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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.

Fundamental Analysis – A Brief Introduction

Most traders just focus and use technical analysis (TA) to make trade decisions, but they forget that trading is connected with value. The perceived value of an asset is what makes the market move up and down. And the perception of that value by the market is directly related to the fundamental information available.

Forecasting with the Elliott Wave Principle

The analysis and forecast process of any financial asset can support the decision process to take any positioning on the market. However, the time dedicated to developing it could increase the cost of the trade as this grows on time. In this educational article, we will review how to analyze and make a forecast by applying the main concepts of the Elliott Wave Principle.

Test your knowledge about Candlesticks

After our discussion about short-bodied candlestick in our article

Analysis and Trading with Triangles

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.

Candlestick Trading Patterns II – Everything you need to know about...

This article is to be dedicated to single candlestick key figures. The majority of patterns are created by more than one candle, but some particular candlestick shapes are key figures to gauge the market sentiment and spot reversals.

Candlestick Trading Patterns I – The Story

The Financial markets are an exciting place for many people, attracted by dreams of infinite wealth. However, these markets are one of the most complicated environments on earth. The fact that millions of people exchange assets in financial markets makes them very difficult to predict, as each of the participants has its own vision, interests, and objectives.

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.

What Wastage of Time!

The H4-H1 combination is one of the best combinations to trade for intraday traders. The H4 chart is the most consistent intraday chart in the Forex market. The H1 chart integration with the H4 chart offers many reliable entries. However, it is often seen that the H4 chart doest its part, but the signal never comes on the H1 chart. In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of an H4-H1 chart combination, which is about to give us entry, but it ends up not producing a trading signal. Let us find out how the story goes.

These Are Some Of The Best Position Sizing Techniques You Should...

Introduction In our previous article, we addressed the concept of position sizing, drawdown, and techniques. Now we extend this discussion and look at other crucial aspects of position sizing, which

How to Use ETFs to Create Spreads

Exchange-Traded Funds, or better known as ETFs, are investment instruments that are traded in a centralized market. In this educational article, we will see how we can use them to

Having the Mindset to Deal with a Frustrating Situation

Patience is one of the most essential components of Forex traders. Traders are to keep patience in every single second. Before triggering an entry, a trader is to find out

The USDJPY and its 3-Year Triangle

The triangle is one of the three basic corrective patterns along with the Flat structure, with more variations within Elliott’s Wave Theory. In this educational article, we will review the

Experiencing a Losing Trade

A losing trade hurts. Beginners find it tough to encounter losing trades. However, in the Forex market, losing is inevitable. The market is so action-packed that even an experienced trader

Dollar Index and the Alternation Principle

In our article "Impulsive Waves Construction - Part 1," we introduced the concept of "alternation." In this educational article, we'll apply this concept to the Dollar Index Analysis. The

Basics of Risk To Reward Ratio In Forex Trading

Introduction The Risk to Reward Ratio is one of the most critical aspects of risk management in Forex trading. Traders with a clear understanding of what RRR is can improve

Perfecting The Fibonacci Retracements Trading Strategy

Introduction The Fibonacci tool was developed by Leonardo Pisano, who was born in 1175 AD in Italy. Pisano was one of the greatest mathematicians of the middle ages. He brought

A Strategic Plan for Trade Management

I've already stated my view that most wannabe traders put their focus in technical analysis of the market and on trading signals, mostly provided by others, hopefully, more knowledgeable than

Harmonic Pattern Guide – Walkthrough

 Harmonic Pattern – Walkthrough [caption id="attachment_48985" align="aligncenter" width="3682"] Bearish Butterfly Pattern against 180-degree Square of 9 angle.[/caption] The chart above is the AUDJPY Forex pair on its 6-hour
Bearish Butterfly Pattern against 180-degree Square of 9 angle.

Harmonic Patterns – Start Here

Harmonic Patterns – Start Here Harmonic Patterns are an advanced form of analysis and require more than a basic understanding of the technical analysis of financial markets. For those of

How to Analyze a Fast Market Using the Elliott Wave Principle...

In our previous article, we introduced the concept of "fast market." Also, we commented about the importance of watching the big-picture to support the market's general overview. In this educational

A Lesson from a Failed Entry

In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of a failed entry. We usually explain winning trade setups in our lessons. It teaches us how to win a

Do Not Change Your Demonstrated Strategy Out of the Blue

Forex market is appealing to the traders. It operates 24/5, and it is the most liquidate financial market. It offers numerous trading opportunities to traders of all sorts. Since it
Step Four - Reentry

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

How to Analyze a Fast Market Using the Elliott Wave Principle...

