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Trading and Investing in Times of Volatility

Since the beginning of 2018, the US-stock market gives traders and investors a challenge that was not present for a long time: increasing volatility.

There are different ways of expressing volatility: Commonly the VIX (CBOE Market Volatility Index) is taken as the volatility measure; however, besides a short spark in February, the VIX still dwells below 20, which is considered low volatility.

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On the other hand, we do not need to rely on what the index says to understand if volatility increased or not. Just take a monthly chart and look at the size candles of the core stock market index, then you see what is happening:

NLT TrendCatching Chart for SPX (S&P 500 Index), October 2016 to April 2018

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The chart shows you multiple buy signals along the up move until the S&P 500 reached its high in January 2018. In March of 2018, a first sell signal occurred.

How to read the NeverLossTrading Trend Catching Chart:

  • With the NLT system, you trade or invest when the formulated price threshold is surpassed in the price-move of the next candle: Buy>$2519.40 was indicated end of September 2017 and confirmed in October 2017, leading to going long in the index and we closed the position when the price reached the gray target dot at $2590.40; concluding a 71-point price move. End of November 2017, another price threshold was formulated and confirmed in the next candle and came to target. The last buy signal on the chart: Buy>$2877.90 was final and no more confirmed.
  • By the change in color, a momentum change came on the chart, resulting in a first sell signal: Sell<$2585.90.
  • The bottom study: NeverLossTrading Balance of Power Indicator, tells you in blue that buyers were in command (blue bars), until in February 2018, when sellers were more dominant.

All NLT charts auto-adjust and signal directional trading opportunities, regardless of the asset or time frame you choose.

Back to volatility:

When you look at the size of the 2018 monthly candles, you recognize that they are significantly bigger (top-to-bottom) than all the candles we have seen in the prior months: telling you that volatility increased, and as a trader or investor, you better have strategies on hand to deal with times of higher volatility.

Why do we make this point?

In times of higher volatility, when keeping the same risk tolerance, your risk of getting stopped out in your trades increases; thus you need new trading strategies to cope with the new risk gauge to bring your trades to target.

When trading or investing, we make assumptions, predicting potential directional price moves, while we cannot influence if the price gets to our target; however, we can control the risk by the trading strategy we apply: Meaning, if you prior operated with a 2% stop, in times of volatility, a 5% stop might be needed to follow the predominant price move.

If the increased volatility brings you outside of your risk tolerance, you have multiple choices to still trade and invest:

  • Decrease your position size.
  • Reduce the time frame you base your trading decisions on.
  • Choose option strategies that allow a limited-risk and directional reward opportunity.
  • Change to trading strategies that function best at times of volatility.

The last point might be a bit ambiguous, so let us throw an example.

E-Mini S&P 500 Futures Index on 4/13/2018 with NLT Top-Line and TrendCatching Signals

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Each price move captured on the chart resulted in a $250 gain/risk based on one futures contract. Just add up the realized directional opportunities of one trading day and you see; how a change in trading strategies can accelerate your opportunities to participate in directional price moves of the underlying multiple times a day.

This is where we come into play and help you to have the trading strategies, systems, and systematics on hand to cope with every trade environment.

To learn more about what you will experience trading the markets the NeverLossTrading way, check out our info page and make a decision..click.

We are in business since 2008 and developed multiple systems and the necessary tools and knowledge base to support you in your aim for trading and investing success. If this is for you and you want to experience how it works live:

Call +1 866 455 4520 or contact@NeverLossTrading.com

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Best regards,

Thomas Barmann

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April 17, 2018 at 5:48 am Leave a comment

Trading and Investing Behavior

30-minutes to change your trading and investing future.

You will only make money trading or investing with the right systematics, attitude, and behavior.

This presentation shows you what is needed and helps you to fill your voids to turn yourself into the trader or investor you want to be.

Watch the video…click.

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Thomas Barmann

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March 21, 2018 at 6:44 am Leave a comment

Free Trading and Investing Magazine

This is your chance to download your free version of the TradersWorld Magazine…click

Learn how experts trade the financial markets.

We share in an article, how to trade directional price moves (page 68 – 79).

Read the Official Magazine of Technical Analysis for Free

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With the help of our trading systems, training, and coaching, you experience:

  1. How high probability trade setups can be found based on the underlying pre-stage of a price move.
  2. The importance of projecting at entry how far the price move shall reach and where to put a key action stop, to stay out of the natural volatility of an asset – combining the two for trading with the odds in your favor?
  3. To apply multiple trading strategies for hedging and leveraging positions.
  4. The power of position sizing, considering the strength of your trade setup by a minimum and maximum risk assessment.
  5. Operating with a business plan for trading success: Financial Plan (what to expect) and Action Plan (how to act).

