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Posted 07-25-2014 at 09:17 AM by Shaun Overton Comments 0
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The forex marketplace supports a diverse community of successful independent traders who have developed winning strategies that work during changing market conditions. Trend-following strategies are popular among newbies, but veteran traders truly earn their keep during times of volatility.

This article gathers and summarizes some longtime traders’ forex volatility trading strategies that can win even when markets are volatile. In fact, the strategies in the volatility trading playbook...

Posted 07-18-2014 at 01:59 PM by Shaun Overton Comments 0
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Trailing stops let forex traders lock-in profits as well as reduce the overall risks of trades as they advance. A trailing stop protects profits by allowing a winning trade to remain open for as long as possible.

By choosing the right stop parameters, your mechanical trading system can manage trailing stops to maximize profits in any forex market. Trailing stops can ensure that you’re able to stay in volatile-yet-winning trades long enough to escape with some profit.


Posted 07-16-2014 at 12:04 PM by Shaun Overton Comments 0
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The forex blockade trading strategy is one of the simplest ways for disciplined independent traders to profit from currency price moves. It’s a great strategy for mechanical trading systems because it relies on a polarity oscillator and only a few other indicators and parameters, which can easily be programmed. It’s well suited for trading on 5-minute time frames.

Best of all, when the blockade strategy is traded in combination with the related reversal strategy, experienced traders...

Posted 07-08-2014 at 12:00 AM by Shaun Overton Comments 0
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Many forex traders watch prices trade in narrow ranges for long periods of time, so they’re eager to trade breakouts when they occur. Since breakouts represent a sharp move in price, either up or down, traders focus on getting aboard the move as soon as possible.

Over-eager traders are tempted to chase the price, which can be disastrous. The trick is to get in early enough, yet not too late. Success means identifying the signals of a forex breakout, then confirming them before entering...

Posted 07-03-2014 at 10:49 AM by Shaun Overton Comments 0
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A Martingale forex strategy offers a risky way for traders to bet that that long-term statistics will revert to their means. Forex traders use Martingale cost-averaging strategies to average-down in losing trades. These strategies are risky and long-run benefits are difficult to achieve.

Here’s why Martingale strategies are attractive to forex traders:

First, under ideal conditions and including positive carry, Martingale strategies offer what appears to be a predictable...
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