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Forum: Trading Journals March 10th, 2013, 12:25 PM
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Posted By RedK
still around

just a quick note to say i'm still around, and still scripting on ToS whenever i can get my hands on it ...

changing my trading style and moving to more focus on stocks vs options.. i need to...
Forum: Trading Journals December 5th, 2012, 02:31 PM
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Posted By RedK
market spirits are trading against me.. that must...

market spirits are trading against me.. that must be the case. they learnt of the positions i have and started moving things in the other directions .. they must have a spy here on the forum telling...
Forum: Trading Journals December 3rd, 2012, 05:09 AM
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Posted By RedK
My fallback charting looks like this...

thanks Hguru. I currently trade with OX where i have moved my account. I trust OX and had an account with them for almost 2 years now with 0 issues. But until i find a good charting & analysis...
Forum: Trading Journals November 30th, 2012, 04:48 AM
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Posted By RedK
Idle for a long time

and been away from my journal for a long time.
still holding my INTC .. and it keeps disappointing (for now) .. but i decided i'll sit in the fire until after the holiday season..

only new...
Forum: Trading Journals November 12th, 2012, 02:58 PM
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Posted By RedK
Some stuff on trading with ADX

sat thru this today .. found it while i was researching ADX/DMI

Sharing here for later reference and for others interested in ADX/DMI .. i have couple of thoughts around ADX/DMI and will be...
Forum: Trading Journals November 10th, 2012, 07:08 AM
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Posted By RedK
Couple of new technical learnings...

goot time to journal new technical learnings for me during past few weeks ..

#1. William's %R (from William %R - ChartSchool - StockCharts.com...
Forum: Trading Journals November 9th, 2012, 08:13 PM
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Posted By RedK
another week ramping up ..

absolutely no issues .. we're here to learn and take comfort from each other's experiences .. :) .. the important part is to keep improving, and not let setbacks dampen the energy, effort and...
Forum: Trading Journals November 1st, 2012, 07:03 PM
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Posted By RedK
closing the week early

short week, and i'm closing early anyways.. no trading for me tomorrow ..

closed INTC position for 3% gain .. original plan was to hold them thru the dividends. but one of my rules is also to...
Forum: Trading Journals October 26th, 2012, 06:29 PM
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Posted By RedK
AAPL position closed on target

my AAPL Put play went well.. placed order to buy back the PUT an hour before market open - since yesterday earnings, i kept watching the AH/pre-market price move in reaction to earnings to try to...
Forum: Trading Journals October 25th, 2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,852
Posted By RedK
Back in the game, trading with no indicators..

OK.. decided i can't stay on the side lines any longer.. so made 2 simple trades this week, trading with no indicators.. just looking at some price charts and price levels.. both positions currently...
Forum: Trading Journals October 14th, 2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 46
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Posted By RedK
TDAm Experience

summary of my 1.5 year short experience with TDAm & ToS posted under another thread.. no hard feelings :)

https://futures.io/thinkorswim-programming/8854-thinkscripts-7.html#post271509
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Forum: Trading Journals October 12th, 2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 46
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Posted By RedK
My account is now fully transfered .. but i'm not...

My account is now fully transfered .. but i'm not trading.. still haven't found my next reliable platform, and spending sometime testing some of the possible solutions to port my setups to..
...
Forum: Trading Journals October 7th, 2012, 06:29 PM
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Posted By RedK
the numbers are in

did my quarter analysis.. it's very interesting.. that's only the 3rd quarter i do this, and i'm putting time in the spreadsheet so it's easier in future.. just plug in the transacation report and it...
Forum: Trading Journals October 5th, 2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 46
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Posted By RedK
it's official .. i'm deactivated

it's official that i'm now no longer with TDAm, and can't use my ToS anymore.. (sad! feels like losing a close friend). this is due to the new business rule to disconnect clients in certain...
Forum: Trading Journals September 29th, 2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,852
Posted By RedK
Still no trading this week

but happy i sold QCOM last week .. it started the move down as my studies told me.. no regrets.

also good time to "close my quarter" - it's end of Spetember, so i will do the quarterly P/L & trade...
Forum: Trading Journals September 22nd, 2012, 04:16 PM
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Posted By RedK
week of 17th ... i'm blocked .. !

have an issue with my TDAm account and can't trade for a while.. paperwork needs to be done to re-activate the account.. so i sold the stocks i held and all in cash .. my studies show they may move...
Forum: Trading Journals September 15th, 2012, 06:53 PM
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Posted By RedK
Oops..!

forgot the trading piece.. yes i was in that down move on INTC with some long PUTS .. and exited when it went flat on me ....

RedK
Forum: Trading Journals September 15th, 2012, 06:47 PM
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Posted By RedK
Multiple Timeframes and Study Settings

Been suffering for a long time from having different timeframe charts (each with it's set of studies & settings) telling me contradicting signals - i'm looking for entry or exit on same stock in both...
Forum: Trading Journals September 11th, 2012, 06:55 PM
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Posted By RedK
Going well.. more tools

these new indicators are doing well so far.. helping me stay in a trade when i should, or get a better exit if it's exit time .. it's amazing how much more insight you gain once you use indicators...
Forum: Trading Journals September 5th, 2012, 05:41 PM
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Posted By RedK
the better weapons in action

i keep working on improving & simplifying my setups ..

the improved version of K_Trender allowed me to remove the SMI, as i now have the Fast_Mom built into it.

After some research, i could...
Forum: Trading Journals August 31st, 2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 46
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Posted By RedK
better weapons..

after reading more about 9/30 method i got inspired. i want to do the same, simple setup, clear to identify, consistent entry/exit-loss location, and you ride it for few hours, a day or 2, or as much...
Forum: Trading Journals August 23rd, 2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 46
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Posted By RedK
INTC by the book

Took a long Put trade on INTC .. followed my signals, checked the bigger timeframe chart.. even waited for retracement (upward) yesterday before hitting the trigger on buying them.. INTC gapped down...
Forum: Trading Journals August 17th, 2012, 03:17 PM
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Posted By RedK
Improved Setup = better visibility .. going well

improving my setup by setting to a wider timeframe. i'm finding out that i will always need to look at a good timeframe pair to get meaningful visibility on price action..
day vs week works well for...
Forum: Trading Journals August 10th, 2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,852
Posted By RedK
i'm really starting to think i'm in the worng timeframe...

so couple of bad trades last week, taking me back a lot on my quarterly target. i know the issue. i was trying a new idea, new setup, then to add salt to injury, i used weekly options against my own...
Forum: Trading Journals August 2nd, 2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,852
Posted By RedK
extremely unhappy

bad week for me..
after closing AAPL position at small gain (300 bucks), the position rallies and i saw a lost opportunity of around $1,200 :(:(:(

then i update my chart setup .. adding updated...
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