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Forum: Trading Journals July 9th, 2015, 09:52 AM
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Posted By Gozilla
Backtesting.

Started another journal as I wanted to avoid burying this one in charts from backtesting.

https://futures.io/trading-journals/36316-testing-plan.html

It is little basic but I will use the time...
Forum: Trading Journals July 5th, 2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 23,628
Posted By Gozilla
I think I got a little sidetracked in the...

I think I got a little sidetracked in the intraday thread looking to see how the stats stack up live, whilst they held up well, I am increasingly waiting to see if the trend can remain intact. The...
Forum: Trading Journals July 4th, 2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 238
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Posted By Gozilla
DbPhoenix This was a question pertaining to...

DbPhoenix This was a question pertaining to larger breaks of a DL/SL, I observed that one would often see increasing breaks and a flattening of PA once price gets to an area of context/AMT, but...
Forum: Trading Journals June 30th, 2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 23,628
Posted By Gozilla
Putting all this together will take time and I...

Putting all this together will take time and I will make mistakes but, there are a few things I am picking up on.

I am at a point now where I don't try to rely on the lines as much as I have, a 2...
Forum: Trading Journals June 29th, 2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 23,628
Posted By Gozilla
Numbers.

I have spent a lot of time recently trying to accumulate stats regarding certain criteria in regards to entries and management of trades, I have struggled at times and I have often been distracted by...
Forum: Trading Journals May 13th, 2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 238
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Posted By Gozilla
Change.

I have been analysing the days as a stand alone without any context in the frame, I've just been curious as to what may have caused price to do what it does during the day, as far as the AMT goes, I...
Forum: Trading Journals May 12th, 2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 23,628
Posted By Gozilla
At the moment I am looking at the charts in full,...

At the moment I am looking at the charts in full, once I have a good idea of what numbers to move forward with I will go left to right and see if it matches up with expectations, then I'll do replay,...
Forum: Trading Journals May 12th, 2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 23,628
Posted By Gozilla
Busy chart.

Had to chop up a chart a little to avoid cluttering it up, point A in the first chart is covered in the last chart and goes some way into explaining why price comes back on itself by as much as it...
Forum: Trading Journals May 12th, 2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 238
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Posted By Gozilla
I've always seen trading with multiple contracts...

I've always seen trading with multiple contracts as a faster way to lose money when one is consistently losing so have never really given much thought to the benefits and flexibility that good...
Forum: Trading Journals May 11th, 2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 238
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Posted By Gozilla
Ideally when it comes to the AMT aspect I would...

Ideally when it comes to the AMT aspect I would like to be able to hold on as long as the trade is viable, this is mainly down to a history of getting tied up in knots on re-entering and getting...
Forum: Trading Journals May 11th, 2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 23,628
Posted By Gozilla
Some of the reversals turn out to be larger...

Some of the reversals turn out to be larger deviations, but, as one never knows what will happen next one must follow what is happening now.

Gozilla....
Forum: Trading Journals May 8th, 2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 238
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Posted By Gozilla
I think the answer is in the work I am doing, I...

I think the answer is in the work I am doing, I knew at the time price was ranging, when it came back to the previous swing high it broke it by a point +/-. If I understood the MAE at the time and...
Forum: Trading Journals May 8th, 2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 23,628
Posted By Gozilla
Brought back memories.

I knew I was home on the date of this chart and could not figure out why it seemed so familiar. I recalled watching the day unfold starting pre-market and right through to the close, I was studying...
Forum: Trading Journals May 7th, 2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 23,628
Posted By Gozilla
Thanks for your help DB, I'm going to be churning...

Thanks for your help DB, I'm going to be churning these out for a while yet until I feel I have a varied enough sample size to test out.

Gozilla.
Forum: Trading Journals May 7th, 2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 23,628
Posted By Gozilla
Chart dissection.

Some of these charts are going to look quite messy, but, not all days are clear cut and one will have to learn to deal with days like this.

The following charts will have periods of chop or...
Forum: Trading Journals May 6th, 2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 23,628
Posted By Gozilla
Trending daze.

I think a picture is starting to emerge, but, I have more to do before I can make any conclusions. I am tracking trending days in an effort to learn a better way of managing them, I am also looking...
Forum: Trading Journals May 6th, 2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 238
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Posted By Gozilla
Lots of work ahead.

In a bid too find a way, or rather a reasoning to hold onto trades on a day where price might be trending, certain ideas need to be explored.

To start off with, a trend would need to be...
Forum: Trading Journals May 5th, 2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 23,628
Posted By Gozilla
I believe I understand the concept, stop should...

I believe I understand the concept, stop should be based on ideal point of entry rather than actual entry if said entry is mistimed, but, I am not sure if I am misinterpreting the example, the way I...
Forum: Trading Journals May 5th, 2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 23,628
Posted By Gozilla
Thanks for the detailed response, I think I have...

Thanks for the detailed response, I think I have a better understanding of what to look at and will attempt work out the numbers and apply it too the backtesting I need to do over the next couple of...
Forum: Trading Journals May 4th, 2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 23,628
Posted By Gozilla
Marked up the chart as best I can, as for MAE, I...

Marked up the chart as best I can, as for MAE, I have never thought about this terminology so what I think it is and what it actually is may in fact be well off the mark which would only show my...
Forum: Trading Journals May 1st, 2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 23,628
Posted By Gozilla
I have felt at times like I am trying to watch...

I have felt at times like I am trying to watch too much during the day and end up getting lost, I halted trading until I could figure it a more cohesive plan to tackle ranges. During this time I...
Forum: Trading Journals April 9th, 2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 23,628
Posted By Gozilla
Lack of focus, Lack of patience.

It seems a little suspect to post the preparation after the fact but here we are, as everything is done on my own charts that I trade off of I don't feel that I benefit from posting the preparation,...
Forum: Trading Journals April 7th, 2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 23,628
Posted By Gozilla
Before and after.

Starting off with the preparation leading into the open, will edit post to show EOD breakdown.
For the time being price is back above the daily mean, barely, so it could go either way and the hourly...
Forum: Trading Journals April 7th, 2015, 12:16 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 23,628
Posted By Gozilla
Missed it.

Despite the prep and the 60 minute context pointing up I failed to get a hold of the situation, by the time I clicked I was hesitant to chase price as I often end up coming off worse.

Starting...
Forum: Trading Journals April 2nd, 2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 23,628
Posted By Gozilla
Update.

Was getting a little sick of looking over charts, charts and more charts so decided to do some live application.

A little preparation goes a long way in helping to understand what the market...
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