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ATO 2 and Atlas Line Charts: Two Days Reviewed

The Atlas Line and ATO 2 provided some great E-mini signals today and yesterday. Take a look at the charts below. These two strategies work well together on 5-min futures charts. The goal is to place a trade prior to the big move up or down. Once you place a trade, price will hopefully reach the profit target. If not, you could get out of the trade early with a smaller win, breakeven, or a loss that is smaller than the maximum stop loss. You are taught how to use the signal software to find trades and how to place...

Back to Back Trading Days: ATO 2 and Atlas Line Combined

Take a look at the last two days of Atlas Line and ATO 2 trading performance in this video. To get both systems, sign up for our next eight-week Mentorship class, which begins Nov. 21, 2017. All courses and software are included with lifetime licenses. Click here for Mentorship details. The beginning of this video starts off by showing the Atlas Line and ATO 2 producing signals soon after the market opened (10:00 a.m. EST) on 11/13. Both of the 11/13 signals are long. John Paul believes that when multiple strategies tell you the market is headed in one direction,...

Tick Values Explained for Beginner Traders

CME Group, responsible for the E-mini S&P and other global markets, has been producing some great videos lately. This one discusses tick movements. If you’re a beginner trader, you should really watch this. All futures contracts have a minimum price fluctuation. This minimum movement is called a “tick.” Although a market’s price movement is seemingly random, the value for each tick is always the same because it’s defined by the exchange. In the case of the E-mini S&P 500, the CME (Chicago Mercantile Exchange) has structured the E-mini S&P 500 so that each tick is worth $12.50. Each market (aka...

Filtering Trade Scalper Trades Using ATR and Atlas Line

» Get the Trade Scalper« Here’s a quick example of the Trade Scalper software for NinjaTrader on a live E-mini S&P chart. As you can see, the Trade Scalper produced five trades in a little over an hour. There was one long around 11:20 a.m. followed by multiple short signals that followed a bearish trend. A short signal (Short 2142.25) appears near where price is currently trading. This is the desired fill price. However, the ATR is quite low (around a tick) and that means the market is slow. According to the risk and reward rules of this method, you...

Miss the Webinar? Learn NinjaTrader in the Next Class

John Paul just wrapped up today’s webinar, but you can catch him live again tomorrow when NinjaTrader hosts, “A Highly Accurate Trading Method for 2015”. He will be presenting the 2015 “Super” strategy again, demonstrating its performance with exact setup and entry rules. That’s right – another live webinar tomorrow! Event: NinjaTrader Hosts “A Highly Accurate Trading Method for 2015” When: Friday, January 9, 2015 @ 4:15 p.m. EST (UTC-5) Click here to register for the live webinar Don’t miss out! And as for today’s webinar recording, we should have it up sometime tomorrow or over the weekend, the latest....

+2 E-mini Points Using the Power Price Action Blueprint Trade

» Get Power Price Action « In this video, John Paul takes a Blueprint Trade, the main strategy taught in the Power Price Action course. Since the strategy is based entirely on price action, only time and price movement are considered for recognizing the entries and calculating the profit target and stop loss. The Bar Timer tool is used to let us know the time remaining in the currently plotting candle. It’s a countdown indicating when the current candle closes. Once the candle closed, John Paul entered the trade long at 1618.75. With NinjaTrader’s Chart Trader enabled and an ATM...

2 Points in Under 2 Minutes While Trading the E-mini

» Get the Atlas Line « On June 5, 2013, the Atlas Line produced a short signal at 1626.50 on the close of the candle at 9:55 a.m. US/Eastern. Remember, the rule is two closes above or below the line for an entry signal. You can see how there was a doji that precedes the 9:55 a.m. red candle. With this short signal, John Paul used the ATR to determine his profit target of 2 points. John Paul’s ATR is configured to user a period value of 4 (last four bars) to indicate the Average True Range. His sell order...

Are the Markets Manipulated? You Decide…

Jim Cramer, made popular through his CNBC show Mad Money, discusses manipulation in this video.  With as little as $5 million from his hedge fund, Jim confesses that he was able to influence futures markets in order to make profit more easily.  By creating a level of activity with the proper funding, you can drive futures in a favorable direction.  Regarding manipulation tactics, Jim says, “It’s a fun game.  It’s a lucrative game.  You can move it up and then fade it.  That often creates a very negative feel.”  When you boost a market up and then the real market...

7 Tips for Trading During the Holidays

Day trading the E-Mini, futures and currencies at the end of the year can be tricky for a number of reasons. The follow tips will keep you on track trading the E-Mini or your favorite commodity or currency. 1. Traders who act as the underlying force behind the big moves are on vacation. Therefore, the remaining traders fight like mice pulling cheese, causing the market to move erratically. This erraticism is further influenced by press releases, quarterly earning statements and expectations. 2. Expect half days and days before holidays to also behave erratically or hardly move. Here’s a list of...