Candlesticks are the most commonly used method for trading in the FOREX markets. They show the most vital four analytical points when trading. The only thing they are missing is the volume of trades being pushed through. Although, there are Volume Candlesticks that do present that information for you. However, with the FOREX market’s lack of centralization, an accurate measurement on volume is near impossible. So, with FOREX, candlesticks show the vitals: High, Low, Open, and Close.
Day trading often has a bad reputation due to the pattern day trading rule primarily seen in stocks. This rule makes it so that traders cannot open and close a trade more than four times in a five day period if the account is margined. This rule can be circumvented if you have an account size over 25K, or if you trade in a different market like FOREX. So, since most people reading this are trading FOREX or looking to get into the currency market, here, Apiary Fund will review a few day trading tips to get you along while trading in the currency markets.