James Stanley

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Price action and Macro.
James Stanley is an Active Trader, and Trading Instructor at DailyFX. James began trading equities and options in 1999 during one of the greatest bull markets of all-time. As the tech boom became the tech bust, James hybridized his short-term trading approach to include Swing-Trading, and Algorithmic system design. James has further developed and refined his approach while working for some of the largest banks and brokerage houses in the United States. James is graduate of Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University.



US Dollar Price Action Setups: Playing Pullbacks, Bulls Continue to Run

The US Dollar put in a bounce from a key support level earlier today, and this keeps the door open for bullish continuation in the Greenback as we move deeper into this year.

Dow Jones Extends Support Bounce From 25k: Is the Retracement Complete?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is jumping after a support test at the 25k level yesterday morning. With fresh short-term highs, the door appears open to strategies of bullish continuation.

US Dollar Strength Pulls Back, EUR/USD Bounces From Yearly Lows

The US Dollar has finally pulled back after the bullish run pushed up to fresh yearly highs. But with support now showing at prior resistance, can bulls come back for another push?

US Dollar Price Action Setups After Fresh Yearly Highs in USD

The US Dollar has surged up to fresh highs and with deeper breakdowns in EUR/USD and GBP/USD, the door appears open for more. In this webinar, we looked at price action setups across the US Dollar.

Dow Digs into Support, But Will Bulls Respond?

US stocks have been pulling back over the past week, and the bullish breakout in the Dow Jones has calmed down to a relevant area of support. Will bulls be able to push higher from here, or is a deepe...

US Dollar Breakout Finds Fibonacci Resistance, Can Bulls Push Ahead?

The US Dollar has finally found some element of resistance at a key long-term Fibonacci level around 96.50. Can bears stage some element of reversal, or is this another mere pause in the bullish trend?

GBP/USD: Cable Attempts to Carve Out Support, But Can it Hold?

The British Pound has finally found a bit of support after an aggressively bearish start to the month of August. Can Wednesday's inflation report help to produce a blip of strength that can be sold in...

EUR/JPY Price Plummets Through Fibonacci Support

The Euro has been selling-off while the Yen has been gaining steam, bringing an outsized breakout last week to EUR/JPY. But with prices pulling up shy of 125.00, might a retracement be in store before...

US Dollar, JPY Remain Bid as Risk Aversion Shows in FX

Risk-off began to show across global markets last week, FX included. With a light calendar accented by a few high points such as UK inflation, the potential for pullbacks exists, but the bigger questi...

Weekly Trading Forecast: Financial Markets Shudder after US-Turkey Tensions Deteriorate

The global markets were shaken from a comfortable slide into the weekend amid the ‘Summer Lull’ as another international diplomatic crisis threatened financial stability.

FX Setups For the Week of August 13, 2018

This week brought a break of the recent digestion that had kept FX trends in check. But with fear starting to show, will sellers be able to retain control of near-term price action?

Equity Forecast for Dow, S&P 500, DAX and FTSE for Next Week

Global stocks showed pull backs to varying degrees this week as the economic situation around Turkey sparked fears of contagion in Europe.

US Dollar to Yearly Highs as EUR/USD Breaks Down on Contagion Fears

The Dollar broke-out even ahead of this morning's inflation release, and with USD now trading at fresh yearly highs, the door appears open for more.

US Dollar Price Action Setups Ahead of US Inflation

The US Dollar is making a fast move towards the yearly highs ahead of tomorrow's inflation report. The expectation is for a second consecutive month at 2.9%, but will that be enough fuel for Dollar bu...

Dow Pulls Back from Five Month Highs Ahead of US Inflation

US stocks have pulled back after the earlier-August breakout. With a key release of US inflation on the calendar for tomorrow, can bulls push up to fresh highs?

US Dollar Digestion Comes Back Ahead of US Inflation

The US Dollar has spent this week digesting last week's topside breakout. But - with a key inflation print on the calendar for tomorrow, will USD bulls be able to hold the line?

GBP/USD: Cable Crushed Through 1.3000, More Pain in Store?

The British Pound has been in a hard-sell posture since last week's BoE rate hike, and with a dovish Bank of England now coupled with a brutal amount of uncertainty around Brexit, there seems to be li...

EUR/JPY Finds Fibonacci Support; But Can it Quell the Sell-Off?

EUR/JPY is bouncing from a familiar Fibonacci level, but after becoming well-worn so far in the month of August, for how much longer can this stem the tide from sellers?

EUR/USD Tests Confluent Resistance as the Cable Crush Continues

The US Dollar put in another bounce from the 95.00 level in the overnight session, and this helped to push EUR/USD lower after a test of a key area of resistance. Meanwhile, the British Pound continue...

US Dollar Pulls Back Shy of Yearly Highs to Catch Support at 95.00

The US Dollar started the week at a key resistance hurdle, and bulls were unable to make much ground. But after 95.00 support came into play this morning, prices have been moving-higher, begging the q...