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These opportunities happen all the time, depending on time frame. Current example is a monthly chart of EUR-GBP. Ranges of last 3 bars have been getting smaller, which might present an opportunity for a successful straddle trade. The buy order can be placed at 0.8035 and sell at 0.7840. Protective stop of 80 pips for each order is about right. Profit target of 150 pips is in line with risk. Alternative exit is at the end of July, regardless of profit or loss.
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Another somewhat unique characteristic of the FOREX money market is the variance of its participants. Investors find a number of reasons for entering the market, some as longer term hedge investors, while others utilize massive credit lines to seek large short term gains. Interestingly, unlike blue-chip stocks, which are usually most attractive only to the long term investor, the combination of rather constant but small daily fluctuations in currency prices, create an environment which attracts investors with a broad range of strategies.