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Outperforming the S&P 500

New poll.

Have you outperformed the SP500 YTD performance of 7.5% this year?

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Have you outperformed the S&P 500 year-to-date? The S&P has gained 7.5% this year so far, how does your trading performance compare?

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No, not this year
I am just +5.4% YTD mainly due to a negative performance in January that I didn't contain as I should...

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No, not this year
I am just +5.4% YTD mainly due to a negative performance in January that I didn't contain as I should...

Are you?

Yes I am having a good year. Not as stellar as last year, but above average so far. Around 20%.

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I used cash SPX.

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160.5pts = 1975.5 - 1815

Roughly 120 days of trading since January. 6 ticks of profit on the ES each trading day would beat the S&P.

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160.5pts = 1975.5 - 1815

Roughly 120 days of trading since January. 6 ticks of profit on the ES each trading day would beat the S&P.

Have you?

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160.5pts = 1975.5 - 1815

Roughly 120 days of trading since January. 6 ticks of profit on the ES each trading day would beat the S&P.

Easier said than done

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Yes I am having a good year. Not as stellar as last year, but above average so far. Around 20%.

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