Advanced Technical Analysis
Bollinger bands are a technical analysis indicator that consists of an upper, a middle (simple moving average), and a lower band. Usually, price action will be contained within the Bollinger bands, although breakouts do occur.
This indicator can be a great asset to technical analysts because it can be used to gauge market conditions, spot entry opportunities, and set targets.
The ADR (Average Daily Range) is sometimes called the ATR (Average True Range) depending on your platform but don’t worry THEY ARE THE SAME.
The ADR is an indicator that does a simple calculation of the average movement of price within a day over a number of days (or periods).
We have 3 types of movements that create cycles in a market, either within a year, a month, a week, a day, or any other timeframe. Cycles are everywhere.
We have the bullish, bearish, and ranging movements. The interesting thing about these movements is if you are not able to spot what market environment we are in, you are probably the joker at the poker table, ready to lose all your money.
There are many different strategies that traders pick from. As a beginner, it is common for a trader to run through all types of trading until he or she finds the style most suited for them. This kind of searching may take a couple of weeks, months, or years dependent on the person.
Price action refers to the price changes of a security, which is represented on a chart. All forms of technical analysis are based on price action since these methods are used to analyze the changes in price.
Making decisions based on price action means that your actions are based on the movement of price on a chart.
Growing up as a Forex baby you may have thought to yourself that your analysis is a big part of whether you make money trading Forex but that is not entirely true, unfortunately for some, your actual trading is responsible for a green P&L at the end of the month.
The All-Star RSI indicator is probably one of the indicators you heard about on your quest for more knowledge about Forex Trading and trading in general. Prepare for shock and awe. The RSI indicator is the fraternal twin sister of the stochastic indicator which means, most people have also been using this indicator the wrong way!
Trading is about edge which, is basically your Win rate against your average RR. Using Multiple Time-Frames (TFs) can help your trading improve significantly by increasing your win rate. Your decisions are much clearer when they are based on the “Bigger picture”. The “Bigger Picture” is only clear when you can see the WHOLE picture of a single instrument. This is what Multiple Time-Frames can help you do. Now that you know why you should use Multiple Time-Frames, let’s break down how…