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Forum: Trading Journals November 22nd, 2015, 09:51 AM
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Posted By SadPraetor
I went quiet for three weeks. Went over the...

I went quiet for three weeks. Went over the discussion in the online Journal. I was not feeling like sharing. But Journal is a commitment so I have to start posting again. I reviewed much of the...
Forum: Trading Journals November 5th, 2015, 10:28 AM
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Posted By SadPraetor
Oh you are right, I did not recall that equation ...

Oh you are right, I did not recall that equation

I was working with

Speed = distance/time
Velocity= displacement/time

Yes, part of the equation. My mistake
Forum: Trading Journals November 5th, 2015, 05:06 AM
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Posted By SadPraetor
Agreed Disagree Speed = scalar...

Agreed


Disagree

Speed = scalar quantity
Velocity = vector quantity

Using your analogy, win rate vs expectancy is like (speed or velocity) vs time
Forum: Trading Journals November 4th, 2015, 07:57 PM
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Posted By SadPraetor
I have to pick a battle with you here You do...

I have to pick a battle with you here
You do realize you stated fallacy in that statement?

Expectancy = (probability of win * average win) + (probability of loss * average loss)

Win rate is...
Forum: Trading Journals November 4th, 2015, 04:27 PM
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Posted By SadPraetor
Ok, you got me confused. I do not want to be...

Ok, you got me confused. I do not want to be defensive, and you are busy man with the whole forum, not sure how to properly response

Define borderline between scalping and trading?

My ideal...
Forum: Trading Journals November 1st, 2015, 09:32 AM
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Posted By SadPraetor
October monthly report

8 trades only
50% win rate
+$62.48

So, I took a break, backtested a little. There was this nudging feeling that something is wrong, as my SIM trade and backtest had miserable results. I...
Forum: Trading Journals November 1st, 2015, 09:30 AM
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Posted By SadPraetor
Weekly recap 26-Oct to 30-Oct

Return to live trading after two weeks. Little bit more confidence, and calm. I managed to get the hesitation about this whole trading out of my head for now.

Monday
+2t
Pulling the trigger....
Forum: Trading Journals October 25th, 2015, 06:01 PM
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Posted By SadPraetor
Second week without live trades. I was taking...

Second week without live trades. I was taking trades on Simulation and in Backtest. Total of 12 days. Results in picture.

https://futures.io/attachment.php?attachmentid=195992

1) Difference...
Forum: Trading Journals October 18th, 2015, 11:15 AM
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Posted By SadPraetor
Trading day example

As I mentioned in last posts, I'm not doing live trades for now. Gained some bad habits, so I have to get rid of them and get back to trading by my rules.
I would like to share one trading day with...
Forum: Trading Journals October 16th, 2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 43
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Posted By SadPraetor
Hi, thank you for comment. I suffer from...

Hi, thank you for comment.

I suffer from something called habit creep. Basically during the past months I took too many trades outside of my rules in SIM trading (watching markets real time, not...
Forum: Trading Journals October 11th, 2015, 06:31 AM
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Posted By SadPraetor
I can't see pictures from my Sep recap, and can't...

I can't see pictures from my Sep recap, and can't edit the post

Reup

https://futures.io/attachment.php?attachmentid=194966
https://futures.io/attachment.php?attachmentid=194967
Forum: Trading Journals October 11th, 2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 43
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Posted By SadPraetor
Week recap 5-Oct to 9-Oct

Only one trade on Monday. This is the type of the trade we all refer to as "What was I thinking?!". There is really nothing that can explain my action
...
Forum: Trading Journals October 5th, 2015, 07:21 AM
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Posted By SadPraetor
September report

https://futures.io/attachment.php?attachmentid=194476

https://futures.io/attachment.php?attachmentid=194477

6 months of live trading. Taking around 20 trades a month. Anytime I'm in downswing,...
Forum: Trading Journals October 5th, 2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 43
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Posted By SadPraetor
Weekly recap 28-Sep to 2-Oct

Monday
1 trade +25t
On Friday, test to upside was pushed down strongly. ON move up to retest, was again pushed down, opening at bottom edge of Fri range. So my scenario is that market wants to...
Forum: Trading Journals September 27th, 2015, 05:27 AM
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Posted By SadPraetor
There is one idea I would like to share this week...

There is one idea I would like to share this week regarding SIM trading. As I mentioned I often switch into SIM when I'm unsure what to do. Sometimes I'm just taking trades, with excuse that I want...
Forum: Trading Journals September 27th, 2015, 05:25 AM
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Posted By SadPraetor
Week 21-25 of Sep recap

Monday
No trades. Mostly fear, little bit of confusion what is market doing

Tuesday
2 trades

1st trade +1t
Idea here was, opening with GAP down, before NY open it started to grind upwards in...
Forum: Trading Journals September 20th, 2015, 05:04 AM
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Posted By SadPraetor
Yes I did try it. For about one and half year,...

Yes I did try it. For about one and half year, but work came first (responsibility to other people depending on quality of my work). Under such conditions there were some weeks when I was not able to...
Forum: Trading Journals September 19th, 2015, 03:36 PM
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Posted By SadPraetor
Week recap 14-18 Sep

Week recap 14-18 Sep

Stressful week. Moving to new place, visit from parents. Parents were strictly against me leaving the job, and trying out trading. So I had to endure a ton of criticism. It is...
Forum: Trading Journals September 16th, 2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 43
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Posted By SadPraetor
Current state of things

During my trading I encountered 2 big problems.

1) Fear of putting on trades. The Journal was originally started because I was seeking help with this. Taking office job, and time passed healed...
Forum: Trading Journals September 16th, 2015, 09:13 AM
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Posted By SadPraetor
Trading process description

Before I continue with daily/weekly reports, I want to address more my trading style, methods, situation so far, and what targets do I have in next months.

Principles - how I see market, my frame...
Forum: Trading Journals September 15th, 2015, 08:19 AM
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Posted By SadPraetor
Quick week recap

Well moving into a new place, and parents visiting kept me busy over the weekend and Monday. Quick recap of week, before I move into this new week. Wanted to write first about current state and...
Forum: Trading Journals September 11th, 2015, 05:47 AM
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Posted By SadPraetor
What changed during my absence

I never cancelled my broker's account, and I was regularly paying for Sierra Chart. So even during the time of my office job days, I was working on trading. Spending good 20h per week on average...
Forum: Trading Journals September 11th, 2015, 05:18 AM
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Posted By SadPraetor
Restart

Journal restart

Hello,

I did setup this Journal in March 2013. I made few posts, but soon after I landed an office job. I left without explanation, and this journal was unattended for 2.5 years...
Forum: Trading Journals April 3rd, 2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 43
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Posted By SadPraetor
3.4.2013

Wow, today was a mess

I made a trade, but it was a bad trade

So, I logged in 40min before opening, finding out, that TT changed something with data feed.
YM - CBOT did not load overnight data,...
Forum: Trading Journals April 2nd, 2013, 03:59 PM
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Posted By SadPraetor
Thank you for your time and advice guys I'll...

Thank you for your time and advice guys

I'll think about DIA, but I'm risking not even a 1% of my trading account on a trade. What is more puzzling to me, is that i play actively online poker,...
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