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Wednesday trade

Dax short 10:30 to 14:30

entry @ 9649
exit @ 9622
result +27

GFIs1

quite low volume during the trade


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Dax short 10:30 to 14:30

entry @ 9649
exit @ 9622
result +27

GFIs1

quite low volume during the trade


Nice trade.Ps when u enter your trade do u hit market price or work an order? I imagine you just deal at market price?

Thanks

Col.

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Nice trade.Ps when u enter your trade do u hit market price or work an order? I imagine you just deal at market price?

Thanks

Col.

Always market price - the times I enter and exit a trade the market is normally quite liquid.
Plus I need a veryfiable price which I have to state here

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Friday trade

Dax long 09:30 to 13:30

entry @ 9644
exit @ 9631
result minus 13 points

GFIs1

special day - low volume high vola...
so were stop settings with the seen gap
might be omitted for the future...

For those with guts.. stay long - it might develop this afternoon


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Week 8 result

This week had three trades

two negative: -30 -13 points
one positive: +27 points
weekly result -16 points

Points since week 2: plus 386

Have a great weekend
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Stop

Hi GFIs1,

how did you calculate your stop today, or was it just intuition ?

Thanks, and have a nice weekend

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Hi GFIs1,

how did you calculate your stop today, or was it just intuition ?

Thanks, and have a nice weekend

we had 2 main occurences
1) little witch day 13:00
2) quite a up gap in difficult area plus low volume
This was a warning to take a trade...
or to give noise more room at least

Looking at this moment right now - the volume has not even
hit 50K - which is at a normal day >90K - one can see that
we are IN THIN AIR right now!

some weeks with drawdowns are still calculated to happen.

GFIs1

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the VOL is very low indeed, i got a perfect signal at 9612.5 (2 5' bars on high vol) but because of the low vol later i got out with a very small profit. Should have stayed in the trade tho. Better luck next week

Have a nice weekend

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Influence

I've been sitting quietly (as requested quite rightly by other members) and observing. In my view "closing the gap" before the US market opens and the massive influence of the US market needs to be considered.

In fact US futures and then Dax futures are joined at birth.

Don't shoot me down but I strongly suggest trying to incorporate these elements into your trading model, if you haven't already.

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Monday trade


Dax long 10:30 to 16:00

entry @ 9676
exit @ 9646 SL
result -30 points

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