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Taking the profit before it's gone #474930
11/13/18 23:10
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I had it twice, that I was 40 in profit and then I was 40 in a loss. I'd wish that I would have taken or could take the profit before it's gone because it hurts a bit to observe that a winning position is turning into a losing position.

Is there a way to do that without negatively influencing the algorithm? Should I drag the panic slider until the position is closed? But all positions would be influenced by it.

Or do I need to get used to the "set and forget" philosophy? I mean statistically, the outcome will be positive. Maybe I am observing it too much and should let it go?

How are you handling it my fellow Zorro fans? :-)

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Re: Taking the profit before it's gone [Re: SnoopySniff] #474936
11/14/18 08:11
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This is a frequent situation. The Z systems do lock profit, but only extreme profits, not 40 Eur. More aggressive locking reduces statistically the end result. So yes, fire and forget.

Re: Taking the profit before it's gone [Re: jcl] #474945
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Haha. Alright! laugh

Re: Taking the profit before it's gone [Re: SnoopySniff] #474957
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I've had the same issue. There's a balance of about 1-2 times a day of checking to make sure nothing crazy has happened that I've found works for me. I might revert to once a week once I am confident there aren't any issues. I've been running live for about a month now.

Re: Taking the profit before it's gone [Re: chsmac85] #474982
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Alright. Thanks. Me too. For about a month.

Re: Taking the profit before it's gone [Re: SnoopySniff] #474988
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Do you use the Capital slider to reinvest?

Re: Taking the profit before it's gone [Re: Mio] #475051
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Originally Posted By: Mio
Do you use the Capital slider to reinvest?

Yes, but at the moment there is not much to reinvest! haha

Re: Taking the profit before it's gone [Re: chsmac85] #476150
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Originally Posted By: chsmac85
I've had the same issue. There's a balance of about 1-2 times a day of checking to make sure nothing crazy has happened that I've found works for me. I might revert to once a week once I am confident there aren't any issues. I've been running live for about a month now.

Hey man.
Would you mind telling us which strategy and assets are you using for that real account? I could use more info like balance amount, win rate, performance and thinks like that
Thanks.

Re: Taking the profit before it's gone [Re: mostafanfs] #476178
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A former poster made their z12 account available for tracking.
https://www.myfxbook.com/members/darcymac/zorro/2569912

Re: Taking the profit before it's gone [Re: chsmac85] #476183
02/03/19 02:04
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looks like the party's over in that one


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