A look at one of the most used tools in a trader’s trading arsenal A moving average is a simple tool that traders use for different purposes. The main advantage is that it makes trading smoother and if used correctly, can lead to favorable trading results. A simple moving average is calculated by adding the
How long should you hold your trades? It often happens that the abundance of timeframes makes traders perplexed. On the one hand, it’s possible to lose a great deal of time while checking all the timeframes. Moreover, technical analysis of different timeframes may provide confusing signals. On the other hand, a lazy trader who uses
Where does luck come in to trading markets? In the previous article, we talked about trading and probability. Continuing to develop this topic, let’s talk about trading and luck. What is the relation between these two concepts? Can a trader count on luck to get profit? Is it possible to suffer from bad luck in
Embrace the odds in your trading “Probability is not a mere computation of odds on the dice or more complicated variants; it is the acceptance of the lack of certainty in our knowledge and the development of methods for dealing with our ignorance.” ― Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance
The allure of gold… Gold’s history dates back to at least 3100 BC and has probably been traded before then. Over the years Gold has continually increased in value. More recently, since the financial crisis of 2008, the price of Gold has rapidly increased. This huge increase over the period made it one of the of the
Support and resistance explained One of the most foundational aspects of technical analysis is support and resistance levels. These levels are key as they offer traders obvious places to limit and define their risk. There also represent places that price should not go if a trader has correctly analyzed their trade. Take your trading to
How to navigate a path through an upcoming risk event A risk event is any market event that the market is anticipating. For example, this could be an anticipated rate statement, a speech from a central banker, or a long awaited trade deal announcement like Brexit or Nafta. There are two key ways to trade