Tag Archives: LTT

  • 21
    Sep 2018

    Trading the Dollar as Trade War Looms

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    As the trade war between the world’s biggest and second biggest economies intensifies, leaders of both the US and China seem determined to continue to slap tariffs on each other, most likely fearing the loss of “face” among people in their respective home countries. This past Tuesday, a new round of tariffs was announced by

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  • 31
    Aug 2018

    3 Tips to Improve Your Trading Mindset

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    In trading, mentality is one of the most important ingredients for success. Without the right mindset, the motivation, and enough “emotional capital,” it simply becomes impossible to succeed at this game. It’s for good reason that you often see former top athletes, special forces soldiers, and other high-performers becoming some the most successful traders and

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  • 31
    Aug 2018

    September Trading Insights from David Long

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    Yet another testing month is behind us. With the US dollar still stuck in the range between 95.20 and 93.40. Commodities fell early on in the month thanks to trade war escalating, but as the war disappeared from headlines the commodity market found a floor. Gold has been sideways for last week or so and

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  • 31
    Aug 2018

    Have you ever wondered why professional traders seem to talk more about boring things like risk management, position sizing, and diversification rather than the latest profitable trading strategies? As a new trader, I always struggled to understand this. After all, it’s the trading strategy that makes us money, right? While technically true, thinking that just

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  • 23
    Aug 2018

    Why Does Technical Analysis Work?

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    Have you ever wondered what makes technical analysis of a market really work? Take support and resistance levels for example. If you observe that the EUR/USD is struggling to get past the 1.17 level, is there some magic ceiling there that is preventing the price from moving through it…? Or when you see a head

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  • 17
    Aug 2018

    Using Technical Indicators in Forex Trading

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    Technical trading indicators is something traders spend a lot of time trying to understand, and, to be frank, we also spend lots of time teaching it. Probably driven by the excitement of testing out new indicators and the hopes of finding that one strategy that will kill it in the forex market, it seems that

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  • 10
    Aug 2018

    Although it may feel like some kind of computer game at times, it should be no surprise that the forex market is driven by events that take place in the real world. To be more precise, we are mostly talking about economic data releases from various countries, with the United States being the most important

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    Aug 2018

    Forex Trading Opportunities in August

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    While July was certainly an eventful month in the forex market, August is currently setting up to become even more exciting. Among the things we have seen unfold over the past month is an intensified trade war initiated by president Trump, a sharply weakening Chinese yuan, a possible bottom in bitcoin prices, and a US

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