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Good Stuff


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Still in it


I see you are hitting the green.. Im glad you are going with your instincts & waiting for your setups to happen....

Wish you all the best


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Nice Profit on 6E

Nice long

Need to build on my confidence to stay longer in trades


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6A Long entry


Took 2 trades and worked out to my predetermined target

how do i stay longer..

Trailing stop comes to mind and i should be great full and thankful that i had 3 great trades today.

Nice start to my holiday to Fiji Islands

Taking family for a nice holiday for 2 weeks as i have been working on lots of other projects and also trading is taking a lot of time.

Will review my trades, entries, and work on high probability set ups while in Fiji...with a clean and fresh mind

Sharmas

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My Today's 6A

Nice set up based on my rules and so far so good.


Could be a early night for me

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My Today's 6E

Nice set up and lets see what the markets delivers me today


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My Today's 6E

Thank you universe

The 6E delivered me 60 ticks and have banked in 737.50 less commission.


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My Today's 6A

Closed the trade as there is a High Impact news item in few minutes.


Will now go and have a good rest.

Ended up $1007.50 day less commission today from my first 2 trades.

And as i am typing this, the market has gone down and would have delivered my target, but RULES are rules.


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Current view of my charts- 6E

Current view and volume is very light as expected at this time of the day


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Current view of my charts- 6A


Was a great trade and as my rules, no new trades 15 mins before a major news item and no trades 15 mins after the major news item.

I took my profit at 1.0330 and the market paid another 37 ticks in profit...take what you have and dont be greedy.


Go for high probability trades and with set targets and stop-Money Management.

All in all a great day.


We were to fly out to Fiji Islands on Sunday,however due to worse flooding in Fiji's history we are at home awaiting for our next flight. We were then schedule to fly out today, that got rescheduled.

So will try to get some much needed rest and work on my trading strategies and plan out my High Probability trade set ups.


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