This was most annoying. I had sold the DOW last night as you know with a 50 point stop and target. The price moved up and took out my stop before it plumetted.. it would have hit my target as you can see nicely. It's always difficult to know where to put your stop.. it can always be either too tight or too far away.. you just have to stick to your plan. In fact, I think in the coming days we may see lower prices.. all markets seem primed to move lower but they will do what they need to do
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.. This is an interesting chart of the Dow Jones chart under the Daily timeframe. Basically support and resistance levels can sometimes be the easiest way to get into a trade. The longer timeframes such as the Daily and Weekly charts are much more solid charts to trade off but they are for those who are more patient with their trading. I recommend the Daily charts for those who want to trade a few times a week and have other interests or a full time job. Anyway, back to the trading, f
Well, the DOW turning point I was expecting to see didn't happen and the market momentary moved lower before it powered back up taking me out for 1% loss on the account. That's the nature of trading, you win and you lose.. you just need to ensure that you win more than you lose! Hope next week brings some good opportunities!