I don't have them anymore, but I remember printing out all kinds of charts and mocking them up and making all kinds of notes.
While I don't do that anymore, I still recommend it for new traders. There is just some kind of physical connection between a printed piece of paper, a pen, and you making notes on it that is lost when you move it to electronic medium. I think your brain tends to hold memories much better with something physical and tangible, like a printed chart.
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Need help? 1) Stop changing things. No new indicators, charts, or methods. Be consistent with what is in front of you first. 2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses. 3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make. 4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance. 5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers. 6) Help using the forum? Watch this video to learn general tips on using the site.
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The following 9 users say Thank You to Big Mike for this post:
IT7 thanks so much for the posts and the journal what you are doing is showing us things that you can't read or learn about anywhere! The hard work and dedication you need, the real learning curve you have to go on and what you put yourself through psychologically and financially. This is the real truth to trading and I haven't seen it shown like this anywhere.
I'm really happy to see the videos back again as well always look forward to watching them after work.
The following user says Thank You to cmmichaels for this post:
I've never seen anyone post old journal entries...ever. Really enjoy the "inside baseball" look at your development as a trader. You'll probably never know the full extent that this will help others (myself included).
Hopefully any newbie reading this will get splashed with the cold water of reality, not as a discouragement but as a true picture of the time and effort that lies ahead.
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