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Forex Trading Strategies

Tutorials On Price Action Forex Trading Strategies.

How To Place Stop Losses Like a Pro Trader
Stop loss placement is perhaps not the most glamorous of trading topics to discuss, but it is a critically important one. If you do not know how to properly place your stop losses you will be in for a very, very rough ride as you trade the markets.... Continue Reading

Watching Charts Intraday Will Harm Your Trading Results
Trading is not the easiest profession in the world to succeed at, as you may well know by now. We need to do everything we can to put the odds of success as far in our favor as possible. However, most traders do the exact opposite; they turn the odds of... Continue Reading

Why The Best Trades Are SO Hard To Pull The Trigger On
Does the following trading scenario sound familiar to you?... A market has broken up through a level and starts trending aggressively, starting to gain a lot of momentum. Then all of a sudden, you see the market rotate back to a good solid level and then a... Continue Reading

Trading Price Action With or Without Confirmation: You Decide
As a price action trader, we basically have two ways to trade; with or without a ‘confirmation’ signal. Now, I put the word ‘confirmation’ in single quotes because it has come to my attention that there has recently been some overly-literal... Continue Reading

How Simple Maths Can Increase Your Average Profit Per Trade 10-Fold
You've probably read trading articles that talk about how your "winners need to be greater than your losers", it's used so much that it's become cliché. It is NOT as simple as having a series of trades and just keeping your risk at 1r and your average profit... Continue Reading

What Is A Fakey Pattern and How Do You Trade It?
One of my favourite price action trading patterns is the fakey pattern. There are many reasons why I like this pattern but perhaps the most important is the meaning behind it and its ability to be a reliable indicator of potential near-term (and sometimes... Continue Reading

3 Common Errors When Trading The Inside Bar Strategy
The inside bar pattern can be a very powerful price action signal if you understand how to trade it properly. Unfortunately, many traders do not know how to trade it properly and as a result, they end up losing money over and over and become frustrated with... Continue Reading

Why Swing Trading Gives You The Best Chance to Succeed
If trading seems frustrating and difficult to you, don’t worry, you are not alone. Many traders, if not most, begin their trading careers with lofty goals and a full tank of hope, but those things can fade very quickly if you aren’t approaching the market... Continue Reading

5 Common Mistakes When Trading The Pin Bar Strategy
The pin bar is perhaps the most powerful price action signal that has ever existed. If I could pick only one price action pattern to trade with for the rest of my life, I would probably pick the pin bar. However, despite its simple structure, the pin bar can... Continue Reading

Context Is King in Price Action Trading
Have you taken what you thought was a ‘perfect’ looking price action signal only to see it ‘blow up’ in your face immediately after entering? Did that leave you confused, angry or desperate to understand why it happened and what you did wrong? Well,... Continue Reading

9 Professional Insights on Drawing Support and Resistance Levels like a Pro
I get emails almost every day from people asking me questions on how to properly identify and draw support and resistance levels on their charts. This tells me there’s a lot of confusion and probably misinformation out there about support and resistance... Continue Reading

3 Simple Tricks To Improve Your Pin Bar Trading Results
The pin bar price action pattern is a very powerful trading signal and one of my personal favourites. However, if you are simply trying to ‘learn it by yourself’, you are probably experiencing ‘mixed results’, to say the least. There are many... Continue Reading

4 Tips for Trading Sideways Markets
A simple truth of trading is that markets are often moving sideways, neither trending up or down. It's in these sideways market conditions that traders do the most damage to themselves. I'm sure you've experienced the infuriating feeling that comes with... Continue Reading

Trading Breakouts Often Leads to Losing Trades
Breakouts are tempting, in fact, most people trade in-line with the direction price is currently moving without much thought; they are reactive with a ‘herd’ mentality. Now, one might say trend following or trading with the herd / sheep is the correct... Continue Reading

Why It’s Crucial To Master Just One Price Action Trade Setup First
I have long preached the value of mastering just one price action setup at a time. In today’s lesson, I am going to discuss why it’s so important to do this and the profound implications it will have on your trading. I often find that traders don’t... Continue Reading

