If you are a beginner, you’ll find this forex analysis tools utterly inexplicable and obviously over the top. But if you want to be an expert FX trader, if you want to get rich in FX, you’ll have to start understanding and interpreting FX from these technical tools. So whatever comes next is there only for you, the beginner in FX trading.

What are forex analysis tools?

They are software applications which translate market-bound and produced data into graphs and charts for traders to understand market trends and forecast. This forex trading analysis tools are based on theories related to both economics and psychology; all to catch the trends which the market organically and continuously portrays and adheres to.

Important forex analysis tools and their functions:

  • OBV Line 

An On-Balance Volume Line measures the positive or negative flow of amount or volume of an asset against its price. The idea underlying this tool or indicator is that the volume of traded stocks of a pair precedes its price movement. Increased OBV generally means that both volume and price of a pair ha increased while decreased OBV means that price and volume are inversely proportional. This information helps in making future predictions with the help of stock history.

  • MACD Line 

The Moving Average Divergence-Convergence Line shows both the trend and momentum of an asset. It accounts for two different types of momentum, short-term and long-term, against time, i.e. two different Exponential Moving Averages (EMAs). Charting these two EMAs allow predicting the future direction of the asset, for example, low MACD means short selling.

  • ADX 

Average Directional Index points to the trend and strength or degree of movement of an asset. It points towards the degree of fluctuation of the stock, either way. Higher ADX is rare; low ADX refers to normal range-driven movements. ADX below 20 means a non-trending scenario and the same above 40 signals a higher fluctuation.


  • RSI 


Relative Strength Index is useful to traders to indicate overbought or oversold scenarios of an asset. It compares and measures a number of buys and sells against each other. Plotted from 0 to 100, the top indicator refers to overbought conditions and the other refers to oversold ones.


  • Stochastic Oscillator 


Another popular technical tool, this oscillator interprets the trends and momentums of an asset. The upward trend means that the price will close on the higher quotes of the trading range. Downward trends meant the opposite.

Using these tools:

If you want to interpret and understand these tools, you have to be conversant in the theories which are behind formulating them. Each of these forex analysis tools uses both similar and separate variables to graph and chart FX data. And each of these provides for their own specific forecasts and interpretations of the market. For any market scenario, these tools will aid you in anticipating the futures of your asset on a daily basis.

Anticipating an outcome for the investment is the name of the game in FX trading; those who can do it end up on the other greener side of the turf. And if you do study up and start interpreting forex analysis tools, you’ll definitely earn more from FX than you ever thought you would. So, learn, interpret, invest and profit from FX trading with these technical analysis tools.

“The future is always bright for those who dispel the darkness from it.”

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