ES Friday 2-21-14

first some they need to fill in the low volume spot and round out a bell curve before making consistent new highs and keep rallying ? that would imply trade back into the 34 area
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next we have the last two days...note single prints at 34.50.....we have two distinct bell curves from Thursday

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here is just yesterday as per time

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finally the overnight against yesterday...note how POC/vpoc is at YD VA high and O/N low is right near the singles from yesterday

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most overnight traders are long which usually implies some form of correction unless big volume comes in...I want to try and sell that 40 area especially if we open in Value today or buy that 34 and that 32 area....I had volume from Wednesday at 41.50 and 42.75 so the key upper zone runs from 40 - 42.75

here is what that upper part of tuesday looks like
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well, I don't want to build up the video;s something that can be used but not always specifically what I sometimes requires multiple tries in a zone and is a function of volatility
I tend to do that sometimes, to over think the trade and it can hinder getting into a trade based on probabilities etc. It's called the need to be right. I think your better off sometimes just taking the trade put on a certain amount of risk and reenter if need be. The reentry can hard to do sometimes. Just my psychology lesson for the day
here is basic video and a pdf that explains it can make all these ideas better by looking at where the volume comes in on your bars, looking at your Delta per bar and the actual total volume of the bars.. .a 4 or 5 tic range chart can work too and make sure your can see where the volume POC is on the bar...ideal shorts will have the POC at the highs and then close the bar on the lows...ideal longs will have all the volume on the lows and close on the highs...this helps you see that some aggressive traders may be trapped and when they cover it helps push market back
No video below? Try this link: french_trick.swf

traders trick explained -
I should also add that you don't want to take these all over the place....define your spots and trade at those only...otherwise you can drive yourself crazy !!!
setting a POC on a 1min bar chart........ that does not look easy on my software?

I also have fin-alg it would take days for me to program 1min POC's? I know you must be doing it a easy way?
daddy MD/IRT does it automagically !! but even if you look at volume spikes in a lower histogram can help
a very cool trade off our 34.50 low volume zone......and look at the volume on first push into 34.50...second test down is on lower volume...nuff said.....first test is the best test of an area and this was first test to 34.50 today!
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Bruce, thanks for the charts and the explanations. I also have Market Delta, so could you show me how to populate the volume POC on each bar? a snapshot of the settings window would be great if you have a chance.

Thanks in advance

go to indicators and choose " Volume price statistics" then in statistic pick "Volume POC "...let me know if that works for you..
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Got it. Thanks !
great...and experiment with may like range charts or 3 minute etc....

never a good thing if we start getting double or triple tpo prints in LVN's...u want to see rejection that never looks back....seems like they may want to eventually fill in that 34.50 from first chart today......nice how the bigger time frame confirmed the chart from yesterdays day session...that first chart today was a 30 minute composite that started way back in October of 2013......just time !!! cool stuff
Originally posted by apk781

Got it. Thanks !