If you want to learn how to integrate this and more in your trading and investing:

Call +1 866 455 4520 or contact@NeverLossTrading.com

Sign up for our Free Trading Tips, Reports, and Webinars…click.

We are looking forward to hearing back from you,
Thomas
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January 4, 2018 at 6:57 am Leave a comment

Trading and Investing in 2018

Read on and watch the movie…click

Question Mark on 2018 Intro

Do you have a system that tells you where prices move?

Let the chart tell when to buy or sell.

Can you make money, when the market goes sideways?

Are you prepared to make gains if the market goes down?

HAL Daily NLT Top-Line Chart

HAL NLT Top-Line December 2017

Trade condition to:

  • The next candle on the chart hast to surpass the set price threshold for us to enter long or short.
  • Target-1 and target-2 are spelled out on the chart; expecting an 85% likelihood that the price development, halters, retraces, or reverses after target-2.
  • Knowing the maximum time in the trade at entry.
  • Applying specific options strategies so you can leverage your investments and short from IRA or other cash accounts.

Does this only work for daily charts?

Our systems work on all time-frames, tick-charts, range-bars.

E-Mini-S&P 500 Futures 1-Hour NLT Top-Line Chart for December 7, 2017

ES December 7, 1-Hour Chart

E-Mini-S&P 500 Futures 30-Minute NLT Top-Line Chart for December 11/12, 2017

ES NLT Top-Line December 11, 12, 2017

You use the lower red line when trailing your stop.

With the help of our trading systems, training, and coaching, you experience:

  1. How high probability trade setups can be found based on the underlying pre-stage of a price move.
  2. The importance of projecting at entry how far the price move shall reach and where to put a key action stop, to stay out of the natural volatility of an asset – combining the two for trading with the odds in your favor?
  3. To apply multiple trading strategies for hedging and leveraging positions.
  4. The power of position sizing, considering the strength of your trade setup by a minimum and maximum risk assessment.
  5. Having and operating with a business plan for trading success: Financial Plan (what to expect) and Action Plan (how to act).

If you want to learn how to integrate this and more into your trading and investing, arrange for a free consultation hour:

Call +1 866 455 4520 or contact@NeverLossTrading.com

Sign up for our free trading tips, reports, and webinars…click

We are looking forward to hearing back from you,

Thomas

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December 17, 2017 at 8:07 am Leave a comment

Directional Trading

Dear Trader,

The way to produce trading returns is to get the price direction of an asset right: Stocks, Options, Futures, FOREX.
Easier said than done!
However, with the right system and systematic on hand, you can be in for high probability trading.
We summarized what to consider and how it can be done in 25 min video…click

The video will only be up for short, so do not miss out!

Rule Based Trading

With the help of our trading systems, training, and coaching, you experience:

  1. How high probability trade setups can be found based on the underlying pre-stage of a price move.
  2. The importance of projecting at entry how far the price move shall reach and where to put a key action stop, to stay out of the natural volatility of an asset – combining the two for trading with the odds in your favor?
  3. To apply multiple trading strategies for hedging and leveraging positions.
  4. The power of position sizing, considering the strength of your trade setup by a minimum and maximum risk assessment.
  5. Operating with a business plan for trading success: Financial Plan (what to expect) and Action Plan (how to act).

If you want to learn how to integrate this and more in your trading and investing:

Call +1 866 455 4520 or contact@NeverLossTrading.com

Sign up for our Free Trading Tips, Reports, and Webinars…click.

We are looking forward to hearing back from you,
Thomas
www.NeverLossTrading.com
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November 30, 2017 at 6:12 am Leave a comment

Free Trading and Investing Magazine

We like to invite you to download issue #67 of the Traders World Magazine for free…click

Experience how experts beat the market and find our feature presentation:

Stock Trading and Investing with a High Probability System at pages 64 – 72.

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If you like to know more about how to spot and follow institutional money moves right from your screens, we invite you for a free consulting hour:


Call +1 866 455 4520 or contact@NeverLossTrading.com 

Sign up for our free trading tips, webinars, and reports…click.

Good trading,

Thomas

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September 19, 2017 at 1:03 pm Leave a comment

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