Recommended Forex Brokers

Forex Brokers can be fraudulent, they can manipulate price, they should be regulated and have a degree of trust through experience. At this time, PardoFX can only recommend the following Forex Brokers through team experience. There is only one rule here, it must be regulated to some degree. Unlike every other Forex site, these clickable links are not affiliated with personal accounts, they are purely recommended from our traders. Obviously conduct your own research before you choose a Broker suitable for your needs.

Forex.com is a very well respected broker with the added bonus of being able to trade straight from the Trading-view Charts. They do have a higher spread than most though, if you’re a longer term trader this is an excellent option.

Leverage (Majors)- 1:30

Crypto Capable – No

FXCM is my personal choice due to being highly regulated and having a Spread-betting account for UK customers meaning gains are not taxable. Their charts are also the best on Trading-view, although you cant physically trade on there.

Leverage (Majors) 1:30

Crypto Capable BTC only @ 1:2

Pepperstone is very similar to FXCM in that it is safe, boring & reliable. The cTrader platform is very good in place of Metatrader, but their charts are not on Trading-view.

Leverage (Majors) – 1:30

Crypto Capable – BTC, BCH, LTC, DASH @ 1:2

IC Markets is a very popular Aussie regulated broker that we recommend as a high risk broker, offering huge leverage it is easier to blow an account but you are able to hold many more trades on a smaller account. If you use them, make sure you apply correct risk management. Offers the very good cTrader platform

Leverage – 1:500

Crypto Capable – BTC, ETH, DASH, LTC, BCH, XRP, EOS, EMC, NMC, PPC @ 1:5

Blash Version 3a/4

I’ve long said that Blash ‘Strategy’ is not so much a strategy as a collection of common sense trading principles, for which you can pick and choose to suit your own trading style. Which is why the style in which we are educated through PardoFX makes it the perfect place to learn to trade properly, it is a collection of fundamental principles and philosophies and not something that has to be adopted 100% – Whatever works for you, as long as risk management is on point you really cant lose long term trading this way. On course Risk management is the one part of Blash that I would insist on you adopting, you really don’t need to trade with more than 2% risk per trade to make a huge accounts, as we are proving and finding.

I think its important to establish that point before we talk about the evolution of Blash with Version 4 on the horizon, since I’ve been asked so much about it, here is the upgrades in a Nutshell, so far. Without providing too much strategy information.

Version 3a

Version 3 will always be valid, it works wonders as we know, no need to disperse of it. Hotspot access as always is available via the PFX Premium area (Members Only)

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Success rate of some dynamic and candle confirmations

  • Updated minor confirmations on a couple of the faster moving pairs such as GBPNZD.
  • Hotspot Technology having all dynamic confirmations and candles back-tested for a success rate allowing you the opportunity to pick & choose the best confirmations per pair if you wish too.
  • Selected Best set-up to look for percentage wise.
  • Updated V3 document
  • ‘Best set-ups’ for each pair will be back tested using ‘Monkey See Monkey See’ across Facebook Live over time & saved within V3 unit on Facebook.

Version 4

Very much focused on the mechanical movement of price for those with highly evolved trading emotions, I believe this will be the pinnacle of our trading here. Using Hotspot research to trade only with the best confirmations. Removing the excess and removing some restriction on entry area, V4 will allow us more trading opportunities and will probably result in a few extra losses, but the profit per trade should greatly increase. The philosophy here is’ Only trade what works best in the past’ and trade it regardless of external factors. We’re really looking at statistics here and the best option to consistently compound our account is to trade confirmations which have an 80% success rate any time you use it, that accuracy is likelier to be higher if its only in the ‘common sense’ locations. Again access is via the same spreadsheet through the members area.

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Some of the added statistics with V4

  • Enhanced (Tweaked) pair specific Minor confirmations using pair profiling.
  • Enhanced (Tweaked) pair specific Major confirmations using pair profiling.
  • In depth look into daily movement & volatility.
  • Average draw-down and success rate of specific confirmation to dive down and get those stop’s as tight as possible.
  • Likely trade movement using the double range principle.
  • Best Candle Signal.
  • Best Price Action signal.
  • 4H Scalping option.
  • TP using Daily Guide.
  • Allows users to really pick just a few pairs and go to town on them, trade them for life.
  • Likelihood of Price hitting a TP point.

Of course, it will take time to implement everything, but I estimate it will be complete within the next 45 days. Until then, lets Blash it up like we have been doing anyway!

Obviously, if you are a current re-subscriber, you an see it getting built through the Hotspot spreadsheet.

