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Forum: Trading Journals March 30th, 2011, 06:45 PM
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Posted By Big Mike
Nice work, but I think it is the same video...

Nice work, but I think it is the same video posted twice.

Mike
Forum: Trading Journals March 24th, 2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 36,452
Posted By Big Mike
Nice, always great to see more video journals...

Nice, always great to see more video journals especially with profit targets reached :)

Mike
Forum: Trading Journals March 9th, 2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 36,452
Posted By Big Mike
Hey Tiger, maybe this weekend you would like to...

Hey Tiger, maybe this weekend you would like to sit down and re-read all of your journal posts for the last couple or several weeks. Then maybe you can write a new post with your conclusions?

I...
Forum: Trading Journals February 20th, 2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 36,452
Posted By Big Mike
Tiger45, I'm glad you posted, even on a bad day. ...

Tiger45, I'm glad you posted, even on a bad day. That is exactly what you need to do. It doesn't do you any good if you don't post and talk about the trades, and learn from it.

Regarding your...
Forum: Trading Journals February 1st, 2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 36,452
Posted By Big Mike
If that is a frequent problem you may wish to...

If that is a frequent problem you may wish to consider an audio alert in one of your indicators if a certain condition is met, to alert you to the possibility of a trade.

You could ask one of the...
Forum: Trading Journals January 18th, 2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 36,452
Posted By Big Mike
You can post .mp4's directly, which is the best...

You can post .mp4's directly, which is the best output type for video.

Mike
Forum: Trading Journals January 13th, 2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 36,452
Posted By Big Mike
Buy stop above the quad top. As soon as it broke...

Buy stop above the quad top. As soon as it broke the quad top it seemed like a good breakout buy to me. Unfortunately it didn't go too far -- what 30 or 40 ticks -- because it hit a brick wall on...
Forum: Trading Journals January 13th, 2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 36,452
Posted By Big Mike
Good job on your journal. Just some comments...

Good job on your journal.

Just some comments in hindsight.

1) I can't fault your initial short, it seems OK to me and you can't win them all.

2) Your long was very late however, you missed...
Forum: Trading Journals January 2nd, 2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 36,452
Posted By Big Mike
Fantastic! Great job! Great work! Keep it...

Fantastic! Great job! Great work!

Keep it up, you are on the right path. Don't make any sudden changes and just keep slowly refining what you have, and you will succeed!

Mike
Forum: Trading Journals December 23rd, 2010, 09:18 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 36,452
Posted By Big Mike
Hey none of that! Seriously, if you are making a...

Hey none of that! Seriously, if you are making a bunch of mistakes make a list of them then pick two or three, make a post it note, stick it on your monitor, and just focus on those for a couple...
Forum: Trading Journals December 23rd, 2010, 06:23 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 36,452
Posted By Big Mike
Uhm, so why trade if volume is light? I don't...

Uhm, so why trade if volume is light? I don't mean to state the obvious, but I do mean for you to take into account your actions so you can not repeat the bad ones :)

Mike
Forum: Trading Journals December 17th, 2010, 02:14 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 36,452
Posted By Big Mike
Good job. Rome wasn't built in a day. Just make...

Good job. Rome wasn't built in a day. Just make a little progress every day and don't let any one trade or day get in the way of your success.

Mike
Forum: Trading Journals December 15th, 2010, 04:25 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 36,452
Posted By Big Mike
Well you need to answer the question. Letting it...

Well you need to answer the question. Letting it remain unclear isn't going to work. The answer may be something like you were fearful of getting another stop loss, or you were uncertain, or (on...
Forum: Trading Journals December 13th, 2010, 08:40 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 36,452
Posted By Big Mike
You need to accept that your plan may not be...

You need to accept that your plan may not be profitable. Accept it, set that aside, and just focus on executing the plan the best you possibly can. Forget about the profitability or the edge behind...
Forum: Trading Journals December 13th, 2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 36,452
Posted By Big Mike
Don't focus on W/C/S (woulda, coulda, shoulda). ...

Don't focus on W/C/S (woulda, coulda, shoulda). All that is important is did you trade your plan, or did you make a mistake? If you traded your plan, then that's all you can do during the day. At...
Forum: Trading Journals December 9th, 2010, 03:42 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 36,452
Posted By Big Mike
Good choice, it's smart to make that kind of...

Good choice, it's smart to make that kind of decision if you are distracted or not "feeling it".

Mike
Forum: Trading Journals December 8th, 2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 36,452
Posted By Big Mike
Thanks for posting. In my experience, when...

Thanks for posting.

In my experience, when traders try to go long from an extreme (like your first long) it generally has something to do with wanting to get a "big win", so you are trying to get...
Forum: Trading Journals December 6th, 2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 36,452
Posted By Big Mike
Sure, many trade CL and the EUR/USD. ...

Sure, many trade CL and the EUR/USD. FulcrumTrader is one, his primary arsenal afaik is CL+6E.

Mike
Forum: Trading Journals December 1st, 2010, 10:05 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 36,452
Posted By Big Mike
Speaking from experience - when I used to move my...

Speaking from experience - when I used to move my stop to BE +1 I thought it sounded like a good idea. I was wrong. The market doesn't give a damn about what you are doing as an individual trader. ...
Forum: Trading Journals November 16th, 2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 36,452
Posted By Big Mike
Sorry you had a bad day, but you already know why...

Sorry you had a bad day, but you already know why -- your stops were not placed correctly.

How many times do you pick the direction correctly, but get stopped because your stop is wrong? You need...
Forum: Trading Journals November 8th, 2010, 07:22 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 36,452
Posted By Big Mike
Sim should be as real as possible, or it isn't...

Sim should be as real as possible, or it isn't worth a great deal unless you are still learning how to use the platform.

If you won't trade cash the way you are trading sim, then trading sim is...
Forum: Trading Journals October 11th, 2010, 04:55 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 36,452
Posted By Big Mike
Wise decision :) Mike

Wise decision :)

Mike
Forum: Trading Journals October 7th, 2010, 03:01 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 36,452
Posted By Big Mike
Good job for posting even after a bad day. What...

Good job for posting even after a bad day. What you need to honestly ask yourself is why this happened. It could be that your method is not designed to work well during a strong trending day. If...
Forum: Trading Journals October 4th, 2010, 10:14 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 36,452
Posted By Big Mike
Hi Tiger, thanks for your detailed post. Good to...

Hi Tiger, thanks for your detailed post. Good to see your journal here, I look forward to learning more about your method and how you execute on it in the coming days.

Mike
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