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Educational Themes of Intermediate and Advanced Complexity. In this section, we include all that is needed to master technical analysis such as complete coverage of price action themes: Support-resistance, volume, volatility, breakouts, reversals, trend and range trading, candlestick and chart patterns and formations, Elliott wave and Fibonacci retracements and extensions, and harmonic patterns. It includes also a section covering all indicators from simple moving averages to the complexity of Ehlels Filters. Another sub-section is dedicated to trading systems desing.

Forex Chart Patterns Might Be an Illusion

If you are new to forex trading, chart patterns are likely to attract your attention quickly because the trader community is full of praises...

The Three Principles – Timespan Principle

The Three Principles – Timespan Principle In another correlation to Western analysis, Hosada’s Ichimoku Kinko Hyo system has a timing component within the system. The numbering system used in Ichimoku

How Important are Chart Patterns in Forex?

Chartist analysis in forex consists of identifying figures on the price chart, these are usually repeated historically so you can practice in their identification, also they are usually formed in different financial instruments and periods of time, and through them, it is possible to predict with some reliability where the next price movement will follow. It is perhaps the most classic form of analysis in Forex and surely one of the most effective, so your knowledge is always very advisable.

How to Use Retracements to Analyze Waves – Part 3

In this educational post, we will review the third rule on the use of retracements in the wave analysis devised by Glenn Neely.

In part 1 of this article series, we have created the Stochastic RSI indicator as part of our idea for a scalping strategy. Now that we have it functional, we will make the bull/bear phases and visually inspect whether it captures the turning market's turning points.

How to Analyze the Zigzag Pattern – Intermediate Level

The zigzag pattern is a three-wave structure that has a limited number of variations. In this educational post, we'll present how to analyze the zigzag pattern under an intermediate level perspective,

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‘Employed Persons’ – Impact Of This Fundamental Driver On The Forex...

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This concept that we will discuss here is not new. Personality Tests are used when hiring new employees. It is not all about the skills they may have, the employer may want his staff to have certain personality traits for the task in mind or company culture. Companies know that they may perform better for the role, sometimes even the skills and knowledge are secondary. Traders are independent, they do not have anyone superior, their performance is easily measured. The forex market will be their judge and a reflection of the effort, personality, and experience.

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Corrective Waves and the Flag Pattern

Is it possible to simplify the wave analysis and compare it with classic chartist patterns? Identifying Elliott Wave patterns can seem confusing, especially if you are looking to differentiate between a flat or a zigzag pattern. In this educational article, we will look at some of Elliott’s patterns and compare them to traditional chartist figures.

Analyzing the Triangle Pattern – Intermediate Level Part 2

In our previous article, we saw that the triangle pattern is the most common of the three standard formations defined by R.N. Elliott. In this educational post, we will review the different types of variations of this corrective structure.

Ichimoku Strategy #1 – The Ideal Ichimoku Strategy

The Ideal Ichimoku Strategy is the first strategy in my series over Ichimoku Kinko Hyo. There are two sides to a trade, and so there will be two different setups

Positive Thinking = Positive Trading: The Power of Positivity

Staying positive can be difficult, especially when things are no longer going your way, and when trading in the markets, there are countless things...

SSL Indicator Methods that You Can Put to Use Today

As any forex trader worth their salt knows, there are a bewildering number of indicators out there to choose from – which is why...

The 5 Best Forex Indicators

Forex indicators use mathematical calculations to measure things like volume, exchange rates, open interest, etc. about a currency pair to let traders know if...

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Understanding ‘Foreign Exchange Reserves’ & Its Impact On The Forex Market

Introduction To Foreign Exchange Reserves

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Negotiation Strategies on Arrow Indicators

Arrow indicators are a set of tools for the "lazy" traders. On Forex charts, possible market entry points are indicated with arrows, green means...

The Absolute Best Forex Indicators (and How to Combine Them)

One of the most challenging and time-consuming aspects is trying to find out what your trading style is and the time period that best...

