Tag: trading indicators

How to isolate and focus on your currency pair on MT5

In this video we explain how to isolate out the currency pair using the currency strength indicator, and then to add further focus to the chart by including the currency index in our trading work-space. In this example it’s the GBP/JPY which is our focus, and on the currency strength indicator all the other currencies… Read more »

How the MT5 currency matrix reveals market sentiment

currency matrix MT5

In this video which comes towards the end of the London session and the start of the US session, we highlight how the currency matrix helps to identify the universal sentiment to the Canadian dollar. In this example the USD dollar has been strongly bullish before reversing to bearish and coupled with very strong buying… Read more »

GBP/JPY begins to turn on the daily chart

gbpjpy daily chart

The currency strength indicator on the daily timeframe has been signalling the UK pound as strongly overbought (yellow line) and the Japanese yen (magenta line) as oversold for some time, and today has finally seen the pair move lower following last week’s extended congestion phase in the 151 area of the chart. This period of… Read more »

Divergence in euro complex

From a technical perspective last week was not an easy one for the euro with a divergence of sentiment across the complex. Against the USD it found some much needed support at the 1.0825 support level, which provided the springboard for a move up and through the VPOC on the daily chart at the key… Read more »

Gold continues to shine

Some solid gains for gold last week as the precious metal ended last week in a bullish mood following an extended period of price consolidation within the spread of the volatility candle triggered back in early February. Cannot stress the importance of this candle, moving as it did way beyond the average true range for… Read more »

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… Read more »

Don’t ignore the Kiwi – it can deliver some great trades!

A currency often overlooked by forex traders is the New Zealand dollar, which is a great shame because this commodity dollar can often deliver some impressive and consistent trades, particularly on the slower time frames. And for a reason we only need to glance at the daily chart of the currency strength indicator. Following a… Read more »

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… Read more »

Cable finally finds some support (& buyers!)

Following longest fall since 2008 no surprise to see British pound and the 6B move higher in this morning’s trading, on the back of profit taking and closure of US and Canadian markets for the Labor Day holiday. From a VPA (volume price analysis) perspective the recent move lower has also been associated with falling… Read more »