Probability Tools for Better Forex Trading

In order to be successful, forex traders need to know the basic mathematics of probability. After all, it’s difficult to achieve and maintain trading gains without first having the ability to understand the numbers and measure them. Many traders use a combination of black box indicators to develop and implement trading rules. Yet, the difference […]

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Aroon Indicator

Through this column we have covered many oscillators which are generally very effective in analyzing momentum; they include the Average True Range, MACD and the VIDYA. Some oscillators are better at predicting short term momentum, while some are lagging indicators and tend to shine brighter when it comes to long term momentum. Yet, in this […]

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Lessons from a Decade of Trading the JPY

written by LIOR ALKALAY The past decade has been a turbulent one for the Japanese Yen, or the JPY as it’s familiarly known. The Yen’s multi-year bullish trend which started in the 1990s ended and it flipped into a brutal bearish correction. Moreover, the Bank of Japan embarked on an unprecedented journey of more and more […]

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Cumulative RSI System

The 2-period Relative Strength Index (RSI) can work as a short-term trade entry signal. After providing plenty of supporting evidence in their book, Short Term Trading Strategies That Work, Larry Connors and Cesar Alvarez went on to discuss a system that would make use of this powerful entry signal. About The System The Cumulative RSI […]

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Mathematical Expectation in Trading

Some forex traders use the same trading strategy for all currencies, while others use entirely different strategies depending on the currency pairs being traded. Or, traders may use multiple strategies with multiple forex pairs, in order to perhaps increase profits while reducing the risk of drawdown resulting from over-concentration on a single strategy. Expert advisors […]

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Pairs Trading Gold & Silver

Finding a pair of currencies or commodities that can stand up to the cointegration test on both a short term and long term basis can be quite difficult. It is common for pairings to have some degree of distance or long term deviation away from the linear regression and this can greatly affect performance. Several […]

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Dow Theory Concepts in Forex

There’s hardly a trader, whether short term or long term, who doesn’t rely, in some form or another, on technical analysis. Yet many don’t know that the backstory behind what we today refer to as technical analysis is actually a collection of ideas on trading stocks. Some of those ideas are, in fact, more than […]

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Trading the Symmetrical Triangle

I always like to say, that in any trading strategy, you should only be exposed to the market when absolutely necessary. That is, whether it’s a strategy running on daily intervals or on monthly intervals, a trader should not stay in the market longer than needed because it leaves room for the unexpected.  This is […]

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