While trading in forex, the time frame required for trading can become an issue for most of the new traders. What usually happens is that new traders generally don’t like to wait for several hours and check the time frames then. They are mostly inexperience and they want to make quick money. On the other hand, there are many traders who like to keep it very old school and conservative and chose for long time frames like 1 hour or even 4 hours. This gives them accurate readings of the currency they want to trade in and hence it becomes possible for them to do exactly what they wish to.

However, for each kind of trader, whether big or small, new or experienced, the first priority should be to trade in multiple time frames. When this is done, you get a safety net to land on. What specific time frame you chose depends on how much you really want to make and what are your long terms goals in the trading market. It is always good to keep shifting your time frames and give enough gaps in between the time frames so that the currencies can shift themselves.

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