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James Stanley

Senior Strategist


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

Can we guess your trading personality?


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


  • 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.”

Recent tweets

JStanleyFX Dec 6, 2022
$SPX support test same zone that caught the lows a couple weeks ago been a grinding session so far, any little bounce has gotten stepped on next support down the 38.2 of the bounce ~3878 $ES
2022-12-06 19:35:17
JStanleyFX Dec 6, 2022
$EURJPY wedge break ran down to trendline support strong bounce yday, bulls trying to re-take control 144.04-144.25 has been a big zone for the past five months and bearish tl off of highs since late-Oct also of interest, currently projects to ~145.23
2022-12-06 17:47:55
JStanleyFX Dec 6, 2022
Gold, Silver Price Forecast: Gold Snaps Back, Silver Tests Key Support link: $GC $SI
2022-12-06 16:34:10
JStanleyFX Dec 6, 2022
$EURUSD working on 1.0500 price snapped back from yday's breakout and bulls are putting up some fight at the big fig shorter-term there's a bullish channel, support already tested overnight breach of 1.0474 opens door for move to 1.0427 res: 1.0543, 1.0579
2022-12-06 14:27:42
JStanleyFX Dec 6, 2022
$GBPUSD overnight support 1.2156 res last Thurs and again yday at a fibo level 1.2303 if bulls can hold the low that's breakout potential next res level above 1.2406
2022-12-06 13:32:39
JStanleyFX Dec 6, 2022
$USD caught at that first level of resistance 105.34 support from yday at a fibo level plotted at 104.38 question now is whether bulls can turn yday's bounce into anything more than a one day rally $DXY
2022-12-06 13:12:15
Dec 6, 2022