Forex Trading Tools and Strategies

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  • What Is The Average Directional Index?

    The average directional index (ADX) is a charting tool that judges trend strength. It was formulated by market technician J. Welles Wilder and presented in his 1978 book New Concepts in Technical Trading Systems, along with the minus directional indicator (-DI) and the plus directional indicator (+DI). Trading on a price trend can be profitable, but for some it may also be nerve-racking, especially given uncertainties in market movements that…

  • What Is The Ichimoku Cloud?

    The Ichimoku Cloud is a central element of the Ichimoku chart technical analysis system aimed at forecasting price trends through a multi-dimensional visual representation of support and resistance levels. Ichimoku Kinko Hyo Since technical analysis came into common use in the 20th century, numerous charting systems have come into popularity. Many have specific strengths for given situations and purposes, such as identifying trend direction, support and resistance, and gauging price…

  • Custom Indicator

    Most trading systems offer a variety of standard, built-in indicators that allow traders to carry out technical analysis before executing trades. However, there may be situations when traders wish to modify the variables used in analysis in order to assign their own conditions for examining market trends or executing trades. What Is A Custom Indicator? A custom indicator is a charting tool that allows the user to modify parameters freely…

  • How To Use Bollinger Bands In Forex

    The main purpose of Bollinger Bands® is to help traders determine whether assets are reasonably priced, and whether prices in the market are stable or may be moving toward different levels. This information can be potentially helpful for investors because it can determine the following: whether they are paying a fair price for the asset, whether it is too costly, or whether it is a bargain purchase that could result…

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