The Fractals indicator shows well important levels on price charts, which the trader may use for trading breakouts or placing SLs.
Author: Andrey Goilov
One of the set phrases of tech analysis goes: "The current trend will be developing until it reverses". It pushes us to the idea that every trend will finish and reverse sooner or later. In this article, we will learn to detect such reversals.
For successful work on financial markets, it is important to collect a set of rules. Most often, traders draft a plan on paper for no steep movements on the market to make them turn away from their goal. What is more, experienced investors advise to make a sort of a checklist with several questions, the answers to which will show if the time is good for opening a position or the trade is better skipped.
OTC (Over-the-counter) trades include buying securities that are not registered officially on an exchange, such as the New York Stock Exchange.
It is widely thought that any trader can make money on the growing market but if the market is falling, only a few can make use of it. Indeed, falling of the stock price of large companies is interpreted as a good opportunity to buy the stocks and earn money later, on their increase.
As a matter of fact, the stock market is one of the most promising ways to get profit provided that you have seed money. This factor is very clearly described in a movie called “Limitless”. The main character takes a new nootropic, which makes his brains extremely powerful. Using these abilities, the character earns a pile of money in a very short period of time. and the stock market is exactly the place where he accomplishes it.
In our strategy “Three Moving Averages”, we will use three MAs with different periods. One we will use for trend definition and the remaining three – for the entry and exit signals in the current trend.
To answer the question in the heading we need to understand what is a flat. In literature, this is characterized as a sideways movement without clear direction up- or downwards. To put it simply, the price is moving to the right, the local maximums and minimums are on the same level.
What is a false breakout? Types of false breakouts Bullish trap Bearish Trap False breakout of a flat How to detect a false breakout? How to use false breakouts? Closing thoughts In certain cases, it might be unclear to the trader whether there has happened a breakout of the resistance level and, hence, the bullish […]
Most often, beginner traders consider trading the trend to be a complicated process. Today, we are looking into a simple but efficient strategy called Surfing. Using such a strategy, any trader can pretend a surfer catching a wave to ride. However, here we will not just ride the market waves but will try to make a profit on their peculiar movements.