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## Discussion

### 9 Comments on the article

• - November 21, 2011 12:04 am

Hello Chris,

This post of yours is very helpful.Thanks for the valuable info.Apart from this post I want to ask you one question. Which formula or method do you use to calculate pivot points? Is it different for different time frames?(1HR/4HR/1D only)

Thanks

Amey Sawant

• - November 21, 2011 2:45 am

Hello Amis,

In regards to your question – 1D for calculating pivots. They should be the same whether its 1D, 4h or 1h – should be the same for all time frames up to 1D, after that, it changes.

Hope this helps
Chris Capre

• - November 21, 2011 5:19 am

Hello Chris,

Yeah that solved one of my doubts but you didn’t answered my other question regarding the method or formula you use to calculate PP.
If that is only for your course member then its absolutely fine.I hope you will check out this one “http://www.babypips.com/tools/forex-calculators/pivotpoint.php” and do let me know if its accurate.

Thanks

Amey Sawant

• - November 21, 2011 5:33 am

Hello Amis,

Sorry bout that.

Here is the calculations but your brokers charts should provide this as you will not want to have to do them daily which will be a pain in the \$%*)@\$*(

DP = (H + L + C) /3

s1 = DP – (H – DP);//S1
s2 = DP – (H – L); //S2
s3 = L – (H – L); //S3

r1 = DP + (DP – L); //R1
r2 = DP + (H – L); //R2
r3 = H + (H – L); //R3

Hope that helps

Kind Regards
Chris

• - November 21, 2011 6:37 am

Hello Chris,

Thanks a lot for the formula.Just now I have done the changes in the EA according to the formula.

Thanks

Amey Sawant

• - November 21, 2011 6:56 am

No problem – enjoy!

• - January 3, 2013 7:42 pm

Thank a lot for all these Chris.

This is a New Year Gift/Present for us.

It will help us immensely.

Thanks once again.

• - June 11, 2013 12:29 pm

Thanks for your email reply. Will purchase the price action course this week

• - June 11, 2013 12:30 pm

Hello Yagnesh,

Looking forward to working with you.

Kind Regards,
Chris Capre