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C-12 Oct 19, 2012 7:15am | Post# 1

C-12's Supply, Demand and PA thread
 
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This thread is a 6+ year journal of learning to freestyle trade using supply, demand zones and PA.

It's been a long road with a lot of ups and downs, including a failed attempt to quit my job and trade full time back in 2013!

For anyone new you can skip to around page 157 at link below just after taking a year off trading. The first 150 pages are where I'm mostly scalping on M1.

https://www.forexfactory.com/showthr...90673&page=157

I would recommend everyone to study all of Sam Seiden's videos on youtube to get a good primer on S&D in general.

You may not find the holy grail here but there's some nuggets of learning to be found.

Note: If you're looking to make fast money or find the latest and greatest 'system' I'd recommend looking elsewhere. Freestyle trading will take many years of live screen time and probably some blown accounts along the way.

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Indicators and Template

- Supdem_ii (supply and demand indicator)
- Chaos Semafor (3 levels of highs and lows with 1 and 2 removed via template settings).
- Round numbers (for showing round numbers.....)
- P4l Candletime (candle close time on the chart timeframe).
- ClickMax (double click chart to maximise and minimise).
- Hotkeys Slim (numbers 1 - 9 to rapid change the timeframe.
- Easy Position Size Calculator (paid indi for calculating position size on the charts - not included).

I also use a third party windows application for mapping various keyboard hotkeys to various MT4 shortcuts, just for convenience. I use Comfort Keys Lite.
Indicators (2).zip

extremerrage Oct 19, 2012 7:22am | Post# 2

am there c- , the first of ur diciples

extremerrage Oct 19, 2012 7:33am | Post# 3

when ur talking about highter tf , do u start from daily and down , or 30 minutes and lower ?

C-12 Oct 19, 2012 7:36am | Post# 4

when ur talking about highter tf , do u start from daily and down , or 30 minutes and lower ?
The higher time frame for me is the M15 / M30.

However, each morning I do a quick daily review of the charts from Monthly, weekly, D1, H4 all the way down.

danc Oct 19, 2012 7:39am | Post# 5

Sounds GOOD.. look forward to your insights and thinking..on this matter..All the best with it..

C-12 Oct 19, 2012 7:47am | Post# 6

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Awesome stuff!

Alright, it's Friday afternoon so I'm pretty much done for the week now so probably not many charts until next week.

Here's how I have my charting screen setup on a 27" monitor just to give you an idea how I monitor my pairs.

My second screen shows the pairs on the M1 level and you'll see me post charts with them marked off in blue with my entries and stops.

I use Alerter4U to let me know when price arrives at my levels.
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C-12 Oct 19, 2012 8:11am | Post# 7

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Here's a quick trade I just took now, bagged some pips and got to BE early. Leaving some on the table to run... Or get stopped for no loss.
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C-12 Oct 19, 2012 8:13am | Post# 8

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Here's what the trade looked like on a M5 chart.
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Akruma Oct 19, 2012 8:13am | Post# 9

hi C

I have been following you on Kenneth's thread, and am looking forward to be following you on your own thread.

We trade in similar way, except you are far more successful. Often we have very similar levels on the charts.

Akruma

Taxi Driver Oct 19, 2012 8:15am | Post# 10

Happy to see this thread!
 
C-12, thanks a lot for opening this thread, I have been watching your trading and charts for some time.

I like what I have seen so far, you are great trader and there is a lot to learn from you style.
Subscribed.

Thanks, man, and good luck!

C-12 Oct 19, 2012 8:35am | Post# 11

I'm happy to share this info with you guys, good or bad days. It's something I don't see anyone else on this forum doing too often.

This is today's and yesterday's trading. Nowhere near as good as yesterday but still well up!

Quite a lot of break evens (happens a lot but they add to the profit) and a good few silly mistakes earlier but I'm generally doing very very well with this method, as you can see.

Account is in GBP.

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logesharun Oct 19, 2012 8:39am | Post# 12

Entry Query
 
Hey C-12,

I've been following your posts from Ken's thread for some time now! Really impressed with the way you trade , I've never ever thought that one can trade successfully in m1, that too consistently .

But the fact is, I've always found it tough to choose the entry perfectly! A little light on choosing entry would really help.

Thanks.
Logesh

lindsayf Oct 19, 2012 8:48am | Post# 13

I'm happy to share this info with you guys, good or bad days. It's something I don't see anyone else on this forum doing too often.

This is today's work so far. Nowhere near as good as yesterday but still well up!

Quite a lot of break evens (happens a lot) and a few silly mistakes earlier but I'm generally doing very very well with this method, as you can see.

Account is in GBP.
Good stuff C12 I appreciate that. It is fascinating the 'reasons' others come up with as to why they wont do that. I wont bother because mine wont impress anyone....

The 'errors' you mentioned....errors or just bad stop outs?

C-12 Oct 19, 2012 8:54am | Post# 14

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Good stuff C12 I appreciate that. It is fascinating the 'reasons' others come up with as to why they wont do that. I wont bother because mine wont impress anyone....

The 'errors' you mentioned....errors or just bad stop outs?
Just general stop outs, they weren't really great levels and the rejections weren't there to start with. My bad on these losses.

Here are some of the levels I marked off that failed.

I'm not perfect but then again I'm ok with losing some.
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C-12 Oct 19, 2012 8:58am | Post# 15

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Then there are also the ones that got away!

I took this earlier, got a BE stop out and forgot to re-enter again... Happens loads but the trades come thick and fast on the M1 so it's all good.
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4Xfactor Oct 19, 2012 9:24am | Post# 16

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rami_8 Oct 19, 2012 10:04am | Post# 17

Hi C-12.

Good luck with your thread and trading. M1 is too fast for me, but it is great to see someone being able to master it.

ronald_fsm Oct 19, 2012 10:08am | Post# 18

Thanks for sharing.May I ask you question: How long do you use this system?

C-12 Oct 19, 2012 10:32am | Post# 19

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Here's a quick trade I just took now, bagged some pips and got to BE early. Leaving some on the table to run... Or get stopped for no loss.
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C-12 Oct 19, 2012 10:33am | Post# 20

Thanks for sharing.May I ask you question: How long do you use this system?
About a month or so but trading S&D for about 3 months in total.


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