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DOW looking ripe for selling?

DOW looking ripe for selling?

The DOW looks like it's reached a top, a triple top in fact... in the 4 hour chart below, you can see clear resistance where the market has bounced off this showing a pin bar. Looks like there are strong sellers here in the market and a potential place to go short. I have put on a sell at 13560, looking to take this 50 points down to 13510 (which is just above the support level you can see). 50 point stop also. This is a risk of 1% on my account.

September 24, 2012 No Comments Full Story

DOW trade update – 140 points up so far….

DOW trade update - 140 points up so far....

For those who read my last post, you would have noted that I had shorted the DOW when it failed to remain above it's previous high. To me, this showed weakness in the market and a good chance to sell. I had a 140 stop on the trade and what is interesting now is that the profit on my trade now is 140 points.... if I close now, I'll have a 1% gain on my account in the bag which would be nice. I am actually holding out until around 13000 which is another 70 points away but it also depends on wh

August 23, 2012 1 Comment Full Story

First Loss for the Week trading the Forex Markets

First Loss for the Week trading the Forex Markets

I had a really good week this week.. every day being a winning day until today (admitedly I didn't trade Monday)! This was quite disappointing as I was hoping to close the week on a roll. Anyway, nothing is guaranteed in trading, so long as I win more than I lose, my account balance will continue to grow. My trade today was a short on the USDJPY, the longer term charts, the market was going south so I was looking for short trades. The market went down a little before it reversed. Looks like I

March 30, 2012 No Comments Full Story

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