A forex indicator can be quite useful for anyone trying to succeed in currency trading. An indicator is a tool that is effective in determining the direction of the market trends. For example, if you are trading a certain currency and it is quite difficult to understand or predict the direction it is trending, you can turn on a forex trend finder.
The forex indicator will pop on your charts with an indicator stating the direction of the currency. For example, it may say Up or have an up arrow or it may say Down or have a down arrow. This essentially is a buy and sell indicator and can be quite useful for your pockets. When there is an up trend you will know that it is probably a good time to buy as the trend goes up you can close the order and take a profit.
On the other hand if there is a down trend you can place a sell and watch the currency trend fall and close the order and take a profit. The other useful portion of this indicator is that it will help you to decide when to close an order as well. In the middle of a buy or sell trade, if the indicator states that the trend is changing it is probably a good time to close the trade and take your win.
As you can tell a forex trend indicator is quite a simple tool, but can be very useful for the avid currency investor. Using a trend indicator everyday can help you make prosperous trades. It can also be useful for double checking that of the trades of any forex robot you may be running. Unfortunately, yes it would require you to monitor the trades and thus eliminate the purpose of running the robot while you sleep, eat, and relax, but it can help make the trades more profitable.
To make more profitable trades with a forex robot, you simply open up the robot and the indicator at the same time, and let the forex trading robot make a trade. Once you have determined that there is an open trade, take a look at the trend. Make sure it is going in the direction of the order, for example, buy should be going up, sell should be going down. If at any moment the trend is going in the wrong direction for too long and you feel the robot may have made an error, you may want to close the order for the robot.
Please be careful though in these situations as some robots will simply fluctuate down and up until they take a profit.