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Hi GFIs1,

Just FYI, US isn´t closed today.

Abde

thanks for the hint...
expecting not same volume as on normal days though

GFIs1

PS: I had a check @ DerivateCheck - not much to read today ;-)

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Says bank holiday due to veterans day. Exchange might be open but patterns will be different. Same with dax today. Its open but it is very weird, tight ranges.

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Eu banks also closed. Armestice day.

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Dax short 12:30 to 15:00
expecting no big range. IB only 23 points - diving into prev Day Range first 30 min.
seeing some decent up until 12:30
GFIs1

now @*12:27 - no real big move
IB (30 min) 23 points
Cash hour range 32 points....

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Wednesday trade

Dax short 09:30 to 12:00

entry @ 9072
exit @ 9052
result 20 points

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Friday trade

Dax long 09:30 :14:30

entry @ 9145
exit @ 9179
result plus 34

some bullish continuum expected - but SL tight

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Week 46 result

This week had two trades

Positive +20 + 34 points
Weekly result +54 points
Points since week 2: 909

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System results 2012 / 2013

Now we are in the last weeks of the year - time to compare how the system went over time.
In the thread is discussed how the rules were slightly optimized - I will not repeat here.

Last year week 46 was at the year end result - the last weeks 2012 were not changing this any more.

Points made end of week 46
Year 2012: 1011
Year 2013: 909 (expecting here some more points in the coming weeks)

Actual chart of weekly points made in 2013

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Discussion:
Both years show quite similar returns. There was a steady gain development without big drawdowns.
In 2013 were less trades taken than in 2012 (normally 3 per week instead of 5).
So given a gain of rough 1'000 yearly future points X 25€ (per point with IB) this nets 25K € in year per car
on a margin which ranged between 6400 to 10'600€ per car in the given 2 years.

End note: The system (rules) looks quite robust over 2 years under the pressure of so many very
different influences and quite different development of the Dax in both compared years.

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Fantastic results! Margin wise Mirus has 2500 usd margin for dax.

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Thanks @xelaar

If margin is lower - the gain per point must be less too
In the whole thread I was showing only one provider for better comparison for the reader.

Of course I will check your Mirus input!
Happy weekend

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