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Forum: Trading Journals November 5th, 2015, 04:38 PM
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Posted By xelaar
Hi guys Not so much trading recently but today...

Hi guys
Not so much trading recently but today I completed my scale in on gold, 66% on gold vs euro and 33% on gold vs usd.
I don't plan to add more even if NFP will take us closer to lows, but...
Forum: Trading Journals October 20th, 2015, 01:10 PM
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Posted By xelaar
Your comments welcome

Hi guys, it's been a while. While I tend to update my DAX journal in Elite section from time to time, I totally neglected this general thread. After all it was initially dedicated to doing a Combine....
Forum: Trading Journals April 20th, 2015, 12:50 PM
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Posted By xelaar
New Orderflow system

This is a simple system I wish to explore and share with anybody who is longing for a short term order flow based system. This is not a finished all done bells and whistles path to reaches. Rather an...
Forum: Trading Journals April 5th, 2015, 11:42 AM
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Posted By xelaar
I have discovered more about myself this event....

I have discovered more about myself this event. As we had discussed with you earlier in this and a sister thread, it is very important to have a strong level of self-confidence and high degree of...
Forum: Trading Journals April 5th, 2015, 10:39 AM
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Posted By xelaar
Trading fast. Riding even faster! Training with a...

Trading fast. Riding even faster! Training with a good friend (professional rider) in Misano.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PKrwXMGxjNc&feature=youtu.be
Forum: Trading Journals March 31st, 2015, 04:20 PM
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Posted By xelaar
I have bought a new action cam for POV videos and...

I have bought a new action cam for POV videos and timelapse series. Have a look at one hour travel jammed into 1 minute. 40 mile trip around city of Prague in stormy weather.
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Forum: Trading Journals March 31st, 2015, 03:08 AM
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Posted By xelaar
This is the funny market today in DAX. After a...

This is the funny market today in DAX. After a big run up yesterday, a big gap down on open today. Not a single trade possibility in pre-market. Price goes down but delta goes up. Let's see if it...
Forum: Trading Journals March 29th, 2015, 12:30 PM
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Posted By xelaar
This is my temporary journal thread, feel free to...

This is my temporary journal thread, feel free to follow up!

https://futures.io/trading-journals/35314-10-day-live-transparent-trading-effort-new-post.html
Forum: Trading Journals March 27th, 2015, 12:32 PM
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Posted By xelaar
The power of afternoon trading in US session

http://i.imgur.com/D009SCa.png

This is why I don't trade it :D
Forum: Trading Journals March 27th, 2015, 10:45 AM
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Posted By xelaar
Next week I am starting my live Combine, so today...

Next week I am starting my live Combine, so today will be a last post here analysing system and its trades for a time being. Quite a difficult day today. How my system did? Check it out.
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Forum: Trading Journals March 26th, 2015, 12:29 PM
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Posted By xelaar
Thanks man, patience was something I had been...

Thanks man, patience was something I had been working on for a long long time. However, I doubt I can take a credit for what is happening now. It is rather the situation, where I put in an incredible...
Forum: Trading Journals March 26th, 2015, 10:31 AM
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Posted By xelaar
Live combine

So, I have reviewed my trading structure and had decided to run two live combine-style trading plans for LTF and HTF trades.
In a nutshell, LTF will be run similar to 30k combine, with 500 eur/1500...
Forum: Trading Journals March 26th, 2015, 04:13 AM
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Posted By xelaar
Strange days. Volume was 300% in pre-market. 90...

Strange days. Volume was 300% in pre-market. 90 pts gap. As often, a counter-trend gap doesn't get closed right away. High-volume move down continues. There was a trade opportunity for me on LTF in...
Forum: Trading Journals March 25th, 2015, 09:14 AM
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Posted By xelaar
Absolutely. No offence was meant from my side....

Absolutely. No offence was meant from my side. But as a reminder this is a blog called Trading fast markets that deals with fast intraday moves and short time frames. So all my posts and replies are...
Forum: Trading Journals March 25th, 2015, 08:54 AM
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Posted By xelaar
I wasn't referring to your comment or trading,...

I wasn't referring to your comment or trading, sorry if it sounded like that. What I am talking about is a mouse-trap I had been forcing myself into on many occasions previously. I goes like that for...
Forum: Trading Journals March 25th, 2015, 07:12 AM
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Posted By xelaar
Maybe yes, maybe no. One of the things I had to...

Maybe yes, maybe no. One of the things I had to learn and be reminded of recently is that there is no need to explain the market moves, nor to be a market commentator. Leave it to CNBC as they know...
Forum: Trading Journals March 25th, 2015, 05:25 AM
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Posted By xelaar
And again :) Today we did not have any...

And again :)

Today we did not have any decent entries with a STF (short time frame - 30s for me, black chart), there was some chop but no system entries. Then we had got the move after 9, and...
Forum: Trading Journals March 24th, 2015, 05:12 AM
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Posted By xelaar
Another carbon copy day. Some decent pre-market...

Another carbon copy day. Some decent pre-market low TF trades (not taken!) and then big moves, whipsaw. Not likely to have any high TF trades either as trending move is likely over and delta is not...
Forum: Trading Journals March 24th, 2015, 02:51 AM
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Posted By xelaar
Black is 30s , white is 3m 😁

Black is 30s , white is 3m 😁
Forum: Trading Journals March 23rd, 2015, 01:31 PM
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Posted By xelaar
If one would be looking at market from 30s chart...

If one would be looking at market from 30s chart today, a picture would be very messy. Even though, my filters would let most losers out and few that still remained would be offset by an odd winner...
Forum: Trading Journals March 23rd, 2015, 06:39 AM
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Posted By xelaar
This is it for today. High volatility prevented...

This is it for today. High volatility prevented me from trading low time frame thanks to my volatility-geared model. However there were trades on higher time frame, that I took on demo. Execution of...
Forum: Trading Journals March 23rd, 2015, 05:13 AM
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Posted By xelaar
Back to trading

After the race season opener this weekend in not-so-shiny-this-time-out Croatia (but still good) I am back to my desk.

Some decent pre-market setups but I decided to wait until it is open as it is...
Forum: Trading Journals March 18th, 2015, 06:43 AM
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Posted By xelaar
A quick trading life-hack here: how to determine...

A quick trading life-hack here: how to determine volatility bands for given time frame - just put a very long time period ATR there, say 10000 periods for a 30s time frame, and see what it is. For...
Forum: Trading Journals March 18th, 2015, 06:03 AM
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Posted By xelaar
There is one big realization that came to be...

There is one big realization that came to be lately: market can have an ordinary volatility and extra-ordinary volatility and its behavior is totally different among them. Ordinary volatility can be...
Forum: Trading Journals March 17th, 2015, 03:25 AM
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Posted By xelaar
So big news today at 11 AM. Tomorrow is FOMC,...

So big news today at 11 AM. Tomorrow is FOMC, then we had a 3witching. What a week. I hope to call it early and be gone by Thursday to the first race weekend of the season in Croatia. HoHo.
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