This article written by Andreas Witt was originally published in the January 2013 issue of Traders' Magazine.
- Andreas Witt has been studying the forex market since 1998 and has developed several strategies for different products, including a fully automated forex-strategy-software program (Expert Advisor). In addition he posts daily signals for a forex-platform and trades on his own account.
The most difficult thing of manual trading is certainly depending on yourself. You decide whether or not to enter the market. There is no predefined signal or system that shows you the right time for your entry, therefore it is essential to prepare each trading day accurately. In advance of trading a signal you should extensively analiyse the economic data and its emphasis, because not every event has an effect on the market. However, this approach is not highly complex so you can even be successful with this strategy if you are a trading beginner.
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