Trading the Forex Market Using Bullish and Bearish Pennants

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Observing sharp moves form in the foreign exchange market followed by periods of consolidation is common viewing. The problem traders have, though, is deciphering whether the pause in market price is the beginnings of a reversal, or a pullback before proceeding on its initial course. A chart pattern that places a framework around this type … Continue reading Trading the Forex Market Using Bullish and Bearish Pennants

Relative Strength Index: How to Trade Using the RSI Indicator

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Nowadays, popular trading platforms offer in excess of 100 indicators. You could say you are almost spoilt for choice. The mammoth selection, however, tends to be detrimental, often leaving traders overwhelmed, particularly those in the earlier junctures of their journey. Fortunately, a handful of indicators have stood the test of time. Including, but certainly not … Continue reading Relative Strength Index: How to Trade Using the RSI Indicator

Simplify Your Trading with Bollinger Bands

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The history of trading bands, envelopes and channels is long and interesting. In the years since the creation of Bollinger Bands in 1983, a number of adaptive bands were created. Chief among them were Keltner Channels, introduced by Chester Keltner in the 1960s. This technical indicator is similar to Bollinger Bands, though rather than using … Continue reading Simplify Your Trading with Bollinger Bands

MT4 vs. MT5

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Irrespective of experience, you’d be hard pressed to have not heard of MetaTrader, or MetaQuotes Software. Established in 2000, MetaQuotes Software Corp. is one of the leading developers of software applications for brokerages, banks and exchanges. The company has developed a series of popular products, ranging from a simple FX Charts platform to the MetaTrader … Continue reading MT4 vs. MT5

An Introduction to MetaTrader 4 Indicators

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Technical analysis requires the use of various tools, and is often associated with the application of indicators. The award-winning MetaTrader 4 (MT4) platform offers an extensive selection of technical indicators. It is one of the most popular trading platforms for forex traders, owing to its ease of use, generous features and automated trading ability. What’s … Continue reading An Introduction to MetaTrader 4 Indicators