Browse Symbol Stacks: CAC

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Recap AUD/USD setup posted last week got completed last week @0.9386 and stopped me out for about -35 pips net, having said that traders with wider stops may be still in position to take advantage from this setup, as the price action...
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Recap With blips of volatility last week, the markets seem to be more promising for coming weeks in terms of longer term moves. The fundamental decision by ECB to go negative with deposit interest rates is likely to send EUR much lowe...
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Recap After somewhat slow last trading week due to public holidays last Monday etc., this week shapes up to be opposite mainly due to likely binary event for EUR on Thursday. Same day Bank of England will announce their interest rates...
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Recap AUD/USD BAT pattern long got filled in the middle of last week pretty much with textbook precision @0.9236's area. There has been many ups and downs since then, we came close to first target, before all the madness started with...
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RecapHaving fair number of risk events last week there has been some volatility across the board last week, without good sense of direction though. I had my fill on CAC40 short posted last week @4420's level that proved to be good ent...
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Macro view With trading being relatively slow on advanced patterns side coming week seem to be shaping up with more action on-board. RBA interest rates announcement on Monday will likely to move AUD related pairs in FX space. Being lo...
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Recap It has been mixed week trading on a swing side. Got caught out on bearish EURUSD BAT pattern for -45 pips. As far as other positions AUDUSD short is still in play seeing this market printing lower highs on 4 hour chart. One patt...
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Recap One of the signals posted last week got completed, namely bearish EUR/USD BAT pattern @1.3708 area. Despite all the fundamentals are being against short EUR positions at the moment this was pretty much textbook pattern completio...
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Recap The only signal posted last week on GOLD (XAU/USD) got filled with back and forth price action around interest rate announcements. It was a winner for the traders who took advantage, as the price hit at least 0.382 fib retraceme...
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Going Forward Looking at the new years agenda for this blog, will be as usual adding more useful features and tools that could improve trading for the readers. First thing new posts will be released initially on Mondays rather than du...
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Recap None of the setups posted last week did get completed, however both setups on China A50 index and GOLD (XAUUSD) are still valid. The markets came closer to completion of earlier mentioned setups last week and there is a good cha...
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After couple weeks of relatively vague trading setups it seems like we may be heading into something more significant next week. Both setups from last week on CAC40 and GBP/USD did not came into play, the last one becoming invalid whe...
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It has been clearly week dominated by fundamentals last week, especially ECB decision to cut rates that took many traders by surprise and NFP numbers. At the times like these there is no way to ignore fundamentals that are clearly dri...
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Recent fundamental events spiced up markets across the board, providing very good potential setups for the upcoming time before the end of the year. Briefly looking at the last week, EUR/USD setup did not came into play as it seemed t...
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Following last weeks fundamentals, majority of equity indices continued move to the upside from the current levels. That came in handy to the position currently held on CAC40, which as earlier anticipated broke recent resistance level...
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Relating to famous book by Mike Bellafiore last week proved to be good example on how much of a difference one good trade can make. It was first swing trade taken in the month of October and so far it netted about +118 pips of profit...
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Last week brought some positive numbers to the general performance of the recent weeks, namely CAC40 long trade paid off very well, hitting two targets with about +85 pips of profit. Other two setups on EURUSD and GBPUSD completed and...
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As it very often occurs coming back to trading after holidays is normally followed by the time of adjustment and resharpening. It is not different this time, since holidays comeback i had 4 losers in a row that kept me busy managing l...
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What signifies any break in trading based on experience so far is that very often it takes some time to regain sharpness while identifying the best setups. As of last week a had two losers at the end of the week with CAC40 setup netti...
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It is great to be back after the summer break in this blog-space with some new ideas that could lead on to make this blog more useful for readers. There will be gradual upgrades to this blog week over week as we move along, so please...
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The move that happened last week can potentially define traders year, not as much in monetary capital as in mental one. Particularly the move on EUR/USD, smart traders that had stops deep below 1.28 level, seen huge returns after what...
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At the times when there is chance not to be involved in the trade execution, more focus can be dedicated to analysis and improvement of current trading filters and system overall. In general this is cyclical process that separates goo...
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Lat week proved to be a bit of the cool down for the run of winners i had recently, got involved only in 1 trade out of 3 setups that i had prepared for that week. So far long from 1.3012 on EUR/USD? did not prove to be "right" or "w...
