones. This may seem counterintuitive as data in the shorter time frame is more difficult to work with than longer compressions are, but it has worked well for me.

There are more conditions that need to be considered in the tighter confines of intraday trading than in swing and position trading. Intraday data can be difficult to interpret because there are so many different ways to consolidate it. But in the end, all the different views make for some very solid models that wind up being very portable. Once a strategy has been refined and works well intraday, it should ...

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