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Forum: Trading Journals July 17th, 2021, 10:43 AM
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Posted By FastNCurious
Absolutely right! gotta cut out those...

Absolutely right! gotta cut out those discretionary trades. Also, I turned on a few strats that I wasnt ready to trade yet. Account size didn't warrant it. Also I should clarify, my seed money of...
Forum: Trading Journals July 16th, 2021, 06:49 PM
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Posted By FastNCurious
Well the trade seems to have stuck so that is a...

Well the trade seems to have stuck so that is a load off my mind

On another note I am currently in such a massive drawdown I have had to quit trading many strats until I have more capital to...
Forum: Trading Journals July 15th, 2021, 01:23 AM
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Posted By FastNCurious
What would a broken trade mean anyway? I've...

What would a broken trade mean anyway? I've never had that happen before....does it mean they take the trade back? Like it never happened?



In real time I saw the matrix and it showed orders...
Forum: Trading Journals July 14th, 2021, 08:55 PM
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Posted By FastNCurious
Today something kind of scary happened with @MCL....

Today something kind of scary happened with @MCL. When the market closed today at 5pm EST it closed at $72.90 and then opened up at 6pm and in a matter of 2 min it locked in a low of $63.57. That...
Forum: Trading Journals July 13th, 2021, 08:39 AM
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Posted By FastNCurious
@MCL is here! I may wait a month or so but I...

@MCL is here! I may wait a month or so but I have really been waiting for this with anticipation because the @CL symbol can put a huge dent in my account on a bad day. I really hope the liquidity...
Forum: Trading Journals June 16th, 2021, 04:34 PM
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Posted By FastNCurious
Well you are a much more thorough journal poster...

Well you are a much more thorough journal poster than I ever was so your posts are always welcome and appreciated. I appreciate the note about momentum bars and I have looked at those recently and...
Forum: Trading Journals June 15th, 2021, 04:43 PM
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Posted By FastNCurious
I could be wrong but the thread you are speaking...

I could be wrong but the thread you are speaking of is referred to if you scroll up on my journal. I read through it quickly but in general the idea of buying or selling short at this bar close is...
Forum: Trading Journals June 15th, 2021, 02:13 PM
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Posted By FastNCurious
I created an amazing backtest with the most...

I created an amazing backtest with the most simple algo for renko only to find it was an epic fail with real time trades in sim. Once I figured out that the backtest trades weren’t calculated the...
Forum: Trading Journals June 15th, 2021, 11:23 AM
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Posted By FastNCurious
I am giving up on renko and tick charts for now....

I am giving up on renko and tick charts for now. tick charts are a little too noisy and renko look so beautiful but the slippage is just way too much to be considered tradable for now. I am going to...
Forum: Trading Journals June 6th, 2021, 09:50 PM
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Posted By FastNCurious
I realize now that TS backtest with renko is...

I realize now that TS backtest with renko is bogus unless you code your strat to fill orders on close of current bar instead of open of next bar.
Forum: Trading Journals June 4th, 2021, 10:53 PM
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Posted By FastNCurious
I have been working with Renko bars for the first...

I have been working with Renko bars for the first time this week. I'm familiar with tick charts but renko almost seems like cheating. We shall see. I have a strat I "Unleashed" today on MNQM21 and...
Forum: Trading Journals May 18th, 2021, 11:50 AM
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Posted By FastNCurious
yes the daily acct equity number is what I am...

yes the daily acct equity number is what I am looking for so i can keep track of total portfolio performance and the day to day swings in account equity.
Forum: Trading Journals May 17th, 2021, 05:02 AM
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Posted By FastNCurious
This works perfectly! Ty.

This works perfectly! Ty.
Forum: Trading Journals May 16th, 2021, 09:15 AM
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Posted By FastNCurious
My algo trading has started off horribly this...

My algo trading has started off horribly this year. I learned a valuable lesson that proper capitalization is extremely important for applying multiple strategies. I turned on several strategies...
Forum: Trading Journals May 16th, 2021, 09:04 AM
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Posted By FastNCurious
So here is what I have written now but I am...

So here is what I have written now but I am getting an unknown identifier.

If time =1516 then begin

Print(date, time, getrtaccountequity(strAccountNumber);

end;
Forum: Trading Journals April 6th, 2021, 10:13 PM
Replies: 123
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Posted By FastNCurious
Settled account equity means checking RTaccount...

Settled account equity means checking RTaccount equity at a certain time of day each day; maybe after settlement around 3:16 central time and printing that data to file. But after reading your...
Forum: Trading Journals March 26th, 2021, 09:49 PM
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Posted By FastNCurious
So I have had this idea for a long time and I...

So I have had this idea for a long time and I would like to figure it out finally! What I am seeking is a way to send to an excel file daily/weekly settled account equity to keep track of portfolio...
Forum: Trading Journals March 26th, 2021, 07:47 AM
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Posted By FastNCurious
What a simple answer! Just solve my own equation...

What a simple answer! Just solve my own equation for stoploss2. But instead of using the reserved word setstoploss just use a stop order that is triggered by profit threshold 1
Forum: Trading Journals March 26th, 2021, 01:15 AM
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Posted By FastNCurious
I asked this question of ABCTG but I though it...

I asked this question of ABCTG but I though it would benefit others to have it in my journal as well. Also, it help me keep a log of all my inquiries on here.

I am trying to create a trailing...
Forum: Trading Journals March 18th, 2021, 11:14 AM
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Posted By FastNCurious
Yes Mean reversion is the theme for sure. I ran...

Yes Mean reversion is the theme for sure. I ran my initial idea thru MultiOpt and my preliminary results were promising but the full walk forward left little to pick through. The idea is definitely...
Forum: Trading Journals March 17th, 2021, 09:34 PM
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Posted By FastNCurious
I was reading today in a forum about someone...

I was reading today in a forum about someone needing ideas for breakout strategies that pullback for a re-entry and this got my wheels turning.

I remember reading somewhere that a high percentage...
Forum: Trading Journals March 17th, 2021, 09:27 PM
Replies: 123
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Posted By FastNCurious
Thank you for the referral of this info. I will...

Thank you for the referral of this info. I will definitely check it out. I can see how the data may be a problem but If I could have access to the full amount of data for some of the major...
Forum: Trading Journals March 13th, 2021, 01:03 AM
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Posted By FastNCurious
I read elsewhere and confirmed that TS only...

I read elsewhere and confirmed that TS only offers 6 months of tick data. I wish they offered more. I think what I will do is subject any spot checked tick data strategy with TS to a 6-12 month...
Forum: Trading Journals March 13th, 2021, 12:12 AM
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Posted By FastNCurious
It has been a good while since I wrote in my...

It has been a good while since I wrote in my journal here. Things have been going okay with my strategies. Currently trading multiple strategies across several different markets.

The strategy I...
Forum: Trading Journals February 4th, 2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,457
Posted By FastNCurious
Here is a random question for my fellow Algo...

Here is a random question for my fellow Algo traders out there. I'm pretty sure we all started out as discretionary traders but as of the start of your algorithmic trading and only taking that into...
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