A serious mistake here : in the middle of a strong move and after some green bars, I believed it was time for a retracement. I went contra-trend and...I lost 7,6 pips. I had the "honesty" to accept my fault relatively quickly and then I entered in the right direction and got the pips back.
I wrote this a million times before : Our beliefs, expectations, assumptions are the perfect way to perdition, especially when trading. What every zen monk knows very well.
"When i trade at home, I often watch the sparrows in my garden. When I feed them bread, they take just a little piece at a time and fly away.They keep on flying back and forth, taking small bits of bread. You will never be able to shoot a sparrow, it is just too fast. That is the way I day trade". M. Weinstein.
"Μηδείς αγεωμέτρητος εισίτω μοι την θύραν". Plato
"Toute lucidité est la conscience d'une perte". E. Cioran
There is nothing to sell on this blog. No signals, no "systems" for sale. Just my trading plan and the recording of my trades on eur/usd and the fx euro future recently. And the books, the music, the films I like.
The Forexbird is a professional currency trader. He is also photographer and engineer, a maths and music addict and curious about everything.
I risked on the first trade only, then I saw the shallow market and I went for the (very) little.
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