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karoshiman
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Out of Lean Hog short at 88.275 with a loss. Reversal day today with high volume. Maybe it's still part of the flag but who knows...

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Covered short position in Swiss Franc Futures at 1.0840 with a loss.

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Covered Cocoa short position at 2182 (March) with a profit.

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Added to Nasdaq long position from Jan 8th (entry @ 2718.50) at 2739.75.

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Long Lean Hog at 90.025 (April). Previous short scenario (triangle breakout, see tweet/post on Jan 9) failed.

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Covered short in Orange Juice at 120.40 (March) with a loss.

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Long Soybean at 1461 (March). Breakout of triangle and retracement.

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Long Soybean at 1461 (March). Breakout of triangle and retracement.

Here's the chart.

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Covered Long in Lean Hog at 89.475 (March). Trade was premature. Waiting for triangle breakout on daily.

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Added to Cotton long position at 81.85 (first entry at 77.38, see tweet/post on Jan 16th).

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Out of Nasdaq long positions at 2719.25 (March) with a loss.

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Went long in YM at 13831 (March). Same idea as initially with Nasdaq.

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Short Australian Dollar at 1.0355 (March). Breakout of wedge. Bounce off upper border of triangle on weekly.

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Covered 50% of my short position in Australian Dollar at 1.0285 with a profit.

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Long in Crude Oil (mini) at 96.80. Strong reversal yesterday after retracement.

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Long British Pound at 1.5785 (March). This weeks high just been taken out. Looks like move back into triangle.

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Covered Crude Oil long at 96.05 (March) with a loss.

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Covered British Pound long at 1.5704 (March) with a loss.

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Trying a long in Euro FX at 1.3386 (March). Uptrend intact, entry near support.

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Covered short in Australian Dollar at 1.0212 (March) with a profit.

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Covered Soybean long at 1414 (March) with a loss.

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Added further to Cotton long position at 80.94 (March).

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Covered today's Cotton long at 80.79 (March) with a small loss. Want to reduce risk here...

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Covered Euro FX long at 1.3348 (March) with a loss.

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Covered YM long position at 13908 (March) with a profit. Watch out, might re-enter again long, if up move continues...

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Back in YM again long at 13960 (March).

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Added to YM long at 13939 (March)

Long NQ at 2766.25 (March)

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Short again Australian Dollar at 1.0305 (March).

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Covered 50% of short position in Australian Dollar at 1.0277 with a profit. That was fast...

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Covered remaining 50% of short position in Australian Dollar at 1.0314 with a profit on overall position, thanks to early profit taking.

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Long again in Euro FX at 1.3367 (March). Same idea as before.

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Out of Euro FX long at 1.3365 (March) at about breakeven.

Added to Cotton long at 82.94 (March).

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Out of YM long at 13844 and NQ long at 2727 with a loss.

Short now YM at 13844. All March contracts.

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Out of all Cotton long positions at 81.92 (March) with a profit.

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Shorted more YM. Now average entry at 13852.75 (March).

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Out of YM short at 13947 (March) with a loss.

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Long now in YM from 13,907 (March).

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Long Japanese Yen at 1.0648 (March). Looks like opening gap is being closed. Intermediate bottom forming? (high vol.)

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Cover long in Jap. Yen at 1.0714 (March) with a profit.

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Out of YM long pos. at 13,855 (March) with a loss.

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Long in Corn at 687.875 (May). Potential double bottom.

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Covered 50% of Long in Corn at 698.125 (May) with a profit.

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Short YM at 13,980 (March). Downward trend channel could develop here. Usually not my style, but I take a shot.

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Added to YM short at 14,059 (March). Stupid early entry this afternoon... cobbler, stick to your last...

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Covered long pos. in Corn at 703.5 (May) with a profit.

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Covered YM short pos. at 14,101 (March) with a loss.

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Trying a long now in YM at 14,107 (March).

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You should re-evaluate your journal.

Anyone can print out a trade report or look at a broker statement that shows how many and when you entered. That is what you are posting.

