Intraday Price Action Trading Gold +1148 Pips

Hello Traders,

I wanted to share a trade I did this week on Gold, by looking at the opposite of what I thought the market was going to do, and then finding a trade opportunity.  Remember, you always have to consider the other side of the market, what they are doing, and what happens if your idea of the market fails.  Sometimes a failed signal is a signal, but minimally it is information.

This week in my market commentary, I talked about a pre-breakout scenario in Gold where I talked about the failure to breakout to the upside would likely lead towards $1684.  In that market commentary I talk about how the $1684 level is a key role reversal level for bulls.  What this means is, if the market pulls back towards $1684, and this fails, then I have another trade setup.

The market failed to hold $1684, so I looked to go short on a breakout pullback setup.  Below is the trade I took, where I netted +1205 and +1091 pips, for an average of +1148 pips as I saw an intraday price action exit pattern.

intraday price action trading gold chris capre 2ndskiesforex.com jan24th

You will notice how the $1684 level held 2x at my entry, then failed, starting a series of impulsive and corrective price action. After a 3 leg series down, and some short term bottoming price action, I exited the trade.

The total reward to risk was 3.28:1.  That means for every 10 pips I risked, I made 32.8.

To me, this had all the classic signs of a high quality signal, (clear resistance level, low risk, high reward potential, high probability scenario, higher time frame price action support, etc).  But, I didn’t have to wait around for  days to get this signal.

The method I used in here is the same method I teach in my Price Action Course, and is something you can learn to spot all the time.  But if you are waiting around for days to find a good trade – you are likely wasting your time, and missing ones right under your nose as these happen all the time.

Kind Regards,
Chris Capre

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  • Ioannis

    Nice trade, but how can you avoid the <>?

  • Ioannis

    How can you avoid the stop hunters?

    • Hello Loannis,

      First off, to avoid any issues, just learn to trade well. I teach methods on how to avoid this in my Price Action Course.

      Second, notice how you never hear me talking about ‘stop hunters’?

      Food for thought, but I never talk, think nor worry about them. I just make good trades and everything plays itself out just fine.

      Kind Regards,
      Chris Capre

      • Ioannis

        Ok,thanks!

  • Amis

    Hello Chris,

    Why was 1684 the line in the sand?

  • Amis

    Hello Chris,

    Why was $1684 the line in the sand ?

    Thanks

    • Look at my prior 4hr charts that I posted in the market commentary and you’ll see why.

      Kind Regards,
      Chris Capre