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This USDCHF is driving me nutz... came 5 pips to TP and now back 40 pips, I'm holding this position for almost a week now :-)

The markets are non-linear, dynamic systems. Chaos analysis has determined that market prices are highly random with a trend component. The amount of the trend component varies from market to market and from time frame to time frame.

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This USDCHF is driving me nutz... came 5 pips to TP and now back 40 pips, I'm holding this position for almost a week now :-)


Finally, + 123 pips target met


The markets are non-linear, dynamic systems. Chaos analysis has determined that market prices are highly random with a trend component. The amount of the trend component varies from market to market and from time frame to time frame.

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EURUSD

hm, EUR/USD is breaking unsustainable trend, I'm not shorting it because of the Weber's statement of 1,75 ECB rate till the end of the year though.

The markets are non-linear, dynamic systems. Chaos analysis has determined that market prices are highly random with a trend component. The amount of the trend component varies from market to market and from time frame to time frame.

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BUY 0.100M GBP/CHF @ 1.50694, SL 1.49500 (119 pips), TP 1.53000 (231 pips)


some hidden divergence on 4h .... let's see what happens, before BoE minutes
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Moody's downgrades Spain. Dollar long! Finally EURJPY starts moving south. Think I'm on the right side of the market! I've entered USDCHF long small position again, last night.

Good luck all,

ivan

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EURUSD

hm, EUR/USD is breaking unsustainable trend, I'm not shorting it because of the Weber's statement of 1,75 ECB rate till the end of the year though.


Now I'm regreting not entering EURUSD short ... I was deceived by the fundamentals, as I'm never paying attention to them and this time I did. Well, that's life!

For now other trades are going good.... EURJPY short, USDCHF long and GBPCHF long.

Cheers,

ivan

The markets are non-linear, dynamic systems. Chaos analysis has determined that market prices are highly random with a trend component. The amount of the trend component varies from market to market and from time frame to time frame.

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Last weeks recap:

EURJPY short + 129
USDCHF long + 123
GBPCHF long -119


Total: + 133 pips.

Looking forward to check on the market and find some trading ideas for the next week :-)

Cheers,

ivan

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Hey traders!

Wish you a good week and for people from Japan I'm expressing my deepest feelings of compassion.

I've taken GBPUSD long position yday, since it was resting on a longer term trend and also my usual setup on 4h chart, positive MACD and retrace to the 50-100 SMA area.

It's already closed +94 pips but since I haven't posted the trade up front, I wont count it in my weekly statement.

I'm experiencing some lack of energy lately, eventhough I had a good trade, cannot really find anything smart at the moment, that I could extract and put on the diary sheet.

Wish you best regards,

ivan

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short EURGBP

It's not quite perfect trade but I've took it.

Some bearish divergence, MACD histogram decreasing and possible retrace to the 50-100 SMA area, with this time bigger risk/reward ratio.

So Short EUR/GBP @ 0.86504, SL 0.87050 (55 pips), TP 0.85550 (95 pips)

The markets are non-linear, dynamic systems. Chaos analysis has determined that market prices are highly random with a trend component. The amount of the trend component varies from market to market and from time frame to time frame.

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ive never traded eur/gbp...


what type of volume and spread is typical?

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