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 Archived August 2004 Key Trades

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August 4th Monday 2004

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Chart by QCharts

A White Shooting Star is one of my favorite short signals among Japanese Candlestick patterns.

The trading plan for it involves 3 different type of White Shooting Stars.

This particular type requires a delay entry after the actual short signal.

My entry error was that I enter too soon and when I got an actual confirmation to entry (5mins later)...I took the opportunity to add to the position at a higher price to compensate for the earlier mistake.

Short Entry @ 1095.75

Add @ 1096.50

Lots of supply and not enough demand

With that said...my profit targets had to be based upon the add and not the initial entry position.

However, I got a little lucky and captured more of my first profit target (pt1) and the same with my remaining profit targets except for the last few contracts.

There was a bullish divergence signal that was a key signal that an uptrend had a strong probability of occurring.

I could have covered those remainders almost 2 points earlier when that trade signal appeared.

Yet, I didn't have time to reverse the position because I had an important appointment.

Besides...reversing a profitable position via another trade signal is not part of my trade management (trading plan) for this particular Japanese Candlestick pattern.

Covered @ 1095.00, 1092.50, 1091.50 and 1095.50

Trade Signal Source: Trading Manual

Overall Trade Performance:

Realtime    Realtime1    Realtime2


Archived Past Key Trades

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