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GFIs1 1 DAX trade per day journal

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I think you may have to adjust your rules as the daily range is going to get alot higher due to grinding higher- eg like the Dow.

Thanks @CPRICE76
I will adjust range of course when prices will rest on this level.
Maybe the stop loss settings need a brush over too.
This needs some more data though.

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Another rule confirmation

Even the rule to NOT trade today
I followed the adequate wednesday rule to see what would have happened:
entry short 10687, exit 10688: result minus 1 point.
Even that the price made nearly 150 points down to come to nearly the same level

Anything goes in these crazy moves..
Better to stay at the sidelines for sure!

Good trades
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Friday trade


Dax long 9:30 to 14:30

entry @ 10772
exit @ 10742 (SL)
result -30 points

IB vol good

note: last of month, gap to yesterday and friday
gap closed..

GFIs1

Comment 11:55
Was sitting on the false rule combination. Very rare constellation (had only once in 3 years).
But no excuse! This is trading.
For those with shorts: stay in until 14:30 ;-)

Good trades!


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Last of month and friday

If taken a short within the same time window...
yes - next time we will choose the right rule set
exit @ 14:30 10687 result 85 points. ***

We still can do it better.
Of course this is the start into a new year

Have a great weekend
and never look back

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Week 5 results

This week had one trade:

Friday stopped out -30 points
Points since week 2: 4

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Monday trade

can not happen as Friday had high volatility.
Looking forward to Wednesday.

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Wednesday trade

Dax short 11:30 to 15:30

entry @
exit @
result

IB vol good

GFIs1

STOPPED the trade before taking it
11:27 some bigger players jumped in and pushed price in ONE minute with 2286 contracts
from 10823 to 10875.. (52 points)
not a normal price development.
A descriptive post of this will follow.


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Week 6 results

Friday had no trade - was not trading the full day.

This week had no trade though.

Points still week 2: 4

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Monday trade

Difficult weekly start with high volume selling. First 30 minutes had a volume
of 15192.
Dax long 10:00 to 14:00
entry @ 10644
exit @ 10675
result 31 points

IB vol very high
Caution on this roller coaster

GFIs1


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Difficult weekly start with high volume selling. First 30 minutes had a volume
of 15192.
Dax long 10:00 to 14:00
entry @ 10644
exit @ 10675
result 31 points

IB vol very high
Caution on this roller coaster

GFIs1

Hi @GFIs1,
Good job today! Question, what time frame do you use for IB?

Good Trades,
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