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Old 09-12-2009, 07:31 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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is seems every trading system ........


how could a system be sucessful going long and not going with the trend .?

so it would be reasonable to think every sucessful system HAS to go with the trend .?

a system of selling uncovered options and investing in inverse etf , would be an obvious example , of going away from an uptrend .

someone help me understand this , if im wrong .


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Hi Tommy

There are many successful counter trend stategies. Some traders find them easier.
Usually it is easier to swim in the direction of the current, but some traders swim upstream.

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how could a system be sucessful going long and not going with the trend .?

so it would be reasonable to think every sucessful system HAS to go with the trend .?

a system of selling uncovered options and investing in inverse etf , would be an obvious example , of going away from an uptrend .

someone help me understand this , if im wrong .


thanks


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Hi there,

you can sell uncovered options and invest in invers etfs and still be going with the trend.

Also, reversals within a larger trend is a common strategy. The probabilities tend to to be higher if it's a counter trend reversal I'm the direction of a larger trend.

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