Euro goes Boink!

Short post as I'm running to catch a flight back home. Yesterday Chairman Powell dropped interest rates by 0.25%. This comes on the heals of the Eurozone dropping interest rates too. Everyone was expecting this and I knew some sort of volatility...

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Latest Forex Trade Review

Yesterday I closed out the majority of my EURUSD trade that I initiated in late April. It was almost 3 months of a wild up and down ride with excessive risk that finally made me realize a few important things. Stops don't really work on very...

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Mexican Market Manipulation Monday

What you see here is pure market manipulation by a government, namely ours. In this case, it was done by our President. On Friday May 31st he announces tariffs on goods coming from Mexico because of the border 'crisis.' Then he announces over the...

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Why Forex Trading is Frustrating

Or rather, why Forex trading is frustrating at a bucket shop like Oanda. I really don't know which is the right statement to make because I can't be arsed to do the research. I don't have the time. What I can tell you is that my initial reaction...

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Adding EURUSD Historical Volatility Predictions

I recently connected my historical volatility prediction processes to the FRED API and pulled in closing data for the Euro. I want to autogenerate currency volatility predictions just like what I do for the stock indicies. The only problem now is...

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The Less I do, The Better I do

Somewhere between 2010 and and 2011 I stopped Forex Trading and stopped stock picking. It was just too much stress and felt very futile. Reviewing the market on a daily basis was exhausting and I even abandoned market timing with my models (the...

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202-pips-in-2-days

Two days ago I went long [EURUSD]{.small-caps} and just sat on it. My aim was to build up a larger position in the Euro on pullbacks because I believe this currency pair is going through 1.70 over the next few months. Today I sold half my position after …

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