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no fill on my o/n buy order of 1325.75
o/n low 1326.25 - missed by 0.50
adjusted formulae

a little post on stop-running
Running the stops

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OH THE JOY OF NT!

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Asleep at 8:40 awake at 2am got up at 3:30am. Sleep = 6.75 Add to deficit 2.75

previous -8.5-2.75= -11.25

Had to totally shut down everything and do a reboot, due to .... .
At a crucial time, NT f--ks me.

Have to relog onto IB
Reload 123
and then
reload ... fingers crossed .. the flakey ...

Here's a clue - any prg that forces (an "unmininizeable" -yes just for you FT) splash screen on you splaying itself over your other prgs is G a r b a g..

oh Degas.. taunt them with your donkey braying but at least their prg (SC) works.

anywho... onwards and upwards.

I wondering what the people in Fiji are doing...

"and you might strike it rich and get away to a tropical paradise" - Homer becomes a missionary episode

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trade one

setup: _issed-off
+.075

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setup 2

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trade 2 of Thurs

+0.75

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Trade 3 of thurs

+4.0

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Trade 4 of thurs

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Trade 5 of thurs

+0.50

Should not have exited trade 4.
Plugged the plug early on this - crooks lunch hour.

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I didn't get filled on the sell 1332.75.
I'm not sure why as it went to 1333.

Learning Lesson:
  • Once you've sell you limit target don't mess around with it. Leave it alone unless you want to cancel the trade. This means that you will check all the time frames first before entering the order.

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