Video: EURNZD – VWAP With Technical Analysis & Price Action

In this video LFX Analyst James Harte runs through a recent setup in EURNZD and explains the methods he uses to analyze price charts and how he incorporates the VWAP indicator into his analysis to create profitable trading opportunities.

Introducing: Live Trading Room

Following feedback from our readers and course-users, we have decided to launch a Littlefish FX Live Trading Room. To celebrate the launch of the LTR, we will be hosting FREE introductory sessions, giving anyone the chance to pop in and put your Forex trading questions to our traders and analysts…


An Introduction to Intermarket Analysis

Through intermarket analysis, analysts try to identify current economic conditions and make well informed investment decisions…

Littlefish Loves: The Hendo Hoverboard

California-based firm Hendo have developed the world’s first functional hoverboard, and it’s pretty cool…

Morning Report: Data Continues To Boost USD Bulls

Upbeat data from the US bolstered the case for a US interest rate hike this year, further supporting USD strength. Without any catalyst this morning, EURUSD trades towards the higher end of recent range range, holding above yesterday’s low of 1.0864

COT Implied Positions Indicator: new to the Forex Mastercourse!

One of the indicators we have added to the course which has received some of the most positive feedback is the exciting COT Implied Positions indicator, the only one of its type on the market…

Top 6 Trading Books to Read this Summer

Summer is the ideal opportunity to catch up on that pile of trading books you’ve been meaning to read – so here’s our pick of the best trading books to read this summer.

LFX Seminars: come meet Littlefish in person!

We’ve some exciting news for those of you in the UK. Here at Littlefish FX HQ we’ll soon be launching our inaugural LFX Seminars, giving you the chance to come and put your Forex trading questions to CEO Sam Barry and the Littlefish FX team…


Morning Report: USD Roars On Data Optimism

EURUSD traded in a reasonably tight range overnight due to absence of any market moving events. However, we continue to trade with a bearish tone this morning post CPI data supported by the break below minor support initially coming in at 1.0890. This is attributable to the diverging Fed/­ECB expectations as well as the Greece saga which could potentially bring EURUSD down to next major support levels at 1.0890 and 1.0825 respectively.The Core Durable Goods Order, Consumer Confidence as well as any Greece debt developments are the key events to be closely watched today.

Free trials now offered on all our Forex Indicators

Interested in one of our market-leading Forex Indicators? You can now try any (or all!) of them for 14 days, completely free of charge!

Week Ahead: Trader Lifestyle

While you’re enjoying your Bank Holiday Monday, take some time out to catch up with what’s coming up this week in Trader Lifestyle: your summer trading reading list, the latest gadgets, news, viral videos and the upcoming technology feats we’re excited about…

By popular demand: Order Flow Indicators On MT4!

We are really excited to announce that after a lot of deliberation and development, we are now offering our market-leading Order Flow indicators on MT4, giving you both Order Flow Trader & Psych Indicator on the popular Metatrader 4 platform.

The Forex Week In Review

Forex markets were caught by a few surprises this week. Firstly we had comments from the ECB regarding the front loading of it’s QE program heading into the summer and the possibility of even lower negative rates with the stated intention that the ECB will do whatever it can to achieve it’s inflation target.

Five Lessons Learnt This Week

In this week’s Five Lessons Learnt, find out why there’s a house floating on the Thames, why Google are in a spot of bother, how buying flip flops can boost an economy and exactly what it costs to buy happiness…

Viral Videos of the Week

This week’s best Viral Videos include the World Trade Center observation deck views, motorcycle surfing, jet-kart racing, proposal fails and how to use food puns to annoy your girlfriend while shopping. Enjoy…

Morning Report: Draghi & Yellen Speak Ahead of Long Weekend

EURUSD squeezed to 1.1181 high from 1.1079 low when London traders came to their desks, but the pair eased to 1.1112 as Greek concerns weighed although reports are suggesting the sides are closer to reaching a deal suggesting a deal should be in place within the next ten days. Eurozone Composite PMI in May was lower to 53.4, worse than the expected 53.9; whereas job creation hit a 4 -year-high, signalling the optimism of corporates towards the economy

Video: RSI With Order Flow Trader

In this video we take a look at how you can use the classic RSI indicator with our very own Order Flow Trader indicator to develop really profitable trading ideas at key support and resistance levels.

