BarroMetrics Views: Successful Test?
The S&P attained my target zone last night.
Figure 1, the cash, Normalised Volume, shows that as the S&P moved into the zone, we have seen declining volume and range. Figure 2, the E-mini, traditional Market Profile, shows that last night, the E-mini gapped up and stayed within a narrow range. Normally, […]
BarroMetrics Views: Successful Test?
BarroMetrics Views: Volume?
Yesterday, Paul asked: “Without the knowledge of Dark Pools’ liquidity, is traditional volume analysis useful/meaningful?
The alternative method taught in HOS would be a good reasonable replacement?”
Paul et All,
I have no way of assessing the impact of the volume done by Dark Pools. I do know that in this environment, using traditional volume/range […]
BarroMetrics Views: S&P, An Update 2013-06-20 III
Today we are looking at a context for the current S&P price structure.
Figure 1 is the cash, Monthly S&P, Normalised Volume from Market Volume. We see that the high at 1576 produced more volume (blue line) than the new high at 1688.
Given that the S&P’s have been in […]
BarroMetrics Views: S&P, An Update 2013-06-20 II
Today, I was going to the review the context of the S&P’s structure; but, Friday’s price action is worthy of a comment.
FIGURE 1 shows the Normalised Volume of the cash S&P. Normally, a strong volume Neutral Day that is preceded by consecutive trend days, usually suggests that the buying […]
BarroMetrics Views: S&P, An Update 2013-06-20
Pete Steildmayer, whom I consider my mentor, used to say, ‘trend Days are not good continuation days unless they are the start of new distribution.’
With that comment in mind, let’s have a look at the price action for Wednesday and yesterday.
Figure 1 shows a combined Market Profile distribution. A trend […]
BarroeMetrics Views: The Snowden Affair
The Edward Snowden affair does not seem to be creating headlines in papers like the International Herald Tribune, and Financial Times. But, in our local papers e.g. South China Morning Post (HK), the affair is creating frequent headlines.
The latest headline suggests that the US Government has been spying on the privileged communications […]
BarroMetrics Views: A ‘Preparation’ Example II
We are looking at an example of preparation.
In my last blog, I had identified:
I wanted to be long the USDJPY
What price I wanted to see before I would go long, 95.27
That I wanted to wait until after Non-Farm Payrolls before taking the trade.
In preparing for the trade, I considered two […]
BarroMetrics Views: A ‘Preparation’ Example
I received a couple of emails asking for an example of ‘preparation’. I’m happy to oblige; in the next series of blogs, I’ll take you through a USDJPY trade that I have just exited.
I start my analysis trend identification. In this process, ‘context’ plays an important role.
Figure 1 shows the 13-week swing […]
BarroMetrics Views: A Lesson From History
My view is we’ll be seeing some sort of economic inflexion point in 2013.
I laid out my views based on my analysis of markets in other blogs, for example in SP 2015-05-20.Today, I’d like to turn to lessons from history.
From the Golden Age of Greece (time of Pericles cira 480 […]
BarroMetrics Views: Tactics to Manage the ‘3Fs’ II
RECAP: We are looking for ways to manage Flight, Fight and Freeze, usually brought about by anxiety or fear.
My first line of defense is preparation:
What do I have to see to confirm my view?
What do I have to see that will threaten my view?
If I see (1) or […]
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