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6E Long 1 contract based on the support around 36s, target on R +370$

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Redratsal, great trading. Very interesting. May I ask a couple of questions:

1. What is your set up?

2. What is your trigger?

3. What is your follow thru?

4. What type of stop do you use?

Very interested in your trading method.

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Hector,

If anything is not clear feel free to ask

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Thank you Redratsal, was just curious on your stop. I know that you have $5,000.00 is that on one trade or for the day cummulative.

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Thank you Redratsal, was just curious on your stop. I know that you have $5,000.00 is that on one trade or for the day cummulative.

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It can be both, since I move my stops during the trade according to PA and TA, normally they are much tighter. If volatility is high and the number of contracts are consistent it can happen that I take a 5000$ stop as you can notice from the cumulative profit chart in the quick summary. I am working on a stratagy to reduce the risk of a cumulative stop on a single trade, basically based on a better management of the number of contracts (scaling in) I use in a trade, more to come...


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6E long 3 contracts, target below R +398$

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6E long 1 contract, target on S +320$

Nice short for a long

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Just curious, what is the status on your trend following ideas?

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