Nice move in the euro along with the pound in the London session

Nice move in the euro along with the pound in the London session

https://youtu.be/QQvzkV2brBE Another great session this morning with David and myself as we showcase the Quantum Trading tools and indicators through the European open and into the London session, and the two currencies we focused on here were the British pound and the euro. As you would expect these are the currencies that take centre stage as European markets open, and we were not disappointed with the euro finding some positive sentiment and sending it firmly higher against the US dollar which was equally bearish on the faster timeframes, and so developing a nice trend. And of course this was clearly in evidence on the currency strength indicator on both the MT5 platform and the NinjaTrader platform. One of the key issues when trading any pair is to understand whether the sentiment for the currency is universal across the currency complex, and here the currency matrix and the currency array step in to help and display this instantly and in all timeframes. This...
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Risk off sentiment in the London forex session

Risk off sentiment in the London forex session

https://youtu.be/-5MMfQ-uu5Q Recording of this morning's London forex session with the Aussie yen in focus in risk off start to the trading day. It was a risk off start to the trading day with the Japanese yen being bought universally across the market, and with the focus on the Aussie yen in particular. The Quantum currency array indicator highlighted this perfectly in the session with some excellent price action. You can check out all the tools and indicators at https://www.quantumtrading.com and the full education program at https://www.quantumtradingeducation.com...
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Using the MT5 CSI currency strength indicator for scalping

Using the MT5 CSI currency strength indicator for scalping

https://youtu.be/d8pPI6vgIlM In this short video we explain the power of using the Quantum Trading currency strength indicator in multiple timeframes on the MT5 platform. And in this example we are using the MT5 platform once again which provides a much wider choice of timeframes using both the standard and custom options. Here we have the currency strength indicator applied to the 5 minute the 10 minute and the 15 minute timeframes, and focused on the EUR/CAD currency pair. Here we can see the trend is already underway and confirmed by the currency strength indicator with the euro currency falling strongly and the Canadian dollar rising just as strongly. This is where we see the strongest trends develop and the steepness of the line for each currency gives us clear and strong signals of the strength of the momentum for this pair,  with strength in one and weakness in the other, providing the prefect combination for a strong trend in the pair. The trend...
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MT5 currency strength indicator in action

MT5 currency strength indicator in action

https://youtu.be/CVV1hQegI-Q In this video we show the Quantum Trading MT5 currency strength indicator in action, and focus in particular on the Japanese yen. This has been the ' go to' currency for the last few weeks as risk on and risk off sentiment has ebbed and flowed intraday, and reflected particularly in the yen cross pairs. In this example we have the 15 minute chart for the NZD/JPY with the currency strength indicator giving us all the clues and signals for this strong trend higher, with the New Zealand dollar being bought strongly, and the Japanese yen being sold equally strongly. The currency strength indicator is now available for both MT4 and MT5 platforms. You can find all the details by clicking the following link - Currency Strength Indicator MT4/MT5...
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Watching the euro

Following last week's turbulent price action, no surprise that today the markets have been a litte muted with the added bonus the Shanghai Composite only fell 5% in overnight trading. And with Japan closed for it's annual Coming of Age Holiday even the Nikkei could take a day off! Meantime last Friday the euro was the currency to watch as it ended the trading week on a burst higher against most of its counterparts, and posting very positive candles on the daily charts. However, despite an early follow through today's trading session for the euro has been marked by some great trades to the short side, in particular against the USD, the Aussie, GBP, NZD & CAD. The euro daily matrix illustrates this perfectly with the eur/usd, eur/gbp/ & eur/aud all exhibiting similar price action. The exception had been the eur/nzd, but here too the euro appears to be moving back to test the VPOC (volume point of control) at 1.6420. Against the...
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NZD and USD in focus on the currency strength indicator

Thanks to everyone for coming along to our forex webinar for the London session earlier, where our focus was the euro & eurodollar, particularly with some pretty heavy option expiry strike prices due up later today. Also in view was the kiwi which was in a similar state to the British pound ahead of Chancellor Osborne's autumn statement. In other words totally beaten down across multiple time frames, and despite various efforts to rise kept falling back into oversold territory. Interesting to see the Kiwi (white line) has now moved off the floor on the 30 & 60 min CSI. Also note the USD (the red line) is very overbought, so we need to keep an eye on what it is likely to do the remainder of the day. What happens in our next webinar for the US session is difficult to tell given it was Thanksgiving yesterday, and today is Black Friday. Appreciate it's not a national holiday, but given many in the...
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GBP in focus ahead of Autumn budget

This morning's highlight comes from Chancellor George Osborne here in the UK with his Autumn Forecast Statement, so expect lots of smoke & mirrors, volatility and opportunity to shake traders out of the market.For the British pound complex on the faster time frames, it's been a case of some good moves lower against USD, JPY & euro. The hourly currency strength indicator is also highlighting the GBP as heavily oversold, but as we have said many times in our forex webinars - currencies, markets and instrument can stay stubbornly over extended much longer than we think. And as we also say in the webinars your time horizon will always be a factor in any trading decision, and also help to quantify the level of risk associated with that trade. Discover more about the currency strength indicator here....
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Cable waits on PMI

New trading month sees the usual crop of PMI releases. China has already reported today we have the numbers from Italy, Spain and France as well as the UK. Although UK economy is predominantly services based, the manufacturing number has been managing to hold above the key 50 level. From a technical perspective so far best move for GBP has been against the AUD with cable confined to a relatively tight range. However, we should start to see some movement once the PMI number has been released, and the new week gets under way. Interestingly cable on the daily chart is sitting neatly between the 200 & 100 mas....
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Aussie finding some bullish momentum

Of the three commodity dollars, namely the Aussie, Kiwi and Loonie it is perhaps the Aussie which finally appears to be showing signs of a potential reversal from its oversold state on the slower time frames of our currency strength indicatort (the blue line). And of the Aussie pairs it is perhaps the AUD/USD and AUD/CAD which appear the most interesting. Starting with the AUD/USD it was the failure in May to break through the resistance at 0.8160 which was the start of the its downards descent which saw the pair finally find some support at 0.6906 on the Friday before the Labor Day Holiday in the US. And whilst this level was tested once again last Monday, since then the AUD/USD has managed to claw its way back to 0.7138 at time of writing. Such positive sentiment and similar price action can also be found on the daily chart of the AUD/CAD where the test of support at 0.9149 on the...
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Eurodollar regains its bullish mojo

At last Thursday's ECB press conference it was enough for Mario Draghi to hint at further QE for the eurodollar to sell off sharply, taking the pair from a high of 1.1243 before coming to rest at the support platform at in the 1.1087/96 region. This support platform was tested again on Friday as a degree of buying for the pair stepped in ahead of the Labor Day holiday in the US and Canada. And whilst the start of this week has seen relatively muted price action for eurodollar given Monday's holiday, the tone of this action has been overall bullish with each session threatening to take the pair through and away the volume point of control in the 1.1200 price region. This has materialised in today's trading session which has seen eurodollar move from a low of 1.1171 to trade, at time of writing at 1.1278. The 1.1171 low also coincided with the `100 ma which has also added its...
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