Jump to content

Welcome to the new Traders Laboratory! Please bear with us as we finish the migration over the next few days. If you find any issues, want to leave feedback, get in touch with us, or offer suggestions please post to the Support forum here.

  • Welcome Guests

    Welcome. You are currently viewing the forum as a guest which does not give you access to all the great features at Traders Laboratory such as interacting with members, access to all forums, downloading attachments, and eligibility to win free giveaways. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free. Create a FREE Traders Laboratory account here.

minoo

Learning the S&P 500 Squawk Speak

Recommended Posts

Learning the S&P 500 Squawk Speak service from TradersAudio for trading the emini futures

 

 

In the past I was not able to put much effort to learn Squawk. My initial attempt into this got overcome by spectical opinions & I also was not able to find enough material to learn than.

Now that I have a home-office and trading almost full time I think I have the environment to give it a sincere go. I also am more savvy to the market terms & use market internals data everyday in my trading.

 

My first task is to just learn to decipher the important quotes from the continuous price auction commentary and also when the auction prices itself matters with the noise. And than some hands on experience and investigae if it provides any edge to my intraday trading.

 

 

My Starting Point

I have sincerely been adviced to start at the FAQ section of TradersAudio website http://www.tradersaudio.com/faq.html

 

I am going through them now. If you have any more links, seminars or recorded videos please do post here.

 

I hope others would join in & help. And those who are making successful use of this service would contribute towards our learning experience

 

Many Thanks

Minoo

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Squawk Terms used during broadcast

 

Found this Doc while Googling for help on the Squawk-Speak

 

This Doc was quite useful in its concise explanation of Terms and some Phrases

 

I am not sure about the '007' dealer though, if he still exist in the S&P ?? (Perhaps in the Bond Pit ):

 

Here is the website doc link: http://daytradingthecourse.com/spnotes.doc

 

I have exported the same as PDF here

 

Enjoy Minoo

Squawk-Terms-Explaination.pdf

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Video Tutorials are listed in the Favorite section of Tradersaudio YouTube channel

(I must have missed them many times, so below is the list of them)

 

 

Title: The Game plan (1:30 minute)

 

What is Squawk (10:09 minutes)

 

Squawk to Exit trades (9:55 minutes)

 

Exit Position (10:00 minutes)

 

Million Dollar Secret (8:27 minutes)

 

Are You Abnormal (9:14 minutes)

 

Top Trading Rules (10:00 minutes)

 

Supply and Demand (8:17 minutes)

 

High Energy Trade (7:35 minutes)

 

Enjoy Minoo

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Webinar on S&P 500 Squawk, TradersAudio

Presenter Ben Lichtenstein

Duration: 1hr 40 minutes approx

 

https://admin.connectpro.acrobat.com/_a734860643/p38633857/

 

The seminar is long and takes some time to load

 

Please refer to the uploaded PDF

 

First have a look at the pdf and get some ideas about the topics it covers

I was able to identify the important topics to learn the Squawk and use this webinar as one of my main study tool

 

The above two Webinars posted here are Probably the best on S&P 500 Squawk

 

Enjoy Minoo

Ben+Presentation.pdf

Edited by minoo

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Market Profile perspective with Squawk

A joint Webinar by Alexander Trading & TradersAudio

Mentors: Tom A & Ben L

Duration: 35 minutes approx

 

http://snipurl.com/jwml9

(or open the above URL in Windows Media Player, use save-as from file menu for future reference)

 

Some of the important topics to note in this video are:

Where not to trade & how to postition oneself for the opprotunity; Where is better R/R ratio to trade from; Which areas to use Indicators from, Inflection point and order flow perspective from the pit.

Also Market Internals such as Volume, Ticks, Price-Vol & Breath Divergence, usage. Stats & Propensity of market in the first 60 - 90 minutes, In between single print test / retrace with Squawk & Market Internals usage

 

The various posted materials in this thread has given me a good starting point with the Squawk. Many Thanks to everyone who have so far provided me with excellent links, insights and encouragement, This only keeps getting better.