We show you how to identify these levels and how you can use some multi-time frame analysis with OFT to gain premium entries to fantastic trades.

Back Testing, Forward Testing and Mathematical Nonsense

“The problem in this market place at the moment is there are a lot of systems out there built on very little, that don’t actually work.” CEO Sam Barry offers his thoughts on why…


The fitness trends that’ll get you in shape for summer

We’ve found the latest fitness trends, gadgets and crazes that’ll get you in shape in no time.

Morning Report: USD Hampered By Less Hawkish FOMC

FOMC minutes demonstrated a reluctance by the FED to raise rates at the June meeting due to weak first quarter economic data although the board do view current weakness as transitory. USD was mixed in post minutes trading initially pulling back before settling around pre minutes levels and currently trades above pivotal 95.30 support.

How to Trade Indicator Divergence

Indicator Divergence is one of the easiest trading tactics if you use it right. Learn the best ways to implement divergence into your trading strategy while minimising risk and avoiding false signals…

Video: GBPJPY With Psych Indicator

In this video LFX Analyst James Harte runs through a recent setup in GBPJPY. He discusses his pre-trade analysis, the setup (including the Psych indicator signal) and trade execution & management.

Littlefish Loves: Yacht Island Design

Yacht Island Design Concepts are building the latest thing in luxury yachting – floating islands, cities and spaceships. Read on to find out more…

Morning Report: BOE & FOMC Minutes Eyed

EURUSD an extremely active market over the previous sessions which started off with dovish comments from ECB board member Coeure catching short term players off guard saying that the ECB would be front loading its asset purchases under its QE programme ahead of the summer months. This was followed by stronger housing starts out of the US which provided the next leg lower resulting in an eventual break of 1.11

An introduction to Scaling In

In the latest article from our Learn with Littlefish series, it’s time to cast our eyes over some strategies for scaling into a position, a common FX trading technique used with Pin Bars…

Order Flow Trading Stocks and Shares

I wanted to really talk to you about the trading techniques we use and why they don’t simply work for Forex, in fact you can can use them on any market; the key is just the information you have…


Time-saving Tech and Apps for Traders

Our time is precious, and we know that’s particularly true of busy traders. So we’ve found the latest time-saving tech, apps and gadgets that will take care of boring chores, cut procrastination and help you get stuff done, leaving you with more time for the charts (or to yourself).

Morning Report: USD Bounces ECB To Intensify Purchases

EURUSD traded around 1.1450 for most of yesterdays Asian session, but the pair slipped to 1.1300s on the recovery of USD during the US session as Greek headlines hit the wires. A “Junker plan” is being coordinated by the European Commission to reach a deal, even though officials refused to acknowledge its existence

Tech and Gadgets Every Trader Needs

We’ve rounded up all the essential bits of tech no trader should be without, from the best gadgets for trading on-the-go to office essentials and must-have Forex indicators. Read on and get your trading kit sorted…

Try our new Forex course: with indicators, trading plans & strategies!

Our Forex course provides you with all the trading plans, indicators and strategies required to gain a comprehensive understanding of the Order Flow trading techniques successfully used by the traders here at Littlefish FX…


Weekly COT Report: AUD Bulls Increase Bets

USD aggregated net long positions decreased a further 8.2% to $29 bln
EUR net spec shorts decreased from 190,127 to 178,876 contracts this week a reduction of 5.6%.
JPY short positioning decreased 24% from 31,183 to 23,593 contracts this week
AUD net long positioning soars from 626 to 4,487 contracts this week

Morning Report: USD Weighed By Weak Data

EURUSD boosted to a three-month high against the USD as disappointing figures on US domestic factory activity and consumer sentiment prompted further doubts about the recovery in the US. EURUSD rose 0.4 percent after hitting a three-month peak of 1.1466 and it was about 9 percent higher than a 12-year low of 1.0457 printed on March 16. Euro traders continue to track the Dax and Bund trade correlation with one eye on the wires for any Greek headlines.

