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Have You Tried This ‘Power Ranger’ Forex Trading Strategy?

Introduction The forex market either trends or moves in a range. The last strategy was dedicated to trading the range. The strategy we will be...

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.

Price Action Trading: Dealing with Daily Chart’s Support/Resistance

In today’s price action lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of a daily chart where the price reacts to support and resistance. We will dig into the chart and find out what message it has to offer us.

Good Things Come to Those Who Wait

Patience is a virtue. Forex traders need to keep patience and must not get carried away. It is not easy, but to be successful in trading, traders must be patient. A trader needs to have a sniper approach. He is to wait for the best trade setup to trigger an entry. The Forex market often produces entry with less chance. If a trader can restrain himself from taking those entries, he would be able to keep a better winning ratio. In the end, it gives him more confidence and makes him a good trader. In today's lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of an entry with less chance and a good entry. Let us get started.

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.

Forex Price Action: Do Not Be Over Confident

Engulfing candle is the strongest reversal candle. In a bearish market, the buyers wait for a bullish engulfing candle and flip over to the minor chart to take entry. It does not usually go wrong. However, from time to time, things may not go according to traders’ expectations, even with engulfing candle. In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of that. Let us proceed.

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...

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.

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: 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.

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.

H1 Breakout Trading: Keep Holding Your Positions

Price action traders are to maintain discipline with their entry and trade management. As far as trade management is concerned, it varies on time frames. Trade management on the H4 chart and the H1 chart is different. A reversal candle on an H4 chart has more potential to change the existent trend. Thus, traders may need to think about an early exit. On the other hand, H1 breakout traders may keep holding their positions until it reaches the target. In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of this.

Breakout Length: Key to Trend’s Strength

In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate the relation between the trend’s strength and breakout length. The breakout length usually represents one-fourth of a potential trend. If the breakout length is 25 pips, the trend may sustain up to 100 pips before making a big correction or long consolidation. It is important for breakout traders since the market often makes a breakout; confirms the breakout. However, the price does not head towards the trend direction. Let us clarify this by the examples below.

The ABC pattern: One of the Traders’ Favorites

Trading ABC pattern is one of the most frequently used trading strategies by Forex/financial traders. Once the price makes a breakout, makes a correction, and produces a reversal candle upon finding point C, traders trigger their entry. It is a favorite pattern among all kinds of financial traders. It brings profit at least on 80% occasions. In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of an ABC pattern trading.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Benefit of Checking Minor Chart before Taking Entry

In one of our lessons, we have learned that when a breakout confirmation candle comes out with a long upper or lower shadow needs to be checked on the 15-min chart. The last 15 M candle plays a significant role to drive the price towards the breakout direction. A breakout confirmation candle with a long upper or lower shadow does not mean that the last 15M candle comes out as a reversal candle. We are going to demonstrate an example of this in today’s lesson.

Shallow Consolidation to Skip, Deep Consolidation to Go For

In price action trading, consolidation length is a vital factor. The deeper the consolidation, the further the price goes towards the trend. Sometimes, shallow consolidation takes the price towards the trend direction as well. However, we may skip taking entry, when the price makes a shallow consolidation. In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of these in the same chart.

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.

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.

Skip Some Entries to Maintain Winning Consistency

Forex price action breakout trading strategies mainly rely on the breakout. Breakout candle’s attributes mean a lot, whether we shall take entry or not....

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.

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.

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.

Significance of Breakout Confirmation or Reversal at Pullback

Breakout trading is one of the most widely used trading strategies in the Forex market. Breakout confirmation is equally important. Without breakout confirmation, a breakout may not work in favor of the traders in many cases. Thus, if we want to have a tremendous rate of winning, we may wait for breakout confirmation or reversal at pullback before taking entry. In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of this.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Price Action Trading: Be Psychologically Strong

Today, we are going to demonstrate an example, which has several lessons. Forex price action traders need to concentrate hard on the trading charts. They must have ‘never give up’ attitude, must not make decisions emotionally. In a word, they need to be psychologically strong. Let us now proceed to our lessons with examples.

Forex Traders: Get Patience, Optimism, and Never Give Up Attitude

In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of the daily-H4 combination trading, which makes traders wait for a long time. Usually, if the daily chart produces a daily reversal, it creates an H4 entry within a day or two. In today’s lesson, the H4 chart takes four days after creating a daily reversal to produce the signal candle. Let us find out how it offers us entry.