Parabolic SAR and MACD are both very effective in spotting pivots and yet there is a difference. In some cases, you will find the Parabolic SAR is more effective while in others you might find the MACD more useful. That is why, in order to make the best of both, you must know the advantages […]

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These days, any mention of the term 3D is associated with entertainment. But in fact, when it comes to charting, and more specifically to charting your trading algo, 3D charting is not only insightful but provides important practical advantages. The most common chart to measure a trading algo is profit over time. That lets you […]

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You have created a trading algo. The Algo is profitable in the backtester. Before unleashing it with real money, you’ve got to first tighten the screws. That is, ensure your algo is fine-tuned so it can deliver optimal returns. There’s one major challenge ahead of you. Firstly, your strategy is rather simple. You may go […]

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Oscillators, one of the most interesting groupings of technical indicators, are designed to signal overbought and oversold levels. Oscillators are a family of indices that go beyond the mathematics. They focus on one important thing and that is momentum, or more specifically changing momentum. Before we delve into which Oscillators are best to use and […]

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In Forex, there’s a clear distinction between two groups of currencies—the majors and the exotics. The majors include the currencies that we all trade and which are relativity low in volatility, such as the US Dollar, the Japanese Yen and the Pound Sterling. Among the exotics, we can find riskier and more volatile currencies such […]

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How many times you have seen an FX pair, or any other instrument for that matter, start moving opposite to the trend? Did you wonder was it a mere correction or were you perhaps witnessing a change in trend? Your conclusion will have an acute impact on how you choose your next trade and thus […]

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Trading textbooks are filled with methods and techniques to reduce the tension you feel when trading. Suggestions range from the most common, i.e. starting with small amounts and low leverage to instilling a disciplined strategy. If you’ve just started your trading adventure then this is exactly what you need. But perhaps you’ve got a different […]

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Lately, I’ve been asked fairly often why I don’t write more for the novice trader. Well, good news! If you are, indeed, a novice trader then this trading strategy is right up your alley. But even if you’re not a newbie, you might still find this tip useful. This rather simple and straightforward strategy doesn’t […]

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