Week Ahead: Trading Outlook

Key Events This Week: May 18th- 22nd

GBP: CPI Tuesday
EUR: German ZEW Survey Tuesday
JPY: GDP Wednesday
USD: CPI Friday
CAD: CPI Friday

5 Things You Need To Know When Reading Charts

It can be utterly baffling for many new traders looking at a price chart for the first time, resembling some sort of archaic video game, but given the proper tools and with enough time spent learning them, new traders can quickly develop a neat process for accessing their charts and scouting potential opportunities using some nifty technical know-how…

The Forex Week In Review

Forex markets were closely watching US data again this week with USD bulls hoping for black but landing on red once again. Retail sales came in soft to start the week and we saw a big miss on consumer confidence conclude the bearish tone for the week with the majors continuing their advance against the diminished Dollar.

Viral Videos of the Week

In this week’s best viral videos: Dubai by jetpack, perfect pints, skilful driving and the real reason you forget people’s names…

Five things we can do with charts… that work

Guest author Adam Grimes provides five simple ways that anyone – technical or fundamental, long or short term – can use charts as valuable trading and risk management tools…


Morning Report: USD Decline Slows As Consumer Sentiment Eyed

EURUSD edged higher and tested 1.1450 level during yesterdays European session, before slipping back to 1.1400 area on profit taking. Greek Finance Minister Varoufakis said Greece’s repayment to ECB after July/August should be postponed. Interbank reports suggest offers remain ahead of 1.1450 with stops building above 1.15.

Video: GBPUSD Order Flow Trader With Multi-Timeframe Analysis

In this video LFX Analyst James Harte takes a look GBPUSD and how you can create really profitable trading opportunities using a multi-timeframe approach to the Order Flow Trader signals.
A great step by step look at exactly how you can trade this method with entry ideas, stop placement and trade management showing you how you can build longer term positions from low risk entry points.

A Simple Trick to Help You Win Candlestick Patterns

As a lot of you know, my team and I focus a lot on volume profiling and order books. Recently we gave a bit of an intro to these, but I know it wasn’t massively in depth and, in fact, not super easy either. So today I’m going to simplify it right down to a simple trick for you to use. Obviously this is only one part of the big picture, but it’s a start…

Morning Report: Retail Sales Disappoint, Dollar Dumped

EURUSD surged higher against the dollar from 1.1200 area to 1.1382 high after a spike in German Bund yields rattled markets and soft US Retail sales data added to the USD dumping,

The LFX Guide to: Golf Courses

Get into the golfing spirit and sharpen up your swing at one of our favourite golf courses from around the world. From exclusive golf clubs to courses that scale mountains and spread across safari parks, The LFX Guide to: Golf Courses is sure to inspire you…

Littlefish Loves: inCharge

The inCharge: the world’s smallest and most portable USB charger. You’ll never run out of battery again…

Morning Report: Range Trade Ahead Of US Retail Sales

EURUSD pushed above 1.1200 level as London traders got to their desks yesterday and rallied further to 1.1277 high 140 pips off the days low, the rally was prompted by the news from Fed’s Dudley saying that a rate hike would mark a regime shift. Eurozone GDP and industrial production on watch today.

Order Flow Trader With Chart Patterns – MT4

Having a solid understanding of basic chart patterns is one of the best tools a trader can have in their arsenal. When most new traders look at a chart, all they see is random action and they are completely confused by what is happening on their screens. However, traders that have learnt to look for basic patterns repeating themselves are able to put price action into an understandable context and make actionable predictions based on expected outcomes

Video: Increasing The Probability Of Winning Trades With Volume Profile

In this video LFX CEO Sam Barry shares some fantastic insight as to how you can increase the probability of wining trades, using Volume Profile.

Focusing on candlestick pattern trades, Sam explains how you can incorporate VP into your trading to enhance your profitability.

Video: Order Flow Trader Strategies

In this video LFX CEO Sam Barry explores Order Flow Trader, looking at different time-frames and using different settings giving you some initial setups to try out for yourselves.

Top 10 Ways to Take a Break from Trading

As all traders will know – sometimes, trading can take over your life. And overworking and getting burned out will not help your trading strategy. In fact, it will probably hurt it. So heed this warning and make time for a break from the charts – here are our top 10 ways to take a break from trading to give you some ideas…

Make Money Trading, Win Or Lose, With Cash Back Forex

To really develop as a trader, real money has to be at stake in order for the trader to develop the proper psychological infrastructure required to be a successful trader, which cannot be achieved through demo or paper trading. So what if there was a way to make money from trading; win or lose, essentially subsidising the learning process? With Cash Back Forex there is.


