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Big Mike Challenge 2015 - $750 in prizes

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One of your official rules is we have to trade every trading day in July. Tomorrow 7/3/2015 is a holiday of the stock market. However some markets are still open, like I think Forex til noon. Is tomorrow an official holiday that we don't have to trade to still be eligible?

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One of your official rules is we have to trade every trading day in July. Tomorrow 7/3/2015 is a holiday of the stock market. However some markets are still open, like I think Forex til noon. Is tomorrow an official holiday that we don't have to trade to still be eligible?

A market holiday is no problem. And the rules say nothing about trading every day, just journaling.

Your peers will be the judge of who wins, who has followed the rules, etc.

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Opportunity


Great opportunity to create a Trading Journal if you have yet to.

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Better not late

Hello @BigMike,

I never intended to enter in to competition mode but would like to have other traders opinion on my journal and how I am doing. I am adding my SIM journal which I began from 1st of July. I may not be eligible since I posted here today.

But its fine with me.

https://futures.io/elite-trading-journals/36232-sim-emas-crossover-supertrend.html

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Journal entry

I know it is a little late, but starting a journal is still a goal of mine.https://futures.io/trading-journals/36293-jafi-forex-journal.html#post502943

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Only started second week of July but I thought i would post anyway
https://futures.io/elite-trading-journals/36285-euro-session-es-s-p-500-futures-...-profile-jigsaw-t-s.html

Help's keep me accountable and into a habit

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Count me in.
https://futures.io/trading-journals/36240-leszczu-s-ogbl-log.html

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Today is the last journaling day of the contest.

Mike

Due to time constraints, please do not PM me if your question can be resolved or answered on the forum.

Need help?
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Great job to all those that journaled during July.

I'll follow-up in this thread when the voting is ready for you guys to pick the winners.

Mike

Due to time constraints, please do not PM me if your question can be resolved or answered on the forum.

Need help?
1) Stop changing things. No new indicators, charts, or methods. Be consistent with what is in front of you first.
2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make.
4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers.
6)
Help using the forum? Watch this video to learn general tips on using the site.

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