Today is different but damn exciting.
Normally I'd write to tell you that a stock or index has broken out of a channel to the upside, and looking hot to buy.
But what happens when you get that one opportunity that keeps on trending up and you still want to get in and profit from it?
Well if you wait for the market to finally decide to move sideways, it could very well change directio... ››› more
If you're looking for great forex trades, where should you start?
One tool you can look at is Bollinger bands. They're a modification to moving averages. And they have a surprisingly high hit rate.
So what exactly are Bollinger bands? And why are they worth using when you trade forex?
Let's take a closer look…
What are Bollinger bands?
Bollinger bands take their name from their... ››› more
I remember my childhood days like they were yesterday: Summer meant long road trips, cold ice cream, camping trips, park rides, and lots of outdoor games.
These days, summer means irregular volatility, thinner liquidity, and higher margins for me. (And cold ice cream, still got to have ice cream.)
Liquidity tends to choke up in the summer, because this is the time of year when stock traders... ››› more
When it comes to trading, traders tend to use one of two different strategies. They either use fundamental analysis or they use technical analysis.
With short-term trading, technical analysis does have its advantages. It can help you time your trades, set take profit and stop loss levels, and take advantage of the current trend.
So what is technical analysis? And what are the most used techn... ››› more
A lot can happen on the stock market in a short period of time. If you want to try to enter a trade it can pay to move quickly.
So how can you time your trades and investments better? Well there's a nifty trading strategy that can help you do just that.
Read on to uncover exactly what this is and how it works…
How do Bollinger Bands work?
If you’re struggling to keep up with the mark... ››› more
If you uncover a great company and a great share, should you just go straight to your broker and buy it? Well yes, but before you do, you should make sure your timing is right. Read on to find out how to do just that…
Before you jump into buying a share, you need to check a few things, Bengt Saelensminde in The Right Side explains…
One of the first things you should look at is the company... ››› more
The average directional index (ADX) is a very useful trend strength indicator for intraday traders. It's good for fading overly aggressive intraday moves. A common approach for this is using Bollinger bands, but the ADX can give a real clue to whether you're looking at a sustained move or something that is likely to reverse quite quickly. Let's take a closer look at how to use it…
The average ... ››› more
Bollinger bands are great to use in a range bound market or a low volatility environment. By using other technical indicators such as the average directional index or moving averages, you can check this. Then it's onto putting your Bollinger bands to work. Read on to uncover how to use Bollinger bands in your trading strategy…
Once you’ve identified this range bound environment, you can use ... ››› more
Traders commonly use Bollinger bands as a technical indicator. Bollinger bands basically show a moving average. But how do they work and what can they show you? Read on to find out how Bollinger bands work…
Invented by John Bollinger, Bollinger bands are simply a moving average (normally a simple moving average) and X standard deviations from that average, Max Munroe in Forex Round-Up explains... ››› more
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