Sunday, July 20, 2008

Living Forever! --IFCN Wk 32 -Fri- Equity: $709.06.

I intend to live forever, or die trying.
Groucho Marx

Markets like this last week make you think that you might have to live forever to finally catch a big move. Markets are very patient. You must be too.

Here's the week's recap:

The data below is as of Friday's close, July 11, 2008:

Start of week equity: $ 729.65.

OneNightStand Exit(s) on 06/14/08 :
Exited the long Eur/Usd OneNightStand trade from Friday – in @ 1.5911, out at 1.5898.
A loss of 13 pips (-$ .95).

Completed FirstStrike trades this week:
  • Eur/Usd: Sold @ 1.5848, stopped out at 1.5908 for a 60 pip loss.
  • Gbp/Jpy: Long @ 212.11, stopped out at 211.21 for a 90 pip loss.
  • Gbp/Usd: Long @ 1.9906. Trade exited Friday at 1.9984 for 78 pip profit
  • Usd/Chf: Long @ 1.0240, stopped out at 1.0180 for a 60 pip loss.
  • Usd/Jpy: Sold @ 105.95, stopped out at 106.55 for a 60 pip loss.
Total losses: 270 pips
Total profits: 78 pips
Net losses: 192 pips (-$19.84)

OneNightStand 07/18/08 entry(s)
*Gbp/Jpy: long @ 213.64. To be exited Monday morning, 00:00 CST.
Unrealized Profits: $ .20

End of week equity: $709.06.(includes unrealized P&L)
Total Loss for Week: $ 20.59 (2.8% weekly decrease)

This was a choppy trading week.

Some week soon we will have an intense move or two. Or three. I'll keep on putting in the orders.

Have a good night.

Joel Rensink

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