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Dec 25, 2017

Akil Stokes: Advanced Patterns, Forex Price Action & More

Advanced Patterns, Forex Price Action & More! – Show Notes

In episode 124 of the Desire To Trade Podcast, I re-interview full-time Forex trader Akil Stokes. We discuss your top questions on advanced patterns, trading price action, as well as how to go from struggling to highly successful as a Forex trader.

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"The more organized you are, the less opportunities you're gonna to miss." - Akil Stokes

Topics Covered In This Episode

  • Akil Stokes introduces himself 2:00
  • Akil's trading style and the transition he went through 3:14
  • What are advanced patterns and how to use them 4:22
  • The top advanced patterns traders should focus on 6:40
  • Why Akil Stokes transitioned from trading patterns to trading price action 8:41
  • How did Akil come up with his price action strategies 12:05
  • How to create strategies that work on multiple pairs 14:38
  • How to get organized and keep track of your trading strategies 17:00
  • How to deal with the noise in the Forex market 18:50
  • How to create a highly specific trading plan for success 21:10
  • How to become good at identifying zones & reading price action 23:50
  • How Akil Stokes spend his time to become a better Forex trader 26:20
  • A little insight on TierOneTrading 28:23
  • What Akil Stokes tells people who think indicators are bulls*** 29:50
  • What stop loss you should use for best results 33:10
  • Using a mental stop vs. hard stop 34:30
  • Akil Stokes shares his thoughts on Bitcoin and trading it 36:40
  • Akil's thoughts on trading with expert advisors (EAs) 38:31
  • What we recommend people doing to improve their trading during the Holidays 40:44
  • A powerful unexpected piece of advice from Akil 42:20


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