Introduction to Price Action Trading

Free guides to help you get started with trading and market analysis.

Subscribe Now

Quốc gia:*
Số điện thoại:*

* Tôi xác nhận đã nhận và đọc Chính sách Quyền riêng tư của TF Global Markets.

Tuyên bố khước từ trách nhiệm: Các hướng dẫn giao dịch được cung cấp không phải là và không thể được hiểu là lời khuyên đầu tư hoặc các khuyến cáo. Nó không đảm bảo kết quả giao dịch tốt hơn đối với tài khoản giao dịch thực của bạn. Bạn có thể mất hơn nhiều số tiền đầu tư ban đầu khi giao dịch bằng tài khoản thực.

Learn to Read Supply and Demand in the Market.

The “Price Action” method of trading refers to the practice of buying and selling securities based on the fluctuations, or “action,” of their prices; typically the data of these price changes is represented in easily-readable candlestick or bar charts, which are the bread and butter of the price action trader. Traditionally, price action traders rely on a “naked” chart; they reject the inclusion of indicators with the conviction that, since all supplemental indicators are necessarily lagging interpretations of the basic data available on the price chart, the action of price is itself the most reliable and accurate indicator. The patterns of price movements reveal in real time the balance between the supply for sale and the buying demand of any given security or currency pair. Any price change implies a shift in the relationship between buyers and sellers; an increase in supply will push price down, whereas an increase in buying demand will send price higher.

The price action trader bases their trades on predictions of whether buying demand is greater than the supply of sellers, and therefore price is poised to head higher (or vice versa). In the Forex market, this means that a trader will endeavor to buy (or “go long on”) a currency pair when the base currency, the one quoted first, is likely to appreciate against the counter currency, the one listed second; conversely, they will sell (or “go short on”) a currency pair wherein they expect the counter currency to appreciate relative to the base currency. In order to make these predictions, price action traders interpret the confluence of many factors, particularly trends, candlestick patterns, and price levels known as “support and resistance.” This guide is intended to provide an introduction to these interpretive factors, to the risk management practices essential to profitable trading, and lastly, some examples of real trades that demonstrate these ideas in action.

  • View Table of Contents
    Risk Warning 3
    What is Price Action Trading? 4
    How to Read a Candlestick Chart 5
    Introduction to the Candlestick 6
    Trendlines 7
    Support and Resistance 9
    Candlestick Patterns 11
    Long Wick Patterns 11
    3 Candle Reversal Patterns 15
    Checkmate Patterns 16
    Risk Management in Price Action Trading 18
    Confluence  19
    Trade Examples 19
    Reduce Your Learning Curve 22
Price Action Trading
Back to top