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Today a Dax long from 10:30 to 13:00

entry @ 6888

exit @ 6909

result plus 19 points

risk - medium

outlook - Monday start after a bullish Friday means looking for new highs..

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Movement of the Dax seems to be bullish - limit 6996
For tomorrow I expect another bullish day - maybe to that upper resistance
and Wednesday a first pullback.
This is a highly possible scenario - trades will be taken after tomorrow's start.

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Looking at the daily Dax chart some thoughts about the developement and
some possible levels in the next weeks:



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Dax long from 11:00 to 12:30

entry @ 6949

exit @ 6919 (SL)

result minus 30 points

risk - low

outlook - bullish move still not finished

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Dax short from 09:30 to 15:30

entry @ 6929

exit @ 6923

result plus 6 points

risk - low

outlook - some consolidation here

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May I ask you what scenario is decisive for you for your exit? Or how you handle your trade...

Say you are in big profit with the trade, do you set any stop (b/e? b/e + x? trailing/jumping?) or do you always wait til your mentioned time is there and exit in that minute come what may .

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May I ask you what scenario is decisive for you for your exit? Or how you handle your trade...

Say you are in big profit with the trade, do you set any stop (b/e? b/e + x? trailing/jumping?) or do you always wait til your mentioned time is there and exit in that minute come what may .

The answer is easy - there is no interaction when the trade has started. It is on a mechanical basis and can be
set up totally automated. As I have seen in the past trades setting eg. stops to breakeven is not in any case
a good optimization. Stops are set in a optimal "disaster" distance - and hopefully not needed.
Given that trading idea - there are no emotions in the game nor any stressful calculations when a trade has started.

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Dax short from 11:30 to 13:00

entry @ 6959

exit @ 6912

result plus 47 points

risk - medium

outlook - shorting "second wave" in the bullish trend - expecting further bullish movement today and tomorrow

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That time the "second wave" we were riding very exactly...
From here the bullish scenario to continue the upside path
may have open doors again :-)
As always - a pullback against the main direction is higher
risk than to swim with the crowd.

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Dax long from 09:30 to 13:30

entry @ 6918

exit @ 6915

result minus 3

risk - medium

outlook - today a retracement from yesterday to maybe knock 7000 out today

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