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I will start to log my trading on a daily basis from next week. I will day trade/scalp 1-2 contracts, mostly EURO or ES.

Summary:

Use my own proprietary system developed in NT 7.
Define 3 entry points. 1st, 2nd, 3rd buy or short.
Target 500-1000 daily.

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I will start to log my trading on a daily basis from next week. I will day trade/scalp 1-2 contracts, mostly EURO or ES.

Summary:

Use my own proprietary system developed in NT 7.
Define 3 entry points. 1st, 2nd, 3rd buy or short.
Target 500-1000 daily.

make sure to post screenies! ill keep an eye out!

dont believe anything you hear and only half of what you see

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make sure to post screenies! ill keep an eye out!

will test post to make up 5

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my favorite is 6E not ES because I like it better since I have 24 hr trading opportunity. Day trading or scalping does not mean that I have to get in and out all the time. but trading setup presents 1-2 times on daily basis for intra-day swing and can hold a few hours based on my statistical study.

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this is basically my impression that any TA and trading setups and this will lead to pure probability trading.

However, there maybe just maybe better trading system and philosophy.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blind_men_and_an_elephant


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This is how i will enter long by identifying 3 possible entries. although it might look like Elliot wave, this is not Elliot wave by the way.


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PNL 457

basically traded the 2nd short on 1 minute chart. the pink started from 21 is not finished yet and will go low more.
hope long will be available tomorrow some time





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prediction is not the basis of trading but I still anticipate this price movement scenario.



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current closed trades PNL at 973
but I have 2 long contracts on 6e at 1.3508 and current quote is 1.3475

I found it almost true to me when I want to hold a position for a good swing instead of scalping, I could end in losing money.

On 30 min chart of 6e and dollar index, I still hold that there could be a good up run for euro.




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today PNL 2600

a good day. my holding of 2 6E long finally gave me reward. as seen from previous 30 min 6E chart, I was expecting a good run up and it came.

trade a few CL for quick profits.



30 min 6E still not yet break the triangle type pattern. Pink 51 still doing a pivotal box. many scalping opportunities on lower time frame.

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I took a long retreat vacation back to China then came back after Spring Festival to start trade again.

I summarize my recent 4 weeks trading to close this journal because Ifeel no need to show off anything. I wish all fellow traders make great profit consistently.

Week 1/20 DT summary

net 14452, caught EURO and keep trading up trend on GC

Week of 1/27 trading summary


NET 17456

WEEK OF 02/03/2012
Net 14000

Week of 2/10 trading summary
net 25856
2 IB accounts and one new account at Deep Discount Trading

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Starfill, Thanks for sharing your charts. What is your methodology. You hinted that it is not Elliott wave, What is it?
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Starfill, Thanks for sharing your charts. What is your methodology. You hinted that it is not Elliott wave, What is it?
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True whats in it??

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Starfill, Thanks for sharing your charts. What is your methodology. You hinted that it is not Elliott wave, What is it?
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this is my own method it incorporated the following:
DOW theory
Elliot wave
Supply and demand levels

To me, it is much better than any other methods. For example, this week I made total 45000 profit by day trading and scalping. a sample trade summary from one account is here:


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this is my own method it incorporated the following:
DOW theory
Elliot wave
Supply and demand levels

To me, it is much better than any other methods. For example, this week I made total 45000 profit by day trading and scalping. a sample trade summary from one account is here:


what are the parameters? a example will be very helpful!!

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Starfill,
Have you thought of teaching your method to others ? or writing some general broad line information and rules ? How to synchronize the Dow Theory with Elliott wave ?
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Have you thought of teaching your method to others ? or writing some general broad line information and rules ? How to synchronize the Dow Theory with Elliott wave ?
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Hi, thanks for your interest.

I actually taught one local guy just to test my system to see if it is replicable to to others because I feel this is a semi mechanical and very clear rule-based. He is doing well now.

I will write some general line information on my system in the following days.

attached is my trading summary for today from 2 accounts


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Starfill,
I would be very much interested in learning you techniques. Please keep me posted and I will watch for your general explanation of your method. Thanks again

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done for the day




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Starfill,
Very interesting. I used to do some mirror-image fold back charts. Mostly in weekly and monthly charts.
Thanks for showing some of your charts.

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very interesting that you are using 720 min charts

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numbers are minutes, I detect from 1-60 minute entry signals and the signalis not based on any indicators it is based on price movement/swing.

this afternoon, Es and 6E screaming for short

SP: short at consolidation divergence signals



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Hi Starfill,
Thanks for sharing your grid. I noted there are two table first is 1-30, and the second 31-60.
On the left you have the various markets. Now, how to read and make use of your tool is another thing.
Any suggestions as of how to interpret the grid ?

Thanks

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Dear avall38486, please see chart


in analyzer:
SP: pivot box divergency short could be 1st short
3S: 3rd short
SL: 3rd long




chart to show the trading model and entry points








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hanks for sharing your grid. I noted there are two table first is 1-30, and the second 31-60.
On the left you have the various markets. Now, how to read and make use of your tool is another thing.
Any suggestions as of how to interpret the grid ?


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circles from top to bottom are 1st short, 2nd short and 3rd short



trades are from 2nd shorts last night then today's scalping


6E 3rd short signals (3-5min) 3S from analyzer


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