Article Adjusting Day Trading Strategies For Different Market Conditions

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Dec 19, 2004
For active stock traders, having different strategies for different market conditions is a crucial factor. Trends emerge, fade, reverse and ranges develop, all playing out in ever broader trends and ranges, all within a single trading session. Thus, the trader is faced with a choice: trade one strategy and profit only at times that suit the strategy, or trade several strategies that allow them to trade profitably, in an array of market conditions. Different times of the day pose different opportunities and threats, and must be accounted for. Once several strategies have been adopted, it is crucial that the trader know when to implement each type of strategy.
Three Types of Trading Strategies For day traders, strategies will generally fall into three types of categories: scalping, trending and ranging. “Scalping” includes all trades where the trader is trying to capture a profit on order flow, such as making the spread, collecting ECN credits or riding the coat tails of a...
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