Analysis in the Forex industry refers to how traders will predict the next moves of the market. Traders use three types of analysis namely; Fundamental, Sentiment and technical analysis. Fundamental analysis refers to the countries economic status and any other economic factors, such as news. Sentimental analysis refers to other traders in the market; and how the react to current market prices. Technical analysis refers to trading using chart representing previous and current price and trying to predict future price. Traders would use previous price patterns and other technical tools to predict where price would end up. Traders are advised to make use of all three forms of analysis in a healthy and balanced manner.
Traders often use one or two of the types of analysis and forget about the other other one, resulting in bad trading habits and blowing of accounts. It is imperative to find your trading style combing the aforementioned trading analysis. Some advise when compiling a winning strategy and combining the types of analysis. Fundamental analysis is good to use for long-term trades and knowing which direction the markets is going in. To get the best possible fundamental analysis, traders need a wide range of fundamental news outlets. Traders should know things like economic factors, political empowerment and business news are most important when dissecting fundamental analysis. Technical analysis should be used to place entries into the market. It is easier to place entries in the market using technical analysis because you are examining past and current price, in efforts to predict future price, right in front of your eyes. Many traders also make use of trading tools and systems in order to accurately examine where price is going. Price action is one of the most effective and reliable ways to trade any financial currency. Price action refers to trading according to price movements. Sentimental analysis is known as a contrarian indicator. This means the indicator shows traders what not to do. Retail traders are always trading the opposite of big banks, therefore they are getting stopped out and blowing accounts. When you see a huge volume of retail traders going one way, you should go the other way to save yourself and make money.
There are many other ways to trade and analyse the market, such and trading systems and robots, but these are the most commonly used and trusted methods of trading. In order to accurately predict the market traders should find confluence between the three types of analysis. This means that all three types of analysis should say the same thing before deciding on entering a trade. It is also imperative that traders find good sources of information to back their analysis, there are many scammers out there, making money by distributing false information. Traders should be weary of scams and make sure their information sources are trustworthy.