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After examining that I had never actually backtested the T3s I use on a 6 range, I decided to run an test on many moving average types on a 6-range crude chart. I am not changing any of my chart settings based on this, but was interested to find a simple MA crossover strategy was the highest profitable in a normal configuration, unlike many where the highest profitable was inverted. The reason I like T3s is all visual, but nice to know they have some statistical advantage to them as well. A summary is attached as a PDF.

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GC February has become the front month as of today by daily volume


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hey Gary, what bands are those in that pic?

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Volume continues to test my patience, relative to my comfortable time frame for holding a trade. I flip back and forth between time frames and move mu stop loss and my profit target back and forth from various highs, lows, pivots, target, fibs, somewhat questioning my ability to set a wide range stop loss over and over, somewhat just finding something to do.

My stop is currently at 1707.0 even, but on a daily chart that still appears miniscule compared to the volatility. I moved my target to 1753.00 and removed the chart trader function from my volume and range charts as that distance took away my ability to read those charts.

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This is where I test myself.

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added 1 contract, keeping stop at same 1707.

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