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James Stanley

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Expertise: Price action and Macro.

At DailyFX Since: 2010

Trading Style

  • Analytical Profile: Technical and Fundamental
  • Time Frame: Medium-Term (2 Days to 2 Weeks)
  • Type: Event-Driven

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Experience

  • Started working with equities in 1999, options in 2000 and FX in 2009
  • Worked at Merrill Lynch, Fidelity and TD Ameritrade
  • Frequent contributor to ZeroHedge.com
  • Has spoken at numerous trader expos and conferences over the years

Education

  • Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Financial Services and Planning from Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business

Most Important Trading Lesson Learned

“If you don’t manage your risk, it will manage you. Without a good defense, your offense doesn’t matter. And – hope is a terrible trading strategy.”

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JStanleyFX Apr 16, 2021
$EURUSD persistence at resistance the big fig can't hold bulls back forever. This is why ascending triangles build - recurring tests of horizontal res as each res test carries a diminishing marginal impact https://t.co/AwQnKeY3tj https://t.co/ysnFADoh42
2021-04-16 13:08:36
JStanleyFX Apr 16, 2021
Ethereum $ETHUSD resistance showed up just after that 2500 spot. this ran so hot of late that I don't have any support on the daily until ~2200 at the earliest https://t.co/0EBCwKhZBw https://t.co/qglG0jXJho
2021-04-16 12:50:52
JStanleyFX Apr 16, 2021
#Bitcoin goes right back to prior resistance, trying to set support $BTCUSD looks like $Doge has been getting all of the love https://t.co/UpfxKOHX5t https://t.co/a5GTgrpIS2
2021-04-16 12:29:34
JStanleyFX Apr 16, 2021
$Gold broke through the neckline and has kept on the run. that weekly chart (img 2) looking really interesting $GC with a dif feel in Q2 so far. https://t.co/ek8kIdq4vk https://t.co/CJrpReYyLi
2021-04-16 12:24:35
JStanleyFX Apr 15, 2021
$Gold making a move, testing above neckline resistance $GC https://t.co/ihw9shsh0Y https://t.co/v3Tmc1HRqi
2021-04-15 16:36:08
JStanleyFX Apr 15, 2021
Ethereum has been on a massive run of late, but 2500 may be a stumbling block or perhaps a pause point. but major psych level + 161.8 fibo extension of prior counter-trend move. counter-trend move took place after first incursion of 2k. will 2500 be a repeat? $ETHUSD https://t.co/UpfxKOHX5t https://t.co/2AcNjCEht1
2021-04-15 16:13:59
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