Last week the Japanese yen moved from a high of 121.480 to a low of 116.277. That is a whopping 5203 pips of movement for one week.
Now let’s look at that in dollars. An average contract for USDJPY is about 100,000. The margin for that contract would probably be something like $3,000.00.
Let’s say […]
Traders love volatility – usually the more the merrier. But the recent volatility in the USDCAD has been historically high.
That kind of volatility is usually only found in a market crisis. But this one has been all about crude oil.
Look at the following chart of The USDCAD pair for the […]
In a nutshell, the music of the market is the oscillations in price. These oscillations occur in all time frames. But they look different in different time frames Just like music the faster it is played the more different it sounds.
IN trading securities, price oscillations are […]
The Dow has been bouncing like a super ball. Crude Oil is heading down and no-one seems to know where the bottom might be.
The FOREX markets have been making moves in a day that usually take a week or more.
It appears that we are off to […]
I time my market entries from a very fast chart – in the case we will discuss today it is a 40 tick per bar chart of the USDCAD pair. The chart in Figure 1, shown below is the window on my workspace that contains the price bars. I plot two indicators over the price […]
Trading is hard work. That is the principal reason, in my humble opinion, why so few people who try it are successful. Get rich quick and/or easy schemes are everywhere in the world of trading securities.
So what is a trader supposed to do?
First and foremost – get real! There is no such thing […]
Traders make their money (or lose it) on price oscillations. Price oscillations vary with time frame. Generally speaking, the shorter the time frame the shorter the oscillation amplitude will be – and vice versa.
This is true whether you use minute bars – or as I do, tick bars – to look at different time […]
I had a trader ask me the above question. It is a very good question. So I am going to answer it as precisely as possible – and as simply as possible.
Those TBL lines represent probable future points of support or resistance.
Price oscillates over time as traders buy and sell a market.
One of the things that all FOREX trading companies always brag about is that FOREX trading is “commission free.” That is true, FOREX trading companies do not charge a commission – BUT for the trader, there is a charge for each FOREX trade – it’s called the spread. When you enter a trade – let’s […]
I prefer to talk about trading and leave the politics to the pols. But in the good ole US of A, politics can have a big effect on the markets. The reason is very simple – markets move on the emotion of the traders participating. I have said it before and I will say it […]
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