The journal as you have it today is worthless in my opinion.

What you should be focusing on is entering the "why". Why did you go long? Why go short? Why now? You don't need to write a lot, just a few words to convey your decision. Same for exits. Why exit now?

Then you can go back and review this information at a later date to find patterns in your behavior and learn and improve.

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Out of YM long pos. at 14,057 (March) with a loss as recent confluence zone has been pierced.

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You should re-evaluate your journal.

Anyone can print out a trade report or look at a broker statement that shows how many and when you entered. That is what you are posting.

The journal as you have it today is worthless in my opinion.

What you should be focusing on is entering the "why". Why did you go long? Why go short? Why now? You don't need to write a lot, just a few words to convey your decision. Same for exits. Why exit now?

Then you can go back and review this information at a later date to find patterns in your behavior and learn and improve.

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Thank you for your feedback, Mike.

I admit that the last posts did not have much value, as I was a bit in a hurry and I always try to post as fast as I can after I've entered a trade.

But it is not true that this is the case with the majority of my posts. If you review this thread, you will see that I attach a chart and a brief explanation of why I've entered with most of my posts. If this is not enough, from your point of view, please let me know.

Only in special situations, in particular, when I deem my initial scenario (the posted chart + explanation) as being wrong, I trade the other direction. Hence, the missing explanation.

This is also the case with my recent YM trades. The current situation of the equity markets are not so straight forward as far as I see it. Many traders were short due to different reasons, but markets still (or, also due to that) went further higher.

Regarding the exits, you are 100% right. The reason that I don't explain these further is simply because these are not based on specific levels, but more on my "feel". I can't "improve" on that regarding my posts.

Anyway, I was thinking that anyone who is interested to know more, can ask me, as this is not a one-way road. Up to now, that did not happen.

Please let me know what you think about the above, as I appreciate your input.

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Equity markets currently building a major top, IMO. Strong sell-off into the close. Broadening form. on YM (today only stop run). (attached DJIA chart)

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ES in downward trend.

NDX broke trend line.

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Based on the above again short in YM from 14,037 (March). This is not a Deja Vu...

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Out of YM short pos. at 14,244 with a loss. Long from 14,251 due to flag on hourly today (continuation indicated).

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Out of YM long pos. at 14,378 (March) with a profit.

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Long again in YM at 14,310 (June) after consolid. near trend line on 60 min. chart. Good risk/reward.

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Out of YM long pos. at 14,293 (June) with a loss. Trend line broken. New lows overnight.

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Long in YM at 14,363 (June). Same idea as before.

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Out of YM long pos. at 14,345 (June). Last intraday swing low pierced.

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Re-enter long in YM at 14,363 (June). Was too afraid of the swing low.

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Out of YM long pos. at 14,333 with a loss.

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Okay, re-enter YM long at 14,351... seems the down move was only a stop-run. Price back above last intraday confluence zone with high volume.

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Covered 50% of my long pos. in YM at 14,458 with a profit to be on the safe side.

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Covered remaining 50% of long pos. in YM @ 14,478 with a profit. Upside B/O out of cons. area failed. Support at 14,480 should have held.

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Short YM from 14,445 as most recent support at ca. 14,450 (April 1 + 3) has been pierced. Next support at ca. 14,300.

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Been kicked out of YM short pos. at 14,525 with a loss.

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Long YM at 14,649. Pull-back and bounce-off support area.

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Kicked out of long YM at 14,590 with a loss. That was quick... Might re-enter again later...

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Kicked out of long YM at 14,590 with a loss. That was quick... Might re-enter again later...

How many ticks of loss did you get in such case?

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How many ticks of loss did you get in such case?


I assume you relate to slippage. I had experienced none so far in YM.

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Trying another long in YM at 14,670. Price seems to have overcome the 14,610 to 14,660 confluence zone.

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I assume you relate to slippage. I had experienced none so far in YM.

No, in previous message you wrote you got a loss.
So, I asked you which tick size of loss you got?

Or there is missunderstanding....

