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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.”

Recent tweets

JStanleyFX Oct 23, 2020
this isn't going at all how I expected. not on the candidates necessarily, but more on the #fx expectation. still some time to go if you haven't voted yet https://t.co/Yd0YgmUky5
JStanleyFX Oct 23, 2020
$SPX still in the bull flag - but testing a key fibo level ~3470 $ES $SPY https://t.co/HMYramDlVx https://t.co/q3RKaBBJg4
2020-10-23 13:38:30
JStanleyFX Oct 23, 2020
well it found that balance and the Nasdaq 100 has been hanging around this support zone all week, allowing for the build of a falling wedge. keeps door open for pre-weekend breakout potential. key res ~11784 $Nas $QQQ $Nasdaq https://t.co/TVL3iYROfP https://t.co/QVZUXXTDYW
2020-10-23 13:32:56
JStanleyFX Oct 22, 2020
some interesting $BTC charts though. Even as Gold and Silver remain in sluggish digestion patterns, Bitcoin just launching higher through some big res. PTJ singing the praises prob didn't hurt #Bitcoin $BTCUSD https://t.co/nC9cKkcbNe https://t.co/NC4Hqd8qoH
2020-10-22 18:33:09
JStanleyFX Oct 22, 2020
the alliteration... I couldn't help myself https://www.dailyfx.com/forex/fundamental/daily_briefing/session_briefing/daily_fundamentals/2020/10/22/Bitcoin-Price-Analysis-BTC-BTCUSD-Breakout-Bursts-Through-Big-Resistance.html
JStanleyFX Oct 22, 2020
curious to see the results on this poll 👇 https://t.co/Yd0YgmUky5
Oct 26, 2020