28 Dec Day Trading The FTSE; Intraday Channel Support
As you will know by now, in view of the low volumes and erratic price movements across many Index’s I’ve decided to concentrate on a little day trading during this week.
As it’s now after hours and price can pretty much do it’s own thing, I’ve just entered a small stake buying FTSE at this channel support with stop loss just beneath the channel. Ideally I would like to either take a profit or run break-even stoplosses overnight if price moves far enough in my favour over the next couple of hours.
With such a small stake and with great reward on offer for the comparitively small risk, it’s a trade that can easily be forgotten if stopped out, but can also offer a nice reward if it plays out.
The lower line you can just about see in the chart is part of a larger channel, so a break of the current one may see price head somewhat lower, and there are plenty of technical scenarios that suggest this is a possibility, but for now, entering long on this channel line seems too good to ignore: