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sweet!!!... hey I am a master beta tester if you need one

he said - I am a master beta

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lol hmmm im not going there...sharky

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hey web south i grew up in pensacola...sharky

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yep 15 minutes away....from the house...still a kinda small town. I'm stuck in traffic in Mobile now though. yuck

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Zn kicks ass

ZN KICKS ASS !!!!!

What else can I say?

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Agreed

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Three trades this morning..... maybe four if you were ambitious.

I've been wondering about what a reasonable expectation for each trade might be point wise. Since you never know how far the market will move I've adopted more of a scalper mentality.

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I'm reading the brooks book and he says after 4 pts in ES move stop to BE and go for a swing, exit on a signal in the opposite direction.

In my Euro trading I'm looking to stay in the trade as long as we have HH or LL. In CL I am currently taking profit at 30 ticks because that's a big move and usually there is a pullback.

My opinion is 11 ticks isn't enough because of the risk you're taking putting the stop above/below the swing pivots. If you have stop of 20 pts then why not go for 20 pts on your target?

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stop and targets


Hey Cunparis,

Almost all the traders I know that are not scalpers.... take some quick profit on every trade, move the stop to reduce risk and wait for a signal that the move is over.

Obviously, a stop that is too tight will not let the market "breath" and a stop that is too far away will not stand up to a proper risk/reward ratio. This balance might have to be adjusted from time to time depending on the level of market volatility. This would call for bigger stops smaller position size.(making the r/r work) So....one size does not fit all. Each market is different and the charater of the market changes. Adjustments must be made to account for the varioius conditions.

Jeff

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