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GFIs1 1 DAX trade per day journal

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You say you do not trade /have a position over IFO release?

I am happy to tell you that you do not have to reread all 2080 posts in this thread again.
My rules are here to protect me from bigger losses.
So today: Price is in Kumo. Second, previous day was not out of 150p range. Third - IFO day which
"NORMALLY" starts 30 minutes after IFO number release - should be 10:30. Fourth - there
is a special rule (I said - shhhhh) to get in one hour earlier if the price during IB is getting OUT
of yesterdays daily range:
ALL this happened today. If you like to reread my post from 08:46 this morning - there exactly
this special occasion was posted - BEFORE it happened.
Just to be clear - nothing hidden...

Have a relaxed weekend
GFIs1

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One Serious question to YOU

Thank you for following this thread regularly.
As I am posting now more than 3 years nearly without any pause how I take one trade per day on the Dax
I am looking back to many dear followers with just ONE simple question:
"Could you take personal profit(s) on my announcements in this futures.io (formerly BMT) thread here before taking a trade?"
A easy yes or no is perfect - if you have comments - feel free to put them here or by pm.
I will of course give feedback on the sum of answers - including the ones by pm.

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Thank you for following this thread regularly.
As I am posting now more than 3 years nearly without any pause how I take one trade per day on the Dax
I am looking back to many dear followers with just ONE simple question:
"Could you take personal profit(s) on my announcements in this futures.io (formerly BMT) thread here before taking a trade?"
A easy yes or no is perfect - if you have comments - feel free to put them here or by pm.
I will of course give feedback on the sum of answers - including the ones by pm.

Thanks
GFIs1

Sorry, I do not understand the question you are asking.

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Thank you for following this thread regularly.
As I am posting now more than 3 years nearly without any pause how I take one trade per day on the Dax
I am looking back to many dear followers with just ONE simple question:
"Could you take personal profit(s) on my announcements in this futures.io (formerly BMT) thread here before taking a trade?"
A easy yes or no is perfect - if you have comments - feel free to put them here or by pm.
I will of course give feedback on the sum of answers - including the ones by pm.

Thanks
GFIs1

As a regular reader and casual poster: yes.

I do not imitate the trades, but the main positives for me are:
  • longer time horizon (scalping posts are a dime a thousand)
  • your discipline of execution
On days like Thursday (ECB minutes) I surely have a different risk
preference, but I respect and appreciate your style.

Good trades and thanks for sharing your experience!

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Thank you for following this thread regularly.
As I am posting now more than 3 years nearly without any pause how I take one trade per day on the Dax
I am looking back to many dear followers with just ONE simple question:
"Could you take personal profit(s) on my announcements in this futures.io (formerly BMT) thread here before taking a trade?"
A easy yes or no is perfect - if you have comments - feel free to put them here or by pm.
I will of course give feedback on the sum of answers - including the ones by pm.

Thanks
GFIs1

Thanks for doing it, GFIs1! Personally I do not, probably I could if I wanted to trade by signals, but I highly value your perspective, view, thought process, daily horizon. It helps me to develop, learn DAX, improve my own analysis and market uncertainty acceptance. Danke schoen!

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Tuesday trade

Very nervous market at start this morning.

Dax LONG 11:00 to 15:00

entry @ 11770
exit @ 11740 (SL)
result -30

IB vol very high

GFIs1

comment: many influences right now - the counter direction
was not really playing out today.
but some more gap closing down or even heading for getting out south
of Kumo is still possible.

Tomorrow no trade - as the range today was exceeding rules


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Thank you for following this thread regularly.
As I am posting now more than 3 years nearly without any pause how I take one trade per day on the Dax
I am looking back to many dear followers with just ONE simple question:
"Could you take personal profit(s) on my announcements in this futures.io (formerly BMT) thread here before taking a trade?"
A easy yes or no is perfect - if you have comments - feel free to put them here or by pm.
I will of course give feedback on the sum of answers - including the ones by pm.

Thanks
GFIs1

I hope you continue to post your results. Your method of trading is quite unique and obviously profitable.

Good luck

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As a regular reader and casual poster: yes.

I do not imitate the trades, but the main positives for me are:
  • longer time horizon (scalping posts are a dime a thousand)
  • your discipline of execution
On days like Thursday (ECB minutes) I surely have a different risk
preference, but I respect and appreciate your style.

Good trades and thanks for sharing your experience!

@GFIs1 , I have a similar opinion as @choke35 . I have learned a great deal from your ideas and discipline. Thank you for your commitment.

Good Trades,
JohnS

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Seconded, your system, discipline and journal are an inspiration.

Travel Well
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Tomorrow no trade - as the range today was exceeding rules

ONE possibility rests to take a trade tomorrow.
But we need to wait for end of IB to decide.
Stay tuned

GFIs1

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