Warren Venketas

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Technical analysis, macroeconomics and dealing processes.
Warren Venketas joined DailyFX after Sales Trading at IG Markets for both retail and institutional clients, where he gained a strong understanding of dealing processes across multiple asset classes. His analysis focuses on how to use fundamental analysis to trade around macroeconomic themes, and he utilizes technical analysis for entry and exit points. Warren completed a Bachelor of Business Science with majors in Finance and Economics from the University of KwaZulu-Natal.



Using the COT Report in Forex Trading

Learn how to trade forex using the Commitment of Traders Report. View top trading strategies and how to do COT report analysis.

EURUSD: Net-Short Positions Increased by 5.5% from Last Week

Traders are further net-long than yesterday and last week, and the combination of current sentiment and recent changes gives us a stronger EURUSD-bearish contrarian trading bias.

Trading with Confidence in the Forex Market 

To be a successful trader, you need to have trading confidence. Read on for tips on how to cultivate confidence in your trades. 

How to Trade Shooting Star Candlestick Patterns 

The shooting star is a reversal candlestick pattern commonly used by forex traders. Learn what it is, how it’s formed and how to trade it. 

Trading the Bullish Hammer Candle 

Learn more about trading the bullish hammer pattern in forex and stocks.

Trading Styles: What Is Your Trading Personality?

Choosing a trading style that matches your personality type is important for consistent trading.

10 Trading Mistakes to Avoid in Forex Trading

The forex market is complex in nature and often leads to common trading mistakes.

Top 3 Technical Analysis Charts for Trading

There are 3 main types of technical analysis charts traders are likely to experience in their career.

How to Be a Part Time Trader: Tips on Workflow and Strategy

If you want to become a part time day trader, you'll need to learn to use your spare time to trade the FX market at strategic price points.

How to Trade Consistently Without Having the Perfect Strategy

Building an edge in trading is more to do with a consistent method you are comfortable with than a perfect system.

A Guide to GDP and Forex Trading

GDP is a major news release watched by forex traders. Learn how the value of currencies can be impacted by this important news announcement.

How to Combine Fundamental and Technical Analysis

How can fundamental analysis and technical analysis complement one another? Read on for examples on how you can combine both.

How to Combine Fundamental and Technical Analysis

How can fundamental analysis and technical analysis complement one another? Read on for examples on how you can combine both.

Major Forex Trading Sessions from Around the World

The 24-hour forex market is comprised of 3 major trading sessions. Learn more on these forex sessions and how to trade them.

How Forex Traders Use ISM Data

Forex traders around the world closely watch ISM monthly manufacturing reports. Find out more about ISM data and how it impacts the FX market.

The Importance of Liquidity in Forex Trading

Learn the basics of forex liquidity, signs to look out for, and its benefits for driving down spreads and the cost of trading.

Brexit and the Customs Union: What Leaving Could Mean for FX Traders

Explore the different custom unions and what it could mean for FX traders if the UK leaves the EU Customs Union.

Using Stop Loss Orders in Forex Trading

Learn about stop losses in forex trading and why it’s important.

Types of Forex Orders

Learn the 4 main types of FX orders used in trading and how to apply them to your strategy.

What is Slippage? Slippage in Forex Explained

What is slippage in forex trading, and what causes it? Find out more about forex slippage and how to avoid it.