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

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

Using Fibonacci levels in Your Trading

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Employed by traders and investors globally, Fibonacci analysis helps identify future price movements within the framework of technical analysis. Arguably the most talented western mathematician of the middle ages was Leonardo Pisano – also known as Leonardo of Pisa or Fibonacci – the gentleman who unearthed Fibonacci relationships. The Fibonacci sequence 0, 1, 1, 2, … Continue reading Using Fibonacci levels in Your Trading

Using a Multi-Timeframe Approach

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‘It pays to know where you are in the bigger picture’. We’re not entirely sure where this statement originated from, but it is certainly one that should be memorized. What is a multi-timeframe approach? It’s no secret that adopting a multi-timeframe approach can enhance your trading. The problem, however, is that some traders find it … Continue reading Using a Multi-Timeframe Approach

Trading Confluence: a High-Probability Approach

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Many of the best traders began their careers on a frustrating note, experiencing the same difficulties most of us go through. Trading is a process that can take years to master. Much of the learning consists of governing one’s psychological state and deciphering between high and low-probability situations. Any trader worth their salt will tell … Continue reading Trading Confluence: a High-Probability Approach