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 December 2004 Key Trades

Charts below reflect profit targets (pt's) based on Japanese Candlestick s/r levels. Profit targets suggest where the trader should have exited.

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December 1st Wednesday 2004

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December Complete Trade Journal

Price action only divergence signals is arguably one of the most profitable trade signals and so few traders use them.

Soon after 0930am est I missed a picture perfect divergence signal via one of my strategies. Actually, I chased it beyond my chase range and because of such...started exited that position in that tight trading range price pullback.

Next...a bullish continuation pattern appeared via a strong white line after two indecision dojis.

Long Entry ER2 @ 640.90

After the entry...all profit targets were managed via the 5min chart interval (not shown) in comparison to the trade signal 3min chart interval.

I usually increase the chart interval when I think I've caught a strong trend so that I can exploit the price move efficiently.

Exited @ 641.50, 642.10, 642.70 and 643.50

Profit targets were reached very easily and initial stop nor trailing stop were in any danger of being pick pocketed

Trade Signal Source: Intraday Market Tendencies Report

Overall Trade Performance:

Realtime Posted Trades: NihabaAshiFT    NihabaAshiFT1 

Key Concepts for your Homework: Price Action Only Divergence, Chase Range, Indecision Dojis, Strong White Line and Trading Plan. 

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