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Forum: Trading Journals August 27th, 2014, 11:22 PM
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Posted By indextrader7
John Hoagland called today, and he confirmed that...

John Hoagland called today, and he confirmed that I was going live.
Forum: Trading Journals August 26th, 2014, 11:34 PM
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Posted By indextrader7
I kind of hate to do this, as I am sure I will...

I kind of hate to do this, as I am sure I will miss somebody, but I've gone through a large portion of this thread tonight and I want to thank many people.

In no particular order, a huge heartfelt...
Forum: Trading Journals August 26th, 2014, 05:00 PM
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Posted By indextrader7
Live Trader Prep - Final Trade Report ...

Live Trader Prep - Final Trade Report

http://content.screencast.com/users/rolltidetrader/folders/Jing/media/69b284e0-a600-49f9-bb1c-eb5084622b8e/2014-08-26_1555.png

Ignore the stats. I hope TST...
Forum: Trading Journals August 26th, 2014, 11:03 AM
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Posted By indextrader7
Thank you, and good questions. TODAY was...

Thank you, and good questions.

TODAY was hard. Being so close, it was very difficult; my palms were sweaty, etc, etc. But, having emotion is one thing, and acting properly DESPITE that emotion is...
Forum: Trading Journals August 26th, 2014, 10:46 AM
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Posted By indextrader7
Passed LTP just now. :faint: Will hang...

Passed LTP just now.
:faint:

Will hang around for a few questions if there are any, post the official trade report tonight, then will close thread.


THANKS TO ALL OF YOU, WHICH I WILL LIKELY...
Forum: Trading Journals August 26th, 2014, 09:59 AM
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Posted By indextrader7
What is this amateur hour? Pressure got to me. ...

What is this amateur hour? Pressure got to me.

http://i.imgur.com/rwijZNO.png


lol
Forum: Trading Journals August 25th, 2014, 09:57 PM
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Posted By indextrader7
Thanks for your kind words. I'll still be...

Thanks for your kind words.

I'll still be around on the CL Crude-nalysis thread, and sharing on the IT7 journal. This TST Combine thread has about run it's course though. Anything beyond LTP would...
Forum: Trading Journals August 25th, 2014, 07:36 PM
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Posted By indextrader7
Even though it's been split up into two events...

Even though it's been split up into two events (combine and live trader prep) it's really been one test of trading. I thought I would view some data as such.

The following chart is a daily P/L and...
Forum: Trading Journals August 25th, 2014, 05:38 PM
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Posted By indextrader7
Tomorrow is my 10th day. I will be well above any...

Tomorrow is my 10th day. I will be well above any winning day % req's, so I won't be "stopped" even if I dont' make 13 ticks tomorrow.

It will end when I have traded at least 10 days, and have met...
Forum: Trading Journals August 25th, 2014, 05:31 PM
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Posted By indextrader7
It's my understanding that LTP is not the same...

It's my understanding that LTP is not the same for everyone, so I can only speak to my situation:

My combine was 50k, with 1k DLL, 2k max DD, and 3k profit target. Also this was 10 days total, and...
Forum: Trading Journals August 25th, 2014, 04:59 PM
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Posted By indextrader7
13 ticks from the finish line. :ridinghorse: ...

13 ticks from the finish line. :ridinghorse:

Today's LTP Trade Report

http://i.imgur.com/KYhLkws.png
Forum: Trading Journals August 25th, 2014, 11:36 AM
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Posted By indextrader7
Flat-to-flat stats so far for LTP. They should be...

Flat-to-flat stats so far for LTP. They should be better than this.

http://content.screencast.com/users/rolltidetrader/folders/Jing/media/100a457e-861b-45fb-8319-469dfda691bf/2014-08-25_1032.png
Forum: Trading Journals August 24th, 2014, 08:47 PM
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Posted By indextrader7
Thought I would post an update for LTP so far. ...

Thought I would post an update for LTP so far.

Started on Friday, August 8th with a small winning day. Monday and Tuesday of the next week put me down $1k which is at the weekly loss limit for...
Forum: Trading Journals August 6th, 2014, 03:40 PM
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Posted By indextrader7
Live Trader Prep it is. Will let you all know how...

Live Trader Prep it is. Will let you all know how it goes once complete. Adios for a while.
Forum: Trading Journals August 5th, 2014, 05:40 PM
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Posted By indextrader7
If I were the boss, it would be a tough decision...

If I were the boss, it would be a tough decision but ultimately, I would send this trader through LTP. Why?

On one hand this trader has a checkered past with blowing combines and not respecting...
Forum: Trading Journals August 5th, 2014, 04:57 PM
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Posted By indextrader7
OFFICIALLY PASSED THE COMBINE

It's officially done.

http://content.screencast.com/users/rolltidetrader/folders/Jing/media/44e1b409-ce85-4a2a-9731-efd106b5d02f/2014-08-05_1550.png


I will say that one of the (many) things...
Forum: Trading Journals August 1st, 2014, 09:08 AM
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Posted By indextrader7
Ok, got the tick this morning. Officially...

Ok, got the tick this morning. Officially satisfied all req's now other than "trade" two remaining days. So two days to just give a trade a go and keep potential losses (stops) well within the profit...
Forum: Trading Journals July 31st, 2014, 12:42 PM
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Posted By indextrader7
Brett Steenbarger recently ended an article with...

Brett Steenbarger recently ended an article with this simple line:




This could not ring more true with me.
Forum: Trading Journals July 31st, 2014, 09:58 AM
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Posted By indextrader7
And here is the TST Report through yesterday. ...

And here is the TST Report through yesterday.

A bit more clarity for you all. Technically, I am not through, but practically I am. Profit target is achieved with a surplus of $235 as of yesterday...
Forum: Trading Journals July 31st, 2014, 08:59 AM
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Posted By indextrader7
Here's the first part of the review I will post;...

Here's the first part of the review I will post; the general stats. I've mentioned before that the TST Trade Report stats are not even close to accurate for someone that scales in and out of trades....
Forum: Trading Journals July 31st, 2014, 08:43 AM
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Posted By indextrader7
Indeed. I plan on doing a full summary, per the...

Indeed. I plan on doing a full summary, per the intention of this thread.


Thanks everyone for your well wishes!
Forum: Trading Journals July 30th, 2014, 10:19 PM
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Posted By indextrader7
It's been over a year since I've posted here. ...

It's been over a year since I've posted here. It's been over a year of relentless hard work.

Recently I started a combine. Today I passed that combine.

Today I'm 100 times the trader I was...
Forum: Trading Journals May 23rd, 2013, 05:38 PM
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Posted By indextrader7
I've had several moments of gratitude here...

I've had several moments of gratitude here publicly on futures.io (formerly BMT). I never figured I would have one regarding my broker.

I have a small fry account at Stage 5. I say this to let...
Forum: Trading Journals May 5th, 2013, 09:39 PM
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Posted By indextrader7
Goodbye for now

First off, another big thank you to everyone who has offered a word of encouragement, advice, or congratulations up to this point.

After much deliberation, I've decided to discontinue consistent...
Forum: Trading Journals May 4th, 2013, 03:33 PM
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Posted By indextrader7
In looking for cues to "going rogue" and trading...

In looking for cues to "going rogue" and trading too large of size, I have found some things as I pour through trades.

It seems there are precisely two distinct times that my "risk seeking" nature...
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