James Stanley

Currency Analyst

Price Action, Swing & Short Term Trade Setups
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.



Direction-less Dollar: Price Action Setups

Last week's Central Bank meetings came in with a bang, but left markets with little direction. In this webinar, we look for setups in the effort of avoiding a directionless US Dollar.

Central Banks at Full Throttle, DB Starting to Wobble

European banks remain a focal point for markets, and a recent fine from the Department of Justice to one of the bigger players raises fresh questions about the health of banks and the entire banking i...

BoJ to Steepen, Fed to Flatten: A Recap of Central Bank Week

This week brought what could be a huge change in Central Bank policy out of the Bank of Japan: In this article, we recap another week of adventures in Central Banking gone wild.

EUR/JPY Technical Analysis: BoJ Brings Range Support

EUR/JPY has been confined to range-like conditions for the past seven weeks, and the Bank of Japan just helped to bring on support at a key Fibonacci level.

Gold Prices Pop after Fed, But Remain in Bearish Channel

Gold prices caught another quick and aggressive top-side move yesterday as USD sold off on the Fed, but this might not be a lasting move and Gold prices are still in the two-month old bull flag format...

September FOMC: Federal Reserve Holds Rates Flat (Recap)

Today's FOMC meeting saw no changes to interest rates as we near the press conference with Chair Yellen. (story developing)

Here Comes the Fed: Are We in for Another Hawkish Hold?

Today brings the widely-awaited September FOMC meeting. But with many signs pointing to a repeat of last September's meeting, how might markets respond should the Fed ramp up the hawkishness?

BoJ & FOMC Price Action Preview

The next 24 hours are absolutely packed with market drivers. Both the Bank of Japan and the Federal Reserve are delivering another dose of information that could drive markets in the months ahead.

BoJ Preview: ’Comprehensive Assessment’ to Set the Tone

A widely-awaited BoJ meeting is set to take place tonight, but outside of this actually taking place, few know what to really expect.

Beware the BoJ as the Fed Looks to Avoid a September Repeat

As we enter yet another week for the Central Banks, traders will likely want to take note of the potential for extreme volatility on Wednesday as we hear from the Bank of Japan, the Federal Reserve an...

Weekly Trading Forecast: Fed and BoJ Rate Decisions, Brexit Fears Carry More than Currency Risks

Event risk over the coming week will no doubt present a high level of volatility risk for key FX players. But, beyond the currency reactions, we will be tapping into themes essential to financial con...

Will Wheeler Pose a Rate Cut Now or Wait Until November?

When the RBNZ cut the overnight cash rate in August, few probably would’ve expected what would happen next.

Risk Markets on Edge Ahead of FOMC, BoJ

Next week brings two major Central Bank announcements out of the United States and Japan, and global stocks are trading cautiously in anticipation of what might take place.

USD/CHF Technical Analysis: The Range within the Range

Over the past six months a rather consistent range has developed in USD/CHF. But over the past four trading days, a shorter-term, choppier range has developed that traders may want to eschew in favor ...

GBP/USD Technical Analysis: Bullishly Adhering to Fibonacci Structure

The Cable continues to show a bullish tonality with adherence to Fibonacci structure built on the post-Brexit move in the pair.

GBP/JPY Technical Analysis: Bending Support Above the Brexit Low

With Central Bank meetings from both the U.K. and Japan on the docket for the next week, this pair is likely to see some volatility. Buckle up.

EUR/JPY Technical Analysis: Ranging within Fibonacci Structure

EUR/JPY broke out of its prior range just to move into another range; but with the BoJ on deck for next week, how long might this new range last?

Gold Prices Channel Deeper into Bull Flag Formation

Gold prices are consolidating another bullish run to further the 2016 reversal. But with a pivotal FOMC meeting just around the corner, is Gold on the cusp of another run of higher prices?

USD Price Action a Week Away from FOMC

Massive disconnect appears to still exist between the Federal Reserve and market expectations for near-term monetary policy movements. In this webinar, we looked at various scenarios that traders can ...

It’s Not Panic if You’re the First One Out the Door

Since the Global Financial Collapse equity markets around the world have been supported by loose and fast monetary policy. But what happens when policy shifts and Central Banks are no longer supportin...

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