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DOW trade kicks me out for 1% loss

DOW trade kicks me out for 1% loss

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!

August 19, 2012 No Comments Full Story

DOW looks toppy

DOW looks toppy

I'm doing my usual analysis of the markets taking signals and trades of the Daily timeframes. The one that looks interesting today is the DOW, see pic below: Now you have to bear caution as the market is clearly in an uptrend.. however, the price action over the past week, looking at the daily charts, shows us that there seems be a band of resistance where the price is unable to get beyond. Of course, the markets can do anything but this does look like a worthwhile trade taking a 1:1 risk

August 14, 2012 No Comments Full Story

DOW falls and takes out my stop

DOW falls and takes out my stop

It just goes to show that you never really know where the markets are going. I had moved my stop up a bit as the previous stop under the pin would be a full 2% loss if it hit.  Moving up the stop to a previous low meant a loss on this trade would be 1%. Well, the markets fell extremely quickly today and took me out of the trade. Of course, it was disappointing and I would still be in my trade if the stop was below the pinbar but even if I was and saw the strength of this fall.. I would h

May 30, 2012 1 Comment Full Story

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