This is a very quick and simple explanation of the ICT Liquidity run concept with examples and illustrations. Thanks to Polarity for putting this together.

What Is Liquidity

Michael Huddleston, the father of ICT, defines liquidity as the Degree to which a Market can Be quickly Bought Or sold in the Market without Affecting the Asset Price.

A Recapitulation Zone is a zone where the Price Accumulates Liquidity Before Expansion.

Types Of Liquidity

The main types of liquidity are:

1. Buy-side Liquidity (Buy stop)

2. Sell-side Liquidity (Sell Stop)

Above old highs, there are Buy Stops and below old lows , there are Sell Stops as shown below


Types Of Liquidity Runs

There are 2 Types of Liquidity Runs

-High Resistance Liquidity Runs

-Low Resistance Liquidity Runs and they look like this:

Liquidity Runs

High Resistance Liquidity Runs ( Expansion mode in a Bias) &

Low Resistance Liquidity Runs ( Making Short term Highs)

Liquidity Runs

Liquidity Run Example #1

Note: the best time to trade the Market is the Expansion Period with the Trend Incorporating the Concept of Power of 3 (Accumulation Manipulation and Distribution) , Distribution always Happens on a Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & the statistics prove that the win rate Increases.

Liquidity Run Example #2

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