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By Roger Baettig | June 11, 2012 2:37 PM IST

Date: 11.06.2012
MACD Crossover at: 05:00 AM EST
Signal: Sell
Action: Market Order opened
Stop Loss: 1.608,00
Take Profit: When the next crossover of the MACD line and the signal line occurs.


(Chart done with FXCM)

MACD-Indicator:
The MACD line is nothing else than the difference between the 26 EMA and the 12 EMA. The Signal line is the 9 EMA of the MACD line. The Histogram shows the difference between the Signal line and the MACD line.

MACD-Crossover:
On the hourly chart I check after each hour the MACD. We have a signal when the MACD Line crossed the Signal Line. I open a market order in the direction of the signal and stay in the trade until I get a signal in the opposite direction.

Risk Management:
My stop loss is at the previous low in case of a buy and at the previous high in case of a sell.

Money-Management:
For each trade I risk LESS THAN ONE PERCENT.

Exit:
I exit the trade when I get a signal in the opposite direction.

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