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What Is Trend? — Technical Analysis Basics

In the world of financial trading, you might have heard that the trend is your friend. So, following an existing trend is crucial to success in forex trading. Identifying an existing trend becomes more important before you enter into a trading position. Trend is nothing but the direction of the market. A trend is formed by successive tops and bottoms. There are three main types of trends. They are uptrend, downtrend, […]

What Is Trend in Forex?

In this video, you will learn, what is a trend in forex trading? This video is for beginners in forex trading. You might have heard that trend is your friend. So, you need to be able to identify an existing trend in the market. Trading in the direction of the trend means a good risk to reward ratio for your trade. In an uptrend, the market makes higher highs, and higher lows. In a downtrend, the market makes lower […]

Forex Candlesticks Tutorial | Trend Technical Indicators. — Lesson 5

This is part 5 of the series. In this video, you will learn about the importance of technical indicators in forex trading. Most indicators are available free for you on you MetaTrader platform. These indicators help you identify potential entry points in the market. It could be a trend based setup or an overbought condition. Technical indicators can be classified into three types. Trend based indicators help you […]

How to Determine Trend Direction

In this video, you will learn about trend reversals by observing the transitions observed between two trends. It is important to have a look on market extremes as the transition happens. For example, look at this chart. Initially, the market is in an uptrend consisting of higher highs and higher lows. At some point, the buyers run out of steam, and the trend starts to slow down. Sellers enter slowly into the market and gain more momentum. The market […]

FOREX Trend Strategy

In this video, we will go through a forex trend trading strategy. The idea behind this strategy is to ride the trend to profit. It is a popular phrase, the trend is your friend. So, basically as a trader, it is best to trade the trend than to trade against it. The idea behind this strategy is to enter a trade on the retracement. Let's look at the indicators needed. 200 EMA Fibonacci indicator Stochastic […]

Forex Trend Indicators

The direction and intensity of price movements are measured by the trend indicators. As the name literally explains, the trend indicators are used to analyze the market particularly the sensitive forex market. To avoid the chances of false decisions regarding the entry and exit positions, trend following has been established as the popular methods of technical analysis over many years. And it has benefited many forex traders in earning good profits. The trend following is basically an identification […]

Support and Resistance Trend Lines — Bollinger Bands

Bollinger Bands are essentially the SMA in the shape of a channel rather than a single line. Because they combine the traits of both channels and simple Moving Averages, they tell us about both support and resistance, and momentum. What are the advantages of BBAs over channels? They are better for anticipating the crowd moves. Like momentum averages, they are plotted by an objective calculation. They tell us about potential support and resistance […]

How to Study Support & Resistance Single Trend Lines — Forex Trading

Along with price levels, trendlines are one of the most basic kinds of support and resistance. We will look at the basic four types of trend lines. 1. Simple, single up or down trendlines. 2. Channels which are comprised of two parallel lines, that capture most of the rising, falling, or the flat price range for a given period. 3. Moving Averages. 4. Bollinger Bands, a variation of Moving Averages. The goal of all […]

Forecasting Trends

Trends in Forex markets can be quite easy to identify and even predict if one does the homework and combine the technical and fundamental indicators. The simplest technical indicator to use is support and resistance. These are the values that represent an asset's true worth in the eyes of most investors. The second most popular technical indicator is the moving average. Moving averages are computed over a specified timeframe to reveal the trends more clearly. […]

Learn Technical Analysis — Trend and Trend Lines

One of the most powerful and important tools of technical analysis is a simple trend line. They are not always absolutely precise and trend lines provide an excellent way to define outline in trends whether they are uptrends or downtrends. They also provide dynamic support or resistance that can be very helpful in your trading. An uptrend is defined by connecting the lows in price. Since we are connecting the lows this […]