Charts by Gedigan

Gedigan

New member
Dec 23, 2018
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Denver CO.
#1
Hi Everyone

I'd like to start off 2019 with my first ever Journal. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve got tons of saved homework and actual trade charts but I’ve never had a journal. A first for me. Lets see where this goes.

About me, I have a day job (const. superintendent) & day trade between projects. So anticipate some day trades & swing charts. I’ll try and keep this to setups as they happen, with follow up once the objective is reached or I’m proven wrong and exit. As time permits.

All charts will show Wyckoff as I understand the methodology. I hope, this helps me stay honest with myself, improve my reading of price action and entertain those who may drop in from time to time as i share my analysis.

Appreciate any feedback and constructive comments.

To start things off lets look at a 20 min. NQ.

Reading from left to right, I’ve labeled the chart with a red flag after a test of the 50% area. Price action was labored (over lapping bars), one would anticipate another selling bar (reaction bar) from this test. To me the ease of movement at this point was a COB (change of behavior). This behavior set up a spring condition. I've labeled PA from this point forward. One last comment, I have an objective of 6577.00 for this time frame, enjoy the chart, let's see how the day goes. :)



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Gedigan

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Dec 23, 2018
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Denver CO.
#2
End of day recap.

As anticipated the Objective was reached with a decent reaction to the down side. This reaction gave us a spring with the market closing high end on a daily bar and recover the reaction after the objective was reached. I believe we are now in absorption under the 12/19 selling bar. With a spring in the background we should make further gains. a market with NO supply, Next objection 6692.50.
 

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Gedigan

New member
Dec 23, 2018
17
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Denver CO.
#3
Meetings today no trading.

Yesterday: 1/8 da good and da bad..

Again this is new to me, screen capture for a Journal. After a few morning trades where I didn’t save the chart I realized I need to get with the program.

I captured the 1st pic. showing my entry. It’s a late entry , actually I was looking at few currency and bond charts and missed the 50% retrace, thought the range would move more sideways. shame shame


chart 2, I’ve labeled my thought process at the time of this entry & covered 1/2 of the position at the RTL, moved stop just under entry. Luckily the spring didn’t trigger my stop. It’s here I look at ES noticed she was stronger than NQ and covered the 2nd half of my position as noted on the chart.
 

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Gedigan

New member
Dec 23, 2018
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Denver CO.
#4
An important area. A break here sets up a move to 5471.50

We closed mid range two bars ago a potential Lack Of Demand on a 4 hr. time frame.
Daily we are testing a weekly selling bar, on a retest they become a key area to watch.
Also a potential springboard set up. So we wait.... allow price action to work out next directional move.
 

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Pat494

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#5
In my experience channel indicators tend to look great AFTER the event.By the time there is an obvious channel it is often close to ending and a reverse trade should be considered.
Hope this observation doesn't pour too much cold water on your method but...……..
 

Gedigan

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Dec 23, 2018
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Denver CO.
#6
In my experience channel indicators tend to look great AFTER the event.By the time there is an obvious channel it is often close to ending and a reverse trade should be considered.
Hope this observation doesn't pour too much cold water on your method but...……..

I don't have a hard time identifying channels, there just on overbought/oversold condition. Proper horz. lines are more important for obvious reasons. Actually the market doesn't care about our lines. It's a deep rabbit hole to address, but reading price action helps us discover who's in control, if we can loose our bias.

Yesterday the 4 hr indicated we had a lack of demand in the market. The Tokyo session gave us a UT after spring (bearish position) overnight. I didn't catch it on a 2 hr. chart until my pre-market analysis before US open. The Tokyo session setup the London break who took advantage of the lack of demand. Only to have the US session put a halt to the correction w/ buying tails. Unless theirs a COB I look for higher prices next week.
 

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#9
It became apparent I was hijacking someones thread, this was far from my intention. Wish Gedigan the best of luck

''if price was truth, volume keeps things honest''
 

barjon

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May 6, 2003
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#10
It became apparent I was hijacking someones thread, this was far from my intention. Wish Gedigan the best of luck

''if price was truth, volume keeps things honest''
Oh, ok. I thought it was a very constructive follow on to Gedigan’s analysis and helpful to him (and others who are interested in the thread) in developing his methodology. The thread is the poorer for it’s absence.
 
Dec 23, 2018
17
3
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Denver CO.
#15
My "Achilles Heel" & one of the reasons I started this journal. I didn't sit tight & didn't re-enter at the lower level.
2nd entry with more "risk". same Obj.

Words of wisdom

Men who can be right and sit tight are uncommon. I found it one of the hardest things to learn.
Jesse Livermore

The market does not beat them. They beat themselves, because though they have brains they cannot sit tight.
Jesse Livermore
 

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