What is Breakout Trading? Breakout trading is simply where we look to capture an expansion in price as it moves beyond either a defined high point or a defined low point. This is the basis of breakout trading and as you will see, is extremely simple. So typically, traders will identify a trading range such as this one where prices are rotating ...

2018-05-09 James Harte Read more

Join The Retail Trading Boom The number of people trading Forex from home has exploded over the last ten years. The proliferation of online trading has grown in sync with technological developments, with more and more people trading from their laptops, iPads and smartphones. If you were asked the question: “why should you learn to trade Fore...

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Range bars belong to a type of chart that is independent of time. Unlike the more conventional chart types such as the candlestick and bar charts, with Range bars, only the horizontal price level is plotted. Time is redundant. Three Price Chart Types That You Should Start Using Range bars were designed by a Brazilian trader, Vincent Nicolellis...

2017-11-08 John Benjamin Read more

A price chart is probably the most important piece to the puzzle when it comes to trading the financial markets. While fundamentals drive the price of the instrument, without a price chart to look at, it would be a herculean task to trade the financial markets. Ask any trader about the price chart that they use, and the most common response wou...

2017-11-01 John Benjamin Read more

When it comes to determining monetary policy, among a number of economic indicators that policymakers look at, one particular indicator stands out. Inflation or consumer price index has been one of the key factors when it comes to central bank policy responses. If one looks back to the time since the 2008 global financial crisis, central banks ...

2018-02-26 John Benjamin Read more

A Powerful Momentum Oscillator The stochastics indicator is a momentum oscillator which measures the strength of price moves, similar to the RSI indicator. However, the stochastics also has a structural reference which basically means the indicator is looking at the most recent close compared to the high and low over a certain period. So, the i...

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The Ichimoku trading indicator is well known for its capability of offering a complete trading system. This has been well documented, and trend following traders rely upon the Ichimoku's indicators. However, various strategies can be developed using the Ichimoku's different components as well. One might argue on the merits of picking apart the ...

2017-10-18 John Benjamin Read more

The futures markets are also known as the derivatives markets. The name comes from the fact that the prices in the futures markets are derived out of the underlying asset. The price of this underlying asset is of course from the spot markets. Although futures trading might seem and look similar to trading regular spot markets, there are some cl...

2017-10-11 John Benjamin Read more

The Relative Vigor Index is a technical indicator that measures the likelihood of the recent price action. The RVI, although looking similar to the Stochastics or other oscillators merely anticipates changes in the market trend. It is no wonder then that the RVI is said to be closely related to the Stochastics oscillator. They are also similar ...

2017-10-04 John Benjamin Read more

Statistics say that hardly 2% of traders actually make the cut. The remainders of the 98% are merely a flash in the pan. Some traders give up at the first taste of failure; others continue to spend money in hopes of finding the 'Holy Grail' of trading. Others simply use a social trading or a PAMM account and hope that other's decisions will aff...

2017-09-13 John Benjamin Read more