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Forum: Trading Journals July 30th, 2020, 12:52 PM
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Posted By vmodus
Here is my journal entry of the week. I'm not...

Here is my journal entry of the week. I'm not journaling this week.

:sarcastic:

Seriously though, I am taking a short break from journaling, mainly because it is more of the same that I'm...
Forum: Trading Journals July 27th, 2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 21,585
Posted By vmodus
Well, another week is here.... Post-mortem...

Well, another week is here....

Post-mortem from last week on the strategy I'm running on MNQ caused me some consternation. We were nicely profitable for the week. However, I'm looking at the...
Forum: Trading Journals July 24th, 2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 21,585
Posted By vmodus
End of Week - Addendum So going through our...

End of Week - Addendum

So going through our results this week, I realized that I had a bug in my fractal code function, which affects all strategies and indicators that use it. Who knew that...
Forum: Trading Journals July 24th, 2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 21,585
Posted By vmodus
Today's Results (live): Profitable for the...

Today's Results (live):

Profitable for the day, trading MNQ and MGC
35 round trips
30% profitable
1.33 profit factor on closed positions
Profitable for the week

Execution was fine. No...
Forum: Trading Journals July 23rd, 2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 21,585
Posted By vmodus
Today's Results (live): Profitable for the...

Today's Results (live):

Profitable for the day, trading MNQ and MGC; both instruments profitable
43 round trips
42% profitable
1.45 profit factor on closed positions
2 open position at...
Forum: Trading Journals July 23rd, 2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 21,585
Posted By vmodus
Picture.... yea! This is one of our...

Picture.... yea!

This is one of our strategies today on micro gold (MGCQ20), on full-auto:

https://futures.io/attachment.php?attachmentid=303258

This is a typical day, if there is such a...
Forum: Trading Journals July 22nd, 2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 21,585
Posted By vmodus
Today's Results (live): Not profitable for...

Today's Results (live):

Not profitable for the day, trading MNQ and MGC
35 round trips
35% profitable
.85 profit factor on closed positions
2 open position at close: both profitable
...
Forum: Trading Journals July 22nd, 2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 21,585
Posted By vmodus
A Small Algo Lesson Last night I decided to add...

A Small Algo Lesson
Last night I decided to add another instrument to my current live algo 'stack': micro gold (MGC), in the spirit of diversification. It like it, performs very well with the...
Forum: Trading Journals July 21st, 2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 21,585
Posted By vmodus
Today's Results (live): Profitable for the...

Today's Results (live):

Profitable for the day, trading MNQ
20 round trips
30% profitable
1.61 profit factor on closed positions
1 open position at close: profitable
Profitable for the...
Forum: Trading Journals July 21st, 2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 21,585
Posted By vmodus
Correction: 6 round trips.... just noticed my...

Correction: 6 round trips.... just noticed my error when I saw my win %. :faint:

~vmodus
Forum: Trading Journals July 20th, 2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 21,585
Posted By vmodus
I forgot to say thanks to all who gave thanks to...

I forgot to say thanks to all who gave thanks to my journal entries, during June's Shark Indicators journal challenge. I came in third place, which was surprising and humbling. I was not in it for...
Forum: Trading Journals July 20th, 2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 21,585
Posted By vmodus
End of Day As I have mentioned before, I do not...

End of Day
As I have mentioned before, I do not post live profit and loss $, preferring to just indicate a binary state: profitable or not profitable. I'm not here to prove anything one way or the...
Forum: Trading Journals July 20th, 2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 21,585
Posted By vmodus
Just a quick update: I went live last night with...

Just a quick update: I went live last night with the strategy we have been developing and testing these past few months. We determined last Friday that we were good to start trading. So now I have...
Forum: Trading Journals July 17th, 2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 21,585
Posted By vmodus
End of Week I'm exhausted. Thankfully I do not...

End of Week
I'm exhausted. Thankfully I do not have any epic decisions to make. If I were doing any discretionary trading today, I probably would have lost my shirt. :faint:

As it is, I'm an...
Forum: Trading Journals July 17th, 2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 21,585
Posted By vmodus
I was so tired yesterday that I did not have time...

I was so tired yesterday that I did not have time to post. I completed stress testing of our VM at the end of yesterday. No problems to report. We will go live Sunday night. I am doing a new set...
Forum: Trading Journals July 15th, 2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 21,585
Posted By vmodus
Ugh.... too tired to finish my updates. E7 still...

Ugh.... too tired to finish my updates. E7 still looks good, ES is better than MES, and I have added EMD to my test mix (wouldn't trade it, but I have it). Now I'm up to 8 strategies, running fine....
Forum: Trading Journals July 15th, 2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 21,585
Posted By vmodus
I hate quoting myself, but I wanted to add that...

I hate quoting myself, but I wanted to add that the entry signals did not align. Several did, many did not. So may track closely in price, but with respect to automation, they won't track exactly. ...
Forum: Trading Journals July 15th, 2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 21,585
Posted By vmodus
Update #1 TS on the virtual machine shut...

Update #1

TS on the virtual machine shut down again as I launched RDP, no warning. I think this might have to do with how I am exiting Remote Desktop. It is otherwise very stable (100% uptime). ...
Forum: Trading Journals July 14th, 2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 21,585
Posted By vmodus
Second update.... I am still chugging along...

Second update....

I am still chugging along with my VM testing. There have been no failures and TS did not 'disappear' like it did yesterday morning. I save my desktop and workspaces regularly...
Forum: Trading Journals July 14th, 2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 21,585
Posted By vmodus
First update...Happy little accident As I...

First update...Happy little accident
As I mentioned yesterday, interesting things can happen when you do experiments. The most pleasant surprise is the performance of Euro FX (E7U20) on one of my...
Forum: Trading Journals July 13th, 2020, 10:48 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 21,585
Posted By vmodus
Here is what 7 instruments running at the same...

Here is what 7 instruments running at the same time look like:
Position Bar
https://futures.io/attachment.php?attachmentid=302865

CPU Utilization for 7 Automated Strategies on TradeStation...
Forum: Trading Journals July 13th, 2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 21,585
Posted By vmodus
One more thing.... I am adding a seventh...

One more thing....

I am adding a seventh instrument to my stress test tonight: NQU20. It will be a new (to me) strategy developed by my dear wife/trading partner.

~vmodus
Forum: Trading Journals July 13th, 2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 21,585
Posted By vmodus
Wow, what a day. So I am currently stress...

Wow, what a day. So I am currently stress testing the virtual machine (VM) that will eventually house our live trading strategies. I am running 6 instruments with automated strategies in...
Forum: Trading Journals July 10th, 2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 21,585
Posted By vmodus
End of Day I kept running the same strategy as...

End of Day
I kept running the same strategy as I have all week, no changes (in sim). Today was hot hell for the most part. Everything ran perfectly, however, algorithmically speaking.

Hot Hell...
Forum: Trading Journals July 9th, 2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 21,585
Posted By vmodus
End of Day I kept running the same strategy as...

End of Day
I kept running the same strategy as I have all week, no changes (in sim). There were a lot of trades today. Plenty of stop losses, but that is to be expected at this point. Everything...
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