Trading Support and Resistance

24 September 2017 9:26:24 AM

This week we’ll begin with our monthly and weekly forecasts of the currency pairs worth watching. The first part of our forecast is based upon our research of the past 16 years of Forex prices, which show that the following methodologies have all produced profitable results:

Let’s take a look at the relevant data of currency price changes and interest rates to date, which we compiled using a trade-weighted index of the major global currencies:

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Monthly Forecast September 2017

For the month of September, we forecasted that the best trades would be long Gold and short USD/CAD. The performance to date is a little negative overall:

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Weekly Forecast 24th September 2017

Last week, we made no forecast, as there were no strong counter-trend movements.

This week, we again make no forecast, as there again were no strong counter-trend movements.

This week has been dominated by relative strength in the New Zealand Dollar, and relative weakness in the Canadian Dollar.

Volatility was much lower than last week, with approximately one-third of the major and minor currency pairs changing in value by more than 1%. Volatility is likely to be lower still over this coming week.

You can trade our forecasts in a real or demo Forex brokerage account.

Key Support/Resistance Levels for Popular Pairs

We teach that trades should be entered and exited at or very close to key support and resistance levels. There are certain key support and resistance levels that should be watched on the more popular currency pairs this week, which might result in either reversals or breakouts:

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You can trade our forecasts in a real or demo Forex brokerage account to test the strategies and strengthen your self-confidence before investing real funds.

Adam is a Forex trader who has worked within financial markets for over 12 years, including 6 years with Merrill Lynch. He is certified in Fund Management and Investment Management by the U.K. Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment. Learn more from Adam in his free lessons at FX Academy.

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