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Big Mike Challenge - Win a iPad or tablet...

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Journal reading

So Mike, I noticed today a bunch of new journals were started. Thats a good thing of course but it raises an interesting question. As you mentioned in the announcement, there are about 30 journals currently. If a bunch of new people start one, are you gonna be reading each one of the new ones along with all the old ones every day for a week? It seems like it could get cumbersome and time consuming to reading 50+ journals every day. Especially if several people comment in the journal every day. Just a thought.....

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maybe reading 50+ journals wouldn't be a chore ... maybe it's like having 50 kids coloring pictures to put on the Big Mike fridge

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So Mike, I noticed today a bunch of new journals were started. Thats a good thing of course but it raises an interesting question. As you mentioned in the announcement, there are about 30 journals currently. If a bunch of new people start one, are you gonna be reading each one of the new ones along with all the old ones every day for a week? It seems like it could get cumbersome and time consuming to reading 50+ journals every day. Especially if several people comment in the journal every day. Just a thought.....

I read more or less every post on the entire forum already. I welcome the new journals, and am glad to see them!

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I read more or less every post on the entire forum already. I welcome the new journals, and am glad to see them!

Mike

You're a better man than I am...no way I could or would want to read so many posts every day....I agree the new journals are great......hopefully they will do for the owners what journals are intended to do......

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Mike

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Great idea! I'm in. Looking forward to it.

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i`ve just made a threat: 10% per day video journal

https://futures.io/elite-trading-journals/8619-10-per-day-video-journal.html

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I will update this thread tomorrow with all the journals that existed in time for the contest.



Thx guys!

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As of today, there are approximately 30 journals being updated on a daily basis on futures.io (formerly BMT). That gives you pretty awesome odds to win a $600 tablet!

Looks like this contest has been a success so far! I'm glad I've inspired you guys to create journals, I know they will truly help improve your trading. As of now, there are over 50 journals updated daily.

I'll post an official list tomorrow of those journals who existed as of the deadline for entry and had a new update posted on March 1st. This list will serve as the master list of who is eligible to win.

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.
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Here is the list of trading journals eligible to win the contest (meaning journals that existed as of March 1st, and were being updated).

If your journal is not listed and you want to be eligible (I missed it, etc), please contact me ASAP. The journals below are listed in no particular order.

EVERYONE ABOVE: FANTASTIC JOB!!! I'm looking forward to reading all of your journals!










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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)
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