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James Stanley - Forex Trading Instructor

James Stanley
Forex Trading Instructor

Expertise: Price Action, Swing & Short Term Trade Setups

James Stanley is an Active Trader, and Trading Instructor at DailyFX. James began trading equities and options in 1999 during one of the greatest bull markets of all-time. As the tech boom became the tech bust, James hybridized his short-term trading approach to include Swing-Trading, and Algorithmic system design. James has further developed and refined his approach while working for some of the largest banks and brokerage houses in the United States. James is graduate of Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University.

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Posts by James Stanley:

  • Trading the Doubles

    Thu Aug 21 19:00:00 GMT 2014

    The Double-Top and Double-Bottom formation can be some of the most attractive price action setups available to traders.

  • Trading the Triangles

    Wed Aug 20 03:00:00 GMT 2014

    Price Action Triangles can show up in ascending, descending, or symmetrical manners. In this article, we show you how they can be approached.

  • Trading with the Stars

    Sat Aug 16 03:00:00 GMT 2014

    The Morning Star and Evening Star formations can help traders look for reversals and swings in the direction of 'bigger picture' trends.

  • Trading Reversals with the Harami

    Thu Aug 14 19:00:00 GMT 2014

    The prospect of trading reversals can be exciting, but if done incorrectly can be a costly endeavor. The Harami can help traders look for reversals.

  • How to Measure Volatility

    Wed Aug 13 03:00:00 GMT 2014

    The life-line of a trader’s activity is volatility. In this article, we teach traders to measure volatility using a simple indicator.

  • How to Trade Swings with Indicators

    Thu Aug 07 19:00:00 GMT 2014

    Swing-trading is the sweet spot between long and short terms. In this article, we show traders how to use indicators to trade swings.

  • The Art of Keeping it Simple

    Mon Aug 04 19:00:00 GMT 2014

    Indicators can bring significant value to traders in their strategies and approaches. In this article, we discuss the concept of the simple yet effective moving average.

  • The Price Action Trader’s Plan

    Thu Jul 24 19:18:00 GMT 2014

    In this article, we cover a plan that can be used by traders to integrate price action analysis into their approach.

  • The Price Action Cheat Sheet

    Sat Jul 19 03:00:00 GMT 2014

    This article discusses how traders can use price action to trade in any of the three primary market conditions.

  • To Break, or Not to Break

    Thu Jul 17 19:00:00 GMT 2014

    Despite the breakout being the most dangerous market condition, traders continue to flock towards these environments.

  • The Best Market Environment for Retail Forex Traders

    Wed Jul 16 03:00:00 GMT 2014

    Many traders avoid this market condition, when this is the environment that they should probably be focusing on.

  • How to Attack Trends Using Price Action

    Mon Jul 14 19:00:00 GMT 2014

    In this article, we look at how traders can use price action to become ‘friends of the trend.’

  • The Guiding Hand of Price Action

    Thu Jul 10 19:00:00 GMT 2014

    Knowing what you want to trade is one thing; but knowing how to do it is entirely different. Let price action be your guide.

  • The Power of Wicks in the FX Market

    Mon Jul 07 19:00:00 GMT 2014

    Do you want to identify potential reversals before the rest of the market? Then the wick will lead the way…

  • Price Action in the Forex Market

    Thu Jul 03 19:00:00 GMT 2014

    There are a lot of ways to decide what and how to trade; but there’s a reason that price action is so often used by professionals.

  • The Forex Trader’s Guide to Support and Resistance

    Thu Jun 26 19:00:00 GMT 2014

    Few studies are as important to a trader as support and resistance. In this article, we address identification, validation, and usage of this type of analysis.

  • Managing Forex Trades with Support and Resistance

    Mon Jun 23 19:00:00 GMT 2014

    Support and resistance can be helpful for a variety of purposes; but using it to manage positions is often overlooked by new traders.

  • Attack the Forex Market with Support and Resistance

    Thu Jun 19 19:00:00 GMT 2014

    Trading without support and resistance is like trying to drive without vision. In this article we examine entry protocols and incorporation of S&R analysis.

  • Pragmatic Usage of Support and Resistance

    Wed Jun 18 03:00:00 GMT 2014

    Most traders know how to find Support and Resistance levels; but whether or not they know how to properly use them is a more important question.

  • The Great Validator - Price Action

    Sat Jun 14 03:00:00 GMT 2014

    What determines if a support or resistance level is important? Traders’ reacting to support or resistance is what matters most, and price action can help you see that.

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