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Max envelopes forex strategy

This forex strategy combines some of the most beloved tools that you can use in forex. It works in most of the time frames. It is perfect to be used as strategy utilizing stop loss that equals take profit. It uses statistical advantage provided by the envelopes line. Those are just defining average high and low price. The entry on envelopes line is not done randomly.

Max envelopes forex strategy

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Strategy looks for price penetrating the envelopes lines and returning back in the tunnel. It also uses strong trend filter (MACD) to further improve our success rate. But wait, there is more. Strategy also utilizes break even condition.

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Forex strategy indicators and tools

Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) 250,500,9 trend filter. MACD relation to the zero line, helps us define trending conditions. MACD trending below zero line – downtrend (short trades only). MACD above zero line – uptrend (long trades only). In expert inputs, we define it as MACD slow period (zero line) and MACD fast (MACD histogram). This forex strategy does not consider signal line, as it does not use it as entry signal.

Envelopes. (dev 0,2 period 40) This amazing and simple forex indicator will help us to define a price that is good enough for entry. Price needs to move above the upper line. Then close back below it to trigger the short trade and vice versa for long trade at bottom envelopes line. In expert we define envelopes both by period and deviation. Change those settings to modify signal sensitivity. Apply the expert in different time frames of various currency pairs.

Break even condition (after 25 pips). After position reaches certain profit (break even after points). Strategy moves stop loss to break even condition. Effectively avoiding any loss that might occur.

Forex strategy rules


Max envelopes forex strategy

MACD histogram trending below zero. Downtrend confirmed.

Price rises above upper envelopes line. We wait for it to close back below the upper line, to enter the trade short.

  • Take profit: 40

  • Stop loss: 50

  • Break even after: 25


Max envelopes forex strategy

MACD histogram trending above zero. Uptrend confirmed.

Price falls below bottom envelopes line. We wait for it to close back above it, to enter the trade long.

  • Take profit: 40

  • Stop loss: 50

  • Break even after: 25


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