Popular Forex Strategies

In this section, you will find the most popular forex strategies based on fundamental analysis, technical analysis or a mixture of both. We used the most popular indicators to build these strategies. Since these are the most popular strategies used by the vast majority of traders, they have a high success ratio. We advise that you read the strategies thoroughly so you can learn how to apply them to your everyday trading. This will give you an edge when trading forex and will make the difference between winning and losing at the end of the month.

Long – Short Hedging Forex Strategy

There are two ways you can trade in forex and all other financial markets, you can either buy or sell. We usually refer to this as ‘long or short’. Long means to buy and short means to sell. If you follow our live market updates and market analysis then you must have encountered these two words very often. Often, instead of saying ‘we´re buying thi ... Full Article

Multiple Time Frames Strategy

The multiple time frames trading strategy is a Forex trading strategy that works by following a single currency pair over different time frames. By following the price chart we can see the highs and lows and establish the overall and temporary trend. However, by looking at the different time frames we can see changes and patterns that we were not a ... Full Article

Forex Scalping

A large number of traders new to the markets find the idea of implementing a scalping trading strategy to be appealing. Currency, equity, and futures markets are all ripe targets for aspiring scalpers. As the world’s largest market, the forex is a popular venue for short-term and long-term traders alike. Due to its compressed timeframes, a forex ... Full Article

Support and Resistance Levels

A good way to understand support and resistance trading is to picture a man trying to get past a solid fence that is blocking his way. Although he will keep searching for a passage along the outside of the fence, there is not one readily available. In the world of active trading, the fence is akin to a technical indicator known as support and resi ... Full Article

The Right Strategy in an Irrational Market

Trading forex is often a very complicated job. There are times that trading is straightforward - it’s magical when the fundamental analysis, technical analysis, indicators, and market sentiment just seem to fall in step. Altogether, they can point up and you buy fast, or they point down and you sell. We have seen many such occasions, such as: the E ... Full Article

How to Trade Profitably in Volatile Markets

The volatility has increased dramatically over these last few weeks. Though this up-and-down nature has been common over the last 18 months, it has now increased. We have seen huge moves of many hundred pips; USD/JPY declined by 1,000 pips in just eight trading days while GBP/JPY lost 1,500 pips during the same time period. It is dangerous tradi ... Full Article

Trading Moving Averages

As traders, we have many things to take into consideration. We have to implement many different factors and indicators in our analysis in order to succeed in this business, regardless of if you trade short or long term. These can include fundamental indicators, technical indicators, or both. On the other hand, we shouldn´t overcrowd the charts w ... Full Article

Trading the Central Banks – The Actions

The Central Bank (CB) of any country is the most important market participant for that country´s currency. The Central Bank officials, with their president/chairman at the top, hold the monopoly for the monetary policy of each country or economic zone. A perfect example of this being the Eurozone. They are the decisive factor for all long-term curr ... Full Article

Trading the Central Banks – The Rhetoric

A few weeks ago, we wrote an article with strategies on how to trade the Central Bank’s actions. As we said there, the Central Banks have all the tools to devalue or appreciate their respective currency and they use them whenever they think the economy needs a leg up. We explained how to trade the ‘knee-jerk reaction’ (an interest rate cut or hike ... Full Article

Forex Trend Trading Strategies

Trading with the trend is one of the safest ways of engaging the capital markets and a great strategy for maximizing profits. FX Leaders’ top analysts use trend trading strategies as one of their primary approaches to the markets. In addition, before making a trade or issuing a signal, they always confirm which side of the trend they are on. ... Full Article

Understanding Forex and Letting the Market Guide You – Forex Trading Strategies

The forex market is never the same, what happens today does not mean that the same thing will happen tomorrow. The market might increase from positive economic data today but next week it could crash after those same numbers are published. How many times have we seen this over the years? The answer is way too often. We know trading forex is a to ... Full Article