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Macroeconomic Data Releases in the Last Week of May 23/48
Posted 24 May by WallStreet6 Ranking
Forex Forecasts Events
In my article I want to discuss my predictions for and the impact of the most important macroeconomic data releases in the last week of May on the main currency pairs on FOREX. Current fluctuations, very often quite substantial, are very much due to the macroeconomic situation in the largest economies and as a result the monetary policies implemented by various central banks. What I am trying to say here is that in my opinion technical analysis should be currently put aside and traders should concentrate more on the fundamentals as this will be the prevailing factor in the upcoming days/weeks impacting the prices of various currency pairs. If you disagree with me I still think it is worth reading and analyzing as trading during the macroeconomic data releases is a good opportunity for profit.
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The Fed chairwoman Yellen in her speech last Friday has made it clear that an interest rate hike this year is quite certain even though after the optimist start of the year a slight slowdown in the US economy might still linger. The impact of this statement will probably prevail during the upcoming week and strengthen the dollar. However, during…
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Correlation between Volume Indicator and Volatility. When to Reverse 18/48
Posted 23 May by megajorko Ranking
Volatility Indicators Market Sentiment Session
The years I have spent trading I have dedicated on the most widely used indicators. Specifically they are the momentum indicators – RSI (relative strength index), CCI (Commodity channel index) and the moving averages of any kind. Lately I have involved the use of volumes to identify the volatility and this article is on my latest research on the connection between volume and volatility. For most professionals who have traded long time this can seem obvious but maybe you can also find something new.
Traded volume highly depends on the opened markets session. Highest volume is during New York and European opened sessions - when they overlap. Usually this is the time when the volatility is at its maximum for the day.
Figure 1
According to the figure which is the latest EUR/USD setup we can see 3 things.
1)After breaking the support RSI and CCI are no more valid instruments for use.
2)The big volumes were extremely bearish
3) After waiting enough with a good setup for involving again RSI and CCI we can use the 70%RSI and some specific use of CCI for our next good shorting.
This is only an example. Usually we must have good statistics and of course this pattern will never repeat ag…
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Visual Jforex Strategy Building: Using Pending Orders 10/48
Posted 22 May by rokasltu Ranking
Visual Jforex Pending Order Building
1. Overview
I usually used open at market orders while building visual jforex strategy. But recently I started to use pending orders also thus I want to share my thoughts concerning usage of pending orders in visual jforex strategy logic.
2. Basic idea
It could seem that everything might be calculated in strategy logic and open of trades could be realized in real time. But it is theoretical approach. When market starts moving fast strategy also should calculate everything very fast. When question how effective algorithm is and how powerful is computer where mentioned algorithm runs. If somewhere is weak points strategy logic might not be so speedy as market and as consequence trades might be opened not in such a way what was anticipated.
In order to overcome mentioned problems pending orders might be used. Such orders could be generated and it could wait for right time to trigger and if such time will not come there is always possibility to cancel such order and generate new one. That's why I think that in specific cases pending orders usage might be good idea and it could be even better in such a cases to use pending orders than calculate something in real time and try to open pos…
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Four Charts that Explain the Euro's Resurgence 8/48
Posted 22 May by fxsurprise8 Ranking
Euro Article Contest EUR/USD German 10 Year Us 10 Year
The Euro comeback in April caught many by surprise. The single currency rallied from a low of 1.0461 to close the month at 1.1210. The move higher continued in early May and on May 15th the common currency hit a three-month high of 1.1465 before retracing somewhat.
With fears about Greece continuing to weigh on markets and a central bank expanding its balance sheet by 60 Billion per month, many traders struggled to explain the strength of the Euro. But this rally wasn’t about the currency, it came from the bond market and spread like wildfire into the forex arena. Because most of our readers are forex traders, before continuing, let’s do a short introduction on how bonds work.
How do Bonds Work?
A bond is typically issued at par, for example at 100,000 face value. When a government puts up a bond for sale, the interest rate is set on the primary market. This interest rate depends on a set of factors like the credit of the issuer, with higher quality issuers benefiting from lower interest rates, and the length of time until expiration, with lower maturity bonds receiving lower interest rates.
Let’s use a hypothetical example to illustrate the relationship of bonds and interest r…
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Miss Dukascopy. How to Meet Turnover Requirements? 15/48
Posted 21 May by Illya Ranking
Miss Dukascopy Prize Withdrawal Turnover Requirements

Good day. In this article I would like to introduce you a few ways how to meet a turnover requirements to get money withdrawal. This article mostly related to a winners of Miss Dukascopy Contest. Because nobody knows what beautiful girl might to do in case to get her prize . Here they are, a few advices how to get money withdrawal:
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Technical Analysis and Multicollinearity 12/48
Posted 21 May by salamandra Ranking
Technical analysis Indicators Multicollineary
The urgency of the problem:

Watching the trading strategies of novice traders often face the problem of misuse of the indicators and the definition of the input signals in the position of using them. The problem is not in the signals (they are mostly correct), and that the misused indicator does not function as an additional filter signal, and works as an indicator of duplicating the first signal. And this is not an additional filter signal and additional error duplication first signal.
The terms and definitions:
Referring to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multicollinearity we find classical concept associated with the analysis of statistical data and econometric models building.
Multicollinearity - mathematical statistics is a term used to describe a close correlation relationship between sampled for analysis of factors combined effect on the overall result.
In mathematics, the terms of collinearity - the relationship between the two studied Objects and multicollinearity relationship between more than two (many) of the test object. Last term was introduced by Nobel laureate Ragnar Frisch.
Introduction:
Multicollinearity is a problem also in technical analysis. It arises when we a…
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Trading Using Naked Charts 20/48
Posted 20 May by fr33m4n Ranking
Indicators Reversal Patterns Pric Action
There is a phenomenon commonly known as naked trading; it means making trading decisions from an unflustered chart. It means the absence of any kind of indicator or analysis tool. Here a trader is only watching what price is doing; watching candlestick formations, and deciding the trend from price activity on the charts.
In this type of situation, an accumulation of bullish candles means the market is going up (Bullish market) while several bearish candles represent a downward price action (bearish market).
On the other side of the fence is the ”Indicator-trader”; a trader who trades the market uses indicators as a guide. Most of these traders have very colorful and elaborately designed charts; the idea is that when several indicators support a trading decision it increases the likelihood of success.
With trading using naked charts, indicators are distractions; because of the bias they bring into a trading environment. With naked trading, a trader is watching price action, taking note of resistance and support,
drawing trend lines to catch reversals and trends.
The unique thing about this approach is that it makes a trader very objective. The entire trading chart is open to inter…
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Day Trading Using Moving Averages, Ma Envelopes and Adx 4/48
Posted 19 May by pipx Ranking
Day Trading Money Management Trend Trading Jforex Strategies Trend Strategy
I use three trend following techniques for day trading that rely on three common indicators but in different ways for every method. The first method (Day Scalper) targets 50 to 100 pips every one to two days while the second method (Catch a Trend) targets 300-600 pips in weekly swings. The third method (Late Swinger) is similar to the second but uses different position entry methods in case I missed an early swing entry. Forgive my lack of creativity in naming these strategies.
Day trading requires patience and great emotional control, especially around news releases. Always remember that, in day trading, such spikes are quickly evened out by ‘large’ traders such as hedge funds especially if they are against the trend. Let’s get into it. Due to article length limitations, I will cover Day Scalper separately and then the other two together.
Requirements
  • All 3 methods run on daily bar charts,
  • I trade the 6 major pairs,
  • I use the New York ‘close’- this is at 17:00 EST (Eastern Standard Time) and 21:00 GMT to evaluate the market,
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The Sultan 7/48
Posted 18 May by P3tr4 Ranking
Principles Great Traders Currency Trader

There is a very popular quote in Nigeria, it says "What an old man can see while seated a young man can not see standing".
The logic behind the quote is rather simplistic; it means youthful exuberance can never trump experience.
I am personally convinced that the best way to get better with trading the Forex market is to understudy successful traders. There is a wealth of information that can be gotten from such experienced traders. It is not necessary for a new trader to stumble in the dark looking for the "Holy Grail", a smarter option is to learn from the experience of tested and proven traders.
One of such traders is a man popularly referred to as the "Sultan of currencies". I have done some research on his trading habits, and I will use this article to highlight some of his traits worthy of emulation. His name is William Lipschutz, popularly called Bill Lipschutz.
Trading success is not defined by how much a trader makes, but how consistently he or she is able to generate profit.
As a young woman, when I first heard about the Forex market, it seemed like a world of endless possibilities. A market that had such huge liquidity, and so many trading opportunities. The fact that …
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Sma Reaction Speed Rising in the Smacross Strategy 11/48
Posted 18 May by Fecha Ranking
Strategy Indicators Jforex
INTRODUCTION
There are several variants of moving averages. Each of it has some advantages and some disadvantages. But I think that the indicator must be as simple as it can for trading purposes. That’s why there are lots of strategies which are grounded on SMA. One of these strategies is the SMACross strategy, and you can find it in DukasCopy Wiki.
The main problem of the SMA and the SMACross strategy is slow SMA reaction speed on the fast price changing. You can see the typical crossing of fast and slow SMAs on the fig. 1. The fast SMA crosses the slow SMA only after the closing of the big “bull” bar and we have an unacceptable loss (more than 40 points in this case).
Figure 1. Fast SMA and slow SMA crossing
What can we do with this problem? The purpose of this article is the SMA reaction speed rising without changing its period.
RESULTS OF THE RESEARCHES
If we want to solve the problem of SMA slow reaction speed we can use two methods: changing the period, and changing the way of the SMA values using.
  • Changing the period of the SMA