 

Next I would like to discuss chart setup to use for practising with the Squawk & also How to use the energy of the Squawk to somewhat nuetralise the emotions with follow-through mental routine

 

Enjoy Minoo

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Topics

  • Posts

    • "without bearing any loss?"  That's a really tough question n meat.  Are you serious?! "without bearing any loss" - hm?  Can you think of any trade or investment that is completely risk free?  Can you think of any trade or investment that is completely loss free? I've seen even routine, highly reliable ( at the time ) arb's lose money try this - go to japan , borrow 10 billion yen, leave 'japan', go to _________, never make the first payment on principle or interest ... whoops- that has risks too.  try this - start your own bank... whoops that has risks too.  try this - start your own digital cash.  If you play it right, all you risk is your time on the computer and your connectivity costs   ... if you really need to avoid loss, stay away from trading - period! ... bcse you are going to have 'ANY' loss in trading. Better to embrace loss.  Both intra personally and in terms of your capital, make each loss the best, minimum/optimum, loss it can be ...     PS Stick around some helpful soul will tell n meat to get on sim and practice until ... I'll take bets right now it won't work for n meat   PS when is the next Lab meeting?  I have an agenda item to add... TL needs to order new GM mice from a different vendor
    • https://www.wakingtimes.com/2018/08/14/8-things-you-need-to-know-but-probably-dont/ these are not really things traders should know... just sayin'
    • Benjamin A. Rogge
       
    • Date : 16th August 2018.

      MACRO EVENTS & NEWS OF 16th August 2018.



      FX News Today

      Asian Market Wrap: 10-year Treasury yields are up 1.8 bp at 2.880%, 10-year JGBs up 0.7 bp at 0.094% as of 05:35GMT, as stocks move up from early lows on trade talk hopes. Asian sold off early in the session amid concerns over global growth and particularly China, after a Sino-related tech slump saw Wall Street heading south yesterday. Reports that China and the US are preparing a low level round helped to put a floor under markets, however, and mainland China bourses managed to move higher, while other indices are up from early lows. Topix and Nikkei are down -0.78% and -0.21% respectively. The Hang Seng is still down -0.395, but CSI 300 and Shanghai Comp are now up 0.61% and -0.20% respectively. The Kospi slumped -0.87% after returning from holiday and the ASX 200 is down -0.035. Meanwhile, US futures are moving higher with Chinese markets. Oil prices are slightly up from lows and the September US oil future is trading at USD 65.10 per barrel.

      FX Update: The Dollar and the Yen have both weakened, giving back recent gains amid an improvement in risk appetite. The US and China have agreed on a new round of trade talks, while Turkey has managed to halt the rout of the Lira and secure major investments from Qatar and China’s Alibaba. The USDIndex (DXY) is showing a 0.3% decline, at 96.44, heading into the London interbank open, while EURUSD is concurrently showing a 0.3% gain, earlier printing a two-session high of 1.1397, putting in some space from yesterday’s 13-month low at 1.1316. USDJPY has settled in the upper 110.00s after printing a low in Tokyo at 110.46. AUDJPY, viewed as a forex market proxy on risk appetite in global markets, is showing the biggest move with just over a 0.5% gain. Over the near-term, the Dollar and the Yen will likely remain apt to weaken before settling as developments on the latest phase of Sino-US negotiations are awaited.

      Charts of the Day



      Main Macro Events Today

      UK Retail Sales – expected to grow by 3% YoY in July.

      US Housing Starts – expected to increase to 1.26 mln in July, compared to 1.17 mln in June, with building permits also expected to increase breaking the 1.3 mln barrier.

      US Initial Jobless Claims – stabilisation to approximately 215,000 slightly up from 213,000 from last week. Continued jobless claims are expected to decrease slightly to 1.75 mln from 1.755 mln last week.

      Support and Resistance Levels



      Always trade with strict risk management. Your capital is the single most important aspect of your trading business.

      Please note that times displayed based on local time zone and are from time of writing this report.

      Click HERE to access the full HotForex Economic calendar.

      Want to learn to trade and analyse the markets? Join our webinars and get analysis and trading ideas combined with better understanding on how markets work. Click HERE to register for FREE!

      Click HERE to READ more Market news.

      Dr Nektarios Michail
      Market Analyst
      HotForex

      Disclaimer: This material is provided as a general marketing communication for information purposes only and does not constitute an independent investment research. Nothing in this communication contains, or should be considered as containing, an investment advice or an investment recommendation or a solicitation for the purpose of buying or selling of any financial instrument. All information provided is gathered from reputable sources and any information containing an indication of past performance is not a guarantee or reliable indicator of future performance. Users acknowledge that any investment in FX and CFDs products is characterized by a certain degree of uncertainty and that any investment of this nature involves a high level of risk for which the users are solely responsible and liable. We assume no liability for any loss arising from any investment made based on the information provided in this communication. This communication must not be reproduced or further distributed without our prior written permission.
    • I would like to know any factor before investing that would cause the fluctuation. Please help!
×

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.