How Long Do Good Trades Take To Play Out ?
Many people have unrealistic expectations about how long a trade will take to play out. This causes all sorts of problems for them as they trade such as exiting too soon, over-trading and taking small profits, to name a few. Despite what most people think,... Continue Reading

My 4 Secrets For Making The Perfect Trade Entry
As you probably already know, trade entries are very important in determining whether you succeed or fail as a trader. One good trade entry can make or break your month in the market. Yet, traders tend to take trade entries for granted by assuming they are... Continue Reading

Pyramid Trading Strategy – How To Turn Small Trades into Huge Trades
“Let your winners run” they always say. Great! But, HOW do I do that? How do I turn small trades into big winners? You’ve probably asked yourself this many times. As great as all these old trading aphorisms are, they do seem a bit vague and don’t... Continue Reading

How To Catch Big Moves In The Forex Market
How often do you see big moves in the market like we have seen recently, but you never find yourself profiting much from them? How often do you close a trade out prematurely just because it’s gone against you a bit and you ‘freaked out’ because you... Continue Reading

Adopting A Contrarian Trading Method
Today’s lesson is going to be about changing how you think about trading. Instead of acting on your first impulse in the market, I want you to stop and think about what’s REALLY going on… I want you to look at trading as two dimensional; somebody... Continue Reading

The Ultimate Forex Trade Entry ‘Trick’ You Need To Master
If you’re a regular follower of my blog, you know I’ve written articles discussing “sniper” and “crocodile” trading and the benefits of this trading style. In today’s lesson, I am going to help you understand what this trading style is all... Continue Reading

Trading From ‘Event Areas’ – Second Chance Trade Entry Strategies
In today’s lesson, I’m going to share with you a very powerful trading ‘tip’ that will significantly improve your understanding of price dynamics as well as how to read a ‘naked’ price chart. The ‘tip’ is somewhat simple on the surface, but... Continue Reading

Inside Bar Forex Trading Strategy
Inside Bar Forex Trading Entry Inside bars are one of my favorite price action setups to trade with; they are a high-probability trading strategy that provides traders with a good risk reward ratio since they typically require smaller stop losses than... Continue Reading

What Are The Best Chart Time Frames To Trade ?
As price action traders, we primarily study charts and price bars, and the price bars in each time frame show us the ‘emotion’ of price for that specific period of time. Whether it’s a 1 hour, 4 hour or daily chart, each price bar on the chart shows the... Continue Reading

How To Trade ‘End Of Day’ Price Action Strategies at New York Close
One of the key philosophies of my Forex trading approach is to trade "end of day", and by that I mean trading after the New York close, which marks the end of the current Forex trading day. Many traders email me asking me things like "Why is the New York... Continue Reading

Why Trading The Daily Charts Will Improve Your Trading Results
If your Forex trading is not going the way you want it to and you feel overwhelmed by the amount of market data bombarding your brain every time you sit down to analyze the markets, you probably need to readjust your trading strategy so that your primary... Continue Reading

How To Become A ‘Master’ Of Your Trading Strategy
In this week’s lesson, I am going to share with you a proven technique for becoming a “Master” of your Forex trading strategy. If you’re a regular reader of my blog then you know that I refer to “mastering” your trading strategy in many of my... Continue Reading

How to Filter Good & Bad Price Action Entry Signals
What do you get if you put two traders side by side for four weeks with the exact same training and trading plan? Most likely, you will get dramatically different results. Trading is a highly individualistic profession, and no two traders think exactly alike... Continue Reading

How To Start Profiting With Price Action Trading Strategies
One thing I have realized over years of helping people learn how to trade, is that most traders tend to try and tackle too many variables at one time, especially traders in the beginning stages of learning how to trade. They often want to trade 10 or 20... Continue Reading

Don’t Trade The News – Trade Price Action Instead
In the first few years of trading, many traders get stuck in the "trap" of  trading the news and putting too much emphasis on fundamental analysis. Trying to figure out what the market will do next as a result of the next major economic report seems like an... Continue Reading


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