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Something very closely related to this though

 
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Stretching over. The impact was deeper than I had planned. But, when is trading ever as planned, exactly.

I saw a quote recently that read, "You must be rigid in your rules, and flexible in your expectations..." the second half of that quote is not as important, and not included here.

I never took a trade in NZDUSD, nothing came up. But I am locking onto target.


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I upgraded SC as usual, and it did something that went haywire on my indicator cocktail. I had to re install everything. I had backups, but not as easy to reassemble as the word sounds like. So I got up this Sunday around 0630est to start putting it all back together, on 2 computers, each with 2 installations. The SC help section was good. But that did not mean it was not an all morning job to do.

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There is that global DB around the major 382, keeping upside pressure on this move. For whatever reason. Meanwhile, on the micro level price is about to challenge the DB out of the Sunday open. trend has shifted in the lower measures. War is a topic, and without it I doubt there would ave been such a parting of ways with equities.

But inside of all of that is this nonstop balance.


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pls i'm a newbie to this forum and i will like to know how i can get the indicators shown on the displayed charts in the first page

 
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pls i'm a newbie to this forum and i will like to know how i can get the indicators shown on the displayed charts in the first page

They all came from the indicators section on this site, or were included in the version of NnjaTrader I was using. I have never looked at the new NT, there could be better ones in there now.

 
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3 months of mind-numbing research later, my first parts just arrived. I am like a kid on Christmas day.

 
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3 months of mind-numbing research later, my first parts just arrived. I am like a kid on Christmas day.

Always fun getting new stuff - are you putting it together yourself?

 
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Always fun getting new stuff - are you putting it together yourself?

I think so. I moved everything to the new laptop today, it is currently running the monitors that the Sony did. That will give me some time to figure out what I am doing. I have disassembled the Sony, making sure I really want to build into that case. I am not sure yet.

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The wires from my power button are not long enough.

 
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As strange as this sounds coming from me, to me, I made it. The fear is gone, the focus is there.

And I am not "up" this year in my new account. I am "up" in my forex account, and may be about to close my Mirus account. But back to "up", I had a demon I had to battle. And I decided how, and when. And those entire time, thought of it as an observer. I know it sounds crazy.

but I got myself to a place where

1) I COULD do something that I thought needed to happen
2) I understood myself well enough that I was OK allowing myself to go there
3) I know trading. Well enough.


And so today, as I chatted with a new friend on skype, I explained every entry and exit, as best that I can while trading on one computer and typing on another. How much I made does not matter. My win % does not matter. All of that resets anyway, based on my trading plan for 2014.

The initial feeling was "ricochet". And, that it was. Violent reversal. as if price went to the lowest low, and then back to the highest high, in a matter of minutes.

I questioned everything, did everything different, almost. You would not have seen it if you lived next to me. I looked the same, did similar things, waved hello... And inside there was this still very unstable feeling.

Every time CL used to spike bottom and then run for months after, it always took awhile to adjust to the "new trend". That feeling is mental inertia. MENTAL INERTIA. the anchor that holds us to trading issues. Meanwhile, the computers that move the market have no feelings. It just moves based on the latest and greatest, which is already history as of, anytime.

It does similar things, and that is the only reason those programs exist. otherwise, it truly would be chaos. But how can you judge something when what you think does not matter? It just is, was one of the sayings I remember from my childhood story about a guy who lost everything. It was eastern religion based, I think. hard to tell from that time in my life, but I think it was.

My power button wire is too short. I went t the local computer store, no extension cords. They had a kit for $49. I could buy a new case for that. I had wanted to do this custom case, my sony was translucent on the front. I could do some grahpics inside and then light it up. but, I am not wanting to mess with frying the mobo, not because of the $100, but because, I did not get into building a computer for that. The obsession is not the computer, it is what I can do with it. And it must run for that to occur.

So I guess, of all the cases, the Fractal Design is just good stuff. Same with Corsair, but I like the logo better on Fractal. That was what it came down to. I was in a class once where they said Hilton or Hyatt, I forget which, paid millions for their new logo. Now I get it.

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