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The Three Principles – Wave Principle

A man named Hidenobu Sasaki brought Hosada’s Ichimoku system and the three principles to contemporary times. He worked for Citigroup in Japan when he published his 1996 book, Ichimoku Studies.

Money management is generally the most important factor determining profit or loss in Forex trading strategies. This fact is so often overlooked that it...

Top 10 Forex Trading Psychological Mistakes

It is said that the personal psychological challenge constitutes 90% of the struggle to achieve consistent success as a forex trader. Can it be...

Wedge Patterns

Forex Lot Size: How to Limit Risk in Forex More Easily

Position size is usually the easiest way to keep maximum transaction loss under control, and sometimes it is the only way. The size of the forex position is how many forex batches (micro, mini or standard) you order per transaction. Your risk is broken down into 2 parts-transaction risks and account risk.

The Ichimoku Kinko Hyo System

The Ichimoku Kinko Hyo System When I use the Ichimoku Kinko System in my trading, I can look at a chart and immediately know whether a trade can be taken

How to Set Up a Forex Risk Management Policy

Working out how to set up your risk management plan is quite a big question. In fact, there are a hell of a lot...

What You MUST Know About Psychology In the Financial Markets

It’s cloudy. Every minute, the number of clouds doubles, and in 100 minutes the sky will be covered. How many minutes will it take...

How Do Forex Robots Actually Work?

What’s this about trading robots? Do they work? Are robots bad? Many questions are those that usually roll in the head when you hear...

In our previous article, we discussed how we could simplify the zigzag and flat pattern by the chartist figure known as a flag. In this educational article, we will see how triangles can be used in wave analysis.

Beliefs That Can Limit Our Forex Profits

In this article, I will try to expound on "Limiting Beliefs": what they are, why they appear, and how they affect us in Trading.

The Daily-H4 Combination Trading: Do Not Only Look for Reversal Candle

The daily–H4 combination traders are to wait for the daily chart to produce a reversal candle first to look for entry. Once the chart produces a daily reversal candle, traders are to flip over to the H4 chart; wait for consolidation and an H4 reversal candle to trigger an entry. We must not forget that if the daily chart is trending, the daily-H4 combination trading strategy may offer entry as well. In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of that.

The Shark Pattern

Harmonic Pattern Example: Bearish Shark The Shark Pattern The Shark Pattern is the newest harmonic pattern from Carney’s work (2016). He revealed this pattern in his third book in

Ichimoku Kinko Hyo Guide – A walk through a trade.

Ichimoku Kinko Hyo Guide – A walk through a trade. I want to preface this guide with a screenshot of my account. [caption id="attachment_48804" align="aligncenter" width="1920"] Trade History[/caption] The

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Hedging and Coverage: What Forex Trader’s MUST Know

If you’ve heard the word hedging or hedging mentioned and you’re not sure exactly what this is about when trading, this article can help....

AUD/CHF Global Macro Analysis

In this analysis, we will look into endogenous economic factors that influence Australia and Switzerland's growth. We will analyze factors that affect the fluctuation...

Retracement, Consolidation, Breakout, and Price-Action Trading

In the financial market, there is a saying, “Trend is your friend.” When the price makes a strong move towards a direction breaching a significant level of support/resistance, traders start

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Chart Patterns: Pullback and Throwbacks

The most common term people associate with retracements in price that retest prior areas of support or resistance is a pullback. There is another...

Everything You Need to Know About Using MACD (Moving Average Convergence...

Moving averages identify trends when filtering price fluctuations. Under this idea, Gerald Appel, an analyst and portfolio manager from New York, developed a more...

Alexander Elder and the Psychology of Markets

With the suggestive quote below, Alexander Elder begins his masterpiece, Trading for a Living. Elder, who studied psychiatry in the former Soviet Union, enlisted in a ship from which he fled risking his life and after being chased by his own companions arrived in New York in 1974, with 25 dollars in his pocket and no one to ask for help. He currently presides over Financial Trading Inc., a company mainly dedicated to providing training and is widely known for its contribution to the psychology of trading.