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No, in previous message you wrote you got a loss.
So, I asked you which tick size of loss you got?

Or there is missunderstanding....


As I post all of my trades here, you can see in the respective previous post (#167) that I've entered the long at 14,649. In post #168 I've mentioned that I've been kicked out at 14,590.

14,649 - 14,590 = 59 points loss or 295$ per contract.

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Stopped out of YM long at 14,603. Second failed long trade in YM in a row... Flipped here to short... Is the bull run over?

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Covered short in YM at 14,512 with a profit.

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Reason for my short covering: trend line (not the beginning confluence as shown in the chart; was just busy and couldn't post it earlier)

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Short again in YM at 14,543. Upmove outside of overnight confluence zone seems to have failed.

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Covered 50% of long in YM at 14,498 with a profit just to be on the safe side. Stop for remainder at 14,560.

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Changed my mind... covered remaining 50% at 14,512 with a profit. Thought it gets down faster...

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Long in YM at 14,464. Price bounced off from yesterday's low. ES making also new intraday highs.

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Covered long in YM at 14,476 with a profit as I do not want to hold over the weekend.

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Long in YM at 14,467. Wedge pattern in YM + same in ES but with a breakout + ES at upward TL (good entry point for long). Assumption: YM follows and we will see a breakout soon.

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Covered YM long pos. at 14,642 with a profit.

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Short ES at 1573.50. Still overall bearish (see earlier comments). Looks like a downward trend line is being established here.

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Out of ES short at 1581 with a loss.

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If someone is following this thread, he or she will have noticed that I have somewhat changed my trading style recently.

Whereas I began this thread as a "swing trading" journal and held positions for a few days to several weeks (the latter would be better characterized as "position trading"), I recently started to look at price movements taking between a few hours to 2-3 days and tried to benefit from these instead of holding positions for longer periods.

When I looked at my trades I've realized that my entries and exits were pretty poor. So I've started to try to figure out how to improve these. However, during this process I came to the conclusion, why not try to benefit from these shorter-term moves altogether (now you see, what a journal can be good for... ... assuming that my trading will be more successful in the future than in the last few months ). This might deserve the label "swing trading" also more than my former trading style.

Another change is that I now try to focus on one instrument only, whereas earlier I've looked for opportunities in various instruments. Although I think that there are opportunities in other futures markets as well, for me, equity index futures are the "easiest" when it comes to assessing potential movements within the next 1-3 days. Hence, I will focus on these for the time being.

The last trades in this regard were with the e-mini Dow, but I will start to trade ES as well (... and maybe focus on it completely).

Another change is that I post my account size, in order to provide some more information for anyone who is interested.

My current account size is 18,150$ but I plan to cash out a bit and reduce it to between 10,000$ and 12,000$, which is sufficient to trade 1 ES contract, in my opinion, at least for my holding periods / "typical" stops.

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Summary of my last trade:

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Short ES from 1576.75. Break of upward trend line and failed breakout of short downward trend line.

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Covered short with a loss and flipped to long at 1581.25.

Looks like my short scenario is not working out. Price seems to obey the previously established upward trend.

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Covered short with a loss...

Trade summary

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Covered ES long pos. at 1591.50 with a profit.

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Short ES at 1584,75. Break of trend line.

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Covered ES short at 1577.50 with a profit.

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Short again ES at 1581.50. Price retested trend line break area and turned down again.

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Been kicked out of short pos. in ES at 1589 with a loss.

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What a move after NFP... I was yesterday several times close to taking a short near/after cash close with a similar reasoning as the last trade (retest of trend line). However, wanted to wait for ON session and NFP in particular as I thought, this might be the safer trade... man, was I right! Seeing this aggressive move up, I guess, many took the short before NFP... the big question now is: Will the uptrend, which we saw in the 1st quarter continue? (i.e. no sell in May? )

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Long ES at 1614.00 near trend line.

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Covered ES long pos. at 1628.00 with a profit.

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Long ES at 1625.00 near trend line.

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Covered long ES at 1622.50 with a loss. Trend line violated too early for my taste.

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