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How to Trade S&P 500 Circuit Breaker Conditions

Yesterday, March 9, 2020, fast price fluctuations triggered a market “circuit breaker,” whereby the markets temporarily paused. Officially, this is called a “cross-market trading halt.” The big S&P 500 is often considered the leading indicator of U.S. (and perhaps the world) corporate/economic performance. Trigger (Level) 1: If S&P drops 7%, trading pauses for 15 min.Trigger (Level) 2: If S&P drops 13%, trading pauses (again) for 15 min. Trigger (Level) 3: If S&P drops 20%, trading stops for the day. According to CNN, “…circuit breakers pause and ultimately halt trading to avoid a repeat of ‘Black Monday’ on October 19, 1987,...

Scalping Trade Worth 3-4 Ticks

Here’s a trade from this morning, Monday, December 16, 2019. We’re using a 2 Range chart to look at the E-mini S&P 500 (ES) in the NinjaTrader 8 trading platform. The Trade Scalper is an indicator that we sell. It’s applied to the chart. The indicator provides trading signals; mainly long (buy) or short (sell). As a trader, you would be waiting for a signal to occur just like John Paul is in the video. Click here to purchase the Trade Scalper or take part in our eight-week Mentorship class that includes the Trade Scalper and many other methods in...

Webinar – High Volatility Trading – Staying Clearheaded

This webinar focuses on high volatility conditions, like those we’ve seen since the U.S. presidential election results. Traders are always faced with these questions: • Is now the time to place a trade? • Should I buy or sell? • Once I’m in the trade, how much will the market move? In the Mentorship Program that begins on Nov. 28, you can learn how to tackly all types of market conditions, plus receive all of our courses and software (including the Atlas Line and Trade Scalper). It’s the best way to save money and learn everything we have to offer....

Multiple Price Action Strategies from Mentorship Validate Trades

Join our next Group Mentorship class: Click here to submit your deposit and reserve your seat. Seating is first come, first-served In this video, John Paul demonstrates how the Mentorship Program provides a plan for tackling the markets every day. Without a plan, it’s almost impossible to get ahead. He’s demonstrating using the E-mini S&P 500 and the September 2016 contract. Before risking money in the markets, you have to consider the following: Is the market over-bought or over-sold? Is there a Roadmap trade? Is there an Atlas Line trade? Is there a Blueprint trade? Is there an At the...

End of 2015 – Another Long Trade to Close out the Year?

» Sign Up for Next Group Mentorship « Here we are in mid-November. You may recall our previous 2015 Super Year videos that said the market would trend bullish by the end of 2015. As price climbed, new highs were met. With these new highs, we have new trading opportunities. Super Years – that is years ending in “5”, tend to perform bullishly. What’s the market going to do now? What’s going to happen? To demonstrate, John Paul uses a NinjaTrader daily chart and the December 2015 E-mini contract. With any good trading method, you must use specific rules. John...

2015 Super Year Bull Market Trading Analysis

» Sign up for Jan. 14 Group Mentorship « Last week, John Paul conducted a live webinar showing traders that 2015 is a “Super Year.” Historically, years ending with a “5” (e.g. 2015, 2005, 1995, 1985, etc.) all the way back to the opening of the financial markets have exhibited consistent behavior. What is it? All of these Super Years ended at a greater price than the price at which they opened. That’s right – they trended bullishly. How can you take advantage of this? In this video, John Paul shows you how to spot breakout moments and position yourself...

Live Webinar – Learn a Free Trading Strategy!

Webinar: Free Price Action Strategy for 2015 When: Thursday, January 8, 2015 @ 5:00 p.m. EST (UTC-5) Click here to join the live webinar In this webinar, John Paul will show you a trading strategy for the new year that has an amazing track record. It’s entirely based on price action – you won’t need to download or buy any software. Learn the method from this webinar and then apply it to your charts immediately. In addition, you’ll get a peek at his other price action strategies. Start the new year off knowing where the market is likely to head!...

New Evidence Shows HFT More Concerning than Ever

Vice just published an article regarding High Frequency Trading (HFT) algorithms. The illustration is by Jacob Livengood A few interesting points: • Half of US stock-exchange trades in 2012 (1.6 billion shares a day) were placed by HFT. • A University of Miami research paper published in September 2013 indicates that between January 2006 to February 2011, more than 18,000 spikes and crashes occurred in individual stock prices as a result of HFT.  These spikes and crashes raised and dropped a stock’s value by almost up to 100% in many cases.  Since these trades occur in under a second, they...

Live Price Action Webinar Sponsored by NinjaTrader

Watch the video above to learn a few handy day trading strategies you can use right away. This hour+ long webinar sponsored by NinjaTrader demonstrates the versatility and effectiveness of price action trading. This video places emphasis on our Power Price Action trading course and why you should be using its methods. First, John Paul explains why he prefers a 5-minute chart over other time frames, and how the ATR (Average True Range) can be used to dictate profit targets and stop losses. He then explains how this year’s price movement is influenced by the January Effect. John Paul predicts...

Atlas Line Used with Power Price Action Blueprint Method

» Get the Atlas Line « When you have two separate strategies telling you to go either long or short, you feel more confident in taking the trade. In this video, John Paul shows how a technique called the Blueprint Trade (taught in the Power Price Action DVD course) coincides with a Long signal produced by the Atlas Line software. Since price is trading above the plotted Atlas Line, we have an indication to look for long trades. The actual entry for this trade is identified by the Blueprint technique. John Paul places the long trade at 1639.25. You can...