More Fractal Examples and Casey’s Call On The GBP/USD

First of all: Casey made a great call on the double-top reversal of the GBP/USD today. The move is not over yet, the bear is still jumping out of the window (so to speak), and we expect it to move somewhat lower yet. This move is another great example of identifying and using fractals, so that is what this article will concentrate on... Read more »

Defining Our Fractal-Based Trailing Stop EA

In this article we're moving from 'designing' to 'defining'. We're going to start specifying exactly what our automated trailing stop will do and how it will do it. If you're not interested in automation, then please don't be put off ... the breaking down of this trailing stop strategy into little pieces should still be interesting and perhaps useful to you... Read more »

Designing A Fractal-Based Trailing Stop EA

Before I lose you, let me quickly explain what a "fractal-based trailing stop EA" is - it's more useful and interesting than it might first appear! What we're going to do over the course of the next few articles is to design and develop an Expert Advisor (an automated trading system) that positions and moves our stop loss for us, based on fractals... Read more »

NYTime Results for September 2009

This is just a quick update on our September trades using the NYTime system. You might remember that we had a few losses in a row near the start of the month, but overall there were a handful of good trades scattered throughout the month which saw us return a profit overall. Read more »

Forex Profits Through Positive Thinking

If you are trying to make profits out of the forex market then you'll soon discover a myriad of different strategies and techniques that you can use in the operation of your trading enterprise. Read more »

Platforms for Automated Forex Trading

It's easy to believe in the current forex climate, that Expert Advisors (EAs) for Metatrader 4 are the only way that you can get into automated forex trading. With all the trading robot scams and high-powered marketing that goes on with MT4 EAs, many traders think that running MT4 is the only choice they have. There are in fact many software vendors who provide trading platforms that allow for some form of automation. This article will cover a few of them along with how different levels of automation can help the trader... Read more »

Automated Forex Trading – Testing, Testing, 1, 2, 3

An important step in the development of an automated forex trading strategy (trading robot or EA) is the testing phase. Testing should involve back-testing as well as forward-testing and be performed as accurately and extensively as possible. No amount of testing can absolutely assure future results, so the idea is to be as sure as possible!An important step in the development of an automated forex trading strategy (trading robot or EA) is the testing phase. Testing should involve back-testing as well as forward-testing and be performed as accurately and extensively as possible. No amount of testing can absolutely assure future results, so the idea is to be as sure as possible... Read more »

The Genesis Of A Trading Robot

This article opens up a new series where we talk about the development of trading robots, sometimes called Expert Advisors or EAs. Trading bots are increasing in popularity in the forex world and many newcomers jump in and buy them without really knowing what they're doing. This article series will hopefully enlighten you as to what they're all about, what to look for and how to avoid the various pitfalls. Read more »

Forex Trading Log: Turning Trades Into Profits

A forex trading log is an important but often underutilized asset for many traders. Profitable traders will often make mention of discipline as the cornerstone to their success and this normally starts with keeping accurate records of all their trade activities. Read more »

Discipline – Are You A Trading Robot?

Discipline is often quoted as one of the cornerstones of a successful trader, but how do we get it? What importance does it really have in how well we do? In this article I'll discuss the importance of discipline and some tricks you can use to improve your trading discipline... Read more »