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The EURUSD is continuing to hold its uptrend on the weekly chart after this last retracement. We are starting to come into an area where buyers on the weekly chart may become interested. The daily chart pulled back and tested the 1.3700 level and bounced a little bit. If the EURUSD takes out the 1.3775 level look for a quick move to the 1.3800 in the near term. The weekly chart on the GBPUSD remains bullish. Last week steady buyers came into the market. Watch for the GBPUSD to continue to move higher but wait for a possible PBS on the 4 hour chart near the 1.6600 area. The AUDUSD had a fairly bullish week last week as prices moved into the 40 ma on the weekly chart and the .9300 area. We saw sellers react to these levels as prices began to come off on Friday. Look for the daily chart to possible kick off a retracement to the .9100 to the .9130 area. The USDCAD still looks like the uptrend on the weekly chart is still intact after this recent retracement. The weekly chart may want to continue to come off further or base out. The Daily chart retraced and tested the 1.100 level last week. The hourly chart shows a strong amount of buyers coming into the market at the 1.100 area. Watch for the USDCAD in the short term to make another effort higher to the 1.1100 level.
Last week the EURUSD broke to the downside completing the formation of a daily breakout failure. There will likely be some follow through to the downside, so look for shorting opportunities. The next daily support levels are in the 1.3700 and 1.3650 areas. Weekly support is in the 1.3500 area. Last week the GBPUSD pound daily broke support and started to get some follow through to the daily double top in the area of weekly and monthly resistance. There is a void down to support in the 1.6250 - 1.6300 area, so look for shorting opportunities until we reach this level. At that level there will likely be a bounce or stall. Last week the AUDUSD daily continued to consolidate bullishly making relatively equal highs and another higher low. The daily and weekly charts still look to be forming a shakeout pattern so focus on long opportunities. It may continue to consolidate some more, so the conservative play is to wait for a break above resistance in the 0.9175 area and then look for a pullback to support to get long. The USDJPY bounced at support last Wednesday on the Fed announcement, and then stalled in the area of a 50% retracement on the daily chart. From here we could go either way. If Friday's bottoming tail holds, we could get follow through to the upside to retest the 103.75 area. If we move down from here and retest last week's low, then it will start looking like a breakout failure/shakeout on the weekly, and a break of the weekly base low could see a move down to the next weekly support around 97.00. Pristine Capital Holdings, Inc.
Hi, I am really new to FX trading and on advice from a friend have signed up to play a forex trading game on sharescene. They are giving away a free account to the winner so why not. Can anyone give me advice as to where I can find some solid educational information on forex trading? I have had a look at a lot of sites and it is either really basic stuff or really experienced stuff but not much in the middle. thanks in advance.
Forex markets are inherently contrarian. This means that they are regressive and have a natural tendency to pull back to the mean price. This is a big reason why so many beginning traders lose all their trading money and give up. The fact is that most of the time when it feels safe to enter the market it is probably not. When a move in the market is greatly extended in one direction and looks like it will keep going this is usually the exact time it is about to fall back and correct itself. This extension also happens to be the time most beginning traders tend to enter the market. It often takes months or years of losing money before traders learn that they have to wait patiently for the market to contract before entering, and many traders give up before they finally realize this truth. Most indicator based trading systems simply do not work in strongly trending markets. They will give you a sell signal long after a market has started correcting back down and the correction is almost over. Sometimes they give you a sell signal at the very time the correction is over and you should be looking to get long again, or vice versa. If you know how to tell based off pure price movement when a market is exhausted or when it is ready to break out then you have the keys to building a highly profitable and consistent trading method. Price action analysis is the best technique for learning to profit from the forex market. There are usually tell-tale signs a market is ready to correct or the trend is ready to resume that are readily apparent through the analysis of price action. All you really need to know are a few simple patterns and basic chart support, resistance, and trend lines and you have enough information to put together a profitable trading method. Some people try to program indicators and even develop new ones because they mistakenly believe if they put more math and study into their trading technique they will be further ahead of other traders. This simply is false. While you do need some sort of education in technical analysis and price action, it doesn’t need to be complicated or involve programming expert advisers and other fancy non-sense. Once you develop a keen eye for price action setups you will be able to tell if it’s unsafe to enter a trend or that the trend is ready to resume. It’s all right there on the chart, you just need to be shown the way by someone who has walked in your shoes and made it down the path to trading success. Price action can be a great aid to developing your discipline in the market and shaping a relevant market perspective. If you are just starting out and this is one of the first trading articles you have read than I strongly urge you to check out an education in price action. Go to YouTube and type in “forex price action” or “forex price action strategies” and see if you like what you find; there are many good free sources of price action information on the internet. Price action analysis has been the key to my success in the markets and I hope it will be the key to yours. Nial Fuller is an expert on price action forex trading strategies, you can visit his website at Learn To Trade The Market