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Forex Trading Guides

Beginner Trading Guides

Forex for Beginners

How Forex trading works from the beginning. How to read quotes, make orders and trades, develop your strategy and more. This 10 page guide will help anyone get started in the world's largest and most global market.

Top Trading Mistakes of 2013

A good trader never stops learning, and every mistake is another potential learning experience. Here are some of our top mistakes from our own personal trading for 2013.

Elliott Wave For Beginners

Learn the basics of Elliott Wave Analysis, one of the most misunderstood theories of technical analysis. When its rules are understood and applied correctly, Elliott Wave Analysis can often help you interpret and forecast price action.

Introduction to Forex News Trading

Major economic events and fundamental developments are closely watched by currency traders, as they reflect the strength of a given economy and may indicate direction of a given currency. Trading the News is often difficult and may not be suitable to everyone, but the volatility that follows can generate a trading opportunity.

Advanced Trading Guides

Elliott Wave for Advanced Users

View an in-depth guide to Elliott Wave for forex traders who are already familiar with the approach to the markets.

Why Might we Auto Trade the FX Market?

Auto trading has exploded in popularity in recent years, which is both good and bad. It is good because what was formerly the domain of only sophisticated institutional traders is now available to many investors. Bad because with auto trading come untold promises of riches; this guide is not that. Read on why you might think about auto trading the FX market.

Trading Forex News: The Strategy

With the basics covered, we will outline a simple strategy that can be tailored to meet different market conditions as well as the various styles of trading. This is the strategy we will play SHOULD we see a confirmed move in the price action following the release.

Understanding Gann Square Root Relationships: Basic Trading Guide

The use of square root relationships in market analysis is a relatively unknown method of identifying potentially important inflection points in price. Despite this lack of widespread use, square root relationships are one of the easiest and most reliable methods of identifying potential support and resistance points in just about any freely traded instrument.

How to Analyze and Trade Ranges with Price Action

Here's a secret about trading that seasoned traders will say often, but novices will learn often the painful way: there is no Holy Grail trading system. Instead we'll focus on simple currency price action in order to analyze and trade major ranges.

Trading Forecasts

US Dollar and the Return of Volatility

The number one question US Dollar traders should be asking is: “when will volatility reverse for the financial markets?” These are the technical and fundamental risks we will watch in the coming months.

Gold to Resume Decline as Fed Outlook Overshadows Geopolitics

Weak inflation in the years following the global financial crisis helped push Gold prices more than 35% of their 2011 peak at $1900. We see fundamental reasons Gold could continue lower, while technical forecasts paint a rosier picture.

Has the ECB Done Enough to Keep the Euro Falling?

The European Central Bank made good on its promise for substantive policy action at its June meeting. But did it do enough to keep the Euro trending lower? We're watching these key factors.

Key Factors Favor British Pound Strength, but is it Enough?

There are a number of reasons the British Pound could continue to strengthen through the end of 2014. But are those factors fully priced in? And is the Sterling rally overdone? We see key reasons the GBP may be at risk.

Japanese Yen Holds Strong Despite Stock Market Gains - Problems Ahead

The Japanese Yen remains a top idea trade for the year—namely, get short as the Bank of Japan runs the printing press. But the Japanese Nikkei 225 keeps hitting fresh highs and the JPY is holding strong. What might this signal in Q3?

Top Trading Opportunities in 2014

Fear and volatility virtually vanished last year, feeding persistent leverage and risk-taking. Moving into 2014, that complacency is in jeopardy. And, out of that peril arises many of our DailyFX Analysts' Top Trade Opportunities of 2014.

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