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Forum: Trading Journals July 23rd, 2013, 11:19 PM
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Posted By josh
Hi GaryD, I hope you are enjoying your much...

Hi GaryD, I hope you are enjoying your much deserved break from journaling.

I thought about you when looking at the chart today. Today CL opened at the prior 6-day balance VPOC, drove up into...
Forum: Trading Journals July 18th, 2013, 02:02 PM
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Posted By josh
Hope it's a good day for you GaryD. Brent and...

Hope it's a good day for you GaryD. Brent and WTI are just about back to parity, how about that!
Forum: Trading Journals July 9th, 2013, 04:24 PM
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Posted By josh
Deucalion, in short, you seem to be saying,...

Deucalion, in short, you seem to be saying, "screw correlations, because they change." Am I more or less correct?
Forum: Trading Journals June 25th, 2013, 10:26 PM
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Posted By josh
Gary, it's so awesome that you're paying for fun....

Gary, it's so awesome that you're paying for fun. Keep doing what you're doing. Keep everything as is. No need to change journals or anything. Enjoy life. Enjoy your wife. Enjoy short squeeze. ...
Forum: Trading Journals June 19th, 2013, 09:53 AM
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Posted By josh
There is usually a press conference following the...

There is usually a press conference following the FOMC statement... (edit: supposed to be quarterly, but I think this can vary depending on meeting dates). There is a script released at the time,...
Forum: Trading Journals June 10th, 2013, 12:36 PM
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Posted By josh
Well all the same, thank you for your response...

Well all the same, thank you for your response Gary. XP is an excellent OS by the way. Unfortunately the life cycle is just about over, and I think about a year from now MS will officially stop...
Forum: Trading Journals June 10th, 2013, 11:30 AM
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Posted By josh
Not seeing anything that looks off buddy, just...

Not seeing anything that looks off buddy, just asking for my own personal information because I changed data services recently and wondering how you get your tick data backfill. After reading your...
Forum: Trading Journals June 10th, 2013, 11:09 AM
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Posted By josh
Nice trading so far today Gary. I have a...

Nice trading so far today Gary.

I have a question for you, when you take a break and have a minute -- you use Zen-Fire for data, correct? You only get minute-based data backfill, not tick data,...
Forum: Trading Journals May 23rd, 2013, 10:55 PM
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Posted By josh
Sounds like a good idea Mike -- will do so after...

Sounds like a good idea Mike -- will do so after Memorial Day.. until then I'm pretty much on hiatus.
Forum: Trading Journals May 23rd, 2013, 04:06 PM
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Posted By josh
Gary, since you are looking at risk appetite as...

Gary, since you are looking at risk appetite as it pertains to adding/scaling, have you ever looked into the Prospect Theory in the realm of behavioral finance? I am no expert on it, but one of the...
Forum: Trading Journals May 8th, 2013, 03:02 PM
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Posted By josh
You're almost certainly kicking my ass this week,...

You're almost certainly kicking my ass this week, I'm only so-so and not really in 'da flow.'

You did have a good short this morning, and it looked good to me. But after it comes up to 96.07,...
Forum: Trading Journals May 8th, 2013, 01:32 PM
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Posted By josh
Now they are -- but this morning, crude opened...

Now they are -- but this morning, crude opened above overnight value, at the upper end of the prior day's value area, did a test of the overnight VPOC/VWAP, and then started to build value higher...
Forum: Trading Journals May 8th, 2013, 09:25 AM
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Posted By josh
15 minutes into the session, I would look from...

15 minutes into the session, I would look from the 18:00 open to determine value, and from this perspective, crude is above value. Said another way, it doesn't know what value is yet that early, as...
Forum: Trading Journals May 1st, 2013, 11:57 AM
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Posted By josh
http://screencast.com/t/6ijrg3inY8 As it...

http://screencast.com/t/6ijrg3inY8

As it works in ES, CL, and every other market, buying into weakness in a market which has demonstrated a desire to go up is often a good play. This is the RTH...
Forum: Trading Journals May 1st, 2013, 11:19 AM
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Posted By josh
Fed days are always tricky, but I think even a 15...

Fed days are always tricky, but I think even a 15 tick target may be too little on this one. But, maybe the market will come and take me out, we'll see. The pain could be felt at 83, and observed...
Forum: Trading Journals April 25th, 2013, 02:42 AM
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Posted By josh
My point, I think (it's late), is simply this: we...

My point, I think (it's late), is simply this: we are shown to have been right or wrong, in retrospect only. A trading decision or analysis works out to be "right" or "wrong," but that does not...
Forum: Trading Journals April 25th, 2013, 12:03 AM
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Posted By josh
It/you were not wrong--there is no right or...

It/you were not wrong--there is no right or wrong, and that's an important point I think. You could say that your view did not align with the market's, but it won't always, so it's not a matter of...
Forum: Trading Journals April 24th, 2013, 01:24 PM
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Posted By josh
GaryD, recently Sierra added a background type to...

GaryD, recently Sierra added a background type to the Number Bars V2 study called "Ask/Bid Volume Split Profile" which I requested them to do, because of some of greenr's cool looking charts. It is...
Forum: Trading Journals April 23rd, 2013, 01:46 PM
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Posted By josh
Be thankful it was only that much, a lot of...

Be thankful it was only that much, a lot of people just lost a LOT of money for no good reason. ES spiked 16 handles down and up. Headline risk... sucks but we have to live with it.
Forum: Trading Journals April 21st, 2013, 11:53 PM
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Posted By josh
I like your chart Gary. Just to be clear, in...

I like your chart Gary. Just to be clear, in this case gap and excess are also areas of minus development. A good thing to know might be, what is the controlling price above (above the 91s, 92s,...
Forum: Trading Journals April 20th, 2013, 07:45 PM
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Posted By josh
r3algood, a question for you: what does it mean...

r3algood, a question for you: what does it mean to you to "trade the chart in front of you?" Can you be more specific? It is an oft-repeated cliche in trading, but I'd like to hear some more...
Forum: Trading Journals April 19th, 2013, 05:05 PM
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Posted By josh
Did you figure out your strange prints on the...

Did you figure out your strange prints on the footprint chart? If not, have you check to be sure that "Intraday Storage Time Unit" is set to 1 tick in "Data/Trade Service Settings"?
Forum: Trading Journals April 10th, 2013, 09:14 PM
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Posted By josh
Being the pirate sounds more appealing, but I'm...

Being the pirate sounds more appealing, but I'm not sure I want to be either! What are my responsibilities as frog or pirate in this little scenario??
Forum: Trading Journals April 9th, 2013, 10:28 PM
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Posted By josh
I guess most all areas of low activity (single...

I guess most all areas of low activity (single prints included) eventually "fill in" or "repair," but who knows when that will be? Sometimes we will have a low activity price range that is traded...
Forum: Trading Journals April 9th, 2013, 02:01 PM
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Posted By josh
Can you imagine what equities would be doing if...

Can you imagine what equities would be doing if there were some actual positive news that suddenly appeared? From the very bad NFP report at the open on Friday, up 32 handles, on *zero* news. Even...
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