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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:

  • 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.

  • The Rabbit Hole of Fibonacci

    Thu Jun 12 19:15:00 GMT 2014

    Fibonacci has numerous applications in the world around us. In this article, we show you how this powerful concept can be harnessed by traders.

  • Static Support and Resistance in the Forex Market

    Wed Jun 11 03:00:00 GMT 2014

    Support and resistance is the framework which defines the trader’s approach. In this article, we look at ‘static’ support and resistance analysis.

  • Pairs of Interest for NFP

    Thu Jun 05 19:00:00 GMT 2014

    The European Central Bank delivered negative rates; but with Non-Farm Payrolls coming up, the week is far from over.

  • Trading the Range

    Thu May 29 19:00:00 GMT 2014

    Range-bound market conditions rule the day. In this article, we talk discuss how traders should approach the most frequent condition in markets.

  • The Day Trader’s Plan

    Thu May 22 19:00:00 GMT 2014

    Day-trading is not for the feint-of-heart. It can be one of the more difficult ways of speculating in a market. For this, a plan is a necessity.

  • Three Ways to Trade Support and Resistance

    Wed May 21 03:00:00 GMT 2014

    Many traders know how to identify support and resistance, but the more important question is whether or not they know how to use it.

  • The Power of Confluence in the Forex Market

    Thu May 15 19:05:00 GMT 2014

    Traders often search for the ‘best’ form of support and resistance; when in actuality they should be searching for ‘confluence.’

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