 

Pardo

 

 

 

Aston Martins & Balconies

Today I announced the impending arrival of Blash Strategy Version 4, now that may mean nothing to you and that’s fine. But essentially its not a strategy, its a trading philosophy based on common sense. Version 3 was 35 pages long and is revered by those that follow it as a bible in common sense trading.

It got me thinking about all the common failures you see within every Facebook trading ad, and the people it attracts. Everyone loves a get rich quick scheme, you are easy money for these vultures. If you sign up to a service because you see a post of someone leaning across an Aston Martin’s bonnet, you may as well throw your money into the autumn bonfires. You’ve lost the game before you even begin.

It isn’t about money, it really isn’t. Its about life, its about wanting to be free, its about keeping hold of and compounding your savings as a percentile not a dollar sign. Not throwing 50% account risk on a Bitcoin buy because some moron on Instagram told you to do so when you joined their Whats-app group. If you want to grow your funds, put in the time to educate yourself, ignore the money and find what works.

These people in their flashy cars, generally pay a lease. A lease bought with yours and everyone else’s subscription fee’s. Fast cars are not the answer to life problems. My 1.6 Renault Megane with the window that doesn’t open and the squeaky wheel bearing, that does me just fine. Common sense does not dictate that I waste money on a flash car at this stage in my life. Discipline within Forex should transpose itself into everyday life, including how you spend your money & how you treat your family. It doesn’t need to be used to entice poor individuals into becoming emotional about money before they have even begun treading the trading journey. I find it funny that everyone apparently owns a penthouse apartment and leaves their laptop open on a coffee table with an MT4 chart on display with a beautiful view. You don’t really fall for that do you?

When you think about what you actually get out of these schemes, you literally have a return of 0. If you’re lucky they may teach you some basic’s about their personal strategy which is the best ever created and so you can hugely over-leverage your account to be part of the action. A little lesson for you, something that may work for them probably wont work for you. There is no sustainable value for you, even if you do gain a little money, education is far more valuable for the longevity of your trading career. I’ll summarise 90% of these groups up for you.

  1. Short Time-frame
  2. Oscillator indication used in some way to show overbought / oversold levels.
  3. Multiple Lots at huge account risk.

What you’re not told is that price can stay overbought/oversold for hours on short time-frames, that’s where you lose your money. Because the trade goes against you and your account blows, but its not your fault, because you don’t know any better.

That’s why we don’t show you that stuff here. I can show you trade idea’s before and after, I can show you how to enter and find confirmation, its a large hand guiding you down your own path using your own style in conjunction with common sense trading under the umbrella of Blash philosophy. Its nothing fancy, there’s no hype, there’s no bullshit. Its just trading. I can show you how to make 20% a week, its happened many times here. With just 2% risk per trade. We’re talking about losing pocket change if for some reason it doesn’t go your way. Its a no brainer.

I want longevity in a trading team. In a shorter time than you think, you will be helping me and others around you instead of their being a focal point of one trader. Its already like that here, its brilliant.

If you agree with me, share this post. If you don’t, call me on it.

Blash Hot-spots (V3a)

As Blash philosophy has evolved over-time there are some aspects that I have learnt to depend on when it comes to progression and longevity. One of them is extensive journal-ling (I recommend Edgewonk), the other is quick-fire back-testing (I recommend Tradingview Rewind). What worked previously will probably work again. This last week has provided a really key insight into how to accelerate growth even more than has previously been possible.

We’re talking about a philosophy and mental state that has had one losing week in 11 months since being showcased, but we’re not talking about greed here when we talk about accelerating growth, we’re talking about natural profiling. Figuring out the secret’s to how pair’s really move and being to switch between them with such an outrageous advantage that it is almost criminal, using basic, common sense of Trend trading between PRA’s and squiggly lines telling you to get in. (Link to Introduction & Trade Management Zoom)

Profiling Example

For anyone in the team, you’ll find an ongoing spreadsheet of a profile for each FX pair being built within the PFX Team Dropbox using coloured key attribution on each confirmation we use within Blash philosophy, and hopefully a handy note to state what kind of Price Action to use it in conjunction with. My hope is to have the GBP pairs complete with Level 1 profiling by the time the weekend is out.

pfx tools screenshot

This really is the next level. What people look for when they want to trade FX successfully, this is it. This is why there are no signals here only set-ups. If you learn how to apply the information given as the team are doing throughout, the sky is the limit.

Level 1 profiling has started on all pairs and will be updated live on the spreadsheet. Once this is complete, Level 2 profiling will be a more extensive process diving into each pair and precisely adapting settings to see if we can get that magic dark green colour on each confirmation. Dont underestimate the amount of work that will be going into this, but then thats why people learn through PFX and can literally see their future laid out in front of them.

Exciting times,

Pardo.