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Wave break timing forex strategy

To time the break of the price wave in forex, usually means to find almost an ideal entry. Such entry would require only minimal stop loss. Most of the time,wehn entring the postion precisely position will move into green number soon after the entry. This trading system attempts to accomplish just that.

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Trading system uses moving averages (exponential) to identify main trend. Full CCI signal together with SAR confirmation is used to time the break of the wave. Position are liquidated only by advanced trailing stop based on SAR dot close.

Used tools and indicators

Exponential moving averages (EMA 500,250) Trend identification is absolutely necessary. Easiest and still extremely accurate method is to use standard EMA positioning.

Commodity channel index (CCI 21) complete CCI signal is used to find a wave break. It must be accomplished by adequate Sar parabolic response

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SAR parabolic (max 0,2, step 0,005). Crucial component of this trading system. Confirms the entry and trails the stop loss.

Advanced SAR base trail stop (extra deviation 70 pips) It is adjusted with each SAR dot close only in the direction of profitable trade. Extra distance is applied to cover for unexpected moves and price spikes.

Forex strategy rules


EMA fast trending below EMA slow. Downtrend. Only short trades can be considered and we will be looking for CCI to rise above 100 line.

Once it closes back below it, together with SAR dot closing above the price, we enter the trade short on candle close.

Trailing stop is placed above the last closed SAR dot + extra TS deviation


EMA fast trending above EMA slow. Uptrend. Only long trades can be considered and we will be looking for CCI to fall below - 100 line.

Once it closes back above it, together with SAR dot closing below the price, we enter the trade long on candle close.

Trailing stop is placed below the last closed SAR dot - extra TS deviation


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