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.



Webinar: Splitting the Dollar with Long GBP/USD, Short EUR/USD

While the US Dollar continues to trade around near-term resistance, traders can look to strike on either side of the Greenback by looking to diverging setups in GBP/USD and EUR/USD.

Oil Tags the Psychological $50 Level as USD Slips Below Support

Oil is up a whopping 91% from the low set on February 11th, and a new psychological level just came into play. When might this rally find resistance?

Gold Prices: Don’t Fight the Fed

Even if the Fed doesn't hike in June, the increasing probability that they might can be enough to continue adding pressure to Gold prices in the interim.

GBP/USD Technical Analysis: Braced with Bullishness, 2016 High in Sight

GBP/JPY Technical Analysis: Third Time a Charm with This Resistance?

For the past two months, GBP/JPY has struggled with this resistance level; each time reversing by at least 800 pips. Is the third time a charm?

EUR/JPY Technical Analysis: Prior Support, New Resistance

EUR/JPY has just rallied up to a prior zone of support which also happens to be a major long-term Fibonacci level. This can open the door for short-side continuation strategies.

USD/CHF Technical Analysis: The Range within the Trend

The Swissy is in a shorter-term range, holding support in the longer-term trend. But a major Fibonacci level looms just 35 pips away.

USD is Inside the Box: EUR/USD, GBP/USD Showing Divergent Trends

The US Dollar has traded within a box of price action over the past five days; but with even more Fedspeak on the docket, this may not last for long.

EUR/USD, USD/JPY: Which Will Break First?

An exuberantly strong US Dollar throughout the month of May has brought to question two previously pervasive trends. We take a look at recent price action to discern when and how traders might be able...

Weekly Trading Forecast: Dollar Tops Performer List Once Again, Will BoJ Act after G7?

The Dollar has advanced for 3 straight weeks as the freeze from rate skeptics finally thawed. Can the BoJ also regain influence or does it need to take it by force?

BoE Warns of Weakness, Even Without Brexit

The British Pound put in a strong week of gains through Thursday, snapping the two-week losing streak that the Sterling put in against the US Dollar after running up to a new nine-month high earlier ...

USD Strength Remains Predominant Theme as we Near G-7, BOC

This weekend brings yet another meeting of finance ministers from the G-7 group of nations as the US Dollar holds on to recent gains. Will we see some type of coordinated action?

EUR/JPY Technical Analysis: Digging Deeper into the Wedge

USD/CHF Technical Analysis: New Two-Month High Furthers Bullish Structure

GBP/USD Technical Analysis: Straight Up, No Chaser

The US Dollar is Telling a Tale of Two Trends

The directional movement in the US Dollar continues to be a predominant theme across global markets; and at this stage, it could break in either direction.

Bank of England Warns of Brexit Risks

Central Banks rarely mix politics with economics, but with the far-reaching repurcussions of the upcoming referendum vote, the Bank of England has warned of dire consequences.

Gold Prices: Morning Star on D1 Opens Door for Continuation

If US Dollar weakness persists, Gold could catch another bid higher. And the Daily chart is showing a morning star formation that could prelude top-side resumption entries.

EUR/JPY Technical Analysis: Stuck in the Middle with Yen

Macro trends in both the Euro and Yen are fairly messy (bad) at the moment, and the technicals aren't much cleaner. But recent price action levels may help define stance moving forward.

GBP/JPY Technical Analysis: Primed to Move Ahead of Super Thursday

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