Author Archives: forex-fx-4x

Top Down – Multiple Timeframe Trading Analysis

Top Down – Multiple Timeframe Trading Analysis

Top Down – Multiple Timeframe Trading Analysis This discretionary price action article will run through a simple top down analysis scenario.  The charts below show a theoretical trade setup using the daily chart to gain a bias and the lower timeframe to trigger a signal entry.   The idea behind this kind of granular trading analysisContinue Reading

Letting Winning Trades Run – Trading Your Plan

Letting Winning Trades Run – Trading Your Plan

Letting Winning Trades Run – Trading Your Plan It’s one thing planning on having a specific target or risk reward prior to entering a trade, but another thing altogether to see this trade idea through to fruition.  The problem is that our thought process can be distorted after entering a trade as we become moreContinue Reading

Contrarian Trading Approaches – Fading The Breakout

Contrarian Trading Approaches – Fading The Breakout

Contrarian Trading Approaches – Fading The Breakout This is the first in a series of posts giving an overview of various contrarian price action trading strategy examples;  some of the examples we cover show scenarios where traders may look to fade the obvious move.  The contrarian forex trader may for example be looking to buy a decliningContinue Reading

Risk Reward Ratio And Expectancy

Risk Reward Ratio And Expectancy

Risk Reward Ratio And Expectancy In this short post we will look at the subject of risk reward ratio and expectancy.  We discuss how – contrary to popular belief – the key to success is not just anticipating the next directional move from the market. How many times have you had a series of winning trades only to see theContinue Reading

Forex Price Action Trading

Forex Price Action Trading

Forex Price Action Trading What Is Forex ‘Price Action’ And Why Do Discretionary Traders Follow It? The two primary approaches used to analyse the forex market are fundamental and technical analysis.   Price action is associated with technical analysis trading but without the use of “lagging indicators” as a primary decision making tool.  Indicators are essentiallyContinue Reading

Jack Schwager -The Confusion Between Volatility And Risk

Jack Schwager -The Confusion Between Volatility And Risk

Jack Schwager – The Confusion Between Volatility And Risk This guest post was written by Jack Schwager.  Jack is the author of the Market Wizard Series (the latest volume, Hedge Fund Market Wizards released in May 2012) and Market Sense and Nonsense just published (Nov 2012). This article is based on one of the themes discussed in Market Sense andContinue Reading

Trading The Daily Charts

Trading The Daily Charts

Trading The Daily Charts (Forex FX 4X, Trading Articles) Many traders have aspirations to trade the markets on a full time basis, but the day-to-day reality of this may not be aligned with their initial expectations. Lets face it, everybody wants to get rich quickly but intra-day trading often comes with the following negative associations:  TradingContinue Reading


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