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EUR/USD - Reviewing my trades

I have been talking about the year-long consolidation range resistance around 1.1450.

EUR/USD Weekly Chart

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In the last couple of weeks, the market has indeed shown selling interest here around 1.1450. Let's take a look at the 4H chart, which is what I looked at for the trade entries/exits.

EUR/USD 4H Chart 4/22

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From the 4H chart, I am showing my 6 transactions:
1) After showing resistance in the 1.1430-1.1450 area, I set up my trade around 1.1430 with a stop above 1.1450. Luckily I gave enough to survive a false breakout to 1.1465. 
2) I had 3 positions, and exited one of them at the previous support pivot. Now, in hindsight, I should have moved my limit down because price was accelerating. But, some traders like myself can't always monitor our positions 24/7.
3) Now, I had targets to 1.12 and 1.11. But price slowed at 1.1250, and after forming a price bottom, I abandoned ship - this is a conservative route, because another option was to keep the last position to target 1.12 with original stop above 1.1455. This would weather the volatility and allow the bearish bias to work itself out after some bull-bear battles.
4) Instead, I decided to wait for re-entry around 1.1330-1.1350. When price stalled at 1.1330, I entered 2 positions, and both got stopped out pretty quickly.
5) I was still bearish, especially after price showed resistance at 1.1385 twice. At this point, I put in an entry order around 1.1375 and a stop above 1.14. The entry triggered, and again I felt lucky a false break failed to hit my stops. 
6) My first target was the 1.1250, previous support pivot area, which triggered in the 4/22 US morning session.
7) Now, I have one more position with a target of 1.12.

Not perfect, but good enough trade to take advantage of a conventional sell at consolidation range resistance idea.