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Consolidation Length: An Important Aspect of Price Action Trading

In price action trading, new traders at their beginning often ignore an important factor. This leads them towards taking losing entries. In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of a winning trade and a losing trade on the same pair. Later, we try to find out what that important factor is.

Never Forget to Calculate Risk-Reward

Risk-Reward is an extremely important factor in Forex trading. The price often makes a reversal at a significant level of swing high/swing low. Thus, price action traders must emphasize those levels before taking any entry. By calculating risk-reward, they should only take entry once a trade setup is found lucrative as far as the risk-reward ratio is concerned. In today’s article, we are going to demonstrate an example of a trade setup, which looks good with candlestick patterns and price action. However, things do not go as it usually goes. We try to find out the reason behind it.

Understanding Welles Wilder PSAR Indicator

Introduction The Parabolic Stop and Reverse system was presented by Welles Wilder in his classic book New Concepts in Technical Trading in 1978, and he originally calls it The Parabolic

When You Confront a Loss

In today’s article, we are going to demonstrate an example of a failed entry on the daily chart. In a bullish market, the chart produces a bearish inside bar followed by a perfect looking bullish engulfing candle closing well above the level of resistance. However, the price heads towards the South and hits the stop loss. We try to find out what goes wrong here.

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.

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.

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.

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.

‘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...

A Different Kind of Breakout Does Its Job Well

In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an H1 breakout trade setup. Usually, the breakout candle makes a breakout by breaching through a...

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.

The ABC Pattern’s C Point May Confuse You Time to Time

In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of the ABC pattern trading. In this example, the price does not make a...

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.

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...

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.

The Right Strategy with the Wrong Chart Creates a Losing Trade

In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of the daily-H4 chart combination trading, which has everything to offer a good entry. However, the outcome is not what we would love to get. Let us dig into it and find out what may go wrong with the setup sometimes and where we have to be careful.

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.

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.

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.

When Things Go Like This

In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of H1 breakout trading. We have come to know that it is an excellent...

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.

Does the ABC Pattern Give Any Clue about the C Point?

We have learned about the ABC pattern in some of our previous lessons. The C point is the most crucial factor to trade on...

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....

The Trend on the Daily Chart Means a Lot

Most of the Forex trading platforms have charts from 1M to Month. It is a debatable issue to determine the best chart among them. All these charts have merits as well as demerits. However, the Daily Chart plays an important role as far as determining the trend is concerned in the Forex market. In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of how long term trend on the daily chart may help us guess the price’s next direction.

The Better the Risk-Reward, the More the Opportunities

Risk-Reward is an extremely important factor in price action trading. The price action of a chart is related to risk-reward to some extent. In...

The Lesson We Learn from Such Price Action

In today’s article, we are going to demonstrate an example of a trade, which does not go according to the price action traders’ expectations. We try to dig out what goes wrong with the trade. Let us get started.

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....

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.

Edged Breakout Lessens Momentum and Chance of Winning

In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of the daily-H4 combination trade, where the price produces a reversal candle, but it does not make an explicit breakout. The price heads towards the breakout direction after having more consolidation. It often happens. Thus, we need to get familiar with such price action. Let us get started.

It is Better to be Safe than Sorry.

Using Stop Loss is an essential component of trade management. The Forex market gets volatile from time to time. Taking an entry without using Stop Loss may make an account empty. Thus, under no circumstances, we shall take any entry without using Stop Loss. We need to make sure that we set our Stop Loss accordingly, which is neither too tight nor too saggy. In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of that.

Breakout Confirmation Means a Lot

Breakout Confirmation Means a Lot

Don’t Only Rely on Your Initial Assumption, Dig into It

In today’s article, we are going to demonstrate an example of an entry, which is derived from the daily-H4 chart combination. It is a typical entry once we flip over to the H4 chart. Before flipping over to the H4 chart, there is a good lesson, which may help us in the future. Let us get started.

Significant Levels Must be Counted

Price action traders are to take entry and exit by determining support and resistance on the naked chart. Significant highs and lows are considered to draw support and resistance, which help traders find out stop loss, take profit as well as risk-reward. In today’s article, we are going to demonstrate an example of a level holding the price as support, where the price had a rejection earlier. Let us find out how we are to deal with such levels.

An Entry Derived From an Unusual Consolidation

Price action traders love to see the price consolidates and makes a breakout towards the trend direction. Consolidation offers better risk-reward as well as a better chance of winning a trade. In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of a consolidation, which is rather unusual. Let us proceed.

Need the patience to Manage Trade by Taking Partial Profit

Partial profit taking is a handy feature that Forex traders often use. Since the Forex market is very volatile, traders take out a portion of profit and let the rest of the trade run to get them more pips. Traders need to have patience, though, if they want to manage the trade by taking a partial profit. In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of partial profit-taking and find out the importance of having patience.

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.

Consolidation and Breakout: The Two Key Movements in Price Action Trading

Price action trading mainly relies on consolidation, trend, and breakout. Reversal candle is another feature that traders keep an eye at. Typically, double top/bottom, morning star/evening star, and engulfing candle are considered the strongest reversal signal. However, even an inside bar may create an excellent bullish/bearish momentum if the price consolidates and makes a perfect breakout. In today’s lesson, we are going to demonstrate an example of this.

Choppy Daily Chart, H4 Chart Still Offering an Entry

In today’s price-action lesson, I am going to divulge an example of the daily-H4 chart combination offering an entry. Usually, it is best to trade on the daily-H4 chart combination when the price is having a solid trend on the daily chart. However, not all the time the price is going to have a strong trend on the daily chart. The price action may be trapped within zones and still offer an 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.