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Trading Around News Time

in Mifune, Trading Strategy Articles on Jul. 27, 2014

July 26, 2014 Trading when the news is released as a binary options trader can be risky. In forex trading, managing risk is relatively simple in that you can adjust your stop-loss to a given pip value and if you’re wrong and your stop is hit then you’re out just a little bit. If you […]

Ten Essential Truths on How to Trade Well

in Mifune, Trading Strategy Articles on Jul. 26, 2014

July 25, 2014 This week, I haven’t had quite as much time to trade, although I provide up a write-up on Friday’s trading following this post. Consequently, I figured I would take a step back from the technical analysis articles and instead cover some topics and discussional tidbits that I often do not address directly […]

Trading Psychology, Discipline, and the Importance of Overall Balance

in Mifune, Trading Strategy Articles on Jul. 24, 2014

July 24, 2014 Oftentimes, the biggest hurdle any trader has in becoming successful at the pursuit is overcoming himself. The ability to manage one’s own mentality is instrumental in determining whether one can become successful over the long-run. You may have heard the assertion that trading is “1/3 strategy, 1/3 money management, and 1/3 psychology.” […]

How to Effectively Trade Against a Trend

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July 23, 2014 The EUR/USD was stuck in a rut during Wednesday’s trading and nothing looked even remotely close to providing a solid trading opportunity. So I hopped over to my back-up pair, the GBP/JPY, which did have some interesting action going on. And just as a side note before jumping into the heart of […]

More Good Mid-Summer Trading — 3/4 ITM

in Mifune, Trading Strategy Articles on Jul. 18, 2014

The market has been surprisingly amenable to a decent amount of trade set-ups recently. Normally, during the lower-volatility period of the mid-summer the market is at its most lackadaisical point. But for anyone looking for quality trade set-ups you definitely can’t complain about price movements backed by legitimate volatility. Needless to say, one needs a […]