Category: Vantage FX Daily Market Update

What’s a Mental Stop Loss and Why Should You Avoid It?

A mental stop loss is a place where you’re “supposed” to exit your trade, but seldom do. For me, a mental stop loss is nothing more than an excuse to hang on to a losing trade, which makes it very detrimental to any trader. Unfortunately, as humans we’re not very good at accepting loss. Beginner […]

CFD Rollover Dates for May

The following CFD instruments will be rolled over on the expiration dates as per the table below. Please note: – The rollover will be automatic and any existing open positions will remain open. – Positions that are open on the expiration date will be adjusted via a rollover charge or credit to reflect the price […]

Learning to Lose So You can win at Forex trading

Regardless of how good your trading strategy may be, you will never win 100% of your trades. Whether you choose to agree or disagree doesn’t really matter, because as soon as you accept this fact, you’ll be on your way to becoming a winning trader. Without a doubt, learning to lose is one of the […]

Trading confluence: Stack the odds in your favour

As I’ve touched on in the past, I’m a HUGE fan of using areas of confluence when it comes to Forex trading… or trading any market for that matter. Originally found in the stock market since pretty much forever, traders started noticing that price tends to form similar patterns prior to advances or declines. Today, […]

CFD Rollover Dates for April

The following CFD instruments will be rolled over on the expiration dates as per the table below. Please note: – The rollover will be automatic and any existing open positions will remain open. – Positions that are open on the expiration date will be adjusted via a rollover charge or credit to reflect the price […]

Dealing with the Dreaded Losing Streak

Any trader who has skin in the game for a while has probably accepted that sooner or later, a losing streak is inevitable. No one is immune to them. When the time comes and the market goes against you, different people react in vastly different ways. But the end result is all too often either […]

Six Position Sizing Methods you May not Know

There are almost more ways to determine the best position size for your trading system than there are trading systems. So how do you even find the suitable candidates to start with? Today we’re going to go through a couple of perhaps, lesser known methodologies from some major financial legends that each hold significant merit […]

Trading Triangles and How They Work

As a price action trader, I tend to love particular price patterns. For decades and decades, technical traders have been using chart patterns as an approach to forecast, or to create favourable risk/reward trading opportunities. So what makes particular chart patterns appeal to technical traders? Simply, these patterns define the rules in which a trader […]

What’s with the Golden Cross?

Just last week saw the arrival of the ‘Golden Cross’ on the DJ30 (Dow Jones Industrial Average), and with it came a mixed bag of reactions from both bulls and bears. The ‘Golden Cross’ is a well-known forex trading strategy, actually, any instrument trading strategy that occurs when the 50-day MA crosses above the 200-day […]

How to come back from a string of losses

One of the questions I’m frequently asked is “how do you recover from a losing streak?” In Forex trading, we all know that it’s not possible to win 100% of the time. Actually, the odds are more in favour of you losing as opposed to winning, which is why money management is critical when trading […]