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Forum: Trading Journals December 8th, 2010, 03:03 PM
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Posted By kylinbyl
12-08-10

No trades yesterday, so no post

Today 3 trades

Stats for today
3 actual trades(-10,+6,+5) = +1- 2(commissions) = -1

I played around with my normal setup on a 5 minute chart and 1 minute...
Forum: Trading Journals December 6th, 2010, 01:19 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,785
Posted By kylinbyl
12-06-10

I focused a lot this weekend on exits It would have actually done me good today had I listened. I took 4 trades today. All shorts. Missed a long early. After the second trade I noticed we were...
Forum: Trading Journals December 5th, 2010, 10:17 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,785
Posted By kylinbyl
I have looked at several time frames. I usually...

I have looked at several time frames. I usually have a 233 tick chart, a 610(trade chart for TF), 6765 tick chart and Daily up on 3 screens. I usually focus on a time frame that gives me 100 bars...
Forum: Trading Journals December 3rd, 2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,785
Posted By kylinbyl
12-03-10

I decided last night to try something today. I was going to take my normal setups on a 233 tick chart. Well no trades today. I can't execute fast enough with the 233. I was thinking if I go with...
Forum: Trading Journals December 2nd, 2010, 12:15 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,785
Posted By kylinbyl
12-02-10

I took 6 trades today. There were no real breakouts to hold more than 6 -10 ticks. I was on the wrong side of news but I think I managed my trades ok. Not great but well enough.

Stats for...
Forum: Trading Journals December 1st, 2010, 08:23 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,785
Posted By kylinbyl
You are right, I usually get up to 4 entries in...

You are right, I usually get up to 4 entries in the first hour. There was an exorbitant amount today. I will have to recognize this in days to come. For the past couple of weeks the TF has been...
Forum: Trading Journals December 1st, 2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,785
Posted By kylinbyl
12-01-10 Part B

OK I don't think I should have these days anymore. So I had to mark up my 233 chart and post it to prove it was poor execution and not the technical portion. I am struggling with the psych part and...
Forum: Trading Journals December 1st, 2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,785
Posted By kylinbyl
12-01-10

I have noticed the first of the month is a very bullish day or very bearish. Today opened with an overnight spike up. I hate when it does that because I can't tell which direction the day will be. ...
Forum: Trading Journals November 30th, 2010, 11:16 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,785
Posted By kylinbyl
End Nov Summary

November was an interesting month. My account says I had a positive month. Not by much but still positive. My journal shows good days and bad days. I switched instruments, but that I believe is...
Forum: Trading Journals November 30th, 2010, 11:02 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,785
Posted By kylinbyl
11-30-10

I am disappointed in myself. Took 1 trade for +5, but let me step you through my morning session.

I watched the market till after 10:00am consumer news. We then had a breakdown below my trigger...
Forum: Trading Journals November 30th, 2010, 09:36 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,785
Posted By kylinbyl
I use the 233 tick chart to set my risk. I start...

I use the 233 tick chart to set my risk. I start with a 20 tick OCO order. I then move it just beyond the supertrend or trigger line on the 233 tick chart. So sometimes it is 5-8 ticks and...
Forum: Trading Journals November 29th, 2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,785
Posted By kylinbyl
11-29-10

Wow the TF moved fast today for me. I took one trade for +10. It had 3 times more in it, but you learn those things. I am trying for a consistent 10 on each trade right now. Twice I was ready to...
Forum: Trading Journals November 24th, 2010, 12:10 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,785
Posted By kylinbyl
11-24-10

I again waited till after news to trade. I don't actually have to do this. I can be in and out before then with some setups. I had 1 no fill (my fault totally) and 1 actual trade.

If anybody is...
Forum: Trading Journals November 23rd, 2010, 11:27 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,785
Posted By kylinbyl
11-23-10

Well another day watching the TF. I saw possibilities before existing home sales at 10:00AM. I planned on waiting till after that. Got into one trade but after looking at the area, decided to exit...
Forum: Trading Journals November 22nd, 2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,785
Posted By kylinbyl
11-22-10

I haven't posted in a couple of days because I have been watching the TF instrument. I am going to watch it for the next couple of weeks to get familiar with its tendencies. I think it will provide...
Forum: Trading Journals November 16th, 2010, 11:25 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,785
Posted By kylinbyl
11-16-10

I took two trades today. Well actually the same trade twice. Got stopped out the first time

Stats for today
2 actual trades(-6,+5) = -1 - 1(commissions) = -2

Trade 1
I had support dots and...
Forum: Trading Journals November 15th, 2010, 12:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,785
Posted By kylinbyl
11-15-10

Only one trade today. I don't think one trade a day will make me successful. I got +4 out of it.

Stats for today
1 actual trades(+5) = +5 - 1(commissions) = +4
1 trade no fill
1 missed, no...
Forum: Trading Journals November 12th, 2010, 11:43 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,785
Posted By kylinbyl
11-12-10

"My name is Billy and I am trading blindly today". "Welcome Billy". I feel like I needed an AA meeting today. I have fought with myself for several weeks about missing trades and getting better...
Forum: Trading Journals November 10th, 2010, 11:12 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,785
Posted By kylinbyl
11-10-10

Bad day today. So what did I do wrong. Time to evaluate the chart.

Stats for today
3 actual trades(-4,-4,-5) = -13 - 1(commissions) = -14
I had a couple no fills by a tick


Trade 1
Wasn't...
Forum: Trading Journals November 9th, 2010, 10:38 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,785
Posted By kylinbyl
11-09-10

I need to end my session early today but took two trades.

Stats for today
2 actual trades(-2,+10) = +8 - 1(commissions) = +7

Trade 1
Tried to get into a continuation trade. Was thinking it...
Forum: Trading Journals November 8th, 2010, 11:12 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,785
Posted By kylinbyl
11-08-10

I am stopping for the day because I have missed to many chances. I have not grown enough to not have that bother me. Experience will get me to accept this. I did get filled on one trade but exited...
Forum: Trading Journals November 5th, 2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,785
Posted By kylinbyl
11-05-10

Break even day. 2 trades and 1 oops. But as I write this it looks like it would have worked out.

Stats for today
3 actual trades(BE,BE,+1) = +1 - 1(commissions) = BE
No no fills because I got...
Forum: Trading Journals November 4th, 2010, 03:01 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,785
Posted By kylinbyl
11-04-10

Alright fellow traders, how does a beginner trader get over trying to get the best entry price? It seems I have an area I like to trade from. I also have a price usually in my head because I have...
Forum: Trading Journals November 3rd, 2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,785
Posted By kylinbyl
11-03-10

Today I could tell I wasn't paying enough attention. Missed things early, then went into a buying frenzy.

Stats for today
5 actual trades(BE,+1,-2,BE,-4) = -5 - 2(commissions) = -7
1 trade no...
Forum: Trading Journals November 2nd, 2010, 11:11 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,785
Posted By kylinbyl
11-02-10

Same as yesterday. 1 trade today for + 8

Stats for today
1 actual trades(+9) = +9 - 1(commissions) = +8
1 trade no fill
1 passed on due to flat triggers

Trade 1
Actually got in on the...
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