Profit-Taking And Resets Part 2: Short-Term Trading by Perry J. Kaufman
Trends can be useful for longer-term trades but what about short-term trades? Do they work just as well? Here’s a look at a trading system that can be applied successfully to shorter-term trends.
Last month in part 1 we looked at profit-taking and resets for long-term (macro) trend systems. The overwhelming result was that profit-taking reduced returns by exiting too soon. We looked at ways to reset the trade, hopefully at a better price, but the strongest markets don’t retrace; therefore, they don’t give you a chance to reenter. You tend to miss the best trends ...