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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 Importance (and Calculation) of Transaction Costs

    Thu Oct 02 19:06:00 GMT 2014

    This article walks through the new pricing model from FXCM, designed with traders in mind.

  • Trade Management 101

    Wed Sep 24 03:00:00 GMT 2014

    Trade management is a necessity for the trader. In this article series, we explain the tools that traders have at their disposal.

  • How to Trade in Stretched Markets

    Sat Sep 20 03:00:00 GMT 2014

    While big moves in markets can prove exciting and show potential; they can also make future entries more daunting as managing risk can present challenges.

  • How to Manage Risk with Price Action

    Thu Sep 18 19:00:00 GMT 2014

    Many traders fail to plan their trade management, instead preferring to go with 'gut reactions,' or 'instincts. This can be disastrous.

  • How to Trade with Price Action, Part 2

    Sat Sep 13 03:00:00 GMT 2014

    Price action is a simplistic study of technical analysis that can have a huge impact on a trader’s approach.

  • How to Trade with Price Action, Part 1

    Thu Sep 11 19:00:00 GMT 2014

    Price action is a simplistic study of technical analysis, but can have a huge impact on a trader’s approach.

  • How to Create a Trend Strategy

    Fri Aug 29 19:00:00 GMT 2014

    In this article, we look at the allure of trading with the trend; and how traders can make the trend ‘their own.’

  • 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.

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