Trading strategies

Trading strategies are the algorithms and rules that traders follow in order to obtain predictable results and profit. The section presents multicurrency, arbitration and scalping strategies, principles and basic requirements. The strategies of the pending orders and classic Alligator and their strengths are highlighted. Both beginners and experienced traders will find a strategy they like.

Any indicator or trading system (paid, free, someone else’s or your own one) can be put on a real account only after a successful test in many ways and in a variety of trading environments. Optimization and competent testing of trading strategies is a necessary process for successful trading.

Arbitrage tactics uses the difference in the rate of change in demand for specific trading assets. Forex arbitrage strategies work reliably in any market, as they give the possibility of earning directly from the movement of prices, regardless of the direction and strength of the expected trend.

Practice shows that the longer a financial asset is traded in a narrow range, the stronger (and more profitable!) is its following directed movement. Trading strategy Alligator is based on the eponymous indicator and lets you catch the transition from "hibernation" to active trend and take its maximum profit.

Stable successful trading is the dream of every trader. Williams’ fractal strategy offers mathematically accurate signals to the entry and increase of positions, and specific method of exiting the market, sensitive to price movements, allows to close in the last phases of the trend, capturing not less than 80% of the movement.

Another variation of successful combination of all types of technical indicators for channel trading in a single set. The Signal strategy works quite stably for trading on the rebound from the borders in the intraday channel on standard instruments – both in a trending market and during the flat.

Despite the abundance of means of trading automation, there are traders who work with positions manually. The suggested manual strategy may seem too colorful and overloaded with indicators, but in fact it contains nothing superfluous and provides stable income on a trend market.

The proposed strategy for h1 employs the classical method of working out the trend on the various periods. The optimal set of exponential moving averages allows to successfully filter the market without the use of oscillators. It is recommended for beginners and amateurs of the technical analysis.

The proposed 15-minute strategy is perfect for beginners who traditionally prefer short-term intraday deals. Just one indicator, minimum knowledge of candlestick analysis and simple trading recommendations allow almost anyone to earn – not much, but steadily.

Using the outcome of the battle of Waterloo is considered the largest financial speculation and an example of a successful trading using the strategy on the news. Speculative trading in periods of bursts of information is very beneficial and is available for any trader, regardless of the tools, experience, and the amount of the deposit.

Proper use of the volume correlation mechanism allows to catch the moment of large "smart" money entering the market. The proposed precise strategy of tick volume analysis is another alternative to short-term trading and the opportunity to earn with the market makers.

Long-term trading statistics shows that the Ichimoku trading strategies almost never give negative results. External complexity of chart constructions discourages newcomers, but it provides a stable profit on any instrument to the stubborn ones who spend time on mastering it.

Classic Martingale implies the increase of each subsequent transaction. In this way, even after a series of losing trades, once the TP is triggered, the trader will instantly not only compensate for all losses, but also get some profit.

Many traders in the beginning of their career immediately begin to study complex trading strategies, facing the flow of information they simply cannot grasp. Experience has proved that it is much more effective to move from simple to complex.

None of the experienced traders would dispute the fact that the key to success in Forex trading is to create a reliable trading strategy capable to determine the optimal moments for the transaction with high precision and without subsequent repainting.

In recent years, the popularity of Forex market among traders is rapidly growing, but unfortunately, not everyone manages to allocate enough time to learn complicated techniques, so the simplest Forex trading strategies remain an excellent alternative.

Ruler strategy is focused on the daily charts and has one goal – to take maximum profit from every movement. Unfortunately, the original version of this technique is only suitable for experienced traders, so here we will look at some of its modifications.

As you might guess from the name, a Three Candles strategy is based on the eponymous pattern from the Price Action method, so it perfectly combines simplicity, efficiency and versatility, since such models work in any market.

Almost every trader at heart dreams to do nothing and get paid a lot for doing nothing, so today we will not raise the issue of "trading as a job" and see what is a Lazy Trader Strategy.

Inception strategy is one of the many varieties of "London bombings", as it implies trading using pending orders after the opening of London, but it differs from peers by being based on EUR/USD and AUD/USD pairs.

This trading strategy has been and remains quite popular due to its simplicity and high efficiency. The secret of trading is that often the first impulse before the opening of London trading sets the movement of the pair for the day.