Scalping the Forex Market: A Beginner’s Guide

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An integral part of becoming a consistently profitable trader is finding a trading style that suits your emotional disposition. Fortunately, a number of trading styles are available. Although each style differs on holding periods and frequency, position trading, swing trading, day trading and scalping are among the most widely used channels within the technical community. … Continue reading Scalping the Forex Market: A Beginner’s Guide

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

An Introduction to Double Bottom and Double Top Patterns

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You’d be hard pressed to find a formation as ubiquitous as the double bottom or double top, often labelled ‘M’ tops and ‘W’ bottoms for visual reasons. Spend a couple of minutes looking at just about any candlestick/bar chart and numerous W and M patterns are immediately obvious. As a matter of fact, the pattern … Continue reading An Introduction to Double Bottom and Double Top Patterns