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Forum: Trading Journals August 26th, 2012, 11:32 AM
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Posted By Allistah
Good morning... I'm not following you on the...

Good morning...

I'm not following you on the positive and negative A/D for a given day. Can you explain that a bit? Also, if the day is positive on the A/D, what does that mean? Just that there...
Forum: Trading Journals August 26th, 2012, 02:48 AM
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Posted By Allistah
Hey, thanks for the compliments! :-) Do you...

Hey, thanks for the compliments! :-) Do you think there is anything missing from this strategy at all? Would you trade that as is?

For trading the daily/weekly and using 2h and entry timing do...
Forum: Trading Journals August 24th, 2012, 09:59 PM
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Posted By Allistah
Feedback on This Chart Setup

Hey there..

So I went back and re-did all my chart configs to try and get something that will work better for me. I'm using three charts, a weekly, a daily, and a 2h chart.

My thought process...
Forum: Trading Journals August 24th, 2012, 09:53 PM
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Posted By Allistah
I just realized that I remember a successful...

I just realized that I remember a successful trader saying that the market never goes anywhere really in August. It moves up and down but doesn't really make any progress in a single direction.

I...
Forum: Trading Journals August 24th, 2012, 10:00 AM
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Posted By Allistah
Hi there.. Yeah it is a bull put spread. I...

Hi there..

Yeah it is a bull put spread. I would not do a bear call spread because things appear in an uptrend.


-Alli

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Forum: Trading Journals August 24th, 2012, 12:28 AM
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Posted By Allistah
Hi there.. I was trying to use a set of...

Hi there..

I was trying to use a set of longer term MAs on the same 2h chart but it made things messy and really hard to read when they were all bunched up. So, I did not show those in these...
Forum: Trading Journals August 19th, 2012, 01:16 PM
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Posted By Allistah
I set up this exact chart trying to understand...

I set up this exact chart trying to understand exactly what was happening so I can get a better handle on this strategy and it looks like the high at Thursday at 1:30 am (EST) would have been the...
Forum: Trading Journals August 19th, 2012, 12:53 PM
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Posted By Allistah
Ok, I've got my charts all set up with what I...

Ok, I've got my charts all set up with what I want to do for now. I've decided that I'm going to start with a 1 day and a 1h chart. If the 1 day chart is long, then I will only take long trades on...
Forum: Trading Journals August 17th, 2012, 12:02 AM
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Posted By Allistah
Ok, I've done some testing on the 30m charts. I...

Ok, I've done some testing on the 30m charts. I have a few questions now that I've marked the chart all up.

1) It is often where signals are triggered in after market hours. What do you do when...
Forum: Trading Journals August 16th, 2012, 04:34 PM
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Posted By Allistah
Thanks for the explanation. That helps a lot. ...

Thanks for the explanation. That helps a lot.

Now that I'm watching this on the chart live, what should I be looking for as far as an entry goes?

Lets say that things are moving up and price...
Forum: Trading Journals August 16th, 2012, 10:22 AM
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Posted By Allistah
I understand what S/R is but I don't know what a...

I understand what S/R is but I don't know what a magnet zone is.. Can you explain?


-Alli

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Forum: Trading Journals August 16th, 2012, 09:49 AM
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Posted By Allistah
Thanks for the explanation. That matches what I...

Thanks for the explanation. That matches what I understand. I think I've got it down now. :-)


-Alli

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Forum: Trading Journals August 16th, 2012, 09:35 AM
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Posted By Allistah
I saw you guys pointing out when trend lines...

I saw you guys pointing out when trend lines cross. Does that make a target price or something? Does it have to be a minimum of three lines?


-Alli

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Forum: Trading Journals August 16th, 2012, 02:08 AM
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Posted By Allistah
Spent a number of hours on this today and I've...

Spent a number of hours on this today and I've got it down. Did some backtesting with it as well. Going to start using it tomorrow...

I just have the question about still about multiple higher...
Forum: Trading Journals August 16th, 2012, 12:02 AM
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Posted By Allistah
So what happens when a new high is made and then...

So what happens when a new high is made and then there are a number of bars that come up that are the same exact high? Do you move the trend line to match the last of the bars that had the same high...
Forum: Trading Journals August 15th, 2012, 06:16 PM
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Posted By Allistah
But the chart I posted is now correct? :-) Yeah...

But the chart I posted is now correct? :-) Yeah I'll start watching these things and spending some time on them.
Forum: Trading Journals August 15th, 2012, 06:13 PM
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Posted By Allistah
Ok, I moved C and I think I see the mistake. How...

Ok, I moved C and I think I see the mistake. How does this one look now?

https://futures.io/attachment.php?attachmentid=85234
Forum: Trading Journals August 15th, 2012, 05:44 PM
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Posted By Allistah
Ok, I re-did it with some different MAs. Does...

Ok, I re-did it with some different MAs. Does this look correct?

https://futures.io/attachment.php?attachmentid=85233
Forum: Trading Journals August 15th, 2012, 04:54 PM
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Posted By Allistah
Here is an updated chart. Is line A correct? ...

Here is an updated chart. Is line A correct? What about line B? What do I do when it crosses once and then right back the other way as I pointed out in the screenshot? Maybe different moving...
Forum: Trading Journals August 15th, 2012, 04:45 PM
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Posted By Allistah
I couldn't figure out why your chart was...

I couldn't figure out why your chart was different from mine. Yours has after hours on. Mine does not... ;-) Do I always want to do this with after hours on all the time?
Forum: Trading Journals August 15th, 2012, 04:34 PM
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Posted By Allistah
Would you have any recommendations on what MAs I...

Would you have any recommendations on what MAs I should start with that wouldn't have this problem much?
Forum: Trading Journals August 15th, 2012, 04:26 PM
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Posted By Allistah
So should I have drawn the trendline the top...

So should I have drawn the trendline the top arrow is pointing at? Can you show me how it would be done properly?
Forum: Trading Journals August 15th, 2012, 04:20 PM
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Posted By Allistah
Here is the situation I'm asking about... ...

Here is the situation I'm asking about...

https://futures.io/attachment.php?attachmentid=85216
Forum: Trading Journals August 15th, 2012, 03:59 PM
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Posted By Allistah
Could someone draw the trend lines for SPX on a 1...

Could someone draw the trend lines for SPX on a 1 hour chart using a 13 and 34 SMAs for the entire month of May 2012? I'm a bit confused around May 18-25 how the trend lines come out. When you draw...
Forum: Trading Journals August 15th, 2012, 02:02 PM
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Posted By Allistah
Sounds like I need to sort of make my own entries...

Sounds like I need to sort of make my own entries and exits from here. I'll try a few things and see if I can get it to work out. I'll post a trade when I get my first one done.

Thanks again!
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