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Turning HTF trend into a profitable LTF trading strategy

Refining your trading skills requires commitment and discipline. Getting to the level of trading knowledge requires building enough experience.

Plan your Trade

When HTF Trend is testing it's support or resistance zone, you have one of the lowest risk entries possible.

Nikkei 225 H1 chart

This is Nikkei 225 (SGX-DT) hourly chart. Price has "pulled back" to resistance zone, on opening, it formed a sell signal (Bearish Engulfing).

[Trading on pull backs is one of the most popular forms of trading among traders and it can be very profitable if done properly]

In a lower timeframe (aka LTF) chart, the focus is to follow the higher time frame (aka HTF) trend direction to capitalize on the trend.

These are the various options. Which option to pick? That depend on how savvy is the trader.

Option 1, using Fibonacci and sell on retracement levels.

Nikkei 225 LTF on Fibonacci

Option 2, using emolines, still sell on retracement levels.

Nikkei 225 LTF Waves

Option 3, using PPTA, still sell on retracement levels.

Nikkei 225, LTF with PPTA

How a musician started with an instrument? First they learn the basics, and then spend years perfecting their own unique style, eventually, that instrument become and extension of them. Refining your trading skills require a similar form of commitment and discipline. If you want to win in this "game", you must have a strong interest in every aspect of the game. You must be interested in learning and you are learning because you enjoy learning about anything related to trading.

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