Breakout Trading Strategies for Daytraders

Breakout Trading Strategies for Daytraders

There are many different modern forex trading strategies by which one can trade the financial market successfully. Breakout trading strategy is one of the most important oil trading strategies since the market tends to show high volatility followed by a successful breakout of confined region. Professional daytraders keenly wait for the breakout and enter into the trade with proper risk management system.

Chart Example:  Breakouts

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Figure: Trading the breakout

When using this strategy, it is important to watch world news for indications of broad market volatility.  In the above figure, the price was confined in a rectangle region with a two false spike penetrating the upper key resistance. Traders who entered aggressively in the market without price action confirmation would have badly burnt. On the contrary, professional traders wait patiently for new forex trends even though the market clearly breached the support zone.

Fibonacci Retracements

The market eventually retraced back to the support level which turned into resistance and formed a bearish engulfing pattern. With the formation of this bearish engulfing pattern, the market gives a clear direction of the new bearish movement of the pair. Remember fake out are the more common phenomenon for the day traders since they rarely trade the weekly charts before taking any forex trades.

Longer-time frame tends to develop less false signal compared to the shorter one for those in binary options trading. It is very crucial that traders use proper money management while trading the breakout in the daily chart to avoid unavoidable circumstances.

About the Author
Richard Cox is a university teacher in international trade and finance. Lessons in macroeconomics and price behavior in equity markets. Trade ideas are generally suggestive of time horizons of one to six months.

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