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Is The Trend Really Your Friend? - The answer may surprise you - ft. Michael Toma Desire To Trade Podcast | Forex Trading Tips & Interviews with Highly Successful Traders

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Is The Trend Really Your Friend? - The answer may surprise you In episode 317 of the Desire To Trade Podcast, I sit down with Michael Toma, we discuss whether the trend really is your friend or not. Feel free to comment below with your questions to have answered during the live stream. We share an example when the trend is not your friend using Bollinger Bands and how to trade it in a reversal trading strategy.

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Topics Covered In This Episode 0:15 Introduction 0:45 Why the trend may not your friend 3:07 Statistical analysis about trending markets 5:14 Does trend trading help you "follow the big money"? 8:06 Why reversal trading may be for you 9:53 How to know when to do trend trading vs reversal trading 12:22 Results from studies about market movements 13:58 Chart examples for trending and consolidating markets (watch on youtube and below) 19:06 Why traders fail prop firm challenges 20:01 Why you should try to trade both trend and reversal as a trader 20:46 The importance of recognizing that you need to adapt to different markets 21:50 How can you figure out what type of markets work best for you as a trader 23:28 Do forex market trends more than futures? and much more What is one thing you are going to implement after listening to this podcast? Leave a comment below, or join me in the Facebook group!
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Desire To Trade's Top Resources DesireToTRADE Forex Trader Community (free group!) Complete Price Action Strategy Checklist One-Page Trading Plan (free template) Recommended brokers: Pepperstone (use our link to get a special bonus) AxiTrader (use our link to get a special bonus) Desire To TRADE Academy About The Desire To Trade Podcast Subscribe via iTunes (take 2 seconds and leave the podcast a review!) Subscribe via Stitcher Subscribe via TuneIn Subscribe via Google Play See all podcast episodes How To Find Michael Toma? MichaelToma.org email: michael@michaeltoma.org/ Join our Ultimate Prop Firm Trading program What is one thing you are going to implement after listening to this podcast episode? Leave a comment below, or join me in the Facebook group!

Is The Trend Really Your Friend? - The answer may surprise you In episode 317 of the Desire To Trade Podcast, I sit down with Michael Toma, we discuss whether the trend really is your friend or not. Feel free to comment below with your questions to have answered during the live stream. We share an example when the trend is not your friend using Bollinger Bands and how to trade it in a reversal trading strategy.

Join our Ultimate Prop Firm Trading program
Watch more videos featuring Michael Toma
Watch the video interview here
Topics Covered In This Episode 0:15 Introduction 0:45 Why the trend may not your friend 3:07 Statistical analysis about trending markets 5:14 Does trend trading help you "follow the big money"? 8:06 Why reversal trading may be for you 9:53 How to know when to do trend trading vs reversal trading 12:22 Results from studies about market movements 13:58 Chart examples for trending and consolidating markets (watch on youtube and below) 19:06 Why traders fail prop firm challenges 20:01 Why you should try to trade both trend and reversal as a trader 20:46 The importance of recognizing that you need to adapt to different markets 21:50 How can you figure out what type of markets work best for you as a trader 23:28 Do forex market trends more than futures? and much more What is one thing you are going to implement after listening to this podcast? Leave a comment below, or join me in the Facebook group!
Resources Mentioned AUD/USD


Desire To Trade's Top Resources DesireToTRADE Forex Trader Community (free group!) Complete Price Action Strategy Checklist One-Page Trading Plan (free template) Recommended brokers: Pepperstone (use our link to get a special bonus) AxiTrader (use our link to get a special bonus) Desire To TRADE Academy About The Desire To Trade Podcast Subscribe via iTunes (take 2 seconds and leave the podcast a review!) Subscribe via Stitcher Subscribe via TuneIn Subscribe via Google Play See all podcast episodes How To Find Michael Toma? MichaelToma.org email: michael@michaeltoma.org/ Join our Ultimate Prop Firm Trading program What is one thing you are going to implement after listening to this podcast episode? Leave a comment below, or join me in the Facebook group!

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