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How I Use Stop Losses

Uncategorized Dec 27, 2019

Stop Losses In Trading

Where I place stops

How to size positions based on stops

Dealing with losing trades

End of bar stops vs intra bar stops

Psychology of price action near stops

I cover a couple of trades that I got stopped out on recently

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How I Swing Trade FX Markets - Weekly Preview

Uncategorized Dec 21, 2019

My swing trading process and how I prepare for the upcoming week

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Day Trading $RTY During Bull Quiet Market Regime

Uncategorized Dec 20, 2019

How I prep for day trading

Pre-trading warm ups

My routines

I expand a lot on how I came up with my system

And of course walk through this weeks trades 

Let me know your thoughts on Twitter @ChrisDMacro

Here's the thread on Twitter as I was trading it in almost real time

https://twitter.com/ChrisDMacro/status/1208058684611293184

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Not The Longest Bull Market In History

Uncategorized Dec 04, 2019

“This is the longest bull market in history!”

 

That’s just not the case

 

Let’s take a walk back in time….

This chart represents Present Day $SPX all the way back to 1872


This only represents about 150 years of US Markets history

 

From a headline perspective the longest bull market in history sounds tempting to use

 

There are some agreed upon norms for what we consider a bull market, bear market, recession, depression or crash

 

They are all fairly arbitrary

 

For example the 2018 meltdown that dropped 19.9% doesn’t count as a bear market, because it would’ve had to be down 20% for it to be an official bear market

 

Investopedia has this to say about what a bull market is…

 

There is no specific and universal metric used to identify a bull market. Nonetheless, perhaps the most common definition of a bull market is a situation in which stock prices rise by 20%, usually after a drop of 20%...

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