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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:

  • How to Catch Swings in the Forex Market

    Thu Apr 17 19:00:00 GMT 2014

    While markets are unpredictable, price action can offer traders clean indications of potential turning points and reversals.

  • How to Reap Larger Rewards

    Thu Apr 10 19:00:00 GMT 2014

    Too many traders take very small profits and very large losses. This article aims to teach traders to maximize reward potential.

  • Top Trading Mistakes, Part III

    Sat Apr 05 03:00:00 GMT 2014

    We’ve all made them, but the more important question is whether or not we’ve learned to overcome these top trading mistakes.

  • Top Trading Mistakes, Part II

    Thu Apr 03 19:00:00 GMT 2014

    We’ve all fallen victim to these trading mistakes, but what matters most is that they get addressed and corrected.

  • Top Trading Mistakes

    Wed Apr 02 03:00:00 GMT 2014

    We’ve all made them; but the more important question is whether or not you’ve learned to overcome these top trading mistakes.

  • What is the ’Best’ Time Frame to Trade?

    Wed Mar 26 03:00:00 GMT 2014

    If you look at enough charts, you can justify a position in any direction. This article looks at the time frames that should be using based on the desired approach.

  • Learning the Art of Trading

    Fri Mar 21 19:15:00 GMT 2014

    This article walks through available educational resources through DailyFX that can help you take your trading to the next level.

  • Scalping with MACD

    Thu Mar 20 19:00:00 GMT 2014

    One of the most difficult parts of building a scalping approach is finding an appropriate trigger. MACD can be an excellent option in these scenarios.

  • Three Ways to Become a Better Trader

    Thu Mar 13 19:15:00 GMT 2014

    The path to profitabilty may be a long road for some, but doing these 'basics' can be a huge help.

  • Using MACD Triggers in 3 Different Approaches

    Fri Mar 07 20:00:00 GMT 2014

    Regardless of how one trades, a strong entry trigger is needed. In this article, we discuss how three different trading approaches can integrate a MACD entry trigger.

  • 3 Strategies for Trading News (NFP)

    Thu Mar 06 20:00:00 GMT 2014

    Trading news can be fun, exhilarating, and potentially very costly. In this article, we share three strategies for trading during events like Non-Farm Payrolls.

  • MACD as an Entry Trigger

    Wed Mar 05 04:00:00 GMT 2014

    Timing is an extremely important aspect of a trading strategy or approach. In this article, we look at how MACD can help three different types of approaches.

  • All About MACD

    Sat Mar 01 04:00:00 GMT 2014

    While MACD is an extremely popular indicator, it’s also one of the most overlooked entry triggers available to traders.

  • The Technical-Trading Strategy Tutorial

    Wed Feb 26 04:00:00 GMT 2014

    While having a strategy is a good starting point, knowing when and how to properly execute it can bring considerably more value for the trader.

  • Three Ways to Make Your Strategy Most Effective

    Thu Feb 20 20:00:00 GMT 2014

    Having a strategy can be beneficial for the trader; but actually knowing how to use it is where considerable value can be extracted.

  • How to Direct Your Strategy based on Market Condition

    Tue Feb 18 20:00:00 GMT 2014

    Building a strategy is one thing, but directing it to the appropriate market condition is an entirely new challenge. In this article, we explain how this can be done.

  • The Life Cycle of Markets

    Thu Feb 13 20:00:00 GMT 2014

    Markets are like most other living things in that they exhibit clearly defined cycles and patterns. This article explains in more detail.

  • How to Find the ’Best’ Currency Pair to Trade

    Mon Feb 10 20:00:00 GMT 2014

    Frustration is abundant when you’re ‘right’ in a trade, but still lose. Currency pair selection can bring significant value to the FX Trader.

  • How to Trade Ranges

    Sat Feb 08 18:00:00 GMT 2014

    The market condition most ignored by traders is also the one that comes up most often. In this article, we teach you how to approach ‘The Range.’

  • Trading the Break

    Thu Feb 06 20:00:00 GMT 2014

    The most alluring market condition is also the most dangerous. In this article, we teach you how to approach the breakout.

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