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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.



FX Setups for the Week of February 18, 2019

US Dollar strength remained a prominent theme in the early portion of this week, leading into a holiday-shortened week in which the USD will remain in the spotlight.

EURUSD Holds Lows at Key Support as USD Strength Takes a Pause

Next week brings a Monday holiday in the United States in observance of President’s Day, and the economic calendar is relatively light.

FX Price Action Setups in EURUSD, USDCHF and the US Dollar

A number of price action setups were discussed in this webinar, with focus around the US Dollar and related pairs.

EURUSD Bounces at Long-Term Support as USD Softens at Highs

The US Dollar is pulling back from another fresh 2019 high, and as seen earlier this week, the big question is how motivated bulls might remain to be.

GBPUSD: Cable Catches Support at Key Zone - Can Bulls Hold the Line?

Cable sellers have been snared at another key area of support, but with USD strength continuing to show, that zone looks to soon come back into play.

DJIA: Dow Rally Drives into Resistance - Can Bulls Continue to Push?

Equity rallies have driven US stocks up to fresh two-month-highs, and the Dow is now testing the 88.6% Fibonacci retracement of the December sell-off.

USDJPY Rallies to Fresh High as EURUSD Tilts Back-Below 1.1300

The bullish trend in teh US Dollar pulled back yesterday; but buyers appeared to remain motivated as support began to develop off of last week's resistance.

US Dollar Pulls Back from Fresh 2019 High as EUR/USD Tests Resistance

The US Dollar has set a fresh 2019 high a series of FOMC speakers combined with US data to be released in the coming days will keep that theme in the spotlight.

EUR/JPY: Bounce Finds Sellers Sub-125, Break on the Horizon?

After a significant surge of Yen-strength to start the year, EUR/JPY has spent much of the time since in varying forms of recovery.

USDJPY to Fresh 2019 Highs as EURUSD Tests Below 1.1300

US Dollar Bulls continue to push towards the 2019 high, and a slew of Fed speakers on the calendar can continue the USD volatility throughout this week.

FX Setups for the Week of February 11, 2019

The US Dollar continued its post-FOMC run this week, making a fast approach at the 2019 high around the 97.00 level.

GBP/USD: Cable Support in-Focus After BoE Bounce

It was a busy week for Cable traders as the GBP/USD pullback continued into the early portion of the BoE’s first Super Thursday of 2019.

EURUSD, GBPUSD Attempt to Build Support as USD Maintains Resistance

The US Dollar's bullish run continues to hold resistance at monthly highs, helping pairs like EURUSD and GBPUSD put in the initial build of support bases.

FX Price Action Setups in USDCAD, USDJPY and EURJPY

It’s been a busy past week of price action for US Dollar bulls, as prices put in a consistent up-trend after putting in a higher-low last Thursday.

GBPUSD Bounces at Support; US Dollar Hits Resistance at Monthly Highs

The week-long rally in the US Dollar has continued, and the currency is now trading above two resistance levels of note.

GBP/USD: Cable Pullback Catches Support, but Can it Hold?

It’s been an interesting start to 2019 for the British Pound and already with a little over a month into the New Year, and a number of themes have shown around the currency.

DJIA: Dow Rally Extends to Fresh Two-Month-Highs

The first quarter of 2019 has been a stark change-of-pace from the bearish price action that had developed in US stocks during Q4.

US Dollar Bulls Continue to Push as AUD/USD Crushed Through Support

The past week has produced a noticeable shift in US Dollar price action, as bulls have continued to drive after the currency posted a higher-low in the end of January.

FX Price Action Setups in USD/JPY, AUD/USD and USD/CAD

Risk on has taken hold across equities, but many FX markets remain in some state of mean reversion. In this webinar, the US Dollar was the centerpiece.

AUDUSD Bulls Push the Bid from Key Support as USDJPY Re-Tests 110.00

While US equities have continued their 2019 rallies, many FX pairs remain mired in some form of consolidation. Can breakouts be near in pairs such AUD/USD or USD/JPY?