' Forex Strategies Essentials

Jul 27, 2013

Forex Strategies Essentials

If you decided to trade Forex hoping to find outstanding Forex trading strategies that would bring you a quick income, I hate to disappoint you that it will not be so easy. In case you already don't have a well-developed and tested Forex trading strategy, it will be next to impossible. However, a good trading strategy is not impossible to develop – anyone can do it with a bit of hard work and a pinch more of dedication.

Creating Forex strategy
Forex trading strategies

There are various approaches on how to make a profitable Forex strategy and each is profitable and working in its own manner. I would like to advise all the traders, who do not either own or have a knowledge to develop one, to do the same thing I did when I first started – buy yourself an already developed strategy. This way you will save hundreds of hours trying to make a profitable trading system. You will save not only time, but money too!

Manual trading strategies are a good way to start. These strategies consist of use of Forex indicators – complex software that lead trader through the process suggesting the best moment to open buy or sell position. In 99% of cases a purchased strategy will NOT prove profitable. This where your demo account kicks in.

Test the strategy on your demo account and improve it according to your individual experiences and analysis. After a month of tests, you should have a clear insights in your strategy's drawbacks. Remove them, pick the best parts, create the set of rules and stick to them. This is the most reliable way to create a working forex strategy.

Day Trading

Once you set-off creating and searching for a strategy that works, you will dispose a healthy dose of optimism. As you will be spending plenty of time trading in your demo account and following the charts, day trading turns out as a logical pick. Make it your basic trading style that will allow you to observe the market and open position 3-5 times a day.

Learn and Research

Never limit your strategy toolbox to only one strategy. If you do, you will not be capable to further develop your strategy, thus increase your income. Pick another two strategies you will have in reserve and constantly improve them. Pick the best features of each three strategies and try to assemble a fresh one every once and then. Never stop testing your strategies – that's why there are demo accounts! 


Money Management

Regardless of how good your strategy is, good money management will make it even better. Always keep it in the back of your head. There are tens of various money management systems out there. A good one will make you a respectful income with only 40% positive trades. The vast majority of starters make a mistake by not applying to money management strategies. You can find plenty of free MMs all over the Internet. These simple mathematical operations can drastically improve your strategy's profitability rate.

Forex Indicators

Just like you test the strategies, test the Forex indicators as well. All the strategies are assembled of array of indicators where each has its unique function. Once you find a good indicator your goal becomes finding a bad indicator inside your strategy and replacing it with a better one. You can regularly improve your strategy this way to finally create a highly profitable system.


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  1. I have been trading with forex since 2010 and never encountered any issue. I made money once and requested withdrawal

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