The Chart Pattern Trader

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Sunday, January 31, 2016 Update:

My trading system has produced a profit of 724 % since May as of the close on Jan 29.

My Trading System has produced a profit of 115 % since the January bottom on Jan 20

Since the November high my trading system is up 346 %. Just with the last two trades using Future contracts.

My indicators have nailed the turns in this market..

Shorting at the November high, I locked in gains of 208 % and 231 %, which is 10,500 per contract and 11,700 per futures Contract.


Since the May Highs:

SPX Long Term Short Position UP 175 % as of Friday's Close

SPX Swing Trade Position Up approximately 724 % with new long position as of Friday's Close

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Update: Jan 31


We Compeltely Finished Our Exit Strategy for Swing Trades


Downsizing Positions, Tightening Up Stops, and Looking for a Reversal


Converting paper profits to cash on SPX and NDX of over 200 %. Winning!!!!!


I've locked in gains at key support on short positions and went long.

I have been very successful with recently locking in 208 % and a 231 % gain near support levels.

I went long at key support on January 20.


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The Extreme Point Rule

The directional movement indicator is a powerful tool for spotting shifts in market momentum. A buy signal is given when the positive directional indicator ( DI) crosses above the negative directional indicator (-DI), and conversely, when negative directional indicator crosses above the positive directional indicator a sell signal is generated. When the market is trendless the DI lines crisscross back and forth, which can generate false signals.

Solely following the DI and -DI cross signals by themselves can lead to whipsaws and overtrading. Steven Achelis offers a solution to this problem using the 'extreme point rule' in his marvelous book, Technical Analysis From A To Z. Achelis points to the creator of the directional movement system J. Welles Wilder, and his simple trading rule, to help prevent whipsaws and reduce the number of signals that a trader acts upon.


The extreme point rule requires a trader to mark the extreme price point the day in which the DI and -DI cross. According to Achelis, the extreme point is highest of point of a session when DI crosses above -DI and is the lowest point of the session when -DI crosses above DI. Buy or sell signals are triggered when prices move beyond the extreme point.

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