September 9, 2022
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"The truth in trading is rarely pure and never simple." Master Trader Joe Ross
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Chart Scan with Commentary: Trend End
Hey Joe! I know that you wrote that a violation of the number 2 point of a 1-2-3 low defines a trend, and that a violation of a subsequent Ross Hook establishes the trend. Are there any other clues to indicate that the former trend has ended?
Yes! On the chart below, you can see what I’m referring to. Once you have a 1-2-3 formation in place, if prices violate the previous trend’s last correction, you can be pretty sure that the trend has ended. Notice the dotted blue line on the chart. The point marked RH violated the previous downtrend’s last correction, indicating that the downtrend was over. Following that violation, prices could have simply moved sideways, but the fact that the RH was also violated gave a pretty good indication that a new trend had begun. I marked at possible Traders Trick (TT), which would have been an ideal place to attempt an entry.
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Trading Article: A Truth about Trading
A couple of things in life that I really don’t look forward to are:
- When they draw blood for my semi-annual health checkup, and
- when I have to go to the doctor.
Yet, when I think about it, not going could be a lot worse than going. I don't know which I would...read more.
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Philippe Guartier: Administration and
New Developments of Instant Income Guaranteed
Docusign Inc. (DOCU) Ratio Spread Trade
Whatever the overall market volatility, ratio spreads are extremely resilient options spreads, with no maintenance needed most of the time, provided they are opened at the right time.
On 11th and 13th July 2022, we entered DOCU Aug 19 2022 +52.5P/-2*50P for an average credit of 0.875 per spread.
We could exit half of our position at 0.05 on 3rd August 2022, and we let the other half expire worthless, as both our long and short legs were out of the money at expiration.
Overall our annualized return on margin was 103.42%, and our profit 85$ per spread.
With a breakeven price at expiration of 46.63$, this trade was extremely safe.
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Trading Article: How to Handle Fear
Let's get one thing straight. Fear, for the majority of traders is a very real thing. You have it, I have it. Others have it as well.
In order to become a professional trader, you must learn to deal with fear. The first step is to...read more.
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Ambush Traders Again in a Gold-Rush: Catching Reversals in the Gold Market
One of the top markets over the last couple of months for Ambush Traders has been the gold market. Whether it's the Gold Future, Micro-Future, or XAU/USD forex pair, Ambush Traders are in a crazy gold rush!
Here are the results of these trades, trading only one Gold Future (GC) contract:
Yup, that's almost $20k profits with almost no drawdowns in between within just a couple of months! Looking at the statistics you can see that we got a profit factor of over 3 and the maximum drawdown was just about 20% of the profit!
Now the Gold Future is a large contract and not suitable for small accounts. But you can do these trades also in the E-Micro Gold which is just 1/10 the size or the XAU/USD forex pair.
That's what makes Ambush Signals so great, it works with any account size offering three subscription models depending on your goals.
Notice that all of these are actually day trades, even though they're based on end-of-day trading decisions. Ambush is exactly that, an easy way to day trade not for a few tiny ticks with a lot of stress but placing your trades once a day, walk away, and go for the big intraday moves!
Don't miss the next Gold trade and join Ambush Signals today!
The Ambush Trading System was created in 2007 by Marco Mayer. Since then it proved itself in the markets for over a decade and did so with exceptional results. It's the only trading system we're aware of that is still going strong after so many years. While Ambush is a day trading system, meaning you will always enter and exit on the same trading day - you don't have to sit in front of your trading screen. You simply place your entry orders when the trading session starts and come back at the close!
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Even though Master Trader Joe Ross passed away September 7, 2021, his trading knowledge of over 60 years will carry a trading legacy and will live on. As you learn about Joe Ross and understand what he was trying to teach his students, you will find that within his writings, he had a very special gift. Most importantly, it was his students that kept him striving to provide comprehendable trading material to actually teach traders and become independent, to rely on anyone, but themselves.
Joe Ross has been trading and investing since his first trade at the age of 14, and is a well known Master Trader and Investor. He was able to survive all the up and downs of the markets because of his adaptable trading style, using a low-risk approach that produces consistent profits.
