Forex Trade Signals and Setups Mar. 5th

GBPUSD – Hitting the 20ema After SDB Pattern

After selling off a decent chunk last week, the cable is formed an SDB pattern (Shortened Double Bottom) with the lows of both 4hr candles hitting within 1 pip of each other, which gave us a clear line in the sand telling us there were some solid buyers there willing to defend that area and get long despite the last 28 out of 32hrs of selling as you can see in the 4hr chart below.

price action SDB shortened double bottom pattern 2ndskiesforex mar 5th

These patterns on higher time frames generally offer another price action trigger on a lower time frame. Shifting to the 1hr chart, we can see this is exactly how it played out, forming a pinbar which was the beginning of the engulfing bar (2nd bar of SDB pattern) from the 4hr chart above.

price action pinbar SDB pattern 2ndskiesforex mar 5th

Many of our price action traders got in this one, myself included and have already locked in profit along with neutralizing all the risk.  Targets are set for 1.5896 which is a key SL (Swing Low) which you can see in the first chart.  Should price clear this level, then we could be seeing a test of the 1.5950 prior highs.  Price for now is forming a bull flag near the highs for the day suggesting likely continuation from here if it can clear the 20ema on the 4hr charts.\\

***Update – talk about a crazy night…a huge storm just came in, shut off the power twice in 5mins, forcing me to reboot two times (thank god for saved draft), but when the power came up the second time, my cats freaked out, were under the couch, and the computer came back on with two mosquitos mating on my monitor :-oooo.  Ok, back to business – just thought i’d share.

USDJPY – Forms Inside Bar at Top of Range

After climbing the last two out of three days, the USDJPY formed an inside bar which also is moonlighting as a pinbar as well.  The tricky thing about this formation is the inside bar is almost the same range as the prior bar, thus in effect, making this a two-bar trading range.  Traders should wait for a break on either side of the A bar (labeled in chart) before taking any new positions.  A break of the high suggests trend continuation while a break of the A bars low suggests to sub 80.50 and possibly the 20ema parked at the 80 big figure.

inside bar two bar trading range price action 2ndskiesforex mar 5th

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  • jano

    Hi,
    mosquitos, lol:)

    isnt Cables “sand line” already played out”?

    What you think about golds yesterday price action and 1693 level?

    Kind Regards,
    Jano.

    • yeah, the mosquito thing was probably the funniest part of that experience

      ill be talking about gold today in the webinar so make sure to come

      kind regards
      chris