Learn if a rule-based trading system is for you and how to create one that matches your personality. Also learn to avoid the common pitfalls with this type of trading.
Learn how to spot a Batman chart pattern and what it can tell you about where the market is going next.
Where is the best place to set your stop losses? That depends on you and your trading strategy. Learn how to figure it out in this post.
There are a lot of RSI trading strategies available on the internet. But which ones actually work? In this post (part 2), I give you 3 RSI trading methods, with exact plans. In part 3, I’ll show you the testing results.
If you are tired of missing out on profits after you close a trade, then this post is for you. Trailing your stop loss can be a great way to lock in some gains, while letting your profits run. Get the pros and cons of each of these 7 popular trailing stop loss methods.
Learn how the carry trade works and why it isn’t as low-risk as some people say it is. Find out the benefits, downsides, and why you shouldn’t trade the Turkish Lira.
Hedging can be a four-letter word to some traders. But when used correctly, hedging can provide a lot of flexibility, without some of the headaches that come with traditional directional trading. Read this blog post to learn how…
How can you tell if a system that you just learned, will work for you or not? The first step is to create a backtesting plan. In this post, I’ll show you my simple plan for an Outside Bar trading strategy. Feel free to follow along and…
Looking for new trading system ideas? This post has got you covered. It provides a mix of paid and free resources.
Tired of trying to time the market? Well then Coastline Trading might just be for you. But there are some downsides like…
Learn the Surge Trading System for Forex trading. Watch the video, see the indicators used and…
Is the same ol’ RSI strategy that you see on every website not working for you? Well, here are some thing that you can try, to spice things up a little. I also include the results of a backtest that I did of the “standard” RSI trading strategy.
If you think that it’s impossible to make a full-time living with Swing Trading, then this post will show you that there is much more opportunity than you may think. These 5 strategies will can help you get more trades and make more money.
Is there a way to profit from those “flash crashes” that happen from time to time? You know, what what happened with the Swiss Franc and Brexit. Sure, there is…learn how to do it in this post.
Did you know that your entry strategy can greatly improve your trading return? If you are looking for a way to supercharge a system that is already working, then consider using the 80/20 rule.
Find out how I traded this Pin Bar setup on the GBPCAD. It wasn’t perfect, but it was profitable. I give you the play-by-play here.
Pin bars are powerful trading signals, but there are so many ways that you can trade them. A lot of online tutorials show you one way to trade them, but don’t show you the results of backtesting or leave out important information. This post will show you everything.
Alright, I’ve been talking about this for a couple of weeks and here it is! This is the first in a series of studies that I’m going to be doing on building trading systems. It is a little different than what you are used to on other sites. Keep in mind that regardless of what we […]
The carry trade can be attractive because it seems like you just sit back and collect the interest. Nothing could be further from the truth. This post will show you how to backtest your carry trade strategy so you understand what you are really getting into.
This post will show you how to test a trading method that is publicly available on another Forex trading site. I do not know if it works or not, but I want to document the process of testing, examining and attempting to improve it. This is the first part of the series.
What are inside bars and how do you trade them? This post will get you started.
Note: This is a guest post by Casey Stubbs of Winners Edge Trading. When creating a Forex Trading System, it is important to develop a system that will contain all the necessary components to master the market, and earn a reasonable profit margin. If you want to develop a successful program you should include 5 […]
Note: This is a guest post by Brian McAboy of InsideOutTrading.com There are two primary steps you must take to really get the most out of your trading system. After all, the reason that you entered trading is to make money, so it only makes sense to maximize the effectiveness of your trading system, right? […]
Each currency pair has a personality all its own. Getting to know a pair takes time. You need to spend quality time with it and observe it in real life conditions. Not unlike getting to know a new girlfriend. In this post, I’m going to introduce you to a not-so-common way to maximize your profit […]
Guest Post: Is it possible that the reason so many traders struggle for so long is because they are asking the wrong questions, at least not the right ones for where they are in their growth as a trader, and thus wasting inordinate amounts of time and money pursuing the wrong answers?
What is the SWAG Forex Trading System? You should know it because it is famous. You have probably even traded it before. It is very easy to trade and the profit potential is huge…in theory, at least. Before you get too excited about this trading method, let’s find out what SWAG stands for. During my […]
I hope you have learned at ton about what it takes to start testing your trading strategy. In this part, I will tell you how to forward test a strategy and when you might be ready to go live with your new strategy. Going live can be scary and I’ll give you a few tips on how to make it much less intimidating.
Now we come to the fun part. How do you find out if a trading idea you learned (or created), holds any water? Test it out, of course. In this post, I will go over the 8 things you must write down before you start testing and what you can do to boost your results. This process will take some time. I also include some information on how you can absolutely crush this step and get some real results.
Welcome to the first installment in the three part series on how to build a profitable trading strategy. When I visit the forums, this is the one question that I see more often than any other. This series will show you how to find a strategy to test, how to test it backwards and forward to see if it works and how to tweak it to perform better. All these steps will give you the confidence to finally take a well tested strategy live.
What do credit spreads and iron condors have to do with Forex you might ask? Well, read on to find out how I trade at Options Trading IQ.
Trading the four hour charts have some distinct advantages. Learn what they are in this post.