Learn To Make Money Trading The Forex Grid System
- Learn To Make Money Trading The Forex Grid System
You can make money trading without stops. We are now coming to the heart of how to make money using the no stop, hedged, forex trading strategy. In the previous articles in this series we discussed trading without stops, not being concerned about which way the price goes and places to cash in on profitable trades. We are now going to explain how it is possible to make money buying and selling at the same time using the grid structure.
One should always be able to cash in at a gain no matter which way the market moves when trading the no stop, hedged grid trading system. The only way this is logically possible is that one would have a buy and a sell transaction active at the same time. This sounds like trading suicide to most traders but let's take a closer look.
Let's assume that a forex trader starts trading with a sell (sell 1) and a buy (buy 1) when the price is at a level of say 1.0100. The currency price then goes to level 1.0200. The buy transaction will then show a gain of 100 pips. The sell transaction has now become negative by 100 pips. At this stage we would close our positive transacion and add 100 pips to our account. The sell transaction now has a loss of 100 pips. The grid system requires one to make sure that the trader can cash in on any movement in the market. To do this one would again enter into a sell (sell 2) and a buy (buy 2) deal at this level (level 1.0200).
Now for convenience let's assume that the price moves back to level 1.0100 (the starting point).
The second sell (sell 2) has now gone positive by 100 pips and the second buy (buy 2) is carrying a loss of -100 pips. According to the rule of cashing in positive deals at grid levels you would close the sell (sell 2) at a gain of 100 pips which you can now add to your account. This makes the total cashed in at this point 200 pips (sell 2 and buy 1). The first sell in now on level 1 and still active.0200 where it was -100 to level 1.0100 where it is now breaking even.
The four forex trading deals now magically show a gain when added together:- 1st buy (buy 1) cashed in +100, 2nd sell (sell 2) cashed in +100, 1st sell (sell 1) now breaking even and the 2nd buy (buy 2) is -100. The gives a total profit of 100 pips. We can own cash in all our deals and celebrate as we have made a profit of 100 pips.
Please make sure that you are comfortable with the above calculations. Make sure you understand the concepts by rereading this article.
This formation is the 100% retracement formation where the price moves up to a grid level and then returns back to the starting grid level and results in a nice gain for the forex trader. There are many other market movements that turn this strange "buy and sell at the same time" activity into gains. The next article will cover the 50% retracement formation which produces the same amount of profit.
There will be much more on the no stop, hedged grid trading system in future articles in this directory. Don't miss them.
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