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Trading Tutorials – General Trading Strategies

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.

Courses with Strategies

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.

Forex Strategies Course For Weekly Charts – A course focused on longer-term swing traders where we aim for capital gains as well as receiving daily interest payments. Traders last a few days to a few months, and the strategy only takes about 20 minutes each weekend to implement.

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 factors 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.

Renko Chart Comparative Analysis – Renko charts are based on a “box size,” so traders seeking different perspectives on movement can simply use different box sizes. When the different charts (using different box sizes) confirm the price action in the other, this is called confluence.

  • 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.

  • 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.

The Strong Trend Reversal Strategy – It works on any time frame and in all markets I trade (stocks, forex, futures). The strategy combines the concepts of trends and velocity/magnitude, which are key ingredients for analyzing price action.

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.

Four Consistent Ways to Take Profits When Trading (Exit Strategies) – Learn these four different exit methods for profitable trades. Utilize the one that works best for your trading style. Having an exit strategy improves trading consistency and profitability.