TRADE = 1. T : Time and space (Fractals); 2. R : Repeating Cycles; 3. A : Advancing Trend; 4. D : Declining Trend; 5. E : Energy in Phase Forces.
.....MAP = 6. M : Momentum and Velocity; 7. A : Analysis of Structure; 8. P : Price Performance.
Above are two nice trades using a TRADE-MAP approach.
The first trade opened at (time) 21:00 when the three top indicators went green and the thick black line, the Ki jun-Sen baseline of the , rose above the cloud. The trade ended at market close.
The second trade opened just past (time) 3:00 as the three top indicators went green. The green arrows are up. Prices are trading above the cloud. Prices are trading above the thick red Conversion line. The thick red conversion line is also rising. The thick black line is the Ki jun-Sen baseline of the , which is rising and above the cloud. At the second trade start you will note a yellowish line on top (lips), with black dots below (teeth), and a blue line (jaw) below the black dots. Now, all three are rising, correct? This is where I ask you to use your imagination and envision these three items as the "widely separated jaws of a feeding alligator". This is a very positive indication because the is FEEDING in the uptrend. This lasted until the third red bar (top lower indicator) after the last green bar. (just past time 15:00). This indicated a loss in "phase energy" for the move. At this point the jaws of the started to close and the trade was done.
Try constructing your own personal TRADE-MAP. Then stick with it. My advice: Back test, back test, back test. Oh yes, one last thing. Back test your system.
What you will learn on your own isn't taught in schools. Mark Twain said it best:: “I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.”
I hope this has been entertaining and informative. May all of your trades go well. Don.