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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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Five Minutes a Day Trading – June 2013 – Day 1

Today is the first day of the June 2013 Five Minutes a Day Trading (5MADT) program. Throughout the month, we’ll post the trades and record the results – wins and losses. Track the program here on this blog, or subscribe to … Continue reading

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Backtesting – Part 1

Guest Post by DV 34 As promised, our guest blogger DV34 is going to post a series of articles covering his practical experience backtesting trading strategies  This promises to be a really valuable resource. I hope you enjoy it

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Mystery Chart – Solved

Yesterday, I posted a chart with no names or numbers – if you haven’t already seen it, click here before you read further. you were asked to answer three questions: 1) Is this security a buy or a sell? 2) … Continue reading

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Australia 200 – Weekly Outlook

At the close of trade last Thursday, most commentators were assuming that a correction was under way. By Friday afternoon giving the benefit of doubt to an established trend again seemed the safer strategy. Even so, Thursday’s 2.3% decline, on high volume could be an early warning of the … Continue reading

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Crude Oil – Double Top

West Texas has the makings of a double top or perhaps triangle and looks an interesting chart for the watch list

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Fibonacci in practice

I’ve recorded a couple of videos to share some thoughts on the practical aspects of building Fibonacci analysis into trade entry and exit strategies The first video covers retracement analysis and basic strategy. The 2nd one builds on this with an introductory look … Continue reading

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GPT Group Triangle – One for the Purists

Aside from the straight-edge trendline it doesn’t get much more old-fashioned in the technical analysis world than the triangle. When you see a good one though it remains a cause for celebration – or whatever it is that you do … Continue reading

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Gold and Platinum

The Platinum price has recently been at its lowest level compared to Gold in over 16 years. This looks like an opportunity for pairs traders prepared to “stalk” this trade and keep an eye on the relationship between these metals.

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Copper at support

Housing starts have averaged 761,000pa in the US over the past 6 months. That’s up a healthy 24% on the 612,000 starts in 2011. New dwellings are a major source of demand for copper and with China’s economic growth showing signs forming a base around current levels, the … Continue reading

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