Swing Trading Strategies
Swing Trading (ST) For Beginners – (What Is Swing Trading). This is the first part of the (ST) For Beginners video series. Swing Trading is one of the most popular Short Term Trading methods in Technical Analysis. In this Swing Trading series, I intend to cover (ST) basics, (ST) and Instrument selection, (ST) and Support Resistance, Swing Trading Strategies.
In this part, I explain what is swing trading and then move on to distinguishing between Swing, Positional, and Buy and Hold approaches. I then move onto listing Instruments that are available in (ST). I briefly mention each instrument (Stocks, Futures, and Options) and list out reasons for starting with Stocks first.
then explain how the (ST) strategy needs to fit in the overall Market Strategy along with Positional Trading and Long term Investments. explain why it is important for a Swing Trader to allocate money based on overall market strategy.
then move to two types of (ST) approach; Top-down approach and the Bottom-up approach. I explain why one must prefer the Top-down approach as it is more holistic in nature and leads to high probability Trades. I also list out the difference between Trading a system and using a discretionary trading approach. I make a case wherein I state that no Trading system can replace Traders’ ability to read Charts.
finish this part by highlighting the importance of the Trading platform, various Technical tools, and the importance of selecting the right Broker while (ST)