Category: 1. Beginner Strategies

Momentum trading

Momentum trading and momentum indicators are based on the idea that strong price movements in a particular direction are a good sign that a price trend will continue in that direction for some time.  Similarly, weakening movements indicate that a trend has lost strength and could be headed for...
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Range trading

Range trading is a simple and popular strategy based on the idea that prices often hold within a steady and predictable range for a given period of time. It’s most effective in markets with stable and predictable economies, and currencies that aren’t often subject to surprise news events. Range...
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Trend trading

Trend trading is another popular and common forex trading strategy. It’s also easy for beginners to understand and follow.  The technique involves identifying an upward or downward trend in a currency price movement and then choosing trade entry and exit points. These points are based on the positioning of...
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Fundamental analysis

In fundamental analysis, traders look at a country’s economic fundamentals to try to understand whether a currency is undervalued or overvalued. They also use the information to try to get a view on how its value is likely to move relative to another currency in future.  Fundamental analysis can...
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Carry trade

Carry trade is a type of forex trading whereby traders look to profit by taking advantage of interest rate differentials between countries. It is important to note that while popular, it can, however, be risky. This strategy works because currencies bought and held overnight will pay a trader the...
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Moving average crossover

Moving average (MA) is a simple technical analysis tool that smooths out price data by creating a constantly updated average price. That average can be taken over different periods of time – anything from 20 minutes, to three days, to 30 weeks or any other time period a trader...
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Breakout trading

Breakout trading is one of the simplest forex trading styles, making it a good choice for beginners. Before we look at how it works, let’s define the term “breakout”. Put simply, a “breakout” is any price movement outside a defined support or resistance area. Breakouts can occur when prices...
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Forex Scalping Strategy

Forex scalping is a day trading strategy based on quick and short transactions, used to make numerous profits on minor price changes. Scalpers, can implement up to hundreds of trades within a single day – and is believed minor price moves are much easier to follow than large ones. The...
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Forex Day Trading Strategies

Day trading strategy represents the act of buying and selling a security within the same day, which means that a day trader cannot hold a trading position overnight. Day trading strategies include: Scalping Fading Daily pivots Momentum trading In case of performing day trading, traders can carry out numerous trades...
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Forex Trading Strategy Based on Market Sentiment

Market sentiment is defined by investors’ attitude towards the financial market or a particular security. What and how people feel and how it behaves in Forex market is the notion behind the market sentiment strategy. Forex trading strategies can also be developed by following popular trading styles including day trading,...
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