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Heard Of The Amazing ’20 Pips Per Day’ Strategy?

Introduction Forex is the most liquid and volatile market in the world. The average pip movement in the major currency pairs is around 100 pips. However, as a retail trader
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

How To Trade The Infamous Turtle Soup Strategy?

In this article, we shall be covering the Turtle soup strategy by fading the Donchian channel, and Connor’s RSI strategy. What is

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.

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.

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.

The MACD Crossover Strategy

Moving Average Convergence Divergence: MACD Moving Average Convergence-Divergence, MACD, was developed in 1979 by Gerald Appel as a market-timing tool, and It’s an advanced derivation of moving averages. MACD consists

The Connors & Raschke’s 80-20 Strategy

Introduction   The original Connors & Raschke's 80-20 Strategy is an intraday strategy that was published in Street Smarts by Larry Connors and Linda Raschke. It is based 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 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.

Volatility Expansion Strategy

Overview Statistics is the part of mathematics that deals with the accumulated information about a data set. Normally the data set cannot be described by an analytical formula as it

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....

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.

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.

‘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...

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.

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.

Trade Breakouts Like A Pro With This ‘Breakout Trading Strategy’

Introduction In previous strategies article, we have discussed the 'Turtle Soup Strategy by fading the Donchian channel.' We hope you tried that strategy. In today’s article, let us discuss how

Breakout Confirmation Means a Lot

Breakout Confirmation Means a Lot

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.

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.

Understanding The N-period Narrow Range Trading Strategy

Introduction There are three states in the market – trend state, channel state, and range state. A trending market is the one where the market makes higher highs or lower

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: 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.

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.

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.

What Is Rectangle and How to Trade on It

The price after making a strong bullish or bearish move, it makes correction/ consolidation. The price consolidates within two horizontal lines. In the financial market, this is called Rectangle. In

Support, Resistance and Trade Management

-Support and Resistance are the two most important concepts in the financial market. Forex traders strongly rely on support and resistance, as well. Price action traders’ main weapon is support and resistance. In today’s article, we are going to demonstrate an example of how the price reacts to a major level of support and resistance. Let us get started.

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.

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.

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.