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Having a run of profitable trades may serve not in the best traders interest, as with every profitable trade usually traders confidence grows sky high, and it takes no time to fall into trap of complacency. The most appealing symptom...
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I had very good run on EUR/USD so far, the long breakout setup from 1.2960's is big time in the money, before the weekend close the total net balance of this move was about +430 pips. Without going much into details on pyramiding tech...
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Having a surplus or break even on the balance despite having a loser trade is one the major abilities that successful trader must have in the long run. Surely there is huge difference between chasing the trade after the loser and plan...
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This stub will focus mostly on one market that is currently under the focus of many traders, namely EUR/USD pair that is presenting many setups as of the recent. Just to quickly recap last week thuogh short entry on CAC40 Shark got st...
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There is no week like the other, when looking at the price action behavior. Mine had two major setups completing at anticipated areas. Despite being "right" on overall direction of price movement, i got stopped out on both of them. Th...
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Out of many setups posted last week, 2 came into their completion. Well to be exact i got only one fill in my portfolio on CAC40 French index. Short entry was stopped out, before market plummeted north triggering hedge trade. Another...
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It is amazing how fast things are changing on the markets, even comparing to the last week when there were no real opportunities looking ahead, both early setups posted became invalid almost immediately. This weeks stub present opportuni...
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Given the current market conditions that can described as early formations to the setups that may unfold later on. I was not involved in any setups last week except long awaited formation on GOLD (XAUUSD), when the lows of last 2 year...
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Week 15 market preview
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Market volatility is something that scares most of buy and hold type of traders/investors, however is very welcomed by short to midterm type of traders. Normally it is triggered by some sort combination of news events. Particularly la...
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Due to the recent sideways action across many markets lots of traders prefer to stay away till the dominant prevailing direction will kick-in. However for pattern traders this is ideal situation to take advantage of the setups that be...
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Now and again some weeks are bringing sense of lethargy, the last one was like it in my portfolio watchlist. Despite some good moves that happened on some markets the setups were not in my trading plan, therefore i had to watch those...
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I came across trading analogy to crossing pedestrian zebra? some time ago and last week had a chance to connect the dots and draw the relationships having the raw live trading situation. I believe i had two calls last week that i got...
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Well done to traders who took advantage of Cypher pattern posted last week for CAC40 index. As anticipated 3620's area served as pivot support and market shoot up north hitting at least 3 targets netting about +100 pips of net profit...
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Being predominantly pattern trader current market conditions are keeping me busy in multiple markets from watch list. To recap the last week setups i had immediate loser on ALSI40 trend continuation setup as well as two fills on advanced...
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Last week had a sense of cold shower after a great run on EUR/USD the market took a breath stopping me out on my long for about +300 pips of net profit. Also took a loser on another long setup where CAC40 index completed Cypher patter...
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Having multiple winners in a row may be something as overwhelming as having losing streak. The aspect of taking profits far too early is one of the main struggles for less experienced traders as missing out on the big chunk of the mov...
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One of the faulty perceptions about the brokers within the traders discussion groups online is that they are after the traders with stop hunting practices etc. The fact that some of them do some activities that are not so transparent...
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What proves to be very important at the stage while market is consolidating is to have sound positions that reflect the view on the market. Regardless whether the outcome is "right" or "wrong" in terms of the trade, more important is...
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As the title says i had literal evidence of how crucial patience is when considering trading setups. Very good lesson came up on EUR/USD FX pair last week where fairly wide anticipated reversal channel was wiped in a matter of two day...
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At this stage of year it is best practice recommended by many traders to cut trading to minimum in order to avoid traps that may be set at this time. While cutting down on analysis i was taking more time to reflect on this years resul...
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One crucial thing that always follows the? successful? trades is focus and attention paid to the trading setups. During my monthly? portfolio? review was able to identify two markets that? unfortunately? did not match the general perf...
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Believe it or not traders we are very close to the end of 2012 and the final sprint of this year? promises? lots of volatility and movement which means potentially lots of sound trading opportunities. Last weeks anticipation played ou...
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Briefly? recapping? last week, anticipated "falling knifes" setups did not play out themselves despite some congestion at? anticipated? levels CAC40, ALSI40 and DOW made the new lows, keeping me busy cutting loses in a CAC40 setup tha...
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Week 46 trading preview
Week 46 trading stubs, catching the falling knifes
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