Learning to recognize key turning points in markets is one of the most important lessons any trader can learn.
The #1 reason traders fail is due to lack of experience. The best way to speed up your learning curve is to keep meticulous records using a trading journal.
A trend day occurs when there is an expansion in the daily trading range and the open and close are near opposite extremes.
I wish I had a dollar for every time I’ve been asked what tools I use to trade. It would be easy money because my answer is always the same: chart patterns and volume.
The Market Internals are similar to the instrument cluster on your car, without them you really don’t know which direction you are headed or how fast you’re moving.
In this article we’ll cover a non-directional trading strategy that has been popular among banks and hedge funds, yet is lesser known among retail traders. The strategy most famously used the Japanese Yen in the mid 1990’s and again in 2004-2008. A drop in forex market volatility in 2019 is bringing the carry trade back … Read more
By Derek Frey Stopped out again! That was number 13 in a row and I thought 13 was my lucky number! It was the last straw. I was right to think I hated trading. I couldn’t see how I’d be able to go on in this business for one more day. I wanted to pick … Read more
“How to buy bottoms and sell tops with confidence.”By Jason Alan Jankovsky, FOREX Analyst & Trader Almost any trader with some experience has heard the trading maxim (or rule) “Don’t try to catch a falling knife…” It usually refers to buying a market falling in price and alludes to how dangerous it can be to … Read more
By Andrei Knight We’ve all spent time pouring over various indicators, trading systems, and other gizmos, trying them in various combinations, and often to our eventual frustration and disappointment. They all seem to work for a time, and then suddenly stop. What made them quit working? Are they broken? No… chances are, the market conditions … Read more