Tag Archives: GBPCHF

Thursday 10th Nov -Some cheeky pips on the EURJPY – +85

November 11, 2010

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I had a really good learning experience yesterday on GBPCHF which I will cover in a separate blog post.  It’s taking some time to put it all together so in the meantime here’s some details on trades this week from the EURJPY. Nothing really exciting, trades triggering hitting first & second  targets before falling back.  […]

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Thursday 28/10/10 The Good, The Bad & The Ugly! +59

October 28, 2010

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Yep I couldn’t think of a better name for this post other than the iconic spaghetti western starring the legendary Clint Eastwood.  Some might say that these trades are a bit like the gunfight at the OK Corral…keep your head down as its likely to be taken off by some of the wild dodgy shots! As […]

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I May have learnt my lesson….

June 1, 2010

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The theme of my trading for May seemed to be make pips – lose half – make more pips. All in the space of one day. Today being the 1st June I was clear headed enough to not make the same mistake. Today was make pips – lose a few pips  – finish – go […]

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Some Days Just Start out WRONG

May 14, 2010

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This morning started as usual with me waking up about 10 minutes before my alarm going off at 0530 hrs. I turned the tele on ready to watch World Business Report on BBC1 to get a little update on what’s been happening over night as I got my brain into gear. By 0550 hrs I’m […]

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15/4/10 – In, Out, Shake it all about, you do the hokey-cokey….

April 15, 2010

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So after a couple of dull days I had a couple of trades trigger this morning….and swiftly wished I’d stayed in bed! GBPCHF – Long The trade triggers early…..never a good sign. It never goes positive before falling back swiftly and the system closes down my position for -11.  That’s not where my stop was […]

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April Fool!!!! Did you get caught by the SNB?

April 1, 2010

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What a crazy day for 1st April. It was a really horrible morning choppy choppy choppy as hell. 1st trade short on EURUSD left my account 24.8 pips lighter (oh yeah thats PLUS charges). It seemed like a good the time, nice down move, nice retrace, looked like a bear flag (why am I trading […]

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31 March 2010 – Missed Trades, Executed Trades makes for an interesting day.

March 31, 2010

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The thing I love  about trading is that there is always something to learn. Either about the markets or about yourself and today has been no different. After a few days off to get some admin stuff done, today has been my first day trading since the beginning of last week. Yes I have looked […]

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Friday 19th March – Finishing the week with a couple of cheeky pips + 28

March 21, 2010

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So final day of the week and my final couple of trades.  There were a few setups for me to take and I decided upon GBPUSD and GBPCHF for my early morning breakouts.  These two trades are described below. GBPUSD. 1.    I’m short at 1.5215 with a target of 1.5170, price moves down strongly, there […]

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Tuesday 16/03/10 3 x Trades for +45

March 16, 2010

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Last week was a successful week for me financially in the markets and so after a long weekend away in Edinburgh watching the rugby I was ready to ease myself back into the markets this morning. Yesterday looked like it was a cracking day on the Forex markets selling Sterling.  I hope readers helped themselves to some […]

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2 March 2010 – A Funny thing happened this morning…..

March 3, 2010

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It’s been a pretty cool trading day today. Not one of those range busting pip days we have been seeing recently but a lot more of the ebb and flow that I like to trade. Chatting to Paul on Skype this morning both of us were looking to see what was on offer. Funny thing […]

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