Capturing Trend Days

A trend day occurs when there is an expansion in the daily trading range and the open and close are near opposite extremes.

Using Volume to Make Better Trades

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.

Introduction to the Carry Trade

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

Understanding Market Sentiment

In this article we’ll explore the meaning of market sentiment and how you can use it in your trading. Market sentiment reflects the mood of investors, showing whether they are optimistic or pessimistic – bullish or bearish. Sentiment analysis measures the psychology of the crowd of market participants. Emotion often drives markets and market sentiment … Read more