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Profit in trade MT4

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Pedro Sanz
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Pedro Sanz 2015.10.09 12:58 

Hi,

 I would like someone to explain me the following: 

 I am testing a certin strategy in MT4 in a demo account.

At some point, I have placed a SELL order, the pirce goes below the price of my sell order, however my profit is still in negative.

Why is that?

Here you can see an example image.

 

 

Keith Watford
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Keith Watford 2015.10.09 13:22  

A sell order is settled at Ask, the chart is Bid. Bid may be below tour entry but Ask isn't.

You can see that the settling price is 1.29433 which is above your entry 

Pedro Sanz
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Pedro Sanz 2015.10.09 13:36  

oh ok

 

So the green line has nothing to do here when the order is SELL? 

whroeder1
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whroeder1 2015.10.09 14:15  
eddieTrader: So the green line has nothing to do here when the order is SELL? 
  1. The green line is where you sold (1.29427.) The order will be in profit when the Ask (currently 1.29433) goes below the green.
  2. Turn on the Ask line so you can see the spread.
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