Week Ahead: Trader Lifestyle

From the best ways to take a break from the trading charts to the world’s best golf courses, plus all the latest news and the best viral videos, we’ve got everything you need to keep up to date with what’s going on away from the charts…

Top 10 Outdoor Activities to Try

It’s time to step away from those trading screens and blow some cobwebs away with one of our Top 10 Outdoor Activities. Whether you fancy jumping from a cliff, riding down a river in an inflatable armchair or rolling around in a giant inflatable hamster ball, there’s something here for you…

Viral Videos of the Week

In this week’s viral videos we’ve got the virtual reality glasses that will allow you to turn any wall into a collage of trading screens, the world’s most epic natural water slide, a guy who can throw things over his shoulder with astonishing accuracy and a group of old men grooving…

Poll – Vote for our next Forex Webinar Topic!

We’re giving you the chance to decide what topics will be covered by CEO Sam Barry and Forex Analyst James Harte in our upcoming Forex Webinars – simply choose your preferred FX topics here…


Five questions to ask before each trade

Author Adam Grimes provides a short checklist of questions that will challenge you to think more deeply and to work out your process more thoroughly…


Video: Trading the NFP (Non-farm Payroll)

Preparing for the NFP number this week? Here’s a short video tutorial from Littlefish FX CEO Sam Barry on how best to trade non-farm payrolls…

Free Forex analysis for brokers

Forex brokers – provide a helping hand to your clients! Here at Littlefish FX, we pride ourselves on being able to help the little fish of Forex guide their way through its vast $4bn ocean. With our educational materials and daily analysis, we provide our readers with the insight and information they require to be … Continue reading Free Forex analysis for brokers


Back to the Future

Imagine a scenario where a concept you dreamt up nine years ago finally becomes a reality? That’s the remarkable situation I find myself in now, as here at LFX we begin to implement a design and concept I built when I first started this project many moons ago…


Forex Trading Course

Designed for FX traders of all experience, our Forex Trading Course covers everything from FX basics all the way through to Order Flow techniques and strategies used to trade millions. Alongside 24 chapters (+ bonus) of comprehensive educational material, we provide you with all the trading plans, indicators and strategies required to gain a comprehensive … Continue reading Forex Trading Course


An Intro to Quant Models: Part 1

Over the past few years Quants have had a lot of attention and primarily, in my opinion, bad press. I have no intention of setting the record straight (it’s honestly the only time in my life I could consider myself anything close to a bad boy so I’m taking it…). However, what I thought I would do is give you a bit of insight into what we do in the bowl to unlock a little bit of the mystery around Quants and these “evil” algorithms…

Stock Market Chart on Blue Background

Greece has the strongest hand

On Thursday, the Greek finance minister tweeted out an opinion piece. It’s quite a brave move from a political figure, and an interesting one. If this was a game of poker, I’d definitely want Greece’s hand right now as opposed to any other European Country or the ECB…


An Intro to Quant Models: Part 5

In his final part from his series on building quant models, CEO Sam Barry discusses measuring performance…


An Intro to Quant Models: Part 4

Following on from my last article on the types of trading strategies we can really use in quant systems, I want to talk to you about building them – and then managing risk…

An Intro to Quant Models: Part 3

In the third part of his series on quant models, CEO Sam Barry talks through the different types of quant trading strategies used here at Littlefish FX…

An Intro to Quant Models: Part 2

In the second article on his series on quant models, CEO Sam Barry talks through the different models used at Littlefish FX, including strategy (engine), risk and cost models…


Letter from the CEO: 2014 in review

As we wind down for Christmas I thought it would be nice once again to do an open letter to all of you, reviewing our year here at Littlefish as well as the trading year, and looking forward to next year…


Trader Lifestyle Affiliates Directory

This is your one-stop shop for all of our Trader Lifestyle affiliates and the great offers and deals we have available for Littlefish FX readers. Instacart Instacart is a grocery delivery service that’ll get your food delivered to you in as little as an hour – their fastest delivery to date took just 12 minutes! … Continue reading Trader Lifestyle Affiliates Directory


