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 , no you are not missing anything, it was just another silly 'punt' against the trend with ridiculous risk. What happens is you spot a non existent pattern amongst the noise on a short-term time frame that completely ignores the long-term thrust, you draw a line that will trigger the trade and enter. Then you think about stop loss and see the prior high/low is 60 tick away so you say 'well that's trading accept it'. Ha.


This is not how counter trend traders work, they have a level where they expect price to reverse and as soon as price reverses at that level they enter, the stop is small, it's right there, they can practically reach down and touch it, it's usually just a few pip. If they are wrong they lose a few pip but if they are right the reward potential is huge, so they can be wrong 70% of the time and still be profitable.


That was not this trade, having got in at a level that seeming needed a 60 pip stop price immediately reversed against you, the bowels start to go loose, so then having put in a 60 pip stop you think err and bail out at minus 14.


This was actually the right thing to do after making a stupid entry, if a line was crossed to trigger a trade then if that line is crossed back over the validity of the trade is gone so just get out. So the 60 pip stop was fantasy, the proper stop was just behind the 'important' level that triggered the trade which wasn't actually important at all, not to any other trader on any time frame.




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I sold it because the price action twice showed a rejection and the immediate trend line  was broken.Once again it proves technical analysis  and price action does produce profit.


The other reason was unfulfilled emotions, the pretenders who don't trade always claim there is no psychology involved in trading, I had unfulfilled emotions to short sell eur/usd.




On casey's advice I started using lagging indicators 




Then I should have ignored all t/a , because it works in hindsight after the event.Now you guys can all be clever about it  after the event.I know all about hindsight analysis  and hindsight education.The trading forums are full of hindsight analysts.


Why hindsight trading is so easy compared to real-time trading









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Hindsight analysis is very easy, real traders when they see an opportunity, they just place the trade.


Forum ***** on trade2win forum shows hindsight results, he is very profitable with hindsight results after the trades.




On forums you get pretenders, I am a trader on a live account.Real trading involves making decisions, I made and I lost.


BTW my account is up 200% this week so far  , trading the indices.



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