Currency Charts

Henry

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Anyone know of anywhere you can get fairly decent currency charts (such as Euro/Sterling, Sterling/Dollar etc) in different time frames? Preferably free :)
Cheers,

H.
 
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dsmodi

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Take a look at this site - there are some links to follow through from there - quite good java charts , and free ....
 

Henry

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Options - excellent stuff - just what I've been looking for, thanks for that.

dsmodi - were you referring back to Options post, only there wasn't a url in yours :)

H.
 

options

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One thing that I think it is worthwhile to note.
I have been checking the dollar/yen the last few days against the quote by cmc.
Have been amused to see that the cmc quote is inside the other quote; and this is using the spreadbetting arm of cmc.
I believe that because cmc are currency traders first and foremost, if you were using the currency arm to trade; the spread would be even tighter. (though I may be wrong on this.)

One thing about this new site is that they have a mini trading system going whereby you could open an account and trade for as little as 300$. Though, if cmc have the tighter quote...

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dsmodi

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Hi Henry,

Sorry about that - here it is again...

Take a look at this site - there are some links to follow through from there - quite good java charts , and free ...
www.forexonline.com
 

Henry

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Yeah that is interesting about CMC. Certainly at the seminar they seemed very well into the currency side of things and are keen to make more available via SpreadBet.

I looked at EUR/GBP ages ago and found it seemed to move slowly but in a nice predictable fashion within very obvious ranges which makes it easy to trade. CMCs charts really wind me up though because they're so slow, hence my looking for something a bit better!

ds - thanks muchly for the link

H.
 

options

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Yes, there is a difference between the spreadbetting and forex of cmc.
For the dollar yen. Spread is 4 points while the same instrument on the forex arm is 3 points.

I usually trade dollar/yen because of volumes. Anyone have any views on the best currency pair to trade?

Options.
 

NikNak

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FX Charting

There are plenty of free charts about but they are normally fed from a small handful of data people like Dania etc, basic charting is free on most FX sites and varies a little in layout (Dania is my favourite)

For advanced indi's including better time periods etc and say Schaff triggers you need to pay from $40/month for a web based version to around $80/$150 for a windows based version.

For the next technical level you are looking at maybe the Fibonacci Trader with a live data feed, surpisingly reasonably priced at around $60/month, but its like jumping into a jumbo pilots seat if used too soon.

Like other memebers have mentioned to similar questions free can have drawbacks in advancing your learning although I am sure many would not agree.

OK

Adam
 
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NikNak

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Can anybody tell me where the FX traders board is located or where their threads tend to be? Thanks I am new to the site.

Adam
 

Skimbleshanks

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If there's lots of you out there who trade FX and the FX postings warrant it, I'm sure Sharky (our webmaster) would consider setting up a FX board. But, until then, ChartMan's suggestion of the Active Trading board is the best.
 
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darrenf

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Also try saxobank.com. Free to register. Good, real time, continuous uodate Java charts. Plenty of indicators/ time periods etc
 
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