The speed is a characteristic of nature; in the same way, some markets tend to be faster than others. The problem arises when a market moves sharply. In this educational
Timepsan Principle - Combined Counts

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
Price Principle - N Price Target

The Three Principles – Price Principle

The Three Principles – Price Principle This will be the shortest article over the three principles, mainly because it is the same as many other Western styles of price projection.

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.

Ichimoku – The Two Clouds Discovery

The Two Clouds Discovery In Manesh Patel’s book, Trading with Ichimoku Cloud – The Essential Guide to Ichimoku Kinko Hyo Technical Analysis, he made a fantastic discovery. When I first

Understanding the Flat Pattern

The flat pattern is a corrective formation that runs in a 3-3-5 sequence. Also, compared with other Elliott wave patterns, it has the most extensive variations. In this educational article
Bearish Ideal Ichimoku Strategy Entry

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
K-Cross Strategy Bearish Entry

Ichimoku Strategy #2 – K-Cross, The Day Trading Strategy

The Kijun-Sen Crossover (Crossunder) Strategy is the second in my series over Ichimoku Kinko Hyo. There are two trades setups provided for the long and short side of a market.

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

Ichimoku Kinko Hyo – Introduction and History

Ichimoku Kinko Hyo   Ichimoku is not an indicator (many platforms incorrectly label it an indicator) – it is a trading system. Ichimoku Kinko Hyo is, in my opinion, the

Elliott Wave Principle – Advanced Concepts – Part 3

The Relative Strength Index (RSI) indicator was developed in 1978 by J. Welles Wilder. the RSI is a Momentum indicator that measures the change of the price movement. In this

Elliott Wave Principle – Advanced Concepts – Part 2

Indicators are a useful tool that can aid in supporting the analysis process. In this educational article, we will review the Awesome Oscillator and how it can help us in

The 5-0 Harmonic Pattern

Harmonic Pattern Example: Bearish 5-0 Harmonic Pattern The 5-0 Harmonic Pattern Like the Shark Pattern, the 5-0 pattern is a relatively new pattern discovered by the great Scott Carney. Carney

The Deep Crab Pattern

Harmonic Pattern Example: Bearish Deep Crab The Deep Crab Pattern     The Deep Crab is a variant of the regular Crab pattern. It is still a 5-point extension, and it still

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

Price Action, Market Psychology, and Adjustment

Price action traders are to get clues from what the price has been doing. Horizontal Support/ Resistance, Trend Line Support/Resistance, Fibonacci Levels, Equidistant Channel along with Candlestick Pattern are price

The Cypher Pattern

The Cypher Pattern The Cypher Pattern is another type of Harmonic Pattern - except it isn't - but it is. This is one of the few patterns not identified by

The Crab Pattern

The Crab Pattern   The crab pattern is another of Carney’s harmonic patterns and one of the first that he discovered. The essential condition of this pattern is the

Taking Forex Trading as a Business

Forex trading is a hard business. A trader has to work hard to learn the algorithm of it as well as psychologically strong enough to apply them when it comes

Elliott Wave Principle – Advanced Concepts – Part 1

Intermarket Analysis studies the correlation or relationship between different markets or assets. In this educational article, we will review how to apply the correlation analysis within the Elliott Wave Principle.

The Alternate Bat Pattern

Harmonic Pattern Example: Alternate Bat Bullish The Alternate Bat Pattern The Alternate Bat Pattern is another pattern by Scott M. Carney. This pattern comes from his second Volume Two in

The Bat Pattern

Harmonic Pattern Example: Bearish Bat The Bat Pattern The Bat Pattern is another harmonic pattern that was not identified by Gartley, but instead by the great Scott M. Carney -

How to determine if your Trading System shows Dependency

How to determine Dependency in your Trading System As we have explained in our previous article How to be sure your trading strategy is a winner, traders usually apply position

Essential Elliott Wave Theory Guideline

Recently, we ended the series that presents the basic concepts of the Elliott Wave Theory. In this guideline, we disclose the contents developed. Fundamentals of Elliott Wave Theory. Divided into

Equidistant Channel Trading: What Else to Consider?

Equidistant Channel is a very reliable trading tool for the price action traders. In an ascending Equidistant Channel, the buyers wait for the price to come at the support level

Traders’ Guide to the Elliott Wave Theory

The Elliott wave principle has its origin in the early 1930's decade. The introduction of the wave concept was published in 1934 by R.N. Elliott in his work "The Wave