Thought I'd look at the first 2hr of the London session like Lolu trades. Looking at 6E 06/09 and 6B 06/09 24 ticks looks like a sweet spot as well.
It's worth remembering that 6B's tick value is half that of 6E's tick value which makes total dollar profits less than 6E's even if their other performance metrics are equal.
Also, my understanding of the times of the London session may have some inaccuracies on some days because of differences in daylight savings time observances, which I don't want to have to figure out right now. Anybody have any advice to reconciling dates when the London opening time changes relative to US time? Maybe something on Forexfactory.com
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I'm sort of in sync with London and NY. They also both fall into my morning (8:00am - 11:59am), afternoon (12:00pm - 4:00pm) and evening/night (5:00pm - 9:30pm). So, I can have my 6 hours sleep between 11:00pm - 7:30am (unless I want to peep into Tokyo), and wake up to be at London Open, London/NY overlap, NY Open and NY mid-session.
So the USA sprung forward 1hr on 3/14, UK did on 3/28, so I'll have to re-backtest the June contracts with that in mind. Thanks! Usually I just know the London open by watching Bloomberg late at night and waiting for them to declare that the markets are open in London
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FYI - there is currently a "double inside bar" setting up. I ran a quick test on this the other day and it's rare but the profit factor of a double inside bar is very good, higher than just one inside bar. This would be like having a 30 min inside bar but even better cause you have the last bar inside of the previous one.