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DAX Heading For All Time High?

DAX Heading For All Time High?

Is the DAX heading for all time high? As the Dax jumps to its highest level since the beginning of the Corona crisis, we have to ask ourselves whether the DAX is heading for its all time high. Consistent gains have helped the Dax rise to a new high this morning...

Bullish Start to Q3 for the DAX

Bullish Start to Q3 for the DAX

A bullish start to Q3 for the DAX as we begin September and the German stock market again creeps over 13,000. The question now will be whether new capital continues to come back into the German equities, or whether we see more of a risk off tone from the markets....

DAX Breaks Below 13,000 but Monetary Conditions Remain Soft

DAX Breaks Below 13,000 but Monetary Conditions Remain Soft

DAX Breaks Below 13,000 but monetary conditions remain soft. Until this morning we were following a bullish trend until price broke below the trend-defining level of 13,009 and currently trading around 12,950. Perhaps the market is looking for value at lower levels,...

Wage Compensation Continues in Germany

Wage Compensation Continues in Germany

Wage compensation continues in Germany. The German government has agreed to extend its wage compensation scheme to the end of 2021. The compensation scheme was intended to last 12 months, but given the negative effects from Covid, the government agreed to extend it in...

Wirecard are gone and Delivery Hero have arrived

Wirecard are gone and Delivery Hero have arrived

Wirecard are gone and Delivery Hero have arrived. Well, they've been around for some time, but they take Wirecard's place on the DAX. The company is growing rapidly in the Middle East, Asia and North Africa. In Europe only in Northern and Eastern European countries....

DAX BEARISH Below 13055

DAX BEARISH Below 13055

Good morning traders, it's Thursday the 20th of August and time for today's 20-8-2020 German DAX 30 analysis. DAX 30 Review From Last Session During the last session, we saw the DAX 30 tag a session high of 12995 and a...

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104 Multi Time Frame Analysis

No matter what time frame you decide to trade the German DAX, it’s important to always have a big-picture overview of what the market is doing. Multi time frame analysis allows you to have this big-picture view. When your technical analysis is lining up on multiple time frames, then the chances of the analysis being correct increase greatly.

Multi time frame analysis | 5-minute chart

Let’s look at a 5-minute chart on the German Dax index. This chart is a popular chart for DAX analysis. Let’s say we’re looking for something very basic, perhaps a trend in the market so we can go with the momentum. It’s clear on this chart that the price is going down. Suppose that we want to enter a trade, just on this chart, to follow the direction of the trend. We would want to sell here and follow the momentum.

Using this chart alone, we have a potential DAX trading signal to sell.

Multi Time Frame - 5 minute
Multi Time Frame – 5 minute

But let’s get a better idea by looking at a longer-term chart, perhaps the hourly chart. We want to find ‘confirmation’ of a similar trend on this time frame. So let’s zoom out, but keep the trend line on the chart for reference.

Multi time frame analysis | Hourly Chart

You can see that on the hourly chart, the trend is going up, not down. It’s a clearly bullish trend on this time frame. So is it still a good idea to sell, like we saw on the previous chart? Let’s go back to our original purpose. We want to open a trade that goes with the momentum. So in this example, no. It’s a bad idea.

Multi Time Frame Analysis - Hourly
Multi Time Frame – Hourly

We have one chart saying sell, but a higher time frame saying buy. Let’s look at one more time frame, let’s look at the daily chart. There is no trend line on the hourly chart, so I will mark the area we are looking at. Now we clearly know that the market is going up. The price is actually in a very strong uptrend here, which goes back over six months. So if we want to follow the momentum, a sell is not a good idea.

Multi Time Frame Analysis - Daily chart
Multi Time Frame – Daily chart

Multi Time Frame Analysis | Summary

So to summarise, looking back at the 5-minute chart, we were about to place a sell trade because of the downtrend. But now we may want to seriously consider changing our mind as the daily trend is very clearly in the opposite direction. Multiple time frame analysis, in general, means looking at long term charts first. Perhaps even a weekly or monthly chart to get a good feel for the overall trend in the market and then work your way down. You are looking for trading opportunities on the shorter term charts, which go with the longer term charts.

This method of multi time frame analysis is very simple, but it works for nearly all forms of technical analysis. The technical works especially well on the German DAX. For example, support and resistance levels. If a support or resistance level is showing up on multiple time frames then it’s considered much more valid than if it’s just showing up on one. Support and resistance levels on longer-term charts are much more valid than on a shorter term chart.

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