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GFIs1 1 DAX trade per day journal

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Some reflections on today's vola

IB started with a real plunge this morning:
IB Open: 10668
Low: 10572
Volume: 17516 contracts as mentioned (High)
IB Hi/Lo of 97 points

Risk was HIGH - which means high volatility

What to decide:
a) high vola - stay at the sidelines
or
b) take the trade - SL @ 40 points because of high risk IB mentioned

Either way - things develop in a quick and dirty way (as always)

Now things play out as previewed.
There will be a next obstacle on Monday:
Rule of "last" of month is: "Friday Rule". Then and ONLY then!
Means on Monday things will be as on a normal Friday while TODAY
we do not play the Friday rule - just if you were not sure on what was priority.

Good trades!
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Week 43 results

This week had 3 trades:

2 positive (32 + 63 points)
1 negative (-40 points)
Weekly result 55 points

Have a great weekend!

GFIs1

PS: YTD results will be posted

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Monday trade


Last day of month

Dax short 9:30 to 13:30

entry @ 10660
exit @ 10660
result a rare 0 points result

IB vol ok

GFIs1


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Wednesday trade

No trade today: yesterday range high.

Instead watching for a Walzer eventually.

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Friday trade

There was none...

Will not take a trade until US elections are over.

No normal behavior in the last weeks in the markets.
That easy

Happy weekend
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Week 44 results

There was only one trade taken (on Monday)

result: 0 points
no change then

GFs1

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Where is the beef?

Exact price of indices AFTER elections are most interesting right now.

But - WHERE will the DAX stay right after the elections?

Here a short overview:

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Watch the "W" that supports current level!

GFIs1

PS: was perfect to NOT take any trade today

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Boom!

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Friday trade

Dax long 9:30 to 14:30

entry @ 10661
exit @ 10631 (SL)
result -30 points

IB vol good

GFIs1


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Monday trade


Dax long 9:30 to 14:30

entry @ 10786
exit @ 10757 (SL)
result -30 points

IB vol good (9536 c)

GFIs1


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