martingale trading strategy

The martingale strategy is an old betting strategy that's largely gone the way of powdered wigs and horse-drawn carriages. However, it's worth a mention because different incarnations of it keep resurfacing among people trying to impress novice traders. The reason that the strategy can't seem to die is because it sounds quite intuitive when firs...

2018-06-28 Daniel John Grady Read more
121 pattern

Harmonic patterns are an advanced form of technical analysis which combine fibonacci ratios, market structure and symmetry to identify patterns which can be used to analyse the markets and make trading decisions. One of the most simple yet effective of these patterns is the 121 pattern which is particularly useful for helping traders enter trend...

2018-03-23 James Harte Read more
Weekly high and Low Breakout Strategy

The weekly high and low break out strategy is one of the simplest and easy to understand. When combined with other elements, such as price action and the overall trend of the market, traders will be able to trade at ease without overcrowding their charts with tons of indicators. The weekly high low break out method is not a new technique and ...

2018-01-17 John Benjamin Read more
Range bar strategy

Price action trading can be one of the simplest ways to trade the markets. Although indicators tend to offer some perspective, experienced traders will no doubt keep coming back to the most classic methods of technical analysis. Support and resistance levels, along with trend lines can most often than not give enough information for the trader....

2017-11-15 John Benjamin Read more
Ichimoku

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
old american car in a annual exhibition on July 27, 2013 in Saco ME

Buying a second-hand car is an exciting occasion but, unfortunately, it doesn’t always work out. Sometimes it is the dealer's fault,, and other times it is the buyer's fault, but there are a few things to bear in mind which can really boost your chances of driving away with the right vehicle. A lot of the variables that should be considered whil...

2017-09-01 James Harte Read more
Trendline_trading strategy_1306

Day trading is a game of probabilities. A trade setup that has a higher probability is no doubt preferred. There are immense benefits to objectively analyze your technical setups. For one, your risks are limited and give you a very clear logical view of what is going to happen. If you are stopped out, you can accept the losses and move on with...

2018-05-31 John Benjamin Read more
Donchian channel strategy_3005

In last week's article, we covered the basics of using the Donchian channel and a rather simple strategy in determining and trading breakouts with the indicator. In this week's article, we make use of the Donchian channel indicator and show you a rather simple way to enter a trend. This trading strategy can help you to not only enter the trend ...

2017-05-30 John Benjamin Read more
Identify trend_forex_2704

In the previous article, we looked at how traders can ignore the moving average and instead focus on just the Average Directional Index (ADX) and the Moving Average Convergence and Divergence (MACD) indicators to determine the trend strength. Before reading this article, it is ideal to refer to the first part of this series to gain insight and ...

2017-04-27 John Benjamin Read more
Identify trend_2604-1

Technical indicators are often used by traders for a number of reasons, but primarily to detect the changes in the markets. Technical indicators are relied upon for signs of any change in direction, or the momentum in the price of the underlying security as well as volatility in the markets. Among the different types of indicators and the varia...

2017-04-26 John Benjamin Read more