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5MADT – Another Win – June 7

Trading in EUR/USD overnight was perfect for the Five Minutes a Day Trading strategy. The buy order was triggered by the barest of margins, 0.3 of a pip!. The  market then marched steadily to the take profit level (and beyond). … Continue reading

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AUD/USD Sea Change

The AUD/USD pair bounced off an important support level in the last 36 hours, at 1.0150. Today, stronger than expected jobs numbers in Australia added support, but the big picture is deteriorating. A fall through the key support not only … Continue reading

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Buy EUR/USD on Incompetence

Just when it seemed safe to re-enter the Mediterranean waters, European finance ministers have found another way to de-stabilise the global financial markets. However, the immediate response to plans to dip into depositers savings to cover a funding gap appeared … Continue reading

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AUD/USD – Boundary Protection

Yesterday’s post – Buy AUD/USD on Trend Break – showed my stop entry order. After the release of jobs data today, AUD/USD rocketed higher, through the stop entry order at 1.0337. I should be long AUD/USD. However, my account shows … Continue reading

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Buy AUD/USD on Trend Break

Who will win the currency wars? Central banks in the US, UK, Europe, Japan and China all want to see their currencies weaken, regardless of whether this is their stated aim. The AUD is a bobbing cork in the global … Continue reading

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Buy AUD/USD on Reversal

The AUD/USD appears to be breaking upwards, breaching both resistance and a the medium term trend line. Fundamentals are less clear – many commentators are attributing recent weakness to anticipation of further interest rate cuts – a condition that was present … Continue reading

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USD/SGD – Triangle Alert

Advance readings on GDP for Singapore suggest the period of prolonged weakness is coming to an end. Combined with the US Fed’s ongoing action to weaken the USD, there is a case for short positions in USD/SGD (short USD long … Continue reading

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Sell AUD/USD – at Last

Traders bring personal bias to the market. We can’t help it, we are human after all (even if it isn’t always apparent!) Acknowledging our own bias is a key to overcoming it as an obstacle to successful trading. Lucky enough … Continue reading

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Sell EUR/USD on Jobs

Fundamental strength in the USD, a clear trend break, and a “trigger” in the form of US non-farm payrolls (NFP) numbers tonight ticks a lot of trading boxes.

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CAD/JPY “History Rhymes”

Yen weakness on the re-election of the LDP in Japan appears to anticipate the new government pressuring the Bank of Japan to further increase liquidity. While this may eventually be the case, and while favouring Yen weakness overall, in the … Continue reading

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