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When you remove the emotion, trading nearly takes care of itself.

Man I want to reach that level ...... when it's just completely identify, enter, and let the trade play out.

I look back at all the trade I've made in 2013 which I didn't do that and it's just silly.

 
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Man I want to reach that level ...... when it's just completely identify, enter, and let the trade play out.

I look back at all the trade I've made in 2013 which I didn't do that and it's just silly.

Trade smaller. That helps get it to where if it moves against you, it does not bring the fear, and when it moves for you does not bring excitement. It is a mental exercise, and could be considered "boring", but it is reaction conditioning.

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Trade smaller. That helps get it to where if it moves against you, it does not bring the fear, and when it moves for you does not bring excitement. It is a mental exercise, and could be considered "boring", but it is reaction conditioning.

No doubt. I've determined I'm going to look for extra work to take the edge off until I'm properly mentally conditioned with my position sizing.

Pains me to say that, but I need to do whatever it takes at the moment.

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Colorado opened it's first retail marijuana stores. Major event in history, the end of a different prohibition. I am trading it.

 
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Read this if you want to be happy in 2014 - The Washington Post

A friend had posted this in facebook, and I normally would pass, but it had Dilbert... lol!

There was a great message though about why I decided to trade full time. It may not hold as much "known", but I remembered one day, I never needed that to be happy.


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Ride the dragon' mixed w/190 proof moonshine or 151 Everclear.

Green dragon (tincture) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

peace/hedvig

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Ride the dragon' mixed w/190 proof moonshine or 151 Everclear.

Green dragon (tincture) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

peace/hedvig


Tonight I am riding cabbage soup and kale chips.

OK, maybe a bit of commemorative Colorado, but 'tis the Season, no?

 
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Ride the dragon' mixed w/190 proof moonshine or 151 Everclear.

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peace/hedvig


I told you what I was going to trade tonight! You had two chances... lolol!

It's ok though, it happens every so many hours

 
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In their abstract published in Frontiers in Zoology, scientists from Czech University of Life Sciences and the University of Duisburg-Essen write:

"We measured the direction of the body axis in 70 dogs of 37 breeds during defecation (1,893 observations) and urination (5,582 observations) over a two-year period. After complete sampling, we sorted the data according to the geomagnetic conditions prevailing during the respective sampling periods.”

After studying dogs for two years, a team of scientists in Europe observed that dogs preferred to poop with their body aligned along the North-South axis under calm magnetic field conditions.



I read that today and it reminded me of many hours of backtesting that I did over several years.

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So my theory...
1. The Earths magnetic field switches every once in a while (fact).
2. Animals can detect Earthquakes and thus magnetic fields switching (not fact as far as I know, but could be true).
3. Dogs smell bad when wet (fact) which has nothing to do with defecating.

Conclusion?

Don't text and drive.

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