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Old March 4th, 2013, 04:17 PM   #671 (permalink)
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.. the one and only: GFIs1 rules ..



as we know - they do NOT ever work



welcome to the thread again - price is still in daily Kumo
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Old March 6th, 2013, 04:27 AM   #672 (permalink)
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Wednesday trade

Dax short 09:30 to 14:30

entry @ 7911

exit @ 7941 (SL)

result minus 30 points

risk - medium

outlook - wednesday short after bullish move - looks now to sit at a major resistance

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Old March 6th, 2013, 05:51 AM   #673 (permalink)
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Dax short 09:30 to 14:30

entry @ 7911

exit @ 7941 (SL)

result minus 30 points

risk - medium

outlook - wednesday short after bullish move - looks now to sit at a major resistance

GFIs1

Hello GFI,
Thanks. I think that whoever thinks losses can be avoided lives in a dream land.
But on a day like today aren't you tempted to take another trade, for instance, now that the market is much higher and the odds for a reversal are high?

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Old March 6th, 2013, 06:07 AM   #674 (permalink)
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Hello GFI,
Thanks. I think that whoever thinks losses can be avoided lives in a dream land.
But on a day like today aren't you tempted to take another trade, for instance, now that the market is much higher and the odds for a reversal are high?

Much Success

Of course a pullback / conso is highly probable.
There is a daily rule, ONE trade and a SL setting. If the SL is touched - no problem - over all the negative trades
are not making a big drawdown. Therefore waiting til' the markets*** are going back to normal is most of the time
not a bad idea.
So for this thread a new trade is waiting for us soon ;-)

***near a psychological mark like 8'000 movements can get out of control and normal behaviour.

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Old March 8th, 2013, 04:47 AM   #675 (permalink)
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Friday trade

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Dax short 09:30 to 13:30

entry @ 7987

exit @ 7987

result 0 points

risk - medium

outlook after having killed the magic 8K some retracement expected

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Old March 8th, 2013, 05:55 AM   #676 (permalink)
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Dax short 09:30 to 13:30

entry @ 7987

exit @

result

risk - medium

outlook after having killed the magic 8K some retracement expected

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Maybe. But the problem today was the strong bullish opening, which for me is a contra-indication for an early short. Preservation of capital. So today I'll pass.

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Old March 8th, 2013, 10:18 AM   #677 (permalink)
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Nice journal, thank you for sharing this information.

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Old March 9th, 2013, 03:14 AM   #678 (permalink)
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Week 10 result

This week had three trades:

two negative (-30 - 6)
one neutral (0)

Weekly result minus 36 points
Total points since January plus 267

The week was negative despite the very bullish scenario to reach a new yearly high
as well as to pass 8000 in the Dax.
Result is very clear when seeing time shifting for entering markets intraday at such
important landmark points in the chart.

Outlook - markets have reached new levels - will go back to normal - and the system
will work again as usual.

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Old March 10th, 2013, 06:13 AM   #679 (permalink)
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Outlook - markets have reached new levels - will go back to normal - and the system
will work again as usual.

GFIs1

For what its worth, recent history shows that after a leg of such magnitude (more than 5% from the low on Monday) there may come a period of some consolidation and choppiness wherein we will probably see at first some modest retracements (Monday and maybe Tuesday), a retesting of the highs (maybe on Tuesday afternoon), and then some more serious pullbacks starting on Wednesday. This is however history not fact so take it with a grain of salt

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Old March 11th, 2013, 04:49 AM   #680 (permalink)
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Monday trade


Interesting week to start - Friday triple witch - US numbers Wednesday & Thursday 1h earlier
due to US Daylight Savings has started 2 weeks earlier than in Europe.

DAX short 10:30 to 13:00

entry @ 7971

exit @ 7967

result plus 4 points not much movement expected - downleg highly probable

risk - medium

outlook - some attention has priority during the whole week (SL / risk management)

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