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Wednesday trade

Dax short 09:30 to 14:30

entry @ 9635
exit @ 9647
result -12 points

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..today
the trade was taken too early
expecting still sort of wash out and price falling
so for those that are still in the trade: hold on 1h longer

..was not a "normal" Wednesday - looking now for Friday


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Hello GFIs1,

is there a possibility to communicate when you close manually the position ? For those who try to follow your trades it`s hard to comprehend when and why to close earlier than the hard stop of 30 points.
The performance of your system will differ a lot from those people who will always ride till the hard stop.
A possibility would be to make a NEW reply on your thread, as there would be a notification send to all subscribers.

When you close your positions you sit anyway on the computer....


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Hello GFIs1,

is there a possibility to communicate when you close manually the position ? For those who try to follow your trades it`s hard to comprehend when and why to close earlier than the hard stop of 30 points.
The performance of your system will differ a lot from those people who will always ride till the hard stop.
A possibility would be to make a NEW reply on your thread, as there would be a notification send to all subscribers.

When you close your positions you sit anyway on the computer....


GR‹ETZI

Moin lexbac

Thanks for your input - very appreciated. The mentioned "manual close" is very seldom here in fact.
Your proposal for a new post is welcomed - yes, I sit at the computer right then - and it does not this thread
cluttered anyway as these moments are counted on one hand
So I will do it next time!

Good trades
GFIs1

PS - to mention that this thread here is a journal and does not imply any proposal(s) for trades. So no guarantee
for winners - but probable.

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PS - to mention that this thread here is a journal and does not imply any proposal(s) for trades. So no guarantee
for winners - but probable.


let me correct: .....extremly probable

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Friday trade

Dax short 09:30 to 14:30

entry @ 9668
exit @ 9698
result -30 (SL) minutes before closing anyway

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all morning very low volume...
Pattern did not play out as normal.
Will not enter a Friday trade with IB volume <6K


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Week 13 + 14 results

Week 13 had one trade: minus 20 points

Week 14
Three trades - one positive, two negative (+21 - 12 - 30 points)
weekly total -21 points

Total points since week 2 2014: 356

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Monday trade

Dax short 09:30 to 14:00

entry @ 9567
exit @ 9597 SL
result -30 points

volume ok

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not as foreseen


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not as foreseen

Unfortunately just a little bit delayed...

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Back to field ONE

This week started with a Stop Loss - totally
against the system trades..
Looked back to the 2 last years - 2 weeks before Easter:
Both years 2 weeks before Easter were red - last year 3 red trades.

Decided to not take a trade again this week!
After Easter things look to be normalizing

To show it in the chart here: the timing was contrary to the system normally!

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Unfortunately just a little bit delayed...

I am following your system/journal.It appears to me your system is profitable over the year as you rely on several BIG winning days eg 120+ points to cancel out the many small ( upto 30 points) that you loose eg. If you have just say 20 big winning trades per year at 100 each- that works out 2000 points, then obviously you have to subtract your small losers.

It was good that early part of this year you managed to capture a few 100 plus days hence the system is still +, but if the last month no 100+ trades have been hit this massively eroding the profitablity of the sytem.

I dont think you can judge that just for 2 years that there was no positive trades the weeks before easter.As the future cannot be predictive on the past for just 1 week for a 2 year sample space.

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