Intro to indicators, patterns, relative strength and general trading strategies which can be applied across different markets and time frames. These trading tutorials are focused on technical analysis.
These are called “general trading strategies” because some of these articles will give you basis for a trading method, but it is up to you to define how and when you exactly enter and exit trades.
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Forex Strategies Guide For Day and Swing Traders 2.0 eBook . Over 300 pages of Forex basics and 20+ Forex strategies for profiting in the 24-hours-a-day Forex market. This isn’t just an eBook, it’s a course, building your skill step by step.
Stock Market Swing Trading Video Course – 13 videos and more than 10 hours of instruction covering stock market basics, how to place orders, how to analyze chart and how to implement two swing trading strategies. It’s everything you need to know to start trading stocks.
General Trading Strategies
Forex Strategies – Create Your Own – Learn a simple methodology for creating new forex strategies
- Indicators and Drawing Tools
Four Trending Indicators to Replace the Moving Average – Here are four trending indicators you can use to isolate the trend when trading. They include ATR Stops, MA Envelopes, Turtle Channels and TTM Trend.
Analyzing Price Action: Velocity and Magnitude – Two of the most important facts when analyzing price action. Can help assess probabilities of trades and therefore help to filter or confirm upcoming trade signals.
How to Use Trendlines For Trading – Dispelling the Myths – Article with a video which explains how to use trendlines, their drawbacks and their uses, how to re-draw them and why studying price action must always be used in conjunction with trendlines.
Use the Fibonacci Extension Tool to Find Targets and Likely Reversal Points – A powerful tool which helps predict where the market is going when applied to the chart.
Use Fibonacci Retracements to Find Forex Entry Points – A tool that gives you an idea of where the price of a market could retrace to, providing a potential entry area.
Technical Analysis: Support and Resistance Basics – Support and resistance form the basis for many trading strategies and technical analysis methods. Here are support and resistance basics you need to know.
Prediction Trendline Method For Price and Time – Interesting approach to traditional trendlines that provides prediction (possible turning points) in terms of both time and price.
How to Find and “Hook” Potential Trade Setups with the MACD – A trend following strategy that uses the MACD in an unusual way.
Moving Averages and the Wave Principle – The lesson provides a powerful example of how moving averages can strengthen your ability to identify Elliott Wave Patterns.
Top 3 Technical Tools Part 1: Japanese Candlesticks – A very basic introduction to candlesticks along with what to look for when using them for trend trading.
Top 3 Technical Tools Part 2: Relative Strength Index (RSI) – Using RSI support and resistance levels to find trending trading entry opportunities.
Top 3 Technical Tools Part 3: MACD – Using MACD signals along with candlestick patterns and the trend to find quality trade setups.
How to Identify and Use Support and Resistance Levels – Anticipating where support and resistance may develop based on prior action.
The Simple Magic of Moving Averages – How moving averages can alert you to strong upcoming moves.
Trend Trading with RSI (Relative Strength Index) Using RSI Support and Resistance – RSI moves within support and resistance channels during price trends. The levels the RSI ranges between can indicate the strength of the trend.
- Chart Patterns
Predict Chart Pattern Breakout Direction for Lower Risk Trades – A non-traditional approach to trading charts patterns. It requires skill in being able to read the market, but provides a better entry price–providing lower risk and greater profit potential.
How to Trade the Head and Shoulders Chart Pattern – Price often displays certain patterns signalling a reverse is a underway. The head and shoulders chart pattern (H&S), and inverse head and shoulders, are such patterns. Here’s how to trade them.
How to Trade Double Tops and Triple Tops (and Bottoms) – A common reversal pattern, showing a few different trading techniques.
The Diagonal – A Pattern that Signals the Start of Opportunity – The diagonal chart pattern (wedge) precede a dramatic change in trend. And, when they end, prices tend to retrace the entire pattern, or more, and fast.
Third Waves are “Wonders to Behold”: Elliott Wave Tutorial – Third waves are wonders to behold. They are strong and broad, and the trend is unmistakable. As confidence returns so do Increasingly favorable fundamentals
- Basic Strategies
Trading tutorials focused on basic strategies that can be applied in most markets on all time frames.
Trend Trading: How to Spot Trading Opportunities – You can consistently catch trend trades by understanding how trends work and developing trade triggers. Here’s how to spot trading opportunities.
How to Identify a Trend Change in Real-Time (video) – A look at how to monitor real-time changes in direction.
Truncated Price Swing Strategy (intra-day) – A simple way to analyze or trade price swings based on isolating a lower high or a higher low.
A Two-Bar Pattern that Points to Trade Setups – The Pop-gun trade setup, composed of two price bars which certain characteristics.
3-in-1 Bar Pattern for Spotting Trade Opportunities – The 3-in-1 bar pattern signals a consolidation and then a breakout, often resulting in a strong move which can be traded in the trending direction.
How to Find Trading Opportunities in any Market Using Candlestick Patterns – If the trend is up, as defined by the slope of the 20-period SMA, focus your attention on bullish engulfing patterns, piercing lines and morning stars. If the trend is down, as defined by the slope of the 20-period SMA, focus your attention on bearish engulfing patterns, dark cloud cover patterns and evening stars. The article and short video explain more.
Learn to Label Elliott Waves More Accurately – Are you looking for an easy way to improve your confidence as you analyze the charts you trade? Take a quick look at this chart to see how divergence relationships help clarify your analysis.
The 3 Essential Parts of an Elliott Wave Trade – A crash course in Elliott Wave trading – analyze, formulate a plan, manage the trade.
- Relative Strength