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Forum: Trading Journals May 7th, 2013, 07:52 PM
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Posted By bnichols
Good luck to you all. Leaving the forum.

Good luck to you all.

Leaving the forum.
Forum: Trading Journals April 30th, 2013, 05:45 PM
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Posted By bnichols
Thanks for your post Adamus. Will get back...

Thanks for your post Adamus.

Will get back to you. b.
Forum: Trading Journals April 29th, 2013, 09:13 AM
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Posted By bnichols
Example of initiating an always-in session from...

Example of initiating an always-in session from this morning, which unfortunately didn't turn into anything after the session was cut short by an unexpected errand. I exited all trades just as pairs...
Forum: Trading Journals April 28th, 2013, 03:02 PM
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Posted By bnichols
Continuing to trade, develop models of price...

Continuing to trade, develop models of price action and maintain an offline log--unfortunately the mind set since the last post not really conducive to sharing, social media always somewhat of a...
Forum: Trading Journals April 12th, 2013, 12:11 PM
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Posted By bnichols
Today's long bomb trade: note to self to respect...

Today's long bomb trade: note to self to respect floor trader pivots and TPO boundaries marking consolidation under whole numbers a little more:
...
Forum: Trading Journals April 11th, 2013, 02:40 PM
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Posted By bnichols
Got my butt handed to me today trying to trade...

Got my butt handed to me today trying to trade option expiry in USD/JPY (and what is turning into another swing at long awaited level of 100.00, which may happen outside my trading session if the...
Forum: Trading Journals April 9th, 2013, 09:22 PM
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Posted By bnichols
CL continued...

On the eve of trading CL real money thought I'd share what CL looks like to me after hours when all indicators*** are on. I don't trade all indicators.

I'm tempted to repeat what Stewie (of...
Forum: Trading Journals April 9th, 2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 292
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Posted By bnichols
No real-money action today except for one brief...

No real-money action today except for one brief CL trade (1 car for for 9 ticks, chart below) to test the account connection. While commodity trading does not belong in this thread, briefly I'm...
Forum: Trading Journals April 8th, 2013, 12:40 PM
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Posted By bnichols
Continuing to focus on attitude trading (or,...

Continuing to focus on attitude trading (or, "attitude while trading") lately since at this stage attitude appears to be the factor controlling whether I make mistakes and consequently what...
Forum: Trading Journals April 5th, 2013, 11:41 PM
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Posted By bnichols
Pleased to say I spent much of the morning with...

Pleased to say I spent much of the morning with Andrew from Multicharts who stepped me through the difficulty I was having with MC attached exit strategies. Very thorough. Reminded me of more...
Forum: Trading Journals April 5th, 2013, 09:24 PM
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Posted By bnichols
Big Mike: confess I panicked when my name turned...

Big Mike: confess I panicked when my name turned red--only one of many reasons I stopped posting. While I might welcome red when on top of my game I'm a blue person by nature and these days prefer...
Forum: Trading Journals April 4th, 2013, 02:22 AM
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Posted By bnichols
USDJPY move on news

...for posterity.

https://futures.io/attachment.php?attachmentid=107634&stc=1&d=1365056528

Continuing....

https://futures.io/attachment.php?attachmentid=107635&stc=1&d=1365057143

Shock...
Forum: Trading Journals April 4th, 2013, 01:01 AM
Replies: 292
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Posted By bnichols
The best-laid schemes o' mice an 'men Gang aft agley

From the poem "To A Mouse, On Turning Her Up In Her Nest With The Plough" by Robert Burns (see e.g. the poem here (http://www.robertburns.org/works/75.shtml)), propos tonight for a couple of...
Forum: Trading Journals April 2nd, 2013, 05:08 PM
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Posted By bnichols
Screen brightness is a very good point--the...

Screen brightness is a very good point--the brightness is cranked on 2 x 24" LED monitors, probably equivalent to a SAD lamp (seasonal affective disorder) and when the display darkens due to...
Forum: Trading Journals April 2nd, 2013, 03:53 PM
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Posted By bnichols
Yet again I'm struggling to repair my sleeping...

Yet again I'm struggling to repair my sleeping habits, the body having apparently settled into inconvenient Circadian rhythm from my youth, wanting to lie down at dawn and get up around...
Forum: Trading Journals March 29th, 2013, 02:46 AM
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Posted By bnichols
Preamble I've been trading paper almost...

Preamble

I've been trading paper almost exclusively since the last post mainly to experiment with variations on the method for short time frame spot currencies--as usual essentially Barry Burns' 5...
Forum: Trading Journals March 10th, 2013, 05:05 PM
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Posted By bnichols
Preamble I didn't make any manual trades...

Preamble

I didn't make any manual trades between 22 February and last week. The time was spent instead meditating upon forward tests of built-in NT strategy SampleMACrossOver and a strategy...
Forum: Trading Journals March 8th, 2013, 06:10 AM
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Posted By bnichols
5 Minute VP for 6E vs EURUSD Spot

https://futures.io/attachment.php?attachmentid=105186&stc=1&d=1362741032
Forum: Trading Journals March 8th, 2013, 05:41 AM
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Posted By bnichols
Another view of EurVP ...

Another view of EurVP

https://futures.io/attachment.php?attachmentid=105182&stc=1&d=1362739286
Forum: Trading Journals March 8th, 2013, 05:32 AM
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Posted By bnichols
For Xav1029 6EVP + spot EURUSD (FXCM) ...

For Xav1029

6EVP + spot EURUSD (FXCM)

https://futures.io/attachment.php?attachmentid=105179&stc=1&d=1362738805
Forum: Trading Journals March 8th, 2013, 05:12 AM
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Posted By bnichols
Cash profile

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https://futures.io/attachment.php?attachmentid=105176&stc=1&d=1362737540
Forum: Trading Journals February 25th, 2013, 04:47 PM
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Posted By bnichols
As mentioned previously the advantage of running...

As mentioned previously the advantage of running a mediocre strategy that may nevertheless (temporarily) have a somewhat positive expectancy on a portfolio of relatively uncorrelated instruments is...
Forum: Trading Journals February 25th, 2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 292
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Posted By bnichols
Part 2 (of previous post) Program Design...

Part 2 (of previous post)


Program Design Considerations

An updated version of the VS 2010 project to sum cumulative profit of a strategy (or strategies) applied to a portfolio of instruments...
Forum: Trading Journals February 23rd, 2013, 07:02 PM
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Posted By bnichols
Part 1. Preamble I expanded the work with...

Part 1. Preamble

I expanded the work with an NT strategy than depends on BetterRenko bars over the last few days to include out of band portfolio backtesting. Bugs in NT that have workarounds...
Forum: Trading Journals February 21st, 2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 292
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Posted By bnichols
Winding down the week today ahead of family...

Winding down the week today ahead of family commitments tomorrow with a little scalping and a little philosophy, including research into flocking behaviour (especially 1D flocking) and an always-in...
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