Tag Archives: Trend Following Trading Strategies

Making Moving Average Rules Less Sensitive

Moving averages trading rules are simple and powerful. In this article we explore some ways to make the rules less sensitive in an attempt to reduce whipsaws. 1) Traders can wait for the breaking of moving average lines by several … Continue reading

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Simple Swing Trading

Take a look at the nice up-trend on the chart below. There are plenty of reasons to have entered around £10 and sat comfortably in your armchair until some warning signs and an exit around £14, or even higher. A … Continue reading

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Impulsive Corrective Wave Retracement

Regardless of how strong a long-term market trend is, the market never moves only in the direction of the long-term trend – there are always minor movements against the long term market trend. These deviations usually don’t last very long and after … Continue reading

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When The Moving Averages Combine

Learn to Trade Online with These Trading Videos Entry and Exit Rule: A buy signal is generated when all three rules listed below are signaling buy or sell. Otherwise it goes neutral. 1) When close price is above 200 Simple … Continue reading

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Parabolic SAR With SMA-Gradient Trend Filter

Learn to Trade Online with These Trading Videos In this article, we examine trading J. Welles Wilder’s Parabolic SAR indicator and whether combining this with a trend indicator improves the results. We find this approach is profitable overall when our trend following … Continue reading

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Trading With 21 and 55 Periods Simple Moving Average

Learn to Trade Online with These Trading Videos Moving averages are some of the most common yet powerful technical tools trader use. We explore the results of combining the 21 and 55 days simple moving averages in 2 ways, applied … Continue reading

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What Is The Magic Number On Moving Average

Learn to Trade Online with These Trading Videos We explore a fundamental question traders ask about trading the moving average. Should I use a faster or slower moving average? We perform the test on EURUSD daily charts from Jan 2005 … Continue reading

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Ichimoku Trading System

Learn to Trade Online with These Trading Videos Trading with Clouds – Fast and Effective This article introduces the Ichimoku Kinko Hyo, an award winning Japanese technical indicator which can be used to trade currencies, commodities, futures, and stocks. Ichimoku … Continue reading

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Ichimoku Trend Trading with ADX Indicator

Learn to Trade Online with These Trading Videos This article assumes the reader has basic knowledge of the Ichimoku Kinko Hyo trading system; an introduction can be found here. As you know, Ichimoku Kinko Hyo is predominantly a trend-following indicator, … Continue reading

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Trading With Moving Average Gradient

Learn to Trade Online with These Trading Videos The bane of any trend-following strategy is when the market becomes range bound. In this article we look at a method for determining if the market is trending or not, by looking at the … Continue reading

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