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Forum: Trading Journals November 18th, 2014, 01:49 PM
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Posted By deaddog
Same here but that doesn't stop me from wondering...

Same here but that doesn't stop me from wondering if I'm not missing something obvious.
Forum: Trading Journals November 18th, 2014, 01:41 PM
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Posted By deaddog
I meant when he started trading this system.

I meant when he started trading this system.
Forum: Trading Journals November 18th, 2014, 01:36 PM
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Posted By deaddog
That is the same rationalization I use. I...

That is the same rationalization I use.

I see this lot. A trader in a trade will say that he is expecting the trade to go against him yet he stays with the trade.

I do it myself at times out...
Forum: Trading Journals November 18th, 2014, 01:29 PM
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Posted By deaddog
Why are you waiting for another couple losses?

Why are you waiting for another couple losses?
Forum: Trading Journals November 18th, 2014, 12:35 PM
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Posted By deaddog
:bump: It's been over a year. Have you given up...

:bump:
It's been over a year. Have you given up on this system or will you keep trading it?
Forum: Trading Journals May 26th, 2014, 05:08 PM
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Posted By deaddog
How about an update? :)

How about an update? :)
Forum: Trading Journals April 17th, 2014, 08:41 PM
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Posted By deaddog
I vote "It depends" On how much of your...

I vote "It depends"

On how much of your capital you have risk. I'm assuming the risk capital you have is a small percentage of your portfolio.
Forum: Trading Journals March 15th, 2014, 12:53 PM
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Posted By deaddog
Is the night system the one taking the large...

Is the night system the one taking the large losses as forecast?
Forum: Trading Journals March 15th, 2014, 12:32 PM
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Posted By deaddog
Has one strategy outperformed the other?

Has one strategy outperformed the other?
Forum: Trading Journals January 31st, 2014, 12:14 PM
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Posted By deaddog
Position size increase suggestion; The...

Position size increase suggestion;


The system seems to depend on a lot of small wins and the occasional homerun. Losses for the most part are larger than the wins. So even if you have a couple...
Forum: Trading Journals November 9th, 2013, 12:05 PM
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Posted By deaddog
A couple questions on this topic. Was this...

A couple questions on this topic.

Was this expected? Has it happened with other systems?

Can you expand on the days that seem like anomalies; Day 12, 21, 27 and 33.
Forum: Trading Journals October 28th, 2013, 11:50 AM
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Posted By deaddog
Do you have a time limit? How long are you...

Do you have a time limit? How long are you willing to put your capital at risk without any return?
Forum: Trading Journals October 28th, 2013, 10:30 AM
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Posted By deaddog
At what point do you give up? Isnt this a bit...

At what point do you give up?
Isnt this a bit like staying with a bad trade? You can see it's not doing what you thought it would but some thing keeps you in the trade.
Forum: Trading Journals October 24th, 2013, 02:16 AM
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Posted By deaddog
I do not see the trade where you lost $550. Are...

I do not see the trade where you lost $550. Are you reporting by trade or by the day?
Forum: Trading Journals October 16th, 2013, 03:25 PM
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Posted By deaddog
Might be something to consider re writing your...

Might be something to consider re writing your codes for. If your orders go in with an attached stop then whatever disaster happens at your end the stop is with the broker.
Forum: Trading Journals October 16th, 2013, 03:04 PM
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Posted By deaddog
I take it the breakdown was in the strategy...

I take it the breakdown was in the strategy software. Would it be of benefit to set up your live account with an automatic attached order with your max stop.

This way the live account would have...
Forum: Trading Journals October 16th, 2013, 02:16 PM
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Posted By deaddog
Kevin; Doesn't your system place a stop when you...

Kevin; Doesn't your system place a stop when you enter a trade?
Forum: Trading Journals September 21st, 2013, 02:01 PM
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Posted By deaddog
As an exercise it's easy, unfortunately the...

As an exercise it's easy, unfortunately the emotions don't really kick in until you have your own cash at risk. What are you going to do?
Forum: Trading Journals September 21st, 2013, 12:02 PM
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Posted By deaddog
based on 13 samples I'd continue until I had more...

based on 13 samples I'd continue until I had more results.

The info you give per day is hard to decipher. How many trades are involved?

As I've mentioned before I would be concerned that the...
Forum: Trading Journals August 23rd, 2013, 09:44 PM
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Posted By deaddog
Is that the summary for the week or for today. ...

Is that the summary for the week or for today.

It would be nice if you could present it in the same format s the daily combine report or at least on a trade by trade basis. It makes it easier for...
Forum: Trading Journals August 20th, 2013, 02:47 PM
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Posted By deaddog
Why are you combining the 2 strategies to make...

Why are you combining the 2 strategies to make one system?

Why not trade each strategy as a separate system?
Forum: Trading Journals August 19th, 2013, 03:39 PM
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Posted By deaddog
Hey thatís the story of my life. For the...

Hey thatís the story of my life.

For the most part I like to keep my math simple so that I can understand it. Monte Carlo analysis is too far over my head for me to really understand it. I see...
Forum: Trading Journals August 19th, 2013, 02:16 PM
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Posted By deaddog
Some math to consider: I took the annual...

Some math to consider:

I took the annual return for 1 contract based on your reports and adjusted it for your position size.

Making the assumption that you have about a 50 Ė 50 split between...
Forum: Trading Journals August 17th, 2013, 01:22 PM
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Posted By deaddog
OK I think I see. The return calculated is for...

OK I think I see. The return calculated is for one contract with a 100K account.

By trading more contracts or a smaller account the returns would increase.
Forum: Trading Journals August 17th, 2013, 12:19 PM
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Posted By deaddog
Looking at your stats, specifically annual...

Looking at your stats, specifically annual returns, (2.62% & 6.67%) and question if the strategies are worth the time and effort?
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