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Trading Education Archive

2009-12-01 14:35:00
This daily chart of the EUR/USD shows about the last seven months of trading. The series of higher highs and higher lows means an uptrend, which also means that trend traders will look for buying o...
Trade the EURUSD in the Direction of the Daily Trend
2009-11-30 23:27:00
Student's Comment: So I have started a trade as shown, where I entered short at 1.5021, I would appreciate your opinion.  
The Trend of the Day - NZD/USD
2009-11-30 19:05:00
Kiwi Dollar Refuses to go Down Under---Yet   Last week, the NZD/USD fell 526 pips from its high of .7521 down to a low of .6995. We had not see that level since the end of October. However, this  s...
The DailyFX Technical Analysis Home Page
2009-11-30 16:54:00
The DailyFX Technical Analysis Home page offers a full supply of information for trading ideas. You can find this page by first clicking on the Technical Analysis tab at the top of DailyFX and then...
Don't Change Time Frames to Stay in a Losing Trade
2009-11-30 14:40:00
Too many times I hear about new traders opening a trade using the 5-minute chart (not my favorite approach) and when the market moves against them, they move to the 15-minute chart to justify stayi...
2009-11-30 13:03:00
The USD/CHF printed a new 2009 low of .99807 on November 25th, once again confirming the present downtrend.
Drawing Fib Lines
2009-11-25 23:02:00
Student's Question: I have just read the information on Fibonacci retracement lines. I can draw the top and bottom of the trend fine. When I draw the Fibonacci retracement with the charting package...
Fractional Pips
2009-11-24 23:41:00
Student's Question: Is it true for all of the currency pairs that the 5th place is a tenth of a pip? If not, where can I find out which place is a whole pip for each pair?  Thanks for the clarifica...
The Trend of the Day EURNZD
2009-11-24 19:07:00
Falling over 5,960 pips since March, could the EUR/NZD be near a bottom? Will we see a massive reversal on the back of Kiwi weakness. Or is this just a head fake before a lower priced unfold.
The Basics
2009-11-24 15:15:00
Not sure what a pip is?  What do they mean by leverage and margin?  How do I earn rollover on my trades?  These are the kinds of questions that are answered in The Basics section of DailyFX.  
Chart Patterns and the Trend
2009-11-24 13:26:00
Those of you who have taken one of our DailyFX Courses know that the instructors always recommend trading in the direction of the trend on the daily chart. If the trend is up, then only look for bu...
2009-11-24 12:39:00
The strongest currency since this current trending move started in March of this year has been the AUD.  
Placing Stops Based on Long Wicks
2009-11-24 00:02:00
Student's Comment: In the webinar in the lesson, it is stated that a long wick gives us a specific price point to work around. I'm not sure how to apply that. Can you elaborate?  
Daily Briefings
2009-11-23 14:03:00
If you like to catch up on what is happening in the markets before opening a trade, then perhaps you should make reading the Daily Briefings section part of your trading routine.
The Trend of the Day - AUD/USD
2009-11-23 13:03:00
Is the Aussie Dollar Heading Down Under? Dollar Bulls are salivating to sell this pair short! Should you join them?
2009-11-23 12:31:00
This daily chart of the EUR/USD shows a market in a strong uptrend. It also shows a market that has been range bound for the last two weeks.  
The DailyFX Forex Stream
2009-11-20 14:12:00
I am frequently asked where to get a live news feed that includes both up-to-date analysis on a variety of financial markets and updates on economic releases.  The DailyFX Forex Stream fills both n...
The Economic Calendar
2009-11-20 13:07:00
Question:  What technical indicator will tell you that a top or bottom is in place?
2009-11-20 12:43:00
I went back to see my family in Chicago this past weekend and I was talking to my brother-in-law. He is an engineer for a big manufacturing company who told me that their company has not only broug...
Candlestick Analysis
2009-11-19 13:42:00
If you use candle formations in your trading approach or are interested in learning more about this form of analysis, then checking the Candlestick section of DailyFX should be part of your daily r...
2009-11-19 12:55:00
When/if the MACD line (green line) crosses down through the MACD Signal Line (black line) on this daily chart of the AUD/USD, we will see an interesting setup courtesy of that same MACD.
RSI Reliability
2009-11-18 22:48:00
Student's Comment: Previously we were told to wait until the RSI crosses back down below the 70 line to enter short. In this chart it appears quite possible that the price will go back up to 70, an...
Daily Sound Bites
2009-11-18 16:37:00
Statements by certain individuals can have as much influence on market movement as scheduled news releases.  But the problem is trying to find out who said what and when they said it.  This is wher...
The Trend of the Day - USD/JPY
2009-11-18 12:37:00
How Low Can the Dollar/Yen Go? Retail traders are trying to pick a bottom in USD/JPY. Are they finally right this time? Over the next couple of trading sessions look for the USD/JPY to
Drawing Fib Lines
2009-11-18 00:36:00
Student's Comment: I have never used a fib indicator. If I am on a daily chart , do I use this indicator at start of trend or minor support at around .8489 ish ? In particular I am viewing the aud/...
2009-11-17 15:26:00
One currency pair that continues to trend strongly is the EUR/AUD.
DailyFX Analysts' Weekly Forecasts
2009-11-17 14:00:00
Not sure if a market should be moving up or moving down in the week ahead?  The analysts at DailyFX offer their thoughts every Monday.
Keep a Trading Log to Analyze Your Actions
2009-11-17 13:36:00
One of the most powerful pieces of information you can use to evaluate your actions as a trader is a trading log.
Using Longer Time Frame Charts
2009-11-16 23:02:00
Student's Comment: This is a EURUSD 5minute 12 hour chart. It is in an uptrend. I believe the top line is resistance and the bottom is support for the trend.
The Trend of the Day - GBP/USD
2009-11-16 12:29:00
Sterling continues to Pound the Dollar.   GBP/USD recovers from the 50% Fibonacci support at the 1.6525 area touched last week and looks poised to ........

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