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I have one question @petrmac:

You have created an importer for this spreadsheet. Is it only working for Ninjatrader, or can it also be used with Sierra charts?

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Hi,

Sierra charts is currently not supported since I don't know the export format. Could you send example?

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Keeping track of methods and performance

Great tool @vvhg

I have an ATM strategy that has an auto break even - ABE.

I use it because I am currently a beginner (6 months) and sometimes/often read the price action wrong. Therefore when a trade (FDAX) goes 8 ticks into profit ... I don't want to lose money on that baby.

Often - esp now that I am getting better at reading price action, the ABE gets hit and then the trade continues nicely in the direction intended. Upsetting.

I would like to track the performance of this ABE in particular. How do you suggest that I do this .. without modifying your journal .. so that I can keep it standard?

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Hi,

Sierra charts is currently not supported since I don't know the export format. Could you send example?

Sorry for the late response, but totally forgot about this topic. Will send you an example later tonight or tomorrow at the latest.

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Great tool @vvhg

I have an ATM strategy that has an auto break even - ABE.

I use it because I am currently a beginner (6 months) and sometimes/often read the price action wrong. Therefore when a trade (FDAX) goes 8 ticks into profit ... I don't want to lose money on that baby.

Often - esp now that I am getting better at reading price action, the ABE gets hit and then the trade continues nicely in the direction intended. Upsetting.

I would like to track the performance of this ABE in particular. How do you suggest that I do this .. without modifying your journal .. so that I can keep it standard?

mfg

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The only 2 ways I see would be:
1 to enter what-if trades, so you enter the trade (into a second journal) with the hypothesis that your stop did not get taken out.
2 to a limited extent this can also be achieved with the built in stop and target analysis, I would try that first...

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The only 2 ways I see would be:
1 to enter what-if trades, so you enter the trade (into a second journal) with the hypothesis that your stop did not get taken out.
2 to a limited extent this can also be achieved with the built in stop and target analysis, I would try that first...

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3) If you are trading live, set up a shadow strategy in NT

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3) If you are trading live, set up a shadow strategy in NT

Good point, but that can't optimize, my stuff can

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@vvhg when are you going to teach excel to read ninjatickfiles?

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Here is the text file that Sierra Charts generates from the trade log.

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Hi,

I will try to look into this during the week. Thanks for the sample.

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Hi,

I will try to look into this during the week. Thanks for the sample.

Cheers

Does the importer support CTS/T4? I searched the thread to see if it was mentioned, but did not find it. If it helps I can provide a sample.

Thanks, in advance, for your help.

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