Trend Trading

What Exactly Makes an Investment Strategy a Trend Trading Strategy? By definition, when you are a trend trader, you follow a trading system and you stick with it for the duration that your system requires. It’s pretty simple, really: You create or find a system that you trust to be successful over a length of time. You get to the point of trusting that system because you, or whomever has created the system, test and back-test the numbers until you reach the point that you can be certain that your…

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Range Trading

Range trading is a simple strategy that can be used on almost any financial product although this article is mainly directed to currency pair trading. Range trading is pretty much just as is sounds, find the range that a product regularly trades in, buy low sell high in the case of a long order and sell high buy back low with a short order. Time scales in MT4 Proper use of the time scales will help you to figure out the current price trend of your currency pair or commodity.…

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Momentum Trading

Momentum trading is one of the easiest and most profitable ways of making money trading Forex. Here is a simple momentum trading strategy anyone can start using today in the Forex markets. Here is a simple yet profitable momentum trading strategy in 7 points: Trade with the trend. Unless you are George Soros and can move the markets go with the trend and the money will follow (this is why the strategy is called “momentum trading”, it trades with the momentum in the market) The short term and medium term…

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Swing Trading

Using Swing Trading Strategies and Technical Analysis when Trading Stocks to Make Consistent Trading Profits. This article is one small part of a series of lessons using Swing Trading Strategies and Technical Analysis developed by WD Gann which are designed to show how anyone can build a profitable Stock or Commodity trading business from scratch. The lessons are available for you to study here at StockTradingReview.com Swing charts can be a valuable technical analysis tool in determining the trend of any market or Stock and assisting with entry and exit…

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Breakout Trading

Forex breakout trading is based on the well known phenomenon in the markets that periods of very low volatility are followed by periods of very high volatility, and vice versa. Often, during the quiet periods, the price action will trade in a very narrow range, then suddenly “break out” of the price range with a rapid expansion to the upside or downside. Forex breakout trading can be very profitable if you get it right, because the price movements are so rapid and forceful that it can move 100 pips or…

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Retracement

When a market makes a move in any direction it tends to slow down or lose momentum at some point prior to moving in the opposite direction for a period of time, before the previous trend is resumed. These counter trend moves are known as retracements and may occur when a market is moving either up or down. The reason they occur at all is that traders are never in unanimous agreement about the direction of the market and the opinions that matter; orders entered into the market reflect that…

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Reversal Trading

The Multiple Time Frame Price Action Indicator is the key to powerful reversal trade set-ups. These trades have a high reward probability while using a low stop-loss risk. You may have heard you cannot pick market tops and bottoms. If you are trying to pick market tops and bottoms by looking at a one single time frame chart this would be true. But if you are using the Multiple Time Frame (MTF) Price Action Indicator you can find and make these powerful reversal trades. The secret to knowing when these market tops…

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Position Trading

Forex position trading strategy is a simple technique to increase your position size without increasing your risk. This trading strategy is particularly effective with mini lots and with averaging into a position also it works equally efficiently for standard lots. For example you may buy one mini-lot of EUR/USD at 1.3100 and set the stop loss at 1.2980. It pose a risk of $20. When the price rises, you may buy a second mini-lot at say, 1.3120 and set the stop at 1.3100 with raising the stop of the first…

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Carry Trade

The term Carry trading unless otherwise specified, denotes currency carry trading. Carry trading is one of the Currency trading strategies which is the most popular strategy currently being used by professional currency traders as well as less seasoned traders. The main reason why carry trading is gaining a pace is the interest rate differences existing in different countries. Unlike other currency trading strategies which are focused towards trading different pairs of currencies with a motive to earn a profit resulting from the changes in exchange rates, in carry trading the…

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Pivot Points

Pivot points are one of the most popular indicators used in technical analysis. They are mathematically calculated using the high, low and closing prices of the previous day for daily pivots, previous week for weekly pivots and so on. The resulting price levels provide you with significant points of support or resistance that can be be used for good reversal or continuation setups as well as stop loss positioning and profit targets. They are well respected due to the fact that a lot of traders look at them and make…

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