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Week 45 result

This week had four trades.

Three negative trades, one of them with Stop Loss (-13, -5, -33)
One positive trade (88 points)

Weekly result plus 37 points.

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This week had four trades.

Three negative trades, one of them with Stop Loss (-13, -5, -33)
One positive trade (88 points)

Weekly result plus 37 points.

GFIs1

Great trading GFI. Glad to see someone making money on DAX. One of my favorites.

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GFI, I honestly deeply appreciate your work. You need a lot of courage and discipline to put yourself on the line like that for all the world to see, almost each and every trading day for so long. I read almost every post in this thread and I can only say one thing: "chapeau". What I really like in this thread is your professional and positive attitude at all times. Keep the heads on approach. If you still need my vote - you have it.

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Monday trade

Dax long 10:30 to 13:00

entry @ 7161

exit @ 7181

result plus 20 points

risk - medium

outlook - price rests still in daily Kumo - direction not very clear - but bullish expected

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Tuesday trade

Dax short 10:00 to 12:30

entry @ 7118

exit @ 7151 (SL)

result minus 33 points

risk - medium

outlook - not much movement expected

GFIs1

PS: Trend seemed ok - entry time not...
looking for double bottom @ 7063 - to see more bullish movements


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Wednesday trade

Dax short 09:30 to 14:30

entry @ 7157

exit @ 7156

result plus 1 point

risk - medium

outlook - consolidating - price still in daily Kumo - means some undecision

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Thursday trade

Dax long 09:30 to 13:30

entry @ 7073

exit @ 7040 (SL)

result minus 33 points

risk - medium

outlook looking bullish today/tomorrow

GFIs1


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Friday trade

Dax long 09:30 to 13:30

entry @ 7045

exit @ 7012 (SL)

result minus 33 points

risk - medium

outlook - weak signal - not expecting big move (daily still in Kumo - so oscillating is high)
...had to kill the 7'000 limit today ;-)

GFIs1


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Week 46 result

This week had 5 trades

Three negative trades - all three with SL of 33 points :-(
Two positive trades with 20+1 points

Total weekly result minus 78 points

Total points since week 1: plus 1027

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NEW homework results


Took the time and made an effort to put the spot on my system with different rules
for every weekday in the Dax.
As you know there are different rules for every weekday - now looking back this year
it would be nice to know which weekday gave the best results so far - and which
day might be skipped.

Here are the results:
Weekday's total twittered points from January 2nd to now
Monday 239 points
Tuesday 40 points
Wednesday 352 points
Thursday 105 points
Friday 281 points
TOTAL 1027 points

Conclusion
Looking back to the efforts - I could certainly skip Tuesday's trades in the future - as for
so many trades I took in these 46 weeks to "earn" less than 1 point per week - I need to say:
Forget about!
Instead of finding a more adequate rule set for Tuesday: "ONE DAY MORE OFF!" - hehe...
That should be a good economic approach.
Looking to put most weight (in cars) on Wednesday and Friday should bring top results.

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