Thanks to Bluemele and Vovan for their recordings and advice!
I had a "ah-ha" experience last night. As clear as a bell it hit me that I must appreciate the market, respect the market, enjoy trading, and be moving forward on all fronts of life...if I am to be a successful trader.
The "ah-ha" was likely spurred by this piece distributed via email yesterday by Robert Anthony.
Opportunity in disguise?
Every action you take will either strengthen or weaken your power.
Every time you give in to any impulse, your ability to resist it
in the future becomes weaker.
Anytime you are tempted by any behavior that is in contradiction to
what you desire, you have a strengthening choice or a weakening
Instead of looking at such options as a temptation to overcome, I
want you to begin looking at those moments as opportunities. You
have an opportunity to strengthen your ability to become a
Think - if you make that strengthening decision just once, the pain
of it will be only very brief, but the strengthening of your
ability to make choices that will support you instead of defeat you
will last you for the rest of your life.
Say to yourself, "As I choose the strengthening decision now, I am
making myself more powerful and my life easier from this moment
As you practice this way of thinking every day, these
decisions will become easier and easier because you will trust the
"Flow", as a result, you will become more and more powerful by the
Last edited by HighRise1202; October 4th, 2011 at 12:55 PM.
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1. What if you start the day with 1 loser instead of the winner?
2. Typically if you save your ATM strategy once with that chart, then it will pop back up. You can right click on the chart trader and select properties and there is a setting that says next to "ATM Strategy Selection Mode" --> "KeepSelectedAtmStrategyTemplateOnOrderScreen" and that will stop you from redoing it each time. (I have mine showing)
3. I have also added my ATM Strategy defaults. It goes to BE+1 after it goes positive 20 ticks and it has a chase of 1.
You had a great trade today. Good job!!!!!
Last edited by bluemele; October 6th, 2011 at 06:19 PM.
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