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Current Trend= The trend remained up until 11am EDT. From 7am – 11am EDT, a new trend change candle formed and changed the trend from up to DOWN. After 11am EDT, the trend remained down the rest of the day.
Today I only looked for long trades until 11am EDT. After 11am EDT, I only looked for short trades.
News events to watch for today :
- 4:30am EDT- UK Trade Balance
12:30am EDT- There was a moving average crossover for a long trade. RSI was greater than 50, stochastics were trending up, but MACD was already positive. This cancelled out the signal and I did not enter.
7:30am EDT- 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 1.4826 with a stop at the most recent low at 1.4766. Since I was 24 pips away from the nearest 50 or 00 level, I decided to put my initial target at 1.4850.
Entry: Long at 1.4826
8:45am EDT- Unfortunately I was stopped out of my trade.
Trade Result: -60 pips (NOT INCLUDING SPREAD) R-Multiple: -1.00
News events to watch for tomorrow :
- 4:30am EDT- UKClaimant Count Change
- 5:30am EDT- UK BOE Inflation Report
- 8:30am EDT- US Trade Balance
For a complete list of news events check out our News Section