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Posted 02-19-2015 at 04:44 PM by Shaun Overton Comments 0
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One of the questions most often asked of me is how, as a trader, do you know the trend has changed.* While it is definitely an important question, the answer is also one of the most elusive – and the answer is by no means clear cut.

Let’s take a look at a historical Daily chart of the AUDUSD currency pair below…

The last candle on the left of...

Posted 02-17-2015 at 12:10 PM by Shaun Overton Comments 0
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What are binary options, and why are they so popular?

In the world of finance and trading, a binary option, also sometimes called a “digital option,” is a cash-settled, European-style option that can be exercised only on the expiration date. There are only two possible outcomes: The payoff is all or nothing, hence the name.

Unlike the older generation of options whose expirations might lead to unpredictable outcomes upon expiration,*the purchaser of a binary option receives*a...

Posted 02-17-2015 at 10:54 AM by Shaun Overton Comments 0
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Karol from Sweden noticed a difference in the execution earlier this week between my personal QuantBar account and the MAM account. My EURUSD, AUDUSD and USDCAD trades exited far earlier than they did in the MAM account.

Here’s why:

The blue background shows the MAM prices. The beige background is my personal account.Click on the image and open it in a different tab....

Posted 02-12-2015 at 07:28 PM by Shaun Overton Comments 0
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Your MT4 expert advisor isn’t working? Read through our checklist to help diagnose the problem. I want to get back to*trading*asap.

Dumb things you might not have considered (seriously)

Everyone gets annoyed when you call the cable company to complain that the cable isn’t working. What’s the first question that they ask?
Is your TV plugged in?

They ask that for a reason – people really do make those kinds of mistakes, so don’t feel frustrated...

Posted 02-11-2015 at 12:59 PM by Shaun Overton Comments 0
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Oftentimes a currency pair will give us a valid signal to enter a trade.* So we take the entry and a few minutes or hours later we find that things are not working out according to our trading plan.* The position is moving in the opposite direction of our entry.
There is absolutely no way of telling with certainty what is going to happen before it happens.

While there is no way to know what might happen going forward in the market with any amount of certainty, there is a way to...
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