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Wednesday trade

Dax short 11:30 to 16:30

entry @ 11066
exit @ 11126
result -60 points

IB vol low
not to forget Thanksgiving day tomorrow - US exchange closed

GFIs1

PS: important on THIS trade - a Walzer mixed in at the same time
https://futures.io/trading-journals/34280-gfis1-highvola-dax-journal-16.html#post540327
and thus I did not take the stop loss as normal. Because the Walzer had some short
for later than rules here dictated with low volume.

..no short today ;-)


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Here number 400 goes in - we did not have to wait too long

RE https://twitter.com/BREAKING_PTV/status/669435676815990784

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Friday trade


Dax long 9:30 to 16:30

entry @ 11305
exit @ 11289
result -16 points

IB vol good

second to last day before end of month

GFIs1

looking for Monday - after a lame duck day
Happy weekend!


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Monday trade

Last day of month...
Looks to make some points up today
No US numbers

Dax long 9:30 to 16:30

entry @ 11262
exit @ 11364
result 102 points

IB vol between low and ok

GFIs1 wishes good trades


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Last day of month...
Looks to make some points up today
No US numbers

Dax long 9:30 to 16:30

entry @ 11262
exit @
result

IB vol between low and ok

GFIs1 wishes good trades

Fantastic entry timing today!

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Fantastic entry timing today!

Yes, nice entry but

the update of the forum was sent at 9:36 (6 mins after the 9:30 open 30min bar) and with the price at aprx. 11300...

small details, big difference sometimes...

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Yes, nice entry but

the update of the forum was sent at 9:36 (6 mins after the 9:30 open 30min bar) and with the price at aprx. 11300...

small details, big difference sometimes...

AFAIK he's not giving trading signals, just documenting his own trading.

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Yes, nice entry but

the update of the forum was sent at 9:36 (6 mins after the 9:30 open 30min bar) and with the price at aprx. 11300...

small details, big difference sometimes...


That is true - I posted it later than taken :-)
On every LAST of month - I enter 9:30 in the opposite direction of first candle...
check it back. And as you know I only enter on full or half hour.
The reason why I was late posting was that I had a discussion right about that
in german forum...

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second to last day before end of month

GFIs1

looking for Monday - after a lame duck day
Happy weekend!

...finally pays out

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Style not signals


Today is a classic @GFIs1 trade and also an important example of the value of a journal.


@xelaar has it right ...it's about documentation and trading your plan., not anybody else's signals or theories.

GFiS1 has
  • 1 trade per day => so either right or wrong ....once .... (never caught in the chop)
  • His plan allows for him to be wrong ....a lot
  • Sometimes he wins a little , sometimes. ..on those days where things run ....he wins a lot
  • He never loses a lot on any given day

If you read a bit about this game ....then you know that this is the guts of a trading plan .....


Nice work. .


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