Trade On Technicals Not Fundamentals

It’s not just gold that recently broke the $2000 handle. Take a look at Tesla. Elon Musk, that eccentric South African, now worth over $100 billion. The market cap of Tesla is $380 billion-plus. Think about it. Toyota, the largest car manufacturer in the world (and one that actually sells […]

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Trading Pivot High Inside Bar Breakouts

Buying Pivot High Inside Bar Breakouts

These are two reasons why I’ve made inside bars my bread and butter. Decreased price volatility means tighter initial stop loss. Decreasing volatility usually ends up as range expansion meaning more profits. Combining the two leads to impressive r multiples over time. If you are as attuned to inside bars […]

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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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Reversal Strategy

Long Harami Pin Bar Reversal Strategy

The pin bar strategy is a popular reversal technique used by many retail forex traders. It’s a two-bar pattern that can lead to explosive price action. But, it can also lead to whipsawing prices too. The idea behind the long version of this setup is that price opens within the […]

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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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The Ultimate Smash Bar Reversal Strategy

Reversals are one of the better market plays for a trader. The market heads lower at a fast clip, short sellers pile on, and then, suddenly, out of the blue it stops, changes direction and blasts off. For the astute trader, catching a reversal in price, at the right level […]

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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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Why Short-Term Trading Works Best For Newbies

Day-trading has a special place in the heart of a newbie, the idea you can sit at home each morning and pull out a living wage is the most appealing thing about it. Equally as appealing is spending all day on the golf course as a ‘trend-trader’, not really having […]

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