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Wednesday Walzer

Started a new Walzer Dax short

entry short 11:00 @ 9733
exit 12:00 @ 9717
result +16 points

entry long 12:00 @ 9717
exit 13:00 @ 9751
result +34 points

Total points: 50

GFIs1

very rare to have a Walzer over the daily trade...


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Monday Walzer

Triple Witch Week started with a new Walzer

Dax long 9:00 to 10:00
entry @ 9959
exit @
result

GFIs1

edit: NO Walzer - got a wrong signal (see below)


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Triple Witch Week started with a new Walzer

Dax long 9:00 to 10:00
entry @ 9959
exit @
result

GFIs1

Good morning,

If I remember well, in order to start a walzer you need two 30min candles, first body bigger than 50 pts. and then enter at the third candle.

Today we have: first (8:00 - 20 pts), second (8:30 - 69 pts).

Also, rules do not apply now, in order to start a walzer at 9:00 - 9959.

Some spacial rules for today maybe?

thanks,
alex

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Good morning @alexk1968

..very true - no Walzer.
Had a data stream error which triggered the Walzer.
Reimporting the data it showed no signal @9:00h

Thanks
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Monday Walzer

New Walzer long

entry 10:30 @ 10057
exit 11:30 @ 10079
result 22 points

then pattern broken

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Tuesday Walzer

Dax short 9:00 to 10:00

entry @ 9908
exit @ 9874
result 34 points

pattern broken for second leg

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Tuesday Walzer 2

A new long signal came up:
Dax long 10:30 to 11:30

entry @ 9892
exit @ 9910
result 18 points

then pattern broken

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2016 Update of the Walzer

The first 3 months had 12 Walzer - listed in this journal here.
There were some more signals which I did not trade or not take because of
time restriction.

Result:
12 positive completed Walzer with a total of 473 points since 1. January 2016

Details:
Walzer gain range was from 4 points to 176.

Five Walzer were completed with both legs (first up and then down or first down
and then up), 6 Walzer only had first leg and then the pattern broke and the
second trade did not happen. One Walzer ended with only one leg and ended
at the end of the day (no overnight trade allowed).

Average points per Walzer: 39

Handling:
The signals are automated. They are distributed by SMS to a mobile phone.
This omits screen time. The signal is generated 10 minutes before the trade
starts. Programmed the part to send multiple SMS to different numbers.
Some extra code is needed to fully automate the execution as well as the
detection of a broken pattern.
That is foreseen as the next step. Will update on this.

Discussion:
The Walzer is working and documented here since 15 December 2014.
The condition of the market was very different over time. Even under those
circumstances the pattern lets squeeze some points out of directional moves.
The SL settings with 30 points is not to optimize as it was triggered only
once in half a Walzer this year (only on the second leg: finally that Walzer
was still positive).
This shows how robust it is to trade the trend when strong moves happen.

GFIs1
Thanks for all inputs

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Hi,

any particular reason for not taking the walzer at 12:00 - 9856? (stopped anyway)

thanks,
alex

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Hi,

any particular reason for not taking the walzer at 12:00 - 9856? (stopped anyway)

thanks,
alex

No normal day: After a long weekend the daily GFIs1 trade should be stable.
The dropdwon with stop out of the daily trade it was obvious that something
smelled fishy. It came out that the hijacked plane was the reason for the
sharp Dax down.
So not risk to jump in a shuffled market with the Walzer.
That was a good decision.

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