US mid-term elections dominate price action in all markets

US mid-term elections dominate price action in all markets

Waiting for the US mid term elections was reflected in the markets this afternoon, and following an initial move higher, that was it for the rest of the session as all three indices rotated around the VPOC on the fast timeframe charts and lacking both direction and participation. The price action was no great surprise given the political landscape along with the FED decision due on Thursday. But as always on such days, it reminds us we have to be patient and wait for the trading opportunities to arrive and not force them, where none exist which was the case for index traders today. This general lack of momentum was also reflected in related markets with the US dollar and gold both trading in narrow ranges. The terrific price action of October, a nightmare for investors, but joyous for traders, now seems to be a dim and distant memory as we wait for the Santa Claus rally to appear on the...
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Trade the pound with confidence, using renko and the currency strength indicator!

Trade the pound with confidence, using renko and the currency strength indicator!

Another great forex trading session with David and myself this morning, with the British pound once again in focus following the London open. As always, it's the currency strength indicator which leads the way and guides us into those currencies which are either overbought or oversold and ready to reverse, or which perhaps are already in a strong trend. The early morning selling of the pound duly reversed and into a strong trend higher, driven by a positive statement over Brexit, and here the renko indicator for MT5 and NinjaTrader provides the perfect compliment to the time based charts, smoothing out the price action and helping traders either with entry or exits tactics, or helping to keep them in the trend once underway. The early selling of the pound also signaled strong buying and confirming the reversal, with the currency matrix on NinjaTrader giving a very strong signal of the universal sentiment for the pound as markets bought across the complex. You can...
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