Awesome Trend Bars Forex Trading Strategy

Trading currencies online offers a great way for market participants to always take advantage of interesting price swings.

The market is never one-directional, as such traders tend to either take a bullish stance or a bearish one.

It is important that you make profits off such positions not minding the direction you decide on taking and having a strategy that suits current market conditions is advantageous.

We’ll look at how the Awesome Trend Bars forex trading strategy will help you achieve profitability.

Chart Setup

MetaTrader4 Indicators: BillWilliams_ATZ.ex4 (default setting), Trend_Bands.ex4 (Input Variable Modified; period=45), Trend_Bars.ex4 (Input Variable Modified; RangePeriods=120)

Preferred Time Frame(s): 1-Minute, 5-Minute, 15-Minute, 30-Minute, 1-Hour, 4-Hour, 1-Day

Recommended Trading Sessions: Any

Currency Pairs: Any pair (majors, crosses, exotics)

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Buy Trade Example

Fig. 1.0

Strategy

Long Entry Rules

Enter a buy order if the following indicator or chart pattern gets displayed:

  1. If the light sky blue histograms of the Trend_Bars.ex4 custom indicator gets aligned above the 0.00 level as shown on Fig. 1.0, it is a trigger to buy the stipulated forex pair.
  2. If price closes and stays above the middle magenta line of the Trend_Bands.ex4 custom indicator as seen on Fig. 1.0, it is a signal to buy the currency pair of focus.
  3. If the blue upward pointing arrow of the BillWilliams_ATZ.ex4 custom indicator gets positioned somewhat below price bars as depicted on Fig. 1.0, it is a signal that points to upward price pressures i.e. a buy alert.

Stop Loss for Buy Entry: Place stop loss 1 pip below support.

Exit Strategy/Take Profit for Buy Entry

Exit or take profit if the following rules or conditions takes precedence:

  1. If the histograms of the Trend_Bars.ex4 custom indicator readjust to form below (filled red) the 0.00 level, it is a signal to exit or take profit at once.
  2. If price closes below the middle magenta line of the Trend_Bands.ex4 custom indicator, it is pointing to diminishing bulls power i.e. an exit or take profit trigger.
  3. If during a sell market, the red downward pointing arrow of the BillWilliams_ATZ.ex4 custom indicator is displayed on the activity chart, an exit or take profit is advised.

Sell Entry Rules

Initiate a sell order if the following holds true:

  1. If the red histograms of the Trend_Bars.ex4 custom indicator gets aligned below the 0.00 level as illustrated on Fig. 1.1, it is a trigger to sell the designated fx pair.
  2. If price closes and stays below the middle magenta line of the Trend_Bands.ex4 custom indicator as shown on Fig. 1.1, it is a signal to sell the currency pair of interest.
  3. If the red downward pointing arrow of the BillWilliams_ATZ.ex4 custom indicator gets placed somewhat above the candles as seen on Fig. 1.1, it is a signal that points to downward price pressures i.e. a sell signal.

Stop Loss for Sell Entry: Place stop loss 1 pip above resistance.

Exit Strategy/Take Profit for Sell Entry

Exit or take profit if the following takes center stage:

  1. If the histograms of the Trend_Bars.ex4 custom indicator readjust to form above (filled light sky blue) the 0.00 level, it is a signal to exit or take profit without delay.
  2. If price closes above the middle magenta line of the Trend_Bands.ex4 custom indicator, it is pointing to diminishing bears power, thus a trigger to exit or take profit.
  3. If the blue upward pointing arrow of the BillWilliams_ATZ.ex4 custom indicator is displayed on the activity chart when a sell is ongoing, it is pointing to weaning bears power, as such an exit or take profit will do.

Sell Trade Example

Fig. 1.1

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About The Trading Indicators

The BillWilliams_ATZ.ex4 custom indicator analyzes the market through the following five dimensions i.e. fractal, the driving force, acceleration/deceleration, zone and balance line.

The Trend_Bands.ex4 is an indicator that resembles the Bollinger Bands, but it is set at a default period (34).

When price trades along the upper outer bands, it is suggestive of a bullish signal, while it is a bearish alert when price hovers around the lower outer band.

The Trend_Bars.ex4 custom indicator is an oscillator that defines trend by aligning its histograms below (bears) or above (bulls) the 0.00 signal level.

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