Last night, I had put on an order to buy Crude Oil at 88.50. There was a nice bullish pinbar and I thought that we would see a retracement before a further move up since the bar was already so bullish (strong moves usually mean a pullback somewhere before further moves). The price action was strong and it didn't retrace at all and moved a further 200 points up. Unfortunately for me, it meant that my buy order wasn't trigger and I missed the action.
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This is what happened from trading crude oil. The trade was opened last week and the blog entry for it is here: http://www.makemesomemoney.co.uk/days-of-negative-price-action-on-crude-oil/ This is another example of when holding out for larger moves doesn't work out and is therefore making it hard to justify this way of trading. This week, two trades were stopped out and both in loss when if I had followed my previous way of closing out trades I would have been in profit. The chart is b
The other trade which I had tweeted out last week was my long Crude Oil trade. Once again, you can see that there was a strong bullish pin bar showing that the buyers were in force. As a Daily chart trader, I entered my trade on the close of the pinbar (ie right at the top of it). The market over the next few days then sank and didn't look very well. In fact, the price action sank as soon as I went long and price dwindled pretty much at the base of the pin at the 9500 level. I pretty much lo