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Why Should We Use Candle Sticks

Candlesticks trading techniques we use today originated from the Japanese in the 1700s. This technique was developed by a Japanese man by the name of Munehisa Homma. He was a rice merchant from Sakata Japan who traded in the Ojima Rice market in Osaka during the Tokugawa Shogunate. He is considered the father of Candlesticks….

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Market Mechanics – Part 2

How Market Price jumps What happens if we get a big market sell order, say 7 lots? Again it will be added to the orders stack at a price that gets filled immediately. The order will be filled at 1.0925. The 7 lot sell order will be matched with the first 7 buy limit orders…

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Market Mechanics – Part 1

Why is the price at a particular level? What makes the price level change? How can the price change so much at some times and not so much at others? These are questions I had after I started trading, especially when it seemed the price always went against me just after I entered a trade….

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Market Manipulation

If you look up Wikipedia, the definition of Market Manipulation is a deliberate attempt to interfere with the free and fair operation of the market and create artificial, false or misleading appearances with respect to the price of, or market for, a security, commodity or currency. This article is to inform everyone that market manipulation…

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Judo Trading

I am a certified Judo buff and in this article I am going to combine my two favourite activities which Judo and Trading to show you what is “Judo Trading” all about. For those who do not know what Judo is, allow me to explain a bit about this wonderful martial art. Judo is a…

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