A good example of why we try to avoid news as the trade triggered on news (that usually wouldn’t be news) that spiked the market both ways and stopped us on the way to working fine. See GBPUSD section below.

Here’s a look at the US Dollar Index intraday with our market directional lines:


Triggered long at A on the news and unfortunately, that news shook and stopped it immediately at B before proceeding to the first target at C and beyond: