If you are thinking about which forex trading time frame to follow and which to avoid, I will suggest you follow the longer time frames (1 hour, 4 hour, daily, and weekly charts) rather than shorter time frames (1 min, 5 min, 15 min and 30 min charts). You may find a lot of noises in shorter time frames compared to longer time frames. A good time frame for intraday trading is somewhere within the 5-minute to 1-hour charts. It doesn’t really matter to the functionality of the volume-based strategies which time frame from this range you chose. If you chose any time frame from the 5-minute to the 1-hour range and you should be fine. What is the best time frame in Forex? What is the most profitable time frame in Forex? Those and similar questions are rising day after day in minds of novice Forex traders. Let’s drop out the philosophy and focus on facts. We know that each time frame displays same data, but in different intervals. The choice of time frames is wide.