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Remember the Rule ‘Set and Forget’

In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of H1 breakout trading. Usually, in this strategy, the price goes towards the direction with good momentum if things go accordingly. In this example, the breakout candle, breakout confirmation candle are immaculate, but it takes a long pause before it hits the target. It has a lesson to give us. Let us dig into this.

Breakout Confirmation Candle and the Difference It Makes

Breakout trading strategy traders first wait for the breakout with good momentum. Then, they are to wait for the breakout confirmation candle. A breakout can be confirmed in two ways. It can take the price towards the trend, or it could come out as in inside bar reversal candle. As long as the candle closes below the breakout level, it confirms the breakout. However, these two types of breakout confirmation push the price towards the trend a bit differently. In today’s article, we are going to demonstrate an example of this.

Forex Price Action: Trendline Breakout Strategy

In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of trendline breakout trading. Price action trading is mainly based on support/resistance and breakout. It does not mean that support/resistance is only horizontal. A trendline works as support/resistance as well. Let us now proceed and find out how a trendline breakout offers entry.

The H4-H1 Chart Combination Keeps You Busy Even in a sluggish...

Usually, the Forex market gets sluggish in December. It gets tough for traders to find out a good entry on major charts as far as price action is concerned. However, the H4-H1 chart combination still offers a few entries. In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of an entry based on the H4-H1 chart, which was offered in mid-December 2019.

A Classic Example of the H4 Breakout Trading

In our trading lesson, we have been demonstrating H1 breakout strategies in our last five lessons. Today, we are going to demonstrate an H4 breakout trade setup, which is a classic example of price action breakout trading. The price makes a bullish breakout at the last highest high; comes back at the breakout level and produces a beautiful bullish engulfing candle closing well above consolidation resistance to offer a long entry. Let us proceed and see how it occurs.

Price Action Trading: The Daily Chart’s Consistency

The Price Action Breakout Strategy works in almost all the charts. However, it works best on the daily chart. In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of a breakout-trading example of that. The chart has a bullish gap, but consolidation followed by a bearish engulfing candle offers an excellent entry for the sellers.

Long Shadow in Breakout Confirmation Candle

In price action trading, breakout, as well as confirmation candle’s attributes, plays a significant role. In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of how upper/lower shadow of a breakout confirmation candle plays a role to offer us entry. Let us get started.

Trading the ABC Pattern

In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of an ABC pattern trading on a daily chart. The ABC pattern is one of the most consistent trading patterns in the financial market. It offers an excellent risk-reward as well as a high winning percentage. Let us get started.

ABC Pattern Trading: A Little Adjustment Needed According to the Charts

The ABC pattern is one of the traders’ favorite trading patterns for its lucrative risk-reward. It usually offers at least 1:2 risk-reward. In many cases, it offers even more. However, the price may sometimes find it hard to make a breakout at point B. That is where the ABC pattern traders must be patient and hold their nerves while trading on the minor charts. However, with major charts, it is a bit different. In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of the ABC pattern trading on a minor chart.

If Price finds New Level of Support/Resistance

To measure risk-reward, price action traders must identify the level of support/resistance accordingly. It gets tricky sometimes. In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of that.

The Daily-H4 Chart Combination May Have More to Offer

We have been learning the daily-H4 chart combination trading, where we flip over to the H4 chart once we get a daily reversal candle....

Taking Partial Profits: an Alternative if You are Too Defensive

In today’s article, we are going to demonstrate an example of the daily-H4 chart-combination price-action trading. The signal candle comes out as a strong bearish candle, which attributes have a lot to offer to the sellers. Let us find out how it ends.

Trading is the Hardest Way to Make the Easiest Money

Financial traders need to be very alert and patient to deal with the market. These two components are vital for a trader to be successful in trading. In today’s lesson

An H1 Trading Strategy, A New Arrow in the Quiver

The H1 chart is one of the most traded charts in the Forex market. This is a very consistent chart considering other intraday charts....

Daily-H4 Combination: A Daily Reversal on the Daily, Flip Over to...

In today’s article, we are going to demonstrate an example of a daily–H4 combination trade setup. On a strong bullish market, the daily chart produces a bearish reversal candle and offers a beautiful short entry for the sellers, the price gets exceptionally bearish, and it may remain bearish for a long time. Let us get started.

Trading on the Daily Chart More Rewarding Than It Looks

Trading on the daily chart is very rewarding as well as hassle-free comparing to intraday trading. Trade management is different since it allows enough time for the traders to make a decision about their positions. This often allows the traders to earn more pips. In today’s article, we are going to demonstrate an example of price action trading on the daily chart, which allows the traders to hunt some extra pips. We find out how traders do it.

