Earlier today I commented that taking quick profits is a wise strategy these days. Time and again we have been seeing the market make a logical move but then quickly reverse. However when I look at EURGBP chart (see H12 chart below) the 20EMA has held price really well. A retracement also seems to have been completed today (Fri 18 July).…Continue
Some of the Yen crosses are showing bullish signs. I like CADJPY the most for a few reasons:
1) Price has moved above 200sma.
2) Recent high at 94.700 has been broken.
3) Price has tested that level over the last few days and it has held as support.
4) Bullish pin bars have formed at that level during the last two days.
See daily chart below.…Continue
I have never traded DJ30 but the daily chart below is really clean and crisp. Price action is so measured with minimal shadows. It does point to a move higher.
Perhaps someone who trades this can give an opinion?…Continue
Added by Oasis on June 14, 2014 at 1:32am — No Comments
For the 12th time this year, UJ is back to 101.30-101.50 zone. Each of the previous visits have resulted in a bounce up, although they have been declining in magnitude recently. The 200MA is a level that most traders consider a buy/sell line and price is still above it.
I was not able to…Continue
This is not a very popular pair but see daily chart below. The 20ema has been a pretty good guide of the trend and it appears to me that the down trend may be over. I am looking for a pull back to/close to the 20ema and an appropriate signal to go long.…Continue
I recently had the opportunity to watch one of Nick B's free webinars. For those who have not heard of him, he is a price action trader with clean charts and only s/r zones that he plots on his charts.
His trading method is looking for price reversals at s/r zones using H4 and higher time frames only. Sorry this is not a promo for Nick but I wanted especially newer traders to have a bit of background about what I wanted to really say in this blog.
The one thing…Continue
I just finished looking at some daily charts and this is what I see:
AUDCAD - tried to penetrate MR1 at 1.0058 and did, but got rejected. The last attempt to break that level was in Oct 2013 and did not succeed either. Is this pair headed down?
AUDCHF - This pair is already in a downtrend and I am attaching this chart. Note the symmetry in price action between 17 Dec and 07 Mar (today). …Continue
There was an opportunity to go long in this pair on 27/28 Jan. But even though price went this low for the first time since Dec 2005, I was still not sure. The price action signal was also there, yet there was hesitation in my mind. See daily chart below.
Price did go up about 300 pips, but…Continue
I have never seen a chart like this one. Shown below is a monthly view. The 20 EMA you see is useless. I put on the Ichimoku even though it is perhaps the most lagging of them all. For the first time I saw price below the cloud on all time frames, even the 1 minute. I am sure any oscillator will only show oversold status.
I am a price action trader and cannot at this moment see a trade. While the 4 hour view shows a double bottom, a continuation down cannot be ruled out or rather is…Continue
As you can see from the attached 4 hour GBPAUD chart, the 20EMA did a fairly good job of holding up price since 05 November. Dips below the 20EMA were not deep and did not last long either, indicating that the bears had no strength.
This seems to be changing now as evidenced by the pin bar of…Continue
Having missed some of the recent run on USDJPY, my thought was damn, another opportunity lost!! But they say that the market usually gives you a second chance to hop onboard. This is what I think I am seeing in the chart below.
How much lower will price get to, I have no idea - perhaps to my horizontal green line. But my thought is to watch the 1 hour chart and take my cue from there since I do believe that the bull run is far from over.…Continue
You all have seen price action on CHFJPY just now - price shot up to beyond its highs and then bounced off the monthly resistance level. When you see this happen at significant levels you must be alert. It is possible that smart money actually wants to bring the price down and is influencing and manipulating it to go high instead.
Why do they do this? Quite simply if they want to sell they need to have buyers to sell it to. So pushing price up does 2 things - Firstly…Continue
Added by Oasis on November 19, 2013 at 4:22pm — No Comments
I wonder if anyone else has noticed but this is a fact. It used to be customary for trade related blogs to be based on some analysis showing why a trader thought price would move in a particular direction. We used to see charts and explanations and this generated a lot of debate and exchange between members was healthy and sometimes even became heated. But the result was good quality content.
It is therefore unfortunate that sub standard content is now being encouraged. I see…Continue
Perhaps some of you liked my demo trade of USDNOK last week. Here is an identical setup on USDSEK. I think the message here is quite clear:
- Serious price rejection at 6.6520 over last 2/3 days.
- Bounce off the monthly R2
see chart attached.
I have no idea of spreads on this…Continue
Before everyone gets too impressed let me tell you that this is a DEMO trade. However the lesson to be learnt is valid. I was watching this USDNOK pair for a few days wondering if it was a good pair to trade. I noticed the bullish move on Tues and wondered if price would get to the high of 05 July. If it did I decided to short it hoping for repeat of 08 July bearish move. This did not happen and the pair started falling. I waited until market close yesterday before going short. I now had 3…Continue
Scanning the weekly and daily charts of the week gone by, somehow drew my attention on the CAD. From a news perspective there is no CAD related announcement before Thu., so that is good.
AUDCAD - See weekly chart below. 1.00150 seems like an important level that could not be breached again and a strong pin bar suggests that the bears are once again in control.…Continue
If we look at price action last week, CHF weakness is quite obvious. Only the EUR failed to make any gains against it. Will this continue this week? Who knows but this made me take a look at CHF crosses for opportunities. CADCHF looks great and USDCHF as well. But would it not be better to pick a pair that has not gained a lot of ground already? Even though AUD was not the strongest currency last week, AUDCHF looks a good possibility to me.…Continue
As you can see from the daily chart below, we are currently in a retrace of the overall uptrend. Price is approaching the 23.6% level and I expect it to reverse or perhaps stall and reverse here. The zone marked in blue will be explained in the 4 hour chart.
Now let us look at the 4 hour chart.…Continue
This weekend I have watched Sam Seiden's webinar about trading with the smart money. Little knowledge can be quite dangerous so I hope that I have got this right.
As per chart attached,the area between 0.8500 and 0.85600 is a supply zone. Price was in this area in April-May 2013 and dropped quite significantly. I will be looking at lower timeframes for entry signal within the marked zone.…Continue
My interest this week is going short on this pair. It has risen to levels last seen in Feb 2010 and recent price action indicates (to me) that this run may be over for now.
Starting with the weekly chart, price action over the last 3 weeks is interesting. Week 3 was a nice and convincing bullish action. Week 2 brought a significant move up but forced down by massive selling. Week 1 (just concluded) saw another move up that has largely been negated by the bears.
RSI users can…Continue