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Prometheus Strategy – Rules of Opening Orders

Wednesday, 24 January 2018 16:19
Prometheus Strategy – Rules of Opening Orders

Prometheus Strategy is based on the theory of the “market traps” – sharp unforeseen price changes. That is, when trading in the direction of the trend, most Forex traders will open corresponding orders if the trend in the market is stable. However, if the price abruptly reverses, they can bear losses.

The system is committed to predict reversals and trade against the strongly marked tendency. In fact, when the majority of traders enter the market following the method, you should open countertrend deals. That is, in the opposite direction against the crowd.

The advantage is the possibility of using Prometheus Strategy with any currency pairs, regardless of timeframes. Trade is conducted with pending orders.  

Setting of Prometheus Strategy

In spite of the multifunctional system on various timeframes, you can get the highest profit on the М15-Н4. That is, it is safe to say that Prometheus Strategy is intraday. This is because the method is based on another Forex strategy – VSA, which is also intraday.

Trade Rules

Usually, the quotation varies significantly, when the participants with big lots enter the market. The authors of the strategy claim that you need to trade like these participants since large numbers of traders cannot be wrong. To understand the deals of which direction you should open and how many, use the teak volume indicator.

The red columns on the indicator chart display high trade volumes with a chosen asset when the trend is upward. If high trade volumes are observed with a downward trend, the tool will display white columns.

Trading on Prometheus Strategy, it is important to track the volumes at the peak of the market and open corresponding orders. We will tell you further, which ones.

Open a Sell Limit order when:

  • A strong trend is in the trading platform, and a bullish candle with a long body is formed;
  • Concurrently, the red column should appear on the indicator chart;
  • After the long candle, a bar with a short body should appear.

The situation above indicates the entry of the price into a narrow price range after the directed movement. You should set the position at the High level of the first candle.

Place a Buy Limit order if the conditions, reflecting the mentioned above ones, are met. That is, look for a bearish candle with a long body, after which there is a candle with a short body. At the same time, the indicator should show a white column. Open the position at the High level of the first bearish candle.

Set a Stop Loss at a distance of 30 pips from the point of placing the order. The Take Profit should be equal to two Stop Losses.



If you open an order and see that the price level has a small dynamics, follow the rule of five candles. It states that you should close the deal after the closing of the fifth candle, no matter, with which result.

When choosing a traded asset and a timeframe, be guided by the presence of the strong trend. Therefore, Prometheus Strategy does not apply in conditions of lateral movement. In itself, Prometheus Strategy is very easy to use but should be used with caution.

Intraday trading should be taken particularly serious by novice traders. Do not set orders during a half an hour after the release of the important economic news. It provokes a gap, and you will go into the red. Also, refrain from transactions 30-40 minutes before the important announcements, since traders can actively sell or buy currency, based on the forecasts.

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David Melton
David Melton

Financial expert. I work with investors and different companies. I write analytical reviews for newspapers and TV channels and I also manage researching projects