FX:GBPJPY   British Pound / Japanese Yen
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GBPJPY             made a correction in 3 waves back into the 50%/61.8% retracement area of the up move from 03-feb low to 27-feb highs.
Stop Loss is placed under the 161% fibonacci extension
It looks like most trying to catch a falling knife instead of going with the flow
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Stefano HiTech
Hi Hitech, yes it looks like a falling knife... however i trade only this kind of setup and it woks fine. this movement was very similar to this one
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that happened at the end of 2014. Any way, if 161.8 will be broken, i will wait for the next 100% FE into the 170 area to be a buyer again
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Thank you !
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HiTech PRO Stefano
well, the main thing is that it works for your, nothing else matters, thanks for sharing
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172 would be a very strong support, might work.
What kind of stop do you use?
Something like 1 atr stop would work well I guess, but I prefer going with the trend.
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HiTech PRO IvanLabrie
I use stop loss based on my resistance levels, like here on chfjpy I put it on R2, then see what happens to R1 and move it lower
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I meant Stefano's...but yeah, that's a good idea.
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HiTech PRO IvanLabrie
ooops :)
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Stefano IvanLabrie
Ivan, i usually place the stop at 161% .
in this setup https://www.tradingview.com/e/SfHfpXpm/ my risk will be 2.3% ( i trade 0.01 on a 3k account)
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Stefano Stefano
sorry wrong link
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Nice, I use 2.5%, but similar idea...if you think it'll head down like that, why not short it?
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