This way of solving the problem has its own features. On the one hand, you can get the decreasing of losses when one position is closing and …
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Twitter Robot for Jforex Platform 6/48
Posted 17 May by MobNaga Ranking
Twitter Jforex Platform Plugin Gmail Robot Tweet

1: Introduction

In this report, we would like to talk about how to use my plugin for manual / auto tweet on the JForex Platform. You can get that plugin from JStore. Please search the "PluginTvvitter" at Plugin category of there. This plugin can do 2 things. One of that is manually tweet (or email). Another one is auto tweet (or email). You can easy tweet with chart image by this manually tweet function. And also you can easy manage and control the tweets (or emails) from the plurality of strategies by this auto tweet function. In this report, we would like to focus on tweet functions. Firstly, 2: Instruction Manual; we explains how to tweet by manual and auto in this section. Secondly, 3: Conclusion; we summarize what can do by this plugin's manually / auto tweet functions in this section.

2: Instruction Manual

2.1: Initial Settings
In this section, explain about setting an initial settings for manually tweet or auto tweet.
2.1.1: Password
When you activate this plugin for first time, you need to input the new password for the settings file.
2.1.2: Main panel
Next, please look the following picture, it is main control panel of this plugin.
Fig. 2.1.
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Martingale System and Binary Options 19/48
Posted 17 May by Ziyabash Ranking
Contest Binary Options Money Management Binary Option Contest
I am going to share my thoughts on the Martingale system and Binary Options. There are a lot of traders in the community who make 75%-85% winnings and make good profit. I unfortunately haven't had much luck with the Binary Options Contest and end up losing.So I decided to give Martingale System a shot for the upcoming contest.
I Hope you are familiar with the martingale system, which is used for betting in many casinos. In this system you double you bet on each bet to regain your original bet along with a small profit. The probability of losing is near 0% but never exactly 0% with the increase in the number of bets.
Assumptions
Firstly, our probability of winning a Call/Put option is 50%.
Secondly, Some assumptions are taken into consideration which are
1) we are trading the 30 minutes time frame giving us at most 48 options to trade during a day
2) losing streak does not exceed 6.
Strategy and Calculations
So lets take the example of a daily Binary Options Contest where everyone starts of with $1000 and put it to test with a payout of 90%.
Based on the 90% payout,and starting balance of $1000 for a max of 7 trades the calculations for martingale system and normal distribution syst…
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Binary Options - Theory, Reality and Practice 14/48
Posted 16 May by megajorko Ranking
Binary Options Market Sentiment Support/resistance
I am not the first who will write about binary options and surely not the last.
In this article I will try to show the main theory on entries, which time frame to look at and how long must be the duration. There are differences between other currencies but I will concentrate on the most used pair - EUR/USD because it is with lowest possible spread.
Theory
Binary options as it is well known is a choice between PUT and CALL (figure 1).
Figure 1 You double your initial deposit on the win and lose everything if wrong. There are some methods for protection. Presently in Dukascopy you can save from 5% to 20% (Figure 2)
Figure 2
of your initial risk amount on 1 option but I am not sure who use it and how helpful it is. Usually I risk all for the maximum reward of 90%. You can set Pending option to start in predefine time. You can start immediate Option but it will start in 2 seconds delay so be careful with this.
So this are the basics which I suppose everybody well know. The main idea of using Binary option is to catch the good opportunity. It is similar to trading - you buy (Call) the low price (support) and sell (PUT) the high price resistance. And usually as in trading the high price …
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Some Approaches to the Classification of Automated Strategies. 21/48
Posted 16 May by chuvee Ranking
Forex Strategy Expert Advisor
Let's look into the problem of finding the suitable EA, i.e a program that a trader would code by himself or buy and use on the currency (CFD or commodity, etc.) market. Firstly there are several kinds of automated programs that traders know. To make the general classification they could be identified as:
  • Strategies of trade only according to indicators or candle values;
  • Strategies with averaging or pyramiding;
  • Scalper strategies;
  • Strategies that use hedging;
  • Strategies based on NeuroNet;
  • Arbitrage strategies;
  • Other author's strategies with compound principles, for example, programs that work with several instruments simultaneously, etc.
Secondly it should be said that any strategy has its strong and weak points as every commodity on the consumer market. And thirdly the experience shows that very moderate number of strategies from all their quantity is profitable. These strategies listed above have different principles of work and with due testing, adjustment and optimization could return interest. Of course, you can blend them together to evade weak points and to take advantage of strong points. For a trader who doesn't like manual trading it is difficult to discern if EA…
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What a Dukascopy's Contests Teached me? (part 1) 16/48
Posted 15 May by Illya Ranking
Strategy Dukascopy Contest Profit Statistics
Hi there.
About 4 month past since that time I lost my deposit, and same about 4 month I joined to a contests. There are few things what I learned for this time:
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