Joe Ross is the creator of the Ross hook™, and has set new standards for low-risk trading with his concepts of "The Law of Charts™" and the "Traders Trick Entry™." Joe was a private trader and investor for much of his life, but a serious health situation in the late 80's caused him to shift his focus, and that is when he decided to share his knowledge. After his recovery, he founded Trading Educators in 1988, to teach aspiring traders how to make profits using his trading approach.
Joe Ross has written twelve major books and countless articles and essays about trading. All his books have become classics, and have been translated into many different languages. His students from around the world number in the thousands. His file of letters containing thanks and appreciation from students on every continent is huge: As one student, a successful trader, wrote: "Your mastery of teaching is even greater than my mastery of trading".
Joe Ross holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of California at Los Angeles. He did his Masters work in Computer Sciences at the George Washington University extension in Norfolk, Virginia. He is listed in "Who's Who in America." After 5 decades of trading and investing, Joe Ross still tutors, teaches, writes, and trades regularly. Joe is an active and integral part of Trading Educators. He is the founder and contributor of the company's newsletter Chart Scan™.
Joe's philosophy for helping traders is:
"Teach our students the truth in trading - teach them how to trade."
"Give them a way to earn while they learn - realizing that it takes time to develop a successful trader."
Joe sets forth the mission of Trading Educators as follows:
To show aspiring futures traders the truth in trading by teaching them how to read a chart so that they can successfully trade what they see, and by revealing to them all of the insider knowledge they need in order to understand the markets.
To enable them to trade profitably by training them to properly manage their trades as well as their mindset and self-control.
To accomplish our mission for our students we educate them so that they know and understand:
Benefits for our Clients:
- Where prices are likely to move next.
- Independence from complicated trading methods, magic indicators, and black-box systems.
- Independence from opinion, anyone's opinion, including their own.
- Independence achieved through knowing how to read a chart.
- Independence through having knowledge of insider actions.
- Independence achieved by taking holistic and eclectic approaches.
- Independence coming from knowing how to manage both the trades and themselves.
- Independence because they understand and trade what they see.
- Independence because they have learned how and why prices move as they do, through studying the truth in trading and the truth about markets.
Students learn only proven methods and techniques, which helps them to preserve capital and create more consistent profits; they are offered simple methods that will assist them to earn while they learn.
- They learn to work smarter and more effectively.
- They learn to treat trading as a business; we offer no Holy Grail or magic systems.
- They learn to adapt to changing market conditions.
- They learn a systematic approach to trading rather than a mechanical system for trading.
- Why prices will move there.
- Who and what cause prices to move.
- How far prices are likely to move when they do move.
- Their own role in the movement of prices..
- How to take advantage of the knowledge they receive.
- How to properly manage and exit a trade which they have entered.
- How to manage themselves and acquire the discipline needed to become successful traders.
Read some personal testimonials which Joe has received.
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Master Trader Joe Ross passed away September 2021, and prior years he was continously sending me folders filled with Chart Scan and Trading Articles. The emails would be titled "More to follow" and I would reply, "Keep'em coming". I am calling these lessons "hidden vault" material because if Joe were still alive, this is exactly what would be shown in your inbox every Friday morning. This is not regurgitated material; this is new stuff written by Joe or as he would refer to it with such passion, "This is good stuff".
As we continue to receive newsletter sign ups, new students from every continent will start to learn trading Joe's way especially in this challenging market. This is where he would reinforce to his students, yes, that includes you, that learning to trade is possible even in this environment, "A chart, is a chart, is a chart". His writings will stand the test of time to provide teaching lessons and guidance.
The proceeds of Trading Educators will continue to support Joe's wife, Loretta, of 62 years of marriage, which she is our number one priority. We thank everyone with continued support and prayers for her well-being in late stages of dementia.
As expressed in the past editions, the trading world has lost a unique and passionate trader and his material will continue to be relevant. Let's start learning to trade Joe Ross' way with our future Chart Scan publications. I am here to help, so feel free to email me with any comments, questions or concerns.
This newsletter and future publications are created to keep Master Trader Joe Ross' lessons readily available to traders that want to learn and improve their skills. My father passed away on September 7, 2021 and will be greatly missed, but his writings will stand the test of time for generations to come. Take it to heart and learn from the best through Master Trader Joe Ross' trading examples and articles which have impacted thousands of traders on every continent for over 60 years.
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