Trading 8-Hour Charts

  If you can’t handle the pressure of 5-min charts, but think your too impatient for the daily timeframe, then it’s time to consider trading 8-hour charts. They’re not the norm I admit. Many trading platforms don’t even have them, going straight from 4-hour up to daily. That’s a real […]

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A Short Strategy That Works Well

A Shorting Strategy That Works Well

This shorting strategy I am going to show you is my favourite. I called it the Ultimate Smash Bar Short – almost the mirror opposite of the long system I discussed here. It can lead to some truly stunning price moves, has high accuracy and resulting R multiples can be […]

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What Is Technical Analysis?

If you’re new to trading then you’ve probably wondered what all those strange charts are that traders stare at constantly? Well the study of those price charts is called is Technical Analysis, and this article will give you an overview of the discipline. By explaining what is technical analysis and […]

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Buying Harami Inside Bar Breakouts

One of the better trading strategies for beginners are volatility breakouts. There are three reasons why they’re good. Firstly, you can place a tight stop, therefore reducing risk. Secondly, the range expansion that comes on a successful breakout can be huge, compared to the risk taken. Thirdly, they occur regularly […]

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Simple Pattern Trading For Beginners

Simple Pattern Trading is the most effective way for a beginner to trade leveraged instruments like Forex and CFDs. Focusing on one, two, three bar price patterns, and the most recent open, high, low and close data (OHLC) makes the process of trading easier than say traditional forms of technical […]

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The Harami Pattern

The Harami is a potent candlestick pattern, and it’s presence often leads to dramatic price moves. However, it is also an under utilised pattern and for many traders, it’s presence is not given the credit it deserves. This article explains what the Harami is, and why it’s so special. For […]

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