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Posted 01-25-2015 at 04:25 PM by Shaun Overton Comments 0
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Triangle patterns form when price action oscillates between support and resistance levels and consolidates in the process.

On the historical 4 hour chart of the GBPJPY below, you can see how price begin to consolidate and “coil up” between support, the lower black line, and resistance, the upper black line. Think of it as a spring being compressed. Eventually, at some point, that spring (price action) is going to be released and a breakout will take place.

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Posted 01-22-2015 at 12:26 PM by Shaun Overton Comments 0
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A friend of mine in Ireland was absolutely convinced that I should set out and start my own forex brokerage. Donít you just buy a MetaTrader license and the money starts rolling in?

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Instead of trying to persuade him why I wasnít in a position to succeed, I told him a few stories about people that have done well opening their own forex...

Posted 01-19-2015 at 03:28 PM by Shaun Overton Comments 0
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Last week’s drama with the collapse in the EURCHF peg hammers home an uncomfortable truth: you can lose more in your account than you deposit.

Trading on leverage is inherently dangerous. Although an instant 20% move in a major currency is a once in a lifetime event, it goes to show just how quickly the markets can charge over alleged safety features.

Did placing a stop loss at 1.19 for an open EURCHF trade do any good last week? Not a bit! As soon as the market breached...

Posted 01-16-2015 at 04:13 PM by Shaun Overton Comments 1
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It’s an absolute bloodbath in the FX markets. The tide’s gone out and it’s now very apparent who has good risk management systems in place and who was reckless safeguarding your deposits.

Is your broker on this list?

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Posted 01-14-2015 at 09:27 AM by Shaun Overton Comments 0
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A *question that I get asked quite a bit has to do with “lagging indicators”.* Many traders will deride them and are hesitant to use them since they lag the market to a greater or lesser degree.* Their argument is that many pips can be left behind since the initial part of the move has occurred before the entry signal is generated.

While that is an accurate statement, let’s take...
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