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Old Sep 22, 2017, 6:34pm   #1
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swing trading every market but stocks (pics of account and live calls )

Hey guys ,

I am unable to trade stocks due to my job.

I am going to swing trade the forex , commodity , futures and indices markets from the daily charts . I am very familiar with these markets , having had some success there before . I previously ran a thread in which I was hovering around breakeven (realistically , since it was sim trading , probably slightly below ).

I do believe I have an edge . There is no real way to prove it other than trade it in real time with a live account . So I will deposit £1200 into a spreadbetting account next week , focus on a nice universe of markets , and see where that takes me .

I will be posting live calls as well as snaps of my account to prove this is actually legit , but again , it begins next week.I live in a fairly ****ty part of the U.K. So things are cheap here - all I want is to try and eventually cover my living expenses through trading .

Ok guys wish me luck I will begin next week
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Old Sep 22, 2017, 8:50pm   #2
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Good luck mate it'll be good to see another genuine journal
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Old Sep 22, 2017, 9:18pm   #3
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Good luck mate it'll be good to see another genuine journal

Haha . For better or for worse , I will be genuine .

I honestly think if someone puts a journal up they should be totally upfront about whether they are demo trading or live trading and provide evidence either way , particularly those acting as a guru . I mean come on, you spend an hour doing hindsight analysis on a chart to suck in newbies to your signal service and you can't take a minute to snap your account ? Doesn't add up Pmsl

. £1200 is nothing in the grand scheme of things and I feel confident I can run it up to a nice pot . Here's hoping !

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Old Sep 22, 2017, 11:50pm   #4
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Chartsy started this thread Essentially , I am looking for strong trending markets, or markets which are trending. This is determined using the 20,50,200 EMAs as well as some basic analysis of highs and lows . Once markets are clearly trending , I look for a nice flag or base , a contraction in volatility , and enter on an expansion of volatility, so In lehmans terms a trend followed by consolidation and breakout

Depending on the particular setup , either a strict target will be set, or a mechanical stop which is a close under the 6ema.
That's it really.

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Old Sep 23, 2017, 7:02pm   #5
 
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Hey guys ,

I am unable to trade stocks due to my job.

I am going to swing trade the forex , commodity , futures and indices markets from the daily charts . I am very familiar with these markets , having had some success there before . I previously ran a thread in which I was hovering around breakeven (realistically , since it was sim trading , probably slightly below ).

I do believe I have an edge . There is no real way to prove it other than trade it in real time with a live account . So I will deposit £1200 into a spreadbetting account next week , focus on a nice universe of markets , and see where that takes me .

I will be posting live calls as well as snaps of my account to prove this is actually legit , but again , it begins next week.I live in a fairly ****ty part of the U.K. So things are cheap here - all I want is to try and eventually cover my living expenses through trading .

Ok guys wish me luck I will begin next week
Chartsy,

This is a load of bo11ox mate. Even if you double your account in 12 months means you get to live on £1.2k and that assumes you do not compound your account. You need to at least add a couple of zeros to your account to even try and compete.

However, I applaud your transparency in advance to my knowledge only Brewski and I are the only ones that do this. And that deserves a big slap on the back. (Small) Funding is the answer if you don't speak bo11ox and are dedicated to the game.

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Old Sep 23, 2017, 9:19pm   #6
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Chartsy,

This is a load of bo11ox mate. Even if you double your account in 12 months means you get to live on £1.2k and that assumes you do not compound your account. You need to at least add a couple of zeros to your account to even try and compete.

However, I applaud your transparency in advance to my knowledge only Brewski and I are the only ones that do this. And that deserves a big slap on the back. (Small) Funding is the answer if you don't speak bo11ox and are dedicated to the game.

Lee

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We will see mate
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Hey guys ,

I am unable to trade stocks due to my job.

I am going to swing trade the forex , commodity , futures and indices markets from the daily charts . I am very familiar with these markets , having had some success there before . I previously ran a thread in which I was hovering around breakeven (realistically , since it was sim trading , probably slightly below ).

I do believe I have an edge . There is no real way to prove it other than trade it in real time with a live account . So I will deposit £1200 into a spreadbetting account next week , focus on a nice universe of markets , and see where that takes me .

I will be posting live calls as well as snaps of my account to prove this is actually legit , but again , it begins next week.I live in a fairly ****ty part of the U.K. So things are cheap here - all I want is to try and eventually cover my living expenses through trading .

Ok guys wish me luck I will begin next week
Putting massive pressure on yourself in front of an audience.

Bigger account would be nicer and bit easier.

Good luck anyway.
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