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 November 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.

However, the trader's actual exit that's posted below in the commentary will not always be exact to the profit target (pt) due to real trading conditions.

Simply, no matter how well the destination (exits) are mapped out...

The goal is to follow the trading plan outlined by the strategy as best as possible...the goal is not to be perfect because every experience trader knows that's not reality.

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Key trades of the month that's posted below represents trades by either NihabaAshi or trades by another user of the strategies by TheStrategyLab.com

    No presentation is being made that other traders will or is likely to achieve profits similar to the trades shown below via becoming a member of #FuturesTrades realtime trade posting room.

These highlighted trades are not based on points. They are based on a trader's ability to recognize a repetitive price pattern and exploit the trade management of the price pattern...initial stops, trailing stops, profit targets and any contingency plans (re-entry signals).

All trades were posted in #FuturesTrades realtime trade posting room and you can view archived past key trades.

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November 16th Tuesday 2004

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Chart by QCharts

November Complete Trade Journal

Its not often I get a trade signal as soon as the regular session opens (0930am est).

This trade signal was via a price action only divergence signal. Also, I was able to get a better price than the trade signal price.

However, after pt1 was reached...I didn't manage pt2 accordingly to the trading plan so I decided it was best to manage the remainders via a higher chart interval to exploit pt2 (second try at it) and pt3.

Short Entry NQ @ 1556.50

The pre-market preparation helped with this trade via the daily chart analysis being bearish. Therefore, I adjusted my position size for all short signals (from small to large).

Covered @ 1555.00, 1555.50, 1551.50 and 1547.00

Trade Signal Source: Advance Price Action Only Report

Overall Trade Performance:

Realtime Posted Trades: NihabaAshiFT    NihabaAshiFT1   NihabaAshiFT2

Key Concepts for your Homework: Price Action Only Divergence and Trading Plan. 

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November 1st Monday 2004

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November Complete Trade Journal

Adding to a profitable day trade position is something most traders do not do.

It's something that requires a well-defined trading plan that has a high probability for follow-through.

Psychologically, arguably it could be one of the most difficult things to do as a day trader.

This particular trade involves price action only divergence signal that was missed. Yet, soon after...a bullish candlestick pattern appeared to confirm continuation from the earlier divergence signal.

This bearish candlestick continuation pattern I traded is a particular sub-group Bullish Dark Inverted Hammer from the Dark Inverted Hammer Family occurred after a dark WRB candlestick to help ensure the long position wasn't occurring when there was too much supply.

Just another way of exploiting supply and demand.

The adds to the initial small position resulted in a large position that's appropriate for current market conditions. It was also important I exited those adds at/near profit target 1 (pt1)...such I was able to do.

Long Entry YM @ 10015.00, 10018.00 and 10020.00

The problem with this trade was that I exited my second add at a lesser price in comparison to the exiting of the first add when the trading plan requires the opposite.

Exited @ 10023.00, 10019.00, 10033.00, 10052.00 and 10060.00

Trade Signal Source: Advance Price Action Only Report

Overall Trade Performance:

Realtime Posted Trades: NihabaAshiFT    NihabaAshiFT1   NihabaAshiFT2

Key Concepts for your Homework: Dark Inverted Hammer, Trading Plan and WRB.

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Archived Past Key Trades

Remember this...there are successful traders in #FuturesTrades consistently making good profits each week in either of the following trading instruments...

CME Emini Futures ER2, ES and NQ

CBOT Emini Futures YM

Eurex Index Derivatives DAX and DJ Stoxx50

Eurex Fixed Income Derivatives BUND, BOBL and Schatz

EuroFX EC and Treasury Notes ZN

Exchange Traded Funds SPY, QQQ and DIA

Many of these traders are either making a living in the markets via trading full time and others are just supplementing their incomes via trading part time.

There are others in the room as beginners or struggling just trying to grab a few trading tips from the veterans to help them turn the corner to profitability.

Last of all, there are a few in the realtime trade posting room that have exhausted their self-taught methodology without any success and are using the room to monitor NihabaAshi and other users of the fee-based strategies and free resources by TheStrategyLab.com to determine if such is what they need to get on the road to profits.

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M.A. Perry and Associates

The Strategy Lab

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