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MANAGING THE STRESS OF THE MARKETS Day trading can be a ruthless business. Some days, you don’t find any  trades worth making. Other days, you find trades, but they don’t work  out the way you want them to. And some days, there are too many good  trades, more than you can possibly make, and so you watch profitable oppor tunities slip away. When you’re working with real money, it can be too much  to take. In a money management or brokerage firm, traders have tremendous cama raderie. They are working for the same employer and need to stick together  to blow off the stress. What do you do at home, though? How do you keep  from panicking, getting depressed, or otherwise letting this business hurt  your profits and hurt you? If you’re going to day trade, you need to understand the very real physical  and psychological stresses that the market pushes on its participants. In this  chapter, I offer some information and advice that can help you avoid a crisis. First, t


STEP ONE—PROFILE TRADING ENVIRONMENT _____________________________________________________________ There are many different ways that traders can determine whether a currency pair is range trading or trending. Of course, many people do it visually, but having set rules will help to keep traders out of trends that may be fading or to prevent traders from getting into a range trade in the midst of a possible breakout. Range Look for: ADX (Average Directional Index) Less Than 20 The average directional index is one of the primary technical indicators used to determine the strength of a trend. When ADX is less than 20, this suggests that the trend is weak, which is generally characteristic of a range-bound market. TABLE  Trend/Range Trading Rules An ADX less than 20 and trending downward provides a further confirmation that the trend not only is weak, but will probably stay in a range trading environment for a while longer.  Decreasing Implied Volat