VSA and cluster analysis. Shakeout and upthrust patterns

This is another article on the topic of VSA and cluster analysis. Earlier we have considered: Bag Holding and End of Rising market patterns; No Demand and No Supply patterns; Buying and selling climax patterns. In each previous article, we have grouped two patterns that are in many ways “mirror images” of each other. Shakeout […]

What Does the Depth of Market Indicator Show

What Does the Depth of Market Indicator Show?

The indicator name is Depth of Market. It is also known as Market Depth, Level 2, or Order Book. It is a powerful market analysis tool in trading. How it can be useful to you, and how to work with it in ATAS – read this article: The core concept of the Depth of Market […]

Pros and cons of volume analysis

Pros and cons of volume analysis

Volume analysis is an important tool in a trader’s arsenal, but it requires a deep understanding of how to interpret volume dynamics in relation to price.  If you are a beginner trader and have not yet tried volume analysis, this article will help you decide whether you should study it (spoiler: definitely yes). What do […]

The duality problem in volume analysis

The duality problem in volume analysis

This article is intended for those who are new to volume analysis and may interpret market situations in a simplified way due to their lack of experience. Beginners can make the following mistake: “A big buy on the chart → a large player is bullish → I am also going to buy.” Read more: The […]

Catching falling knives in trading. What is it and how to build a strategy

Catching falling knives. When is the risk worth taking?

Catching a falling knife is a term used to describe the situation when a trader is trying to buy an asset (a stock, futures or cryptocurrency) at the moment of its rapid price drop. Read more: What catching falling knives means in trading. Examples If the strategy of catching knives makes sense How to reduce […]

ATAS achievements in 2022. The most anticipated platform updates in 2023

ATAS achievements in 2022 and expected updates in 2023

If you regularly trade with ATAS, you definitely notice by the frequency of updates that we are actively working on improving the platform. The development department provided a detailed report for this article — what innovations the ATAS team brought to the platform in 2022, and what goals we set for 2023 to improve the […]

Bar-by-bar analysis. How to read a chart. Part 2.

Bar-by-bar analysis. How to read a chart. Part 2

In the first article of the series, we introduced you to bar-by-bar analysis and also discussed how to use it in the bitcoin market. In this article, we will continue to study the topic using examples of other markets: Reading the futures market for the S&P-500 index using bar-by-bar analysis; Bar-by-bar analysis of the gold […]

Bar-by-bar analysis. How to read a chart. Part 1

Bar-by-bar analysis. How to read a chart. Part 1

Bar-by-bar analysis is a term that came from price action. A great contribution to the popularization of bar-by-bar analysis was made by Al Brooks, a private trader and author of several books describing the technique of reading charts by bars. Bar-by-bar analysis has important meaning. It aims at a deep understanding of the market situation […]

Как определить окончание коррекции с помощью индикаторов анализа объемов

How to identify the end of a correction

The end of a correction is very important because at this moment traders have an opportunity to enter a position with a potentially high reward (in case of a trend resumption) and reduce risks at the same time. Read in this article: What is a correction. When to enter a position. Traditional ways of identifying […]

Как и зачем проводить тестирование в трейдинге

What does a test mean in trading?

In the articles of technical analysts for the forex market, you can find conclusions about some test like: “On Friday, the price fell and tested the 200-hour moving average” What does it mean? Read in the article: What a test means in trading. Example 1. Tests in VSA. Example 2. Tests on Mondays. Example 3. […]