Strategies

Strategies

2

Pivots are a tool often used by range traders and day traders to work out likely reversal points based on the previous day’s price activity. The beauty of pivots is their simplicity.

1

Swing trading works by trading on the recurring movements or swings that happen in currency markets. Most strategies trade in the direction of the prevailing trend.

100

When entering a trade, how do you choose the point of the stop loss and take profit? Clearly, this decision will have an impact on how profitable your trades are.

74

Forex arbitrage is a bit like picking pennies. The opportunities are very small. To be profitable an arbitrage strategy has to do it big or do it often.

6

Stock indices can provide FX traders with clues about how to time their trade entry and exits points. Equities can identify when a currency pair is overbought or oversold.

Reverse carry trade

0

The reverse carry trade is what’s called an event driven strategy. It’s not a trading system you can use every day – yet at the right time it can generate enormous profits very quickly, and is therefore one you should keep up your sleeve ready to use.

Breakout on volatility squeeze

3

Breakout trading is a profitable strategy that's often used by professional Forex traders, however dealing with failed breaks is one of the biggest problems faced.

The yield curve shape at different point in the economic cycle

0

Yield curves for a currency pair can reveal a wealth of valuable information. They tell you the expectations for the economies and the interest cycle.

0

Because interest rates and the debt markets have such a significant effect in forex, it pays to keep a close eye on them. It isn’t enough just to wait for the announcements and guidance from central banks.

Carry trading: Short duration strategy

0

In tactical carry trading, short-term "technical" trades are entered in the direction of carry interest. This allows interest income to be accrued.