Map Any Market in Any Time Frame, Part 3 of 3

Changes in price flow are signaled when swings are broken—when a downswing is broken to the upside, for example. Seeing and making these distinctions intimately connects us to the rhythm of a market and offers the trader greater flexibility in trade options. In this last part of our three-part series on mapping markets in any time frame, we look at the anatomy minor swings and Last Swing Broke.

Summing up the series, we learned how to use swings to map any market in any time frame. This is a practical tool that can be readily applied by a trader at any level.

Map Any Market in Any Time Frame, Part 2 of 3

This is the second of our three-part series on Mapping Any Market in Any Time Frame. In Part I, we learned how to structure markets using only swings. Simple enough, but markets are not static. They are dynamic systems. This means any effort at mapping market structure has to also be dynamic. This is price flow. So we follow and, in following, we develop a connection to a market’s rhythms and learn to change with change. This is fundamentally one of the most important lessons in a trader’s education.

In this video, I introduce the practice of following live markets and highlight the basic tools for developing this practice.

Map Any Market in Any Time Frame, Part 1 of 3

This is the first of a three-part series in which I teach simple and objective ways to map and follow any market in any time frame. Whether you’re trading ticks or minutes or dailies, trading simply and objectively is equivalent to trading based on the facts, not on setups or predictions or magic numbers. This independence comes by way of seeing and isolating market structure and reading the language of price.


Isolate major and minor swings in any market or time frame.
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