Opposite Signals

brewski1984

Senior member
If you're already in a trade but you get a signal for a trade going in the other direction, what do you do? Ignore the signal? Close the trade and stay out? Close the trade and go the other way? Or stay in the trade and still go the other way?
 

Lord Flasheart

Legendary member
If you're already in a trade but you get a signal for a trade going in the other direction, what do you do? Ignore the signal? Close the trade and stay out? Close the trade and go the other way? Or stay in the trade and still go the other way?

most of the time id close and go the other way as the way I trade the latest signal is always the strongest. what do you mean stay in the trade and go the other way?
 

brewski1984

Senior member
That's what I would tend to do.

If you have a trade open with a decent size profit you could play both ways? I guess that implies longer/different timeframes here though. I don't do that but it was just an option for what other people might do?
 

hgh

Active member
depends long term shoot or short term. If short term, second way is the best choice.
 

tomorton

Legendary member
Classic response would be stop and reverse but it doesn't feel right if you're saying the switch is immediate - i.e. your TA fails to indicate an exit signal before the reverse sets up, and there is no time delay for confirmaiton on the new direction.
 

rathcoole_exile

Veteren member
take the second trade with your second brokerage account ?
 

PATrader

Junior member
If you're already in a trade but you get a signal for a trade going in the other direction, what do you do? Ignore the signal? Close the trade and stay out? Close the trade and go the other way? Or stay in the trade and still go the other way?

Its have "confirmed" that its an opposite signal, then logically, I would exit and trade the other direction. That's when we are trading with current price action. There are other factors as well, such as are you trading with a major trend in the background. If you are, you might just want to ignore a little direction in the opposite.
 

Depth Trade

Experienced member
One falls back onto a directional bias within the pair. Other than that, one doesn't know what they are doing.
:)
 
 
Top
AdBlock Detected

We get it, advertisements are annoying!

But it's thanks to our sponsors that access to Trade2Win remains free for all. By viewing our ads you help us pay our bills, so please support the site and disable your AdBlocker.

I've Disabled AdBlock    No Thanks