DislikedMaybe leave out AUD/USD short and fill the basket with 11 pairs, or is there a better choice?Ignored
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DislikedFrom what I have read here, you would consider adding to all your positions if your equity in a 100,000 account had a drawdown of $1,000 (1%) Do you use this $1,000 from the peak equity in the account. So lets say your core positions took you from $100,000-$105,000 then you dropped down to $104,000 you would add to your positions? If this is correct, have you found an effective way to know what the equity high in the account has been if you are not watching it all the time? Ideas and help appreciated
DislikedI check it when I wake up and before I go to bed, that's it. It doesn't matter when you check. You will see it actually doesn't fluctuate a lot during the day. Even when a pair drops 100 pips, the basket may not change much. You might only get 2-3 chances to add per month.
Yes - if it starts at $100k and drops to $99k, you would put on a .4 lot. If it then goes to $96k you would add a .8 lot - to each and every pair.Ignored
I noticed that in your basket all but three pair are intrest positive.
I was wondering why that is, because I thought all positions were to be intrest positive...
Thanks in advance for clearing this up for me.Ignored
DislikedHas anyone taken profit on single pairs during the day ?
I have noticed some pairs after around 6pm Eastern time when things have slowed that showed 115 pips positive and with small spreads using Oanda can anyone see any reason not to take the large profit and then reenter right away. I have done this several times over the last few days and have seen no negative from it. Am I missing someting that would be negative to Chartguys system?Ignored
DislikedThe attached image only shows three core holdingsm it looks like it is cut off. Can you post an image of all the core holdings. It looks like the screen needs to be scrolled up.
DislikedThe additonal three that are negative were from my study to try and minimize risk. I wanted to protect against the unwinding of the yen carry trade for example so I sold the CHFJPY thus getting me long some Yen. They are just protective measures is all.Ignored
Thanks for always being so prompt on answering questions.....
I do have a request though, for the many of us who have started to demo. your method in the past week or so could you let us know the next time you have a drop or increase in the equity, I would assume most have the same pairs as you so this would let everyone be able so see, what seems like one of the most important part of your system.
DislikedI assume that a decrease of $1000 in equity is for a basket of 0.2 lots each, that is if we have a basket of 0.1 lot for each pair the drop should be 500 to add to the basket, in the same way if the core basket consists of 0.4 lots, the equity drop should be $2000 in order to add to the basket.
Is this correct?Ignored