A nice combination for coming week may be e.g:
- EUR/NZD with the USD/JPY
- EUR/USD with the CAD/JPY
- NZD/JPY with the EUR/CAD
For more details read both of my articles where the relevant Charts and Tables are provided.
Ranking and Rating listAnalysis based on TA charts for all the major currency pairs. Good luck to all. No advice, just info. Every week the Forex ranking rating list will be prepared in the weekend. All the relevant Time Frames will be analyzed and the ATR and Pip value will be set.
This was updated on 4 December 2016 and is provided here for reference purposes:
Strong: USD, NZD. The preferred range is from 7 to 8.
Neutral: JPY, CHF, AUD. The preferred range is from 4 to 6.
Weak: EUR, GBP, CAD. The preferred range is from 1 to 3.
When comparing the 13 weeks Currency Classification with the pairs mentioned in the Ranking List above some would then become less interesting. On the other hand these pairs are at the top of the list partly also because of their volatility. It seems best to take positions for a short period then and take advantage of the high price movements.
With the FxTaTrader Strategy these pairs are not traded because these would be trades in the 4 Hour chart or in a lower Time Frame. Nevertheless they may offer good chances for the short term trader.
Currency Score ChartThe Currency Score analysis is one of the parameters used for the Ranking and Rating list which is published also in this article. The Currency Score is my analysis on the 8 major currencies based on the technical analysis charts using the MACD and Ichimoku indicator on 4 Time Frames: the monthly, weekly, daily and 4 hours. The result of the technical analysis is the screenshot here below.
When comparing the 13 weeks Currency Classification with the recent Currency Score, as provided in the image above, we can determine the deviations. In the article "Forex Strength and Comparison" this is analyzed in more detail. Currencies with a high deviation seem less interesting to trade because they are less predictable. A good example at the moment is/are e.g. the CAD and JPY. Unless a clear opportunity based on the longer term is shown it seems best to be avoided.
this article I also use the Forex "Strength and Comparison" which is
also available once a week on my blog. In that article we look in more detail at the relative
position of the currencies and pairs. We will look in more detail at
the interesting pairs from a longer term perspective for trading in the
Daily and Weekly chart. We will use the information from this
article, "Ranking, Rating and Score", and analyze it further in
It is recommended to read the page "Currency score explained" and "Models in practice" for a better understanding of the article. If you would like to use this article then mention the source by providing the URL FxTaTrader.com or the direct link to this article. Good luck in the coming week.