Beat the news junkies: use order flow

With the markets ever increasingly becoming news junkies it’s becoming more and more interesting to see that trend following seems to be back in fashion. The concept is almost counter intuitive, news junkie surely results in violent breakouts and reversals…

Book Club

Introducing our LFX Book Club, the essential reading list for all traders – whether you’re brand new to trading or a seasoned pro. From reference books and essential guides to memoirs and biographies of notorious traders, if there’s a trading lesson to be learnt, it’s here. Don’t have time to get through them all? Download … Continue reading Book Club

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Retail investors’ portal iNVEZZ launches crowd funding campaign

Our friends over at iNVEZZ – the comparison and review investment portal – have launched a campaign on crowd funding site Crowdcube. The innovative online company is raising investment capital for the development of unique new features, and you can meet and grill the co-founders at their live London pitch on July 30th…

The key remains to follow the flow

John Plender wrote an interesting and short piece in the FT last week, and I suggest you read it…

Buy: Indicators, Courses & Strategies

Our Littlefish FX Trading tools – available to download instantly – include Indicators, Strategies and Courses. Want to try our Forex Indicators COMPLETELY FREE? Enter your details below and we’ll give you access to our Forex indicators free of charge for 14 days! *Trials available on NinjaTrader indicators only Free trial


RTAS System Insight Part 4: Rebaselining & Conclusion

The fourth and concluding part in our series of articles by CEO Sam Barry talking about the RTAS System and addressing some of the most common questions and feedback from inquisitive Littlefish FX readers…


Bespoke Forex Trading Systems, Indicators & Hosting

Bespoke Forex Trading Systems – jump to Bespoke Forex Indicators – jump to NinjaTrader/MT4 Signal Hosting Attention all prop, managed account, hedge fund and fund businesses – here at Littlefish FX we are offering bespoke black box development based on our patented in-house order book systems. A full trading system – unique to you Based … Continue reading Bespoke Forex Trading Systems, Indicators & Hosting


RTAS System Insight Part 3: Creating our Portfolio

Now lets consider where the difference lie between systems. A good example may be that a fund or Hedgefund is looking for 25% to 30% returns per annum, 1:5 leverage with ultra low drawdowns, but is not concerned with number of open trades and allows hedging structures…

RTAS System Insight Part 2: Strategy building

Once we have the idea, the concept then turned to how do we build component based systems so that we can either produce long dated consistent systems or manipulate components for certain conditions or system specifications…

RTAS System Insight Part 1: Order Flow

To start with, I’d like give you all a bit of insight into how we build systems and therefore a little insight into the RTAS system as it finalises its rebaselining…

Littlefish Shark School

Want a trading job at Littlefish FX? Do you have what it takes to become a trading shark? We are looking for our next generation of traders. Familiar with the “turtle trading” concept of several years ago? Well let us introduce to you the Littlefish FX trading concept. We are looking for people to outperform … Continue reading Littlefish Shark School


Alternative Investments

At Littlefish FX, along with providing forex trading education and analysis, we also design and build cutting edge trading systems for prop, managed account and hedge fund businesses. We are often inundated with requests to open these systems out to retail traders, and such is our company ethos that we fully intend on doing so … Continue reading Alternative Investments

Buffett on Investing

“If you can enjoy Saturdays and Sundays without looking at stock prices, give it a try on weekdays.” Warren Buffett’s latest letter to Berkshire Hathaway holders is definitely worth a read. Short on time? Fear not, we’ve pulled out the best lines here…


The 7 big questions about Alternative Investments

In the current market, the search for a decent return is driving more people to consider alternative investments. One attractive option is the Foreign Exchange managed account. To help you understand why, here we explore some of the key considerations with our 7 big questions about Alternative Investments…

Live Trading Room

Welcome to the Live Trading Room. Available to LFX customers and specifically tailored for those who have purchased our Littlefish FX Mastercourse, you’ll be able to speak directly with the LFX trading team who will help answer your questions, provide some insight into current market moves, and discuss trades and ideas they are looking at. … Continue reading Live Trading Room

Forex Trading Courses

Attention class! Launching very soon are our full selection of Forex courses, including: Getting Started with Forex, Order Book Systems, COT Report, Intraday Breakout Strategy and plenty more. All courses are free to all members (of course!) and we’ll send you an email when they become available. Click for more info…