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Forum: Trading Journals June 29th, 2020, 11:48 AM
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Posted By Wizard3ootz
So there have been some major, new developments...

So there have been some major, new developments since I last posted. For one, I joined Convergent Trading - FuturesTrader71's trading community. There are a ton of video courses that I'm slowly going...
Forum: Trading Journals June 18th, 2020, 11:46 AM
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Posted By Wizard3ootz
Alright, so I decided to jump on the Bloodhound...

Alright, so I decided to jump on the Bloodhound challenge, and finally got it setup last night. For one, the install was a breeze, which was pleasant. I was also pretty stoked that it came with other...
Forum: Trading Journals June 16th, 2020, 10:54 AM
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Posted By Wizard3ootz
Alright, so in seeing some success with the...

Alright, so in seeing some success with the heatmap from the limit order book, I decided to give Bookmap a test run, and can gladly say I have adopted it as my new platform. I've thoroughly enjoyed...
Forum: Trading Journals June 2nd, 2020, 03:35 PM
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Posted By Wizard3ootz
As some as you probably know, I have been...

As some as you probably know, I have been struggling with my trades for quite some time. Risk management, overtrading, anxiety... all of these have been something that I have struggled with over the...
Forum: Trading Journals April 16th, 2020, 12:38 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,095
Posted By Wizard3ootz
So, I am taking a tip out of Brett Steenbarger's...

So, I am taking a tip out of Brett Steenbarger's book, and I am going to ONLY journal about the positive stuff that has been coming out of my trading (particularly since, in his opinion, the worst...
Forum: Trading Journals April 11th, 2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,095
Posted By Wizard3ootz
Hey long time no see! Thanks for the feedback...

Hey long time no see! Thanks for the feedback man. And I totally know what you mean - there is definitely no "one size fits all" trading method, and although I have experience with a number of...
Forum: Trading Journals April 10th, 2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,095
Posted By Wizard3ootz
Unfortunately, I had another rough day yesterday,...

Unfortunately, I had another rough day yesterday, and it's given me an opportunity to sit back, reflect, and determine an appropriate response. I was listening to a webinar from Brett Steenbarger...
Forum: Trading Journals April 8th, 2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,095
Posted By Wizard3ootz
For sure, I am getting better at that. Thatís...

For sure, I am getting better at that. Thatís kinda why I took time to journal lol. However, itís easy to lose track of things when Iím in the heat of the moment, but periodically checking into my...
Forum: Trading Journals April 8th, 2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,095
Posted By Wizard3ootz
Well, today was another rough one. I let things...

Well, today was another rough one. I let things get a little carried away, and surpassed what I would normally consider a max drawdown level. As it stands, its 11:17am right now, and I'm down just...
Forum: Trading Journals April 8th, 2020, 02:05 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,095
Posted By Wizard3ootz
Just wanted to take a few moments to post, even...

Just wanted to take a few moments to post, even if it's just a few paragraphs, so I can internalize some of what went on today. Although today wasn't a home run by any stretch of the imagination, it...
Forum: Trading Journals April 6th, 2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,095
Posted By Wizard3ootz
Get Rich or Die Trying

Thank you @BigMike! And yeah, his writing definitely speaks to me. It seems like every lesson is just another wealth of knowledge, and I am doing my best to soak up his material.



Well, it was...
Forum: Trading Journals April 6th, 2020, 01:02 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,095
Posted By Wizard3ootz
So, I have been reading a phenomenal book on...

So, I have been reading a phenomenal book on trading psychology - "The Daily Trading Coach: 101 Lessons for Becoming Your Own Trading Psychologist"; the author remarks on the value of communal...
Forum: Trading Journals February 18th, 2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,095
Posted By Wizard3ootz
Lets Gooooo!

Solid trading day today. Had school at noon, so I wasn't able to get a full session in, but I'm up about $86, which is pretty good for me, particularly with micros. You'll probably notice that my...
Forum: Trading Journals February 13th, 2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,095
Posted By Wizard3ootz
Another solid day

Holy shit!! This was the best trading day I have had in AGES!!!! Unbelievable. Don't even have the words - I just have to say, I am incredibly, incredibly proud of myself, for having come from a...
Forum: Trading Journals February 12th, 2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,095
Posted By Wizard3ootz
Get Rich or Die Trying

Had a solid day today! Got some nice scalps, and the only losing trades I took were very minimal losses. Overall, very pleased with my performance.


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Forum: Trading Journals February 11th, 2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,095
Posted By Wizard3ootz
Over the Hump

So, in the past several months, I have definitely started to come into my own. Having incurred serious losses when I first started trading futures was difficult, to say the least, but because i...
Forum: Trading Journals January 9th, 2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,095
Posted By Wizard3ootz
Get Rich or Die Trying

@NW_Trader Nice man! Glad to hear itís helping. Yeah, Iím primarily following the topdog method as well. I know footprint is advantageous as it gives you so much more information about whatís going...
Forum: Trading Journals January 9th, 2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,095
Posted By Wizard3ootz
Get Rich or Die Trying

So, I'm continuing to read Randee Howell's book on trading psychology, and it has brought a lot of my issues to bear. When I first started trading futures (migrated from stocks/options/crypto), I...
Forum: Trading Journals January 6th, 2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,095
Posted By Wizard3ootz
Get Rich or Die Trying

A phenomenal excerpt from a trading psychology book by Randee Howell really to internalize the concept of how our beliefs (outlook) create our experience.

He compared the market to a vast ocean,...
Forum: Trading Journals November 7th, 2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,095
Posted By Wizard3ootz
Well, after backtesting in SIM for the last few...

Well, after backtesting in SIM for the last few weeks, I have finally started to transition back into live trading. It was important to me to spend a good deal of time practicing the strategies Iíve...
Forum: Trading Journals October 28th, 2019, 12:46 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,095
Posted By Wizard3ootz
Get Rich or Die Trying

Hey guys - I know I've been pretty inactive for a while. TBH, I have't had much to write about, seeing as - for the majority - I've been backtesting the new strategies. Although I've spent the...
Forum: Trading Journals October 14th, 2019, 12:28 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,095
Posted By Wizard3ootz
Turning a New Leaf

Well, I know I've been pretty sparse with my posts lately, but with good reason; if you read my last post, you saw that I had a killer day, and made a 73% win percentage. As I feared, however, I...
Forum: Trading Journals October 1st, 2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,095
Posted By Wizard3ootz
Thanks for the awesome feedback man - really...

Thanks for the awesome feedback man - really appreciate it. And I HOPE that it wasnít just a fluke - haha. The real question I guess is whether or not I can replicate these results, but time will...
Forum: Trading Journals October 1st, 2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,095
Posted By Wizard3ootz
Trading Like a Fucking Boss

Man, I feel like a broke through some kind of barrier. After a shit ton of anguish, and lost money, hours of reading, watching youtube videos and shit, I finally had a killer day on the futures...
Forum: Trading Journals September 24th, 2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,095
Posted By Wizard3ootz
Get Rich or Die Trying

Alright, so I thought I would dip my toe back into the market, after I had a pretty nice trade last night. I was trading on Sim, and there was a pretty big breakout, so I switched over to live and...
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