Cowabunga System Daily Update: Thursday, 07/17/08

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Main Trend

Current Trend= The trend remained up the entire day.

Today I only looked for long trades.

News events to watch for today :
  • 8:30am EST- US Building Permits

Today’s Surf

5:00am EST- There was a moving average crossover for a long trade. RSI was greater than 50, stochastics were trending up, and MACD went from negative to positive. This was a valid entry. The entry was at the close of the candle at 2.0012 with a stop at the most recent swing low at 1.9981. Since I was 38 pips away from the nearest 50 or 00 level, I decided to put my initial target at 2.0050.

Entry: Long at 2.0012
Stop: 1.9981
Initial Target: 2.0050

8:15am EST- My target wasn’t hit by this time. I knew that news was coming out at 8:30am EST so I went ahead and closed my trade. I exited at 2.0030.

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Trade Result: +18 pips (NOT INCLUDING SPREAD: R-Multiple: 0.58

News events to watch for tomorrow :
  • None

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  • jch1

    Could you respond to the comments posted on your 7/15/08 entry? Thanks

  • jch1

    Could you respond to the comments posted on your 7/15/08 entry? Thanks