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Posted Today at 05:50 PM by Shaun Overton Comments 0
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There are only three questions you need to ask when you’re looking for a forex broker:

Are you going to give me excellent execution with low commissions and spreads?
Are you going to send my money back within 24 hours?
Are you likely to go bankrupt in the near future?
If a broker ticks those boxes, then picking a broker is really just a commodity. I don’t need market analysis or the latest trendy tool. The only reason I’m trading forex is to make as much...

Posted 10-10-2014 at 05:59 PM by Shaun Overton Comments 0
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There’s a proverb among old forex traders: If you put two newbies in front of the same trading screen and arm them with the same tools, and if each takes the opposite side of a given trade, both will probably lose money, regardless of the final direction of the price move.

Yet, if you put two highly-experienced traders into positions in opposite directions, very often both of them will win the trade or at least break even, in spite of their contradictory trading positions.
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Posted 09-05-2014 at 05:00 AM by Shaun Overton Comments 0
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Fading range reversals is a powerful forex trading strategy. This “fading” strategy capitalizes on markets’ tendency to revert back toward their mean values in time. It relies on simple rules, and there’s plenty of room for adjusting it to fit any market.

Range reversal signals rely on input from earlier-opening markets, which can provide the set-ups for successful trades later during the global business day.

Forex traders often watch the range of a currency pair’s price...

Posted 08-29-2014 at 05:00 AM by Shaun Overton Comments 0
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Gann Theory and Gann angles have been used by successful forex traders for many years, and they continue to grow in popularity as a way to analyze and predict currency price moves. Gann angles make ideal predictive indicators because, in a sense, they can incorporate past, present and future price characteristics all in the same indicator.

When used with mechanical trading systems, Gann indicators can help traders be more successful in chaotic, fast-moving forex markets. Best of all,...

Posted 08-21-2014 at 09:31 AM by Shaun Overton Comments 0
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Trading ranges and range breakouts offer some of the most common and potentially most-profitable marketplace scenarios encountered by forex traders. Yet, many traders are unable to build a winning strategy to profit from trading price ranges and breakouts.

The secret to successful range trading lies in identifying trading ranges and breakouts as early as possible, and then trading them proactively before the herd comes in and drives the price too far in either direction.

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