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Kathleen Brooks on Forex: A simple approach to trading foreign exchange using fundamental and technical analysis by Kathleen Brooks

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Trading examples

Trading using both fundamental and technical analysis methods allows me to trade specific events, unexpected events or news headlines. These trades may have varying time horizons – some will be short term, others will be long term. Usually they are held for a minimum of one day unless stops or profit targets are triggered.

Sometimes I will have plenty of time to prepare my strategy, at other times I have to devise a strategy on the fly as events are changing quickly. Sometimes I will be right, sometimes I will be wrong.

Hopefully the case studies below give you a flavour of how I use the philosophy so that you may be able to apply some of the ideas in your own trading.

Case Study 1: USDCAD

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