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Forum: Trading Journals September 27th, 2019, 07:37 AM
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Posted By asyx
thanks but...

Thanks I am always happy about criticism and advise as it makes me think in anotherway I would do on my own.

Just to put your comments into perspective:
Since when are you trading?
Since when...
Forum: Trading Journals September 27th, 2019, 01:50 AM
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Posted By asyx
Trading a basket and hedging against it

Makes sense. Thanks again for stuff to think about!
Forum: Trading Journals September 27th, 2019, 01:47 AM
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Posted By asyx
...datafeed delay and other components of delay

Last few years I compared data feeds, DOM`s and combinations ...of course also next to next.
I accumulated 1000īs of hours starring at DOMīs...

It is not about theoretical physics where an...
Forum: Trading Journals September 27th, 2019, 01:35 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,439
Posted By asyx
from a shooters perspective regarding datafeed delay

Interesting. Once I pinged several times servers in Chicago and others where IQFeed is.
On normal days it was between 130-170 sometimes even more.
Saw already 220. So, in really heavy times it...
Forum: Trading Journals September 26th, 2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 79
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Posted By asyx
Edge, you bitch!

Itīs almost impertinent how small edges are these days.

Netting (after commissions) only 3-6 ticks on average.
6 ticks is quite good.
I also found things giving more, but generally such patterns...
Forum: Trading Journals September 25th, 2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,439
Posted By asyx
at least some success

Hey!:cheers::cheers::cheers: I see I am ranked Number 12 in regard to Top Poster within 14 days and 6 months...

...at least some success in the realm of trading...:cheers:
Forum: Trading Journals September 25th, 2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,439
Posted By asyx
...what else I learned....

what else I learned - besides not trading drunken:

- reliable software/technology has a bigger impact than I thought first
- cost structure, as long as it is in the "common" range, is not the...
Forum: Trading Journals September 19th, 2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,439
Posted By asyx
Micros feel different

Behind the Eminis there is a lot of leverage - and therefore potential emotions.

Last weeks I traded the MNQ.
I chose the MNQ because the NQ is the instrument I know best.

I am mainly a...
Forum: Trading Journals July 24th, 2019, 04:30 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,439
Posted By asyx
How Ray Dalio sees it through his glasses

One of my investment principles is:

Identify the paradigm you’re in, examine if and how it is unsustainable, and visualize how the paradigm shift will transpire when that which is unsustainable...
Forum: Trading Journals July 19th, 2019, 02:43 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,439
Posted By asyx
190719 Prep: July Expiration

General conditions:

yields falling again
10-2 year spread seems to consolidate
30-10 year spread seems to consolidate
Indexes pulled back from all-time-highs on historically good performing...
Forum: Trading Journals July 18th, 2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,439
Posted By asyx
190718 Results

all net commissions & fees

# of trades: 10
devils: 0
winning trades 70.0 %
max. cons. wins: 5
max. cons. losses: 2
profit factor: 4.3
max. drawdown: 100
daily gain to max. drawdown: 1.11
Forum: Trading Journals July 18th, 2019, 03:55 AM
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Posted By asyx
Euro HYG flows

record weekly inflows in June and July
Forum: Trading Journals July 18th, 2019, 03:00 AM
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Posted By asyx
190718 Prep: turning to Risk-Off

General conditions:

yields seem to move down again
10-2 year spread falling again
30-10 year spread seems to consolidate
Indexes pulled back from all-time-highs on historically good performing...
Forum: Trading Journals July 18th, 2019, 02:35 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,439
Posted By asyx
190717 Results

all net commissions & fees

# of trades: 16
devils: 0
winning trades 68.8 %
max. cons. wins: 5
max. cons. losses: 1
profit factor: 1.2
max. drawdown: 100
daily gain to max. drawdown: 0.18
Forum: Trading Journals July 17th, 2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,439
Posted By asyx
190716 Results - switch to Micros

all net commissions & fees

# of trades: 9
devils: 0
winning trades 77.8 %
max. cons. wins: 3
max. cons. losses: 1
profit factor: 5.97
max. drawdown: 46.7
daily gain to max. drawdown: 1.07
Forum: Trading Journals July 17th, 2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,439
Posted By asyx
Scenario planning does not work for me

Whenever I plan scenarios, there is the one I prefer.
I donīt want it to be this way, but itīs like it is.
The bad thing about this is, I am then too biased.
I am such convinced then of a specific...
Forum: Trading Journals July 17th, 2019, 06:57 AM
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Posted By asyx
ok, I tried it once again - donīt scalping but...

ok, I tried it once again - donīt scalping but aiming for more.
But itīs always the same - I suck.
All I had won the last few weeks I gave back.
Some part is probably attributable to the changing...
Forum: Trading Journals July 17th, 2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,439
Posted By asyx
Thanks

Thanks but I will not go into forex.
It turned out that I need also to see volume.
On the other hand, at what I am doing now I see progress.
Starting from scratch with new instruments would be a...
Forum: Trading Journals July 12th, 2019, 03:39 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,439
Posted By asyx
capturing > 50 daily range

wldman , @Qzquant

Do you shoot for 50 % plus every day - no matter what kind of day it is?

Do you only go for it on specific days?

Do you have specific set-ups and as soon as you see them...
Forum: Trading Journals July 12th, 2019, 03:29 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,439
Posted By asyx
hedge trading

Thatīs an interesting idea which I also thought about some time ago.

But what keeps me from holding assets for long-term is that I do not know the future.
I worked at big companies in a higher...
Forum: Trading Journals July 12th, 2019, 02:51 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,439
Posted By asyx
190712 Prep: Risk On

Overall:

yields in short-term correction mode
10-2 year spread rising again
30-10 year spread rising again
Indexes around highs - NYA not
market internals looking good
HYG vs. IEF printing...
Forum: Trading Journals July 11th, 2019, 02:17 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,439
Posted By asyx
To squeeze out half the days range I had to take...

To squeeze out half the days range I had to take my day trading completely different.
The numbers I posted are based on a scalping style.
However, when the market screams at me that a big move is...
Forum: Trading Journals July 10th, 2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,439
Posted By asyx
190710 Results

As stats were not that well last week I scaled back contracts.
Of course today every trade was a winner.....:sarcastic:


all net commissions & fees

# of trades: 5
devils: 0
winning trades...
Forum: Trading Journals July 9th, 2019, 01:28 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,439
Posted By asyx
190708 Results

all net commissions & fees

# of trades: 12
devils: 0
winning trades 66.7 %
max. cons. wins: 4
max. cons. losses: 2
profit factor: 2.3
max. drawdown:2.6
(tonight had a trade with profit of $...
Forum: Trading Journals July 6th, 2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,439
Posted By asyx
Add metrics

Should include new metrics:

total number of contracts in winning trades / losing trades
-> averaging losers is bad; targeting skewness to the positive side

Average profit per trade
->...
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