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  • Five Different Dojis

    Five Different Dojis

    Any doji candle signals market indecision and the potential for a change in direction by price action.  (Always bear in mind that the “potential” for […]

     
  • Using Correlation To Increase Returns

    Using Correlation To Increase Returns

    As an investor, my goal is to earn as much money as possible with the principle investment dollars I have. With that said, I’m constantly […]

     
  • A Personal Trading Process

    A Personal Trading Process

    Once I have identified the pair that I feel has the strongest trend based on the Daily chart, I will usually enter on a 4 […]

     
  • Introducing a time element to your trailing stops can help to make sure that your strategy isn't wasting capital with positions that trade sideways for extended periods of time.

    The Dimension of Time in Trading

    The trading blogosphere is full of articles about the importance of timing your trade. Certainly, it’s important; identifying the right trend, knowing when to open […]

     
 
 
 
 

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  • Autocorrelation

    The angle with a 60% correlation is 53°. They're kind of close together, but not too close.

    It’s the 4th of July weekend. My wife is running errands this afternoon and my youngest son is napping. I can’t...

     
  • Back on track [QB Pro]

    Back on track [QB Pro]

    You’ll recall the drawdown that began at the end of March this year. That coincided with major shifts in every currency...

     
  • Measure Yourself as a Hedge Fund

    Using a simple currency hedging strategy can help limit the potential downside of a single trade.

    To the average trader, the idea of comparing yourself to a hedge fund may sound a bit absurd. What does a hedge fund, which...

     
  • Effective Trendline Navigation

    Effective Trendline Navigation

    As with virtually any trading scenario, we must first determine the direction that we need to trade the pair for the greatest...

     
  • Trading Exotic Currencies

    Trading Exotic Currencies

    When we say something is exotic, we mean mysterious, exciting and perhaps flavored with a little bit of danger. Exotic currencies...

     
  • Using VIX Alternatives

    Using VIX Alternatives

    Implied volatility is, or at least should be, a key factor in every trading strategy. In the past two articles we learned...

     
  • An Indicator Never Knows the Trend – But YOU Do!!

    An Indicator Never Knows the Trend – But YOU Do!!

    Many traders who I have worked with over the years ask how much attention should be paid to an indicator. It’s a great...

     
  • The World of the VIX

    The World of the VIX

    The VIX, or Volatility Index, is among the most watched indices in the world, certainly on the CBOE (Chicago Board of Exchange),...

     
  • Where Are the Trades?

    Where Are the Trades?

    An issue that I personally had when I began trading was what to do when a trade did not present itself on the charts. After...

     
  • QB Pro – May 2015

    QB Pro – May 2015

    April and May were a real swift kick in the teeth. There’s no hiding around the fact that the market wasn’t very...