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Counter trend VS follow trend, which is better?

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In looking at the market trend, there are two categories of traders playing in it. Some choose to become trend followers and some play as trend counters. Although there is no definite answer to determine which one is better, here we will examine more deeply the two traders' flows.
Which do you think is better, follow the trend or counter trend?

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#1 - February 07, 2019, 10:36:50 PM

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In looking at the market trend, there are two categories of traders playing in it. Some choose to become trend followers and some play as trend counters. Although there is no definite answer to determine which one is better, here we will examine more deeply the two traders' flows.
Which do you think is better, follow the trend or counter trend?
I am more likely to choose to follow the trend because my strategy requires that, besides that many say that following the trend will be safer than against the trend. But every trader must have their own strategies, for counter trend strategies it is also not wrong as long as it meets the correct conditions and rule trading.
#2 - February 07, 2019, 11:57:05 PM

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In looking at the market trend, there are two categories of traders playing in it. Some choose to become trend followers and some play as trend counters. Although there is no definite answer to determine which one is better, here we will examine more deeply the two traders' flows.
Which do you think is better, follow the trend or counter trend?
no need to doubt if trading by following a trend is the best way to trade. by following the trend, the opportunity to get a profit will be greater. inversely if we trade counter trends. then the trading risk faced will be greater.
#3 - February 08, 2019, 01:21:13 AM

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if I personally prefer to follow the trend
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I am more likely to choose to follow the trend because my strategy requires that, besides that many say that following the trend will be safer than against the trend. But every trader must have their own strategies, for counter trend strategies it is also not wrong as long as it meets the correct conditions and rule trading.
Okay. it's a good choice, I think we all have our own strategies. according to me too, by following the trend, our funds are safer.
#5 - February 08, 2019, 01:46:26 AM

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Okay. it's a good choice, I think we all have our own strategies. according to me too, by following the trend, our funds are safer.
Actually, when it comes to account security or strong margins it depends on the money management of each trader, wants to counter trends or follow trends as long as using a wise and tight MM will be safe, many successful traders with trend style counter.
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Actually, when it comes to account security or strong margins it depends on the money management of each trader, wants to counter trends or follow trends as long as using a wise and tight MM will be safe, many successful traders with trend style counter.

yes right, if I actually prefer counter trend because I use the technique of supply and demand. aKan but of course I'm not careless in entering the market. I see where the supply and demand zone is strong.
#7 - February 08, 2019, 02:55:18 AM

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no need to doubt if trading by following a trend is the best way to trade. by following the trend, the opportunity to get a profit will be greater. inversely if we trade counter trends. then the trading risk faced will be greater.

indeed trading by following the direction of the trend will be more profitable and also less risky, therefore beginners should learn to understand how to read the trend and use it, so that from the start the trading will be directed and profitable. if it's advanced, it can be developed with a trend counter trading
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indeed trading by following the direction of the trend will be more profitable and also less risky, therefore beginners should learn to understand how to read the trend and use it, so that from the start the trading will be directed and profitable. if it's advanced, it can be developed with a trend counter trading
I agree with you. the main and first thing a trader must do is to determine the direction of trading by mapping out the trends that are happening.
#9 - February 08, 2019, 01:48:51 PM

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i think following trend is a good one, but the main problem is to find the entry point, this is the hardest thing that i still learn till now
#10 - February 10, 2019, 03:08:08 AM

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In looking at the market trend, there are two categories of traders playing in it. Some choose to become trend followers and some play as trend counters. Although there is no definite answer to determine which one is better, here we will examine more deeply the two traders' flows.
Which do you think is better, follow the trend or counter trend?
i personally prefer trend for longterm trade or swing trade and counter trend for scalping
#11 - February 10, 2019, 03:14:54 AM

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In looking at the market trend, there are two categories of traders playing in it. Some choose to become trend followers and 
in my opinion follow the trend is the best choice if we are beginner in trading forex, like me i will follow the trend cause im a nebie in forex.
#12 - February 10, 2019, 03:21:09 AM
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I prefer to follow the trend because the risk for counter trends is very large but often I also counter trends but with strict SL installation. I don't think both of them need to be debated as long as we can analyze either the trend follow or couter trend, it doesn't matter.
#13 - February 10, 2019, 03:21:26 AM

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In looking at the market trend, there are two categories of traders playing in it. Some choose to become trend followers and some play as trend counters. Although there is no definite answer to determine which one is better, here we will examine more deeply the two traders' flows.
Which do you think is better, follow the trend or counter trend?
in my opinion depending on the market conditions at that time ... for example If the GBPUSD market pair moves up with a 100pip daily range we can take advantage by scalping to take open sell reversals in small time frames m5 / m15. we can also open buy to follow the trend. so both the trend and counter trend we can take advantage of these opportunities.
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in my opinion depending on the market conditions at that time ... for example If the GBPUSD market pair moves up with a 100pip daily range we can take advantage by scalping to take open sell reversals in small time frames m5 / m15. we can also open buy to follow the trend. so both the trend and counter trend we can take advantage of these opportunities.
okay, if it's up to each trader because they have their own style. but for scalping it doesn't seem suitable if you use a counter trend because later it can floting minus a lot, it's better to use a follow trend.
#15 - February 11, 2019, 06:12:38 AM

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