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James Stanley



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 Feb 1, 2023
$Gold to next resistance at 1970 that's the 76.4% retracement of last year's sell-off, fresh 9 month highs 1950 now support potential, 1923 below that next res 2k $GC
2023-02-01 21:10:25
JStanleyFX Feb 1, 2023
$EURUSD making another run at 1.0933 two failed attempts to test through that price last week beyond that level, fresh 9 month highs next res 1.1000-1.1033, 1.1186 after that
2023-02-01 16:19:01
JStanleyFX Feb 1, 2023
Dow sym wedge resistance still holding the highs also held res last week and two weeks prior 33623 support, 33k after that res at 34,489 and then 35k $DJIA $YM $Dow
2023-02-01 15:13:40
JStanleyFX Feb 1, 2023
$Silver range continues, another support test yday this range is working on its 9th week support: 23, res 24.39 longer-term channel still applies $SI
2023-02-01 14:13:03
JStanleyFX Feb 1, 2023
$ES bullish engulf on the daily chart the day before FOMC quite the statement to the Monday pullback 4101 resistance - was the low in Feb of last year, became res again in Nov/Dec next res 4186-4224 support, 4k, 3970, key support 3902-3928 $SPX $SPY
2023-02-01 13:39:14
JStanleyFX Feb 1, 2023
$Gold with another support test yesterday and a strong response from bulls to move right back up towards res it's overbought from a number of vantage points but until the usd turns? 1949 res, 1970 is next after that support: 1914, 1902, 1890 $GC
2023-02-01 12:54:35
Feb 1, 2023