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 as 96 Resistance Remains For Now

Stocks are bouncing from fresh lows after a spill to kick off this morning's US session, and the US Dollar is holding near resistance after a fourth failed test to punch through 96.04.

US Dollar Grinds at Resistance as Dow, S&P Re-Test the Lows

Risk aversion has shown up again and both the Dow and S&P are testing prior October lows. Meanwhile, the US Dollar grinds at the 96.04 resistance level.

GBP/USD Drops Through 1.3000 to Find Support at 88.6% October Fib

Sellers have come back in the British Pound, and GBP/USD is trading below a big level after prices dropped below 1.3000.

FX Setups for the Week of October 22, 2018

Risk aversion themes continue to carry some pull across near term price action, and for this week the Yen appears to be of interest for either risk on or risk off backdrops.

US Dollar Strength Persists as Euro, Sterling Beset by Headline Risk

Dollar strength has come roaring back on the open of a fresh week, and prices look poised for a re-test of the 96.04 level on DXY, which has already produced three Q4 resistance inflections.

Weekly Technical Forecast: A Retreat in Global Equities and EURUSD Has Held Up to Trend, What Is Next?

For many assets this past week, the charts speak to a stalled effort to mount more meaningful reversals. With major equities like the Dow and FTSE 100 holding trendline resistence, EURUSD steadying a...

Technical Forecast for Dow, S&P 500, FTSE 100, DAX and Nikkei

It was a week of relief for equity bulls, as global stocks dug into support after last week's rather pronounced sell-off. But now that support is in, will bulls follow-through?

US Dollar Softens at Resistance as Dow, S&P Attempt to Stabilize

The US Dollar posed a support to resistance run in the middle of this week, but that topside move is softening after prices encountered a big resistance level.

US Dollar Price Action Setups as Risk Aversion Takes Another Swing

Risk aversion showed up again this morning as US stocks traded below short-term support. This comes along with a rather pronounced move of US Dollar strength.

EUR/USD Drops to 1.1500, GBP/USD to 1.3100 as Stocks Digest

Equities are showing signs of consolidation as the Tuesday bounce held through yesterday's price action, but currencies are starting to put in some moves as USD strength remains prominent.

Trading Forex and Indices with Fibonacci Retracements

Technical analysis is helpful as a risk management tool, and support and resistance are key to this approach. This article looks at using Fibonacci retracements for this pivotal purpose.

Dow Jones Attempts to Build From Base of Chart Support

US stocks continue to string together signs of recovery after last week's rather aggressive sell-off.

US Dollar Rallies, Stocks Pullback Ahead of FOMC Minutes

The US Dollar put in a vigorous bounce from yesterday's fresh October lows, and equities are back in the spotlight after prices soften from yesterday's rally.

US Dollar Price Action Setups: USD Tests 95 as Dow, S&P Bounce

Global equities put in a bounce from a key area of support today. But now the big quesiton is whether that can hold or whether another wave of selling is around the corner?

EUR/JPY, GBP/JPY Primed as Risk Aversion Themes Yet to Abate

While risk aversion appears to be on hold, bulls have yet to make a convincing push off of the lows, and this could continue to carry impact in Yen-pairs.

US Dollar Dips Below 95.00; Dow, S&P Attempt to Recover From Support

US stocks have dug-into support and futures are showing a bounce ahead of the US open. Will bulls be able to push higher to erase last week's declines?

Weekly Technical Forecast: Equities’ Tumble and Dollar Correction Threaten Lasting Volatility, Return of Correlations

While there was a wide flush in risk-leaning assets this past week, the steepest declines were registered by the US indices. While these benchmarks did collapse, they have yet to crash through multi-...

Technical Forecast for the Dow, S&P 500, DAX, FTSE and Nikkei

It was a brutal week across global equities; but at this stage it looks like a pull back from the prior trends of strength that ran through Q3. Might this turn into something more?

US Dollar Bounces from 95.00, Global Stocks Attempt to Build Support

This week's global equity sell-off appears to have finally found some semblence of support, with the Dow bouncing off of 25k. The big question for next week: Can it last?

US Dollar Back to 95.00 As Equities Convulse: Price Action Setups

The US Dollar is back to the 95.00 level as a wave of selling has enveloped US equities.