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Trader Survey – EUR/USD – Buy or Sell?

We’re looking for your opinion – is the EUR/USD a buy or a sell ahead of tonight’s German court ruling? Please add your vote in the comment section below.

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5 Minute Trading – the August Wrap

The “Five Minutes a Day Trading” strategy made a profit in the month of August – just. A succesful trade on the last day of the month meant that the strategy finished 15 pips in the black. Here are the … Continue reading

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Guest Post – Trading Fibonacci Ratios – part 2

This is the second guest post from Jacek – you can read his original post here: http://blog.cmcmarkets.com.au/2012/08/28/guest-post-the-rain-in-spain/  Here we go again, but this time we have a look at Fibonacci time and price ratios within the context of very tradable … Continue reading

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5 Minute Trading – Pah! Aug 31

Missing a “take profit” trade by half a pip, and then being stopped out, is frustrating. However, trading can be like that, and the best path is to stick to my strategy. Although, its probably fair to say that this will … Continue reading

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5 Minute Trading – Another Near Miss – Aug 30

Another near miss. The buy order triggered, but the following rally fell 8 pips short of the take profit level. Subsequent falls triggered a stop out. Today’s levels:

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5 Minute Trading – Square – Aug 29

There were no near misses last night – a straight stop out. With 3 days to go in our test month of August we still need at least one more successful trade to ensure a profitable month for the strategy. … Continue reading

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5 Minute Trading – Close Shaves – Tues Aug 28

Not sure if the strategy was lucky or unlucky last night. The buy order was triggered – just. The low of the evening session 1.24906 – and the buy order was at 1.2492. In by a whisker. Then the session … Continue reading

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5 Minute Trading – Last Week – Mon Aug 27

Friday’s trade stopped out. As we enter the last week of trading we are looking for just one success (from the next five trading days) to guarantee a profit for the month. Today’s levels are:

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5 Minute Trading – Breathe – Fri Aug 24

Another trading day, another stop-out. Taking losses is a part of trading, especially where a higher profit to loss ratio is employed – but I still hate it. Staying on balance emotionally is important to make good trading decisions. Sometimes … Continue reading

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5 Minute Trading – 7 Days to Go – Thurs Aug 23

Although EUR/USD moved broadly in line with the underlying theory, it didn’t hit the strategy points – another stop-out. With 7 trading days to go, one more success is required to deliver profit for the month. Here are today’s levels:

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