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Stop Hunts & and Market Manipulation

by Isaac Tekeste

Have you ever been in a trade and price reversed and went against you almost as soon as you entered the trade?  Have you then got stopped out only to watch price go in your intended direction without you? Why does that happen? Well it is easy to think in such situations that the markets are against you or that someone must be watching your every move. And to a degree – you are right, someone is watching over your shoulder and the markets do move against you. The problem is that unless you know what to look for, then this will continue to happen again and again. The question is how can you prevent it from reoccurring? How can you ensure you are on the right side of the market rather than on the wrong side? Let’s break down what is going on in the mind of a retail trader and then look at what is actually happening in the market.

Trading with Fibonacci Part 1: Who And What Is Fibonacci ?

By Carl Woodhouse


Fibonacci technical analysis is the popular study of identifying potential high probability support and resistance levels in the future, based on past price trends and reversals. The most common Fibonacci tools that are used by traders on the charts of the financial markets are known as:

Fibonacci Internal Retracements

Fibonacci External Retracements

Fibonacci Extentions.

Fibonacci Time Ratios

Fibonacci Price Projections

Trading with Fibonacci Part 3: External Retracements

By Carl Woodhouse

Fibonacci external retracements are another powerful technical analysis tool,which can be applied to the charts of financial markets  to help assist traders identify significant areas of support and resistance.

The difference between an internal and external retracement, is that the latter applies ratios that seek to identify potential support and resistance areas, for corrections or pullbacks that continue beyond the original starting point of a trend.

Internal retracements as shown in our last section only identify potential support or resistance areas between 0.236% and 0.886% of a trend. When these internal ratios are exceeded traders will apply external ratios to the charts to identify potential turning points.

Trading With Fibonacci Part 2: Internal Retracements

By Carl Woodhouse

Fibonacci internal retracements are a popular technical analysis tool used on the charts of financial markets by traders to identify  support and resistance areas where potential trend reversals can take place.

Retracements are ratios which are derived from the Fibonacci sequence, which are used by traders to identify high probability reversal levels within the financial markets. The most common ratios used by traders to identify potential reversal levels are:

Common Ratios







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