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Forum: Trading Journals October 19th, 2011, 08:57 AM
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Posted By Zwaen
Sorry I have no idea what you mean ( not at that...

Sorry I have no idea what you mean ( not at that level yet :)) but I'm just investigating priceaction in neighbourhood of recent price-swings/areas where price moved really fast from in conjunction...
Forum: Trading Journals October 18th, 2011, 02:28 PM
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Posted By Zwaen
I think the best price action is roughly ...

I think the best price action is roughly
09.00-11.00
14.30-17.30
[GMT +01.00]
So if nothing exciting happens the market will mostly be dull between 11.30-14.00

Mostly at 12.00-13.30 I...
Forum: Trading Journals October 18th, 2011, 07:07 AM
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Posted By Zwaen
What I meaned was creating something like the "...

What I meaned was creating something like the " odd enhancers calculator" like Sam Seiden.
Forum: Trading Journals October 18th, 2011, 07:00 AM
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Posted By Zwaen
That is a good article, in my memory i read it...

That is a good article, in my memory i read it indeed 4-5 months ago.

The " rules" I have made for myself are also somewhat discretionary, and not programmable I think( I am no programmer). These...
Forum: Trading Journals October 17th, 2011, 04:23 PM
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Posted By Zwaen
Hey Adamus, thanks for your sound advice. I...

Hey Adamus, thanks for your sound advice. I remember Big Mike saying first practise 1 month sim, then 1 month 1$ /pip, next month 2$/pip etc which I also found a very good idea.
In the weekend I...
Forum: Trading Journals October 14th, 2011, 10:19 AM
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Posted By Zwaen
Hey Adamus, about the SR lines, yes they...

Hey Adamus,

about the SR lines, yes they weren't there at the time of the possible setup. It's just that I posted this setup in hindsight,
with the SR at 3735 an the SR at 3770 made AFTER the...
Forum: Trading Journals October 14th, 2011, 09:04 AM
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Posted By Zwaen
Yes in time it is easy to process, but it takes...

Yes in time it is easy to process, but it takes time and experience, and a lot trail and error, and analyzing charts while drinking coffee.
Today good example of shifting-strenght/weakness analysis...
Forum: Trading Journals October 13th, 2011, 10:41 AM
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Posted By Zwaen
Yes this is indeed difficult. There are several...

Yes this is indeed difficult. There are several facors at play ( as I see it):

How strong is the SR support resistance Level?
-how many times SR support resistance Level has been tested?
-how...
Forum: Trading Journals October 13th, 2011, 09:00 AM
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Posted By Zwaen
Haha, oke not totally fair no.:driver: But I...

Haha, oke not totally fair no.:driver:

But I know what you mean. Just when I look at this moment to EurUsd, the picture is somewhat confusing due to (too many) mixed signals imho:
See attached...
Forum: Trading Journals October 10th, 2011, 12:05 PM
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Posted By Zwaen
Would be good to have a definition of chop as...

Would be good to have a definition of chop as well.

Hey Adamus,

maybe of help, my definition of chop is just, "if I do not see a trend/bias upward or downward within 2 seconds in the 3/5...
Forum: Trading Journals October 6th, 2011, 11:04 AM
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Posted By Zwaen
Adamus, I think you will have trouble capturing...

Adamus, I think you will have trouble capturing today in 4 screenshots :sarcastic:
Forum: Trading Journals October 5th, 2011, 10:49 AM
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Posted By Zwaen
Asian/Euro/US session x points in session...

Asian/Euro/US session
x points in session range
strong/weak trend up/down, trading range, chop
max value of 8 bar ATR of 3min chart in points
trend extension : pull-back ratio e.g. 4:3, 2:1,...
Forum: Trading Journals September 30th, 2011, 09:50 AM
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Posted By Zwaen
Haha well not easy to pick. I liked to read the...

Haha well not easy to pick. I liked to read the interview with Larry Hite

Thursday's chart 2011-09-29 was not an easy day to trade it seems

Bad to hear from the attempted burglary, hope you...
Forum: Trading Journals September 29th, 2011, 09:04 AM
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Posted By Zwaen
Hey Adamus, well I wanted to rest in the...

Hey Adamus,

well I wanted to rest in the vacation, so no charts for me, although I reread market wizards from schwager on the beach ( because of easy read).

I was staring at you mark-ups and...
Forum: Trading Journals September 28th, 2011, 07:31 AM
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Posted By Zwaen
Hey Adamus, have been away due to holiday to...

Hey Adamus, have been away due to holiday to Italy :vacation:
Nice to see you are speeding up observations and rising learning curve!https://futures.io/images/smilies/bravo.gif
Forum: Trading Journals September 16th, 2011, 04:31 AM
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Posted By Zwaen
And what I wanted to add: The last few weeks...

And what I wanted to add:

The last few weeks I'm playing with some ideas. The idea is just that most of us are too busy searching for setups. This while I think a trader has to put context and...
Forum: Trading Journals September 15th, 2011, 05:35 PM
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Posted By Zwaen
Hey Adamus, keep up the good work :thumb: ...

Hey Adamus,

keep up the good work :thumb:

Sometimes these days are difficult indeed, attached your chart where we see a good CPB with trapped traders ( if they even exist :wink:) but it...
Forum: Trading Journals September 9th, 2011, 10:50 AM
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Posted By Zwaen
If you asked me which one area of your trading...

If you asked me which one area of your trading was most obviously better than mine, I would say that it is your patience in waiting for the right setups that suit you. So now you ask me how to...
Forum: Trading Journals September 9th, 2011, 05:19 AM
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Posted By Zwaen
Hey Adamus, Zwaen, 2 more questions -...

Hey Adamus,


Zwaen, 2 more questions - don't you keep a trade log? the one that Lance recommends is third party, costs I think $200 but looks like it takes care of absolutely everything you...
Forum: Trading Journals September 8th, 2011, 03:14 PM
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Posted By Zwaen
tuesday midday and thursday:

tuesday midday and thursday:
Forum: Trading Journals September 8th, 2011, 03:13 PM
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Posted By Zwaen
BTW you see a lot setups, you also look intrabar...

BTW you see a lot setups, you also look intrabar for setups i see.

Below charts how I could traded this week with current rules.
No big winnings, only tuesday was big winday.

Btw just posting...
Forum: Trading Journals September 8th, 2011, 11:11 AM
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Posted By Zwaen
Hey Adamus, Good what you say about the...

Hey Adamus,
Good what you say about the asian high and low, I never look at them in particular. From now on I will mark them daily to see how price interacts with them.


About the TST and...
Forum: Trading Journals September 8th, 2011, 03:12 AM
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Posted By Zwaen
Hey, yes it was crazy to see it happen realtime...

Hey, yes it was crazy to see it happen realtime :)

Yesterday I posted this in the wrong thread:


I put my view of the market(6E) yesterday in chart below.
In my view quite a boring day, only...
Forum: Trading Journals September 6th, 2011, 03:53 PM
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Posted By Zwaen
Some comments. Always easy afterwards, very...

Some comments. Always easy afterwards, very difficult realtime. Always have to anticipate what is comming.
Good exercise for chart-reading skills though :nod:
Forum: Trading Journals September 6th, 2011, 01:46 PM
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Posted By Zwaen
That is enlightening. I 'know' intellectually...

That is enlightening. I 'know' intellectually that it is pointless to seek firm patterns that must appear on the chart so that I know I'm on the right track, and I also know that I need to relax...
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