Liquidity Breakout - Strategy [presentTrading]

- Introduction and How It Is Different

The Liquidity Breakout Strategy is a unique trading strategy that focuses on identifying and leveraging patterns in market price data. This strategy, mainly inspired by the script "Master Pattern" by LuxAlgo, takes a different approach from many traditional strategies that rely on technical indicators or fundamental analysis. Instead, the Liquidity Breakout is based on the concept of contraction detection and liquidity levels. This approach allows traders to identify potential trading opportunities that other strategies might miss.


The strategy is different from other trading strategies because it uses a unique combination of pattern detection, liquidity levels, and user-defined trading direction. This combination allows the strategy to adapt to various market conditions and trading styles, making it a versatile tool for traders.

- Strategy: How It Works

1. Contraction Detection: The strategy uses a lookback period defined by the user (default is 10 bars) to identify contractions in the market. A contraction is a period where the market is consolidating, often followed by a significant price movement. The strategy identifies contractions by finding pivot highs and pivot lows within the lookback period. If a pivot high is lower than the previous pivot high and a pivot low is higher than the previous pivot low, a contraction is detected.

2. liquidity Levels:
What are Liquidity levels? Liquidity levels, also known as liquidity pools or zones, are price levels at which there is a significant amount of trading activity. They are often areas where large institutional traders (like banks or hedge funds) have placed orders. These levels are important because they can act as support or resistance levels, and price often reacts at these levels.

In the context of this strategy, liquidity levels are used to identify potential entry and exit points for trades. When the price reaches a liquidity level, it could indicate a potential trading opportunity. For example, if the price breaks through a liquidity level, it could signal the start of a new trend. On the other hand, if the price approaches a liquidity level and then reverses, it could signal a potential reversal.

The strategy uses these two elements to identify potential trading opportunities. When a contraction is detected, the strategy will look for a breakout in the direction of the trend. If the breakout occurs at a liquidity level, the strategy will execute a trade.

The strategy also allows traders to set their stop loss based on either the Average True Range (ATR) or a fixed percentage. This flexibility allows traders to manage their risk according to their personal risk tolerance and trading style.

- Trade Direction

One of the unique features of the Master Pattern Strategy is the ability to choose the trading direction. Traders can choose to trade in the "Long" direction, the "Short" direction, or "Both". This feature allows traders to adapt the strategy to their personal trading style and market outlook.

For example, if a trader believes that the market is in an uptrend, they can choose to trade only in the "Long" direction. Conversely, if the market is in a downtrend, they can choose to trade only in the "Short" direction. If the trader believes that the market is volatile and there are opportunities in both directions, they can choose to trade in "Both" directions.

- Usage

To use the strategy, traders need to input their preferred settings, including the contraction detection lookback period, liquidity levels, stop loss type, and trading direction. Once these settings are input, the strategy will automatically detect potential trading opportunities and execute trades according to the defined parameters.

- Default Settings

The default settings for the Master Pattern Strategy are as follows:
Contraction Detection Lookback: 10
Liquidity Levels: 20
Stop Loss Type: ATR
ATR Length: 20
ATR Multiplier: 3.0
Fixed Percentage: 0.01
Trading Direction: Both

These settings can be adjusted according to the trader's personal preferences and market conditions. It's recommended that traders experiment with different settings to find the ones that work best for their trading style and goals.

Release Notes:
Update mainly the default setting and the naming.

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