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One weakness of the strategy of price crosses its moving average, is the many whipsaw, closing the position at a loss before the trend has a chance to settle. This is why trading slope of the moving average gives better results; It takes position when the trend is sufficiently established. The whipsaw is a component of

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All flavors of moving average!

The moving average is perhaps the most popular  technical analysis tool of markets. According to this article, its use for smoothing data goes back to the early 20th century. Its use to define the market trend is everywhere, on traders screen  as well as specialized media screens. It is impossible to find a book of

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Bollinger Bands

There are several strategies based on Bollinger Bands.  I choose two of them for my first test.   Strategy # 1: The classic strategy uses Bollinger bands as support and resistance. Indeed, we trade the bounce of bands. The basic rules are as follows: Buy: when the price tests the lower band and closes above it,

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The great masters

Published on June 16, 2012 by in Generalities

Trading is much like the practice of martial arts. To succeed, you need discipline, perseverance and a lot of practice. You’ll be lucky if you could find a good mentor (the master). The analogy becomes even more striking when I think to the concept of the great masters. In the world of trading, we think

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The reason to be

Published on June 5, 2012 by in Generalities

Some time ago when we were started to look at Forex-Trading, we had read a hundred of books, spend many hours online looking for information and especially looking for a trading system. We found several, from simple to complex. But few sources show the validity of the systems they have. What we are left unsatisfied

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