Price Action Trading and Trade Management

Trade management is such an important factor in Forex trading. Managing trades effectively saves traders from making a loss or help them secure their profit. Sometimes traders are to close their trades earlier or lock the profit. This shall be done only when trading is done on major time frames such as the H4, the daily, or the weekly, though. In today's lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of an early exit in the H4 chart.

Price Action Trading: Entries to Take and Entries to Skip

In today’s price action trading lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of a chart that offers multiple entries. We try to spot out entry/entries that we may skip and the entry/entries we may take. We try to find out the reasons behind that as well. Let us get started.

Keeping an Eye on Some Levels Comes Handy

Forex price action trading requires a clearer chart. Traders are to keep an eye on candlesticks’ attributes, consolidation, reversal candle, and support/resistance levels. The last swing high and the last swing low are two levels that traders must count. However, the price often reacts to certain levels, where it reacts heavily earlier. We may keep an eye on those closely since they often offer entries. In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of that.

Friday Trading May Need More Attention

The Forex market is open from Monday to Friday. Since Friday is the last day of the week, traders may need to look after their trade more. To be precise, they may need to close their intraday trades manually. In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of this.

Using Multiple Time Frames to Get Multiple Entries

We know using multiple time frames is an essential aspect of trading. Traders use the bigger time frame to find out the trend, breakout, vital support/resistance levels, and relatively smaller

A Weak Breakout Candle Makes Things Different

In H1 breakout trading, the signal candle’s attributes are as important as the breakout candle. We know that a breakout candle means a lot. So is the breakout confirmation or signal candle. In today’s article, we are going to demonstrate an example of this. Let us get started.

High Impact News Events and Risk Management

In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of price action trading on the daily chart. The lesson has a message if a high impact news event comes in between, what daily traders should do?. Let us get started.

Mind the Gap Price Action Traders

In the Forex market, most pairs start trading with a gap after weekends. Most of them are not visible on charts such as the H1, H4, or the daily. Some pairs begin with a big gap, which is visible even on the major charts. It gets difficult for price action traders to trade and make a profit when a pair starts with an evident gap. In today’s article, we are going to demonstrate an example of this.

Price Action Trading: The Morning Star at a Breakout Level

Breakout is the first thing that attracts the price action traders to keep eying on a chart. Then, correction/consolidation followed by reversal candle breaching consolidation support/resistance is the signal to trigger an entry.

Price Action Trading: Let it go

The Engulfing Candle is considered one of the most influential candles to indicate a trend reversal. Price action trading is closely related to identifying trend reversal for which price action traders give value to engulfing candles a lot. In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of an engulfing candle, which does not work in favor of the traders. We try to find out the reason behind that.

Never give Up: Chase it All the Way

Trading is a game of probability, which requires patience and amazing mental strength. A trader has to have ‘never give up’ mindset. In today’s trading lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of the importance of having ‘never give up’ attitude.

Trading on the Daily Chart: The Inside Bar May Disappoint You...

In today’s article, we are going to demonstrate an example of price action trading on the daily chart. In price action trading, a reversal...

Don’t Lose Patience if a Chart Does not Produce the Signal

Breakout strategy traders wait for a breakout followed by a breakout confirmation candle. If the next candle does not close with a new higher high/lower low from the breakout candle, traders must not trigger entry. The price may go towards the trend sometimes, but it often goes another way. In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of this where everything looks good, but it ends up without producing a signal candle.

Forex Price Action: A Losing Trade

Forex trading is considered one of the riskiest businesses. The market is volatile and it gets unpredictable from time to time. There is no...

Do Not Give Up Until It Is Void

Forex traders have to have no given up attitude. With patience, discipline, and diligence they have to stick with a chart unless it is completely messed up. In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of this.

Manage Your Trade Differently on Different Charts

In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of an H1 breakout strategy. Before hitting the target, at some point, the price gets sluggish. Nevertheless, it hits the target in the end. Let us now proceed to find out the lesson it has to offer us.

H4-H1 Combination – An Opportunity Missed Just for an Inch

The H4-H1 is an action-packed combination. By drawing support/resistance on the and upon getting a reversal candle on the H4 chart, an entry is triggered considering H1 price action. However, things do not always go according to our expectations. In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of an H4-H1 combination and find out whether it offers us entry or not. Let us get started.

Daily-H4 Timeframe Combination – The Market Sometimes Makes You Wait More...

In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of an entry derived from the daily-H4 combination. Usually, the daily-H4 combination does not take that long to offer an entry once the price makes a breakout on the daily chart. In today’s example, things are a bit different. Let us find out how it starts and ends.

‘Set and Forget’ Tailor Made for H1 Breakout Trading

In today’s article, we are going to demonstrate an example of H1 breakout strategy. It is a typical example of the rule ‘Set and...

To Maintain Better Winning Ratio, Go with A+ Entry

In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of H1 breakout trading. In this example, the breakout candle, as well as the confirmation candle, is not the best one the price action traders like to have. Nevertheless, the price heads towards the trend’s direction nicely. In most cases, it does not happen though.

Breakout With and Without Momentum

A Breakout without momentum often does not push the price towards the trend. The price seems to come back at the breakout level again. On the other hand, a breakout with momentum pushes the price towards the trend in most of the cases. In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate a chart, which has two types of breakouts. Let us get started.

Breakout by a Single Candle Generate More Impetus

Breakout is one of the most important factors in trading. Attributes of a breakout give clues with what traders can manage their opened position to make more profit. Price action

Price Action Trading: An Important Thing to be Remembered

To draw Support/Resistance, price action traders are to be sensible. They often need to be adjusted. In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of this. To spot out support/resistance, traders are to aim the zones. Then, in the end, they are to draw levels to have the confirmation of a breakout. Let us learn more about this from the examples below.

Look for Such Price Action to Trade on the ABC Pattern

In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of the ABC pattern trading. The trend-initiating candle comes out as a bullish engulfing candle followed by a bullish breakout. The price then makes a bearish correction and makes a bullish move upon producing a bullish reversal candle at a flipped support. Let us demonstrate with the charts how it happens.

Price Action Trading: Support/Resistance and Breakout

Support and Resistance are the two most important things as far as price action trading is concerned. We often see that too many support levels/resistance levels are nearby being too close to each other. It may confuse us to be sure whether a breakout takes place or not. In today’s lesson, we try to find an answer to that. Let us get started.

Do not Mix up, Stick with the Rules

In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of an H4 chart offering an entry. The daily-H4 chart combination traders are to keep an eye on the daily chart first. Once the daily chart produces a daily reversal candle from the support/resistance zone, they are to flip over to the H4 chart to take an entry. Today, we are going to do it in another way for a reason. We are going to start monitoring from the H4 chart. Let us start. Soon you will know why I am doing it so.

Price Action Trading: Weekend and Partial Profit Taking

Partial profit taking is an option to be safe with our investment. It provides less reward to some extent. However, for the Forex traders, it is a great way to make sure that they cash in some profit or lose less money in a particular trade. In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of a trade setup offering an entry four hours before the market closes. Traders have only one H4 candle to hit their target, or they would have to carry the trade during the weekend. Let us find out what we should do in such a situation

The Longer It Ranges, The Harder It Breaks

Price action traders usually look for entries on the chart that has a clear trend. However, even a choppy chart end up providing good entry to the traders. In today’s lesson, we are going to show how a choppy chart ends up producing a good entry. Let us get started.

Patience Required Even with H1 Breakout Trade Setup

In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of an H1 breakout strategy. Usually, the price heads towards the trend’s direction with good momentum on the H1 breakout trade setup. In today’s example, the price does not behave as it usually does. Let us get started.

When Price Finds New Support/Resistance

Price action traders are to be calculative and watchful. Breakout and breakout confirmation are two things that price action traders keep eyes on. Trend initiating candle is another important factor. We often see that the price upon finding its support/resistance does not make a breakout straightway. It sometimes makes a little correction and then starts trending to make a breakout. This new level of support/resistance plays a significant role in price action breakout trading. In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of this.

A Thing You May Notice in the H1 Breakout Strategy

We are going to demonstrate an example of the H1 breakout strategy in today’s lesson. Usually, the H1 breakout strategy does not make traders wait too long to hit the target. However, if the breakout level is a double top or a double bottom level on the H4 chart, the price gets even more momentum to hit the target. Today’s breakout level is a double bottom level on the H4 chart. Let us now find out what happens after the breakout.

A Pair Offering Multiple Entries on Different Charts

In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of a chart, which ends up offering two breakout entries for the price action traders. There is a saying, “do not put all your eggs in the same basket.” Forex traders are to maintain this as well. However, sometimes we may have to do things a bit differently. Let us find out why and how.

Do not Forget to Check the Daily Chart

In today’s lesson, we demonstrate an example of an H4 chart and try to evaluate its price movement after breakouts. The chart shows that the price makes three breakouts altogether. The first two breakouts do not create that much momentum towards the breakout, but the last one does. We try to find out the reason behind it.