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My Yellow Brick Road -by bd92154

Old October 11th, 2014, 11:29 AM   #291 (permalink)
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Hi Bill,

I read this too (can't find the original post now, though.) The reason he didn't get much response, other than that it may be a z-order problem, is that, without a chart picture, it was basically impossible to tell what the issue was. Now that we have a chart, it looks like he has loaded MASlopeMulti several times to give him several MA's, and the text displays overlap because they are all set to the same thing: "Slope box number 1." If you give the MA's different slope box numbers, they don't post the slope on top of each other.

Here's what I mean:

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Just as a matter of info, the best place for him to have posted his question (with a chart ) would have been in the @perryg method thread. (This indicator is part of the @perryg method. @Erez is the programmer):

https://futures.io/elite-circle/18081-perry-s-method-continuation-advancement.html

I wanted to put this reply in the original thread where he made his post, but I couldn't find it now.... If you will post the link to the original post, or just his username, I will follow through. (Actually, I would just go there and post a link to this post, so if you do that, it will take care of things.)

Bob.

The solution is correct. You must place different slope box numbers in each indicator and then they will not stack on top of each other.

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Old October 13th, 2014, 07:53 PM   #292 (permalink)
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TOS ISSUE DAY: Didn't have to be but learning still

One of my top rules is that I do my best not to trade distracted. Any machine software or hardware failure is a distraction to me. So after my fifth crash of TOS early AM, just after open, decided to call TDAmeritrade and fix the problem. As this is the second time I have lost trading time for a similar issue I decided to journal the fix so as to remember next time. Hmmm just realized maybe we should start a thread of TOS quick fixes for the novice.
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Old October 14th, 2014, 06:47 PM   #293 (permalink)
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UGG another Non-Trade Day :(( WAAAH


Hardest thing about trading for me is that six in gap between my ears.
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Old October 15th, 2014, 11:59 AM   #294 (permalink)
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Morning Feel Like should have stayed in BED

This is how I feel about the market today.
My Level II stack plus the whip saw action of the market has me on the sidelines.
I am not fast enough to anticipate the moves, plus stop loss for any entry to large at the moment. It is slowing slightly though. Just feels like more games and not getting all the data we pay for.
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As you can see I'm a bit frustrated.

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Old October 15th, 2014, 05:42 PM   #295 (permalink)
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Third non-trading Day, Bit of a Deer in the Headlights for me

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General prior to Journal: After I was done journaling I realized today was yet another day where I did not finish my checksheet this morning. Okay 6a.m. PST is not early enough to get up, have breakfast, and prepare for trading on days like a huge gap down day like today. Problem is I truly do not like even getting up as early as 6 a.m., but will
have to start adjusting to 5:30 a.m. to see if that may work better for me. ARGE
Still working on journal. My head definitely was not in the game today and I sat on the sidelines; however I do applaud myself in knowing that it was the right place for me to be today.
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Chart barely fits on one page because of lots of movement today and large volume. Crazy thing is if you went by the Level II you'd think hardly any contracts were being traded today.

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Old October 17th, 2014, 12:12 AM   #296 (permalink)
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Another non-Trade Day

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So much movement doesn't fit well on 8.5 x 11 paper and make any sense.
Whip Saw action for much of the day.
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Old October 17th, 2014, 02:47 PM   #297 (permalink)
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Trying something a TAD different Notes during day

6:53:47 AM ES 12-14 1875.75 1876 1876 722325 11.6458699853275 1.92893930619149
Ben said expected not much time in 70 - 80 area... To me looks like we just may stay here most of the morning... Still not trading well yet... Working on it though. STOPS both times were in place. Triggered stop on first order. Second small win to put back in positive. SCRATCH overall... Locals still short.

Didn't have the loins for buying 2 ticks above yesterday's HIGH. Expected stronger pull back. Just my Novice trading.
My Tape is looking flat which would indicate chop... GS has been selling and now after this tape market is popping. SP Locals are covering.
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7:07:28 AM ES 12-14 1879.25 1879.5 1879.5 851360 11.6750366519941 1.94486477607738
Still thinking chop, although just broke above opening 15min range and locals have shifted out of shorts per BEN.

7:15:40 AM ES 12-14 1880.25 1880.5 1880.5 895112 11.6750366519941 1.42963595735884
Break time: First CASH trades done. [Had picture but it got lost on the sauce today.]
7:31:29 AM ES 12-14 1885.25 1885.5 1885.25 1010321 11.5915638189053 1.57054193346724
Ugg... Still learning. Now in the shouldda and chase mode. (Only thing I've learned chase mode don't work, so SOH, but taking notes.)

7:54:12 AM ES 12-14 1882 1882.25 1882.25 1134147 11.7136746240452 1.17941412828609
Closed my main NT7 Trading CHart by accident.... I have a safe workspace as standby just for the times when I do such a careless thing . If anyone knows of another quicker way to recover a chart that you have accidentally closed by hitting that X in the top right corner I'd like to know. At the moment what I have is a three step process. First I save my Time and Sales as the data will go away once I'm done. Then I open SAFE / Close Main Trading Workspace/ Save SAFE over my Main Trading workspace and then march on smartly. Without a lot of Market metrics that I now realize I put on my charts. Oh well. Time to watch for a while as we are just CHOP'n

8:05:19 AM ES 12-14 1883.25 1883.5 1883.5 1175061 11.7136746240452 1.09863823054117 Thin trade now. This is much better trading for my heart. Now I have to get so that I can see the forest from the weeds better. Switching gears is still tough. Locals now both sides. CHOP CHOP CHOP

9:32:07 AM ES 12-14 1887 1887.25 1887 1579897 11.5396080184171 0.994907505988975
Crystal Broken at the moment. Was thinking of Kamikaze trade at 1890 but was not sure of pull-back, also Dr. Burns recommends to go with the market for better gains. Right now I'm SOH as Not seeing direction.

10:00:10 AM ES 12-14 1884.75 1885 1884.75 1667941 11.6021080184171 1.29719697775052
Chat room for SP more of distraction than help after open: IMHO

10:44:24 AM ES 12-14 1881.5 1881.75 1881.75 1816305 11.5452673292212 1.03373306075669
Closing for now. Will come back with journal later... This was just something to try. Still nervous about getting out and playing in traffic here, although today is a perfect day for getting back into trading, IMHO A few platform issues, some of my doing, some of TDA's doing... Well Hope all are doing well... TTYL


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Old October 17th, 2014, 05:50 PM   #298 (permalink)
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Finally took a few cash trades need more though

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Another Bunched up CHART day...
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Old October 20th, 2014, 12:29 PM   #299 (permalink)
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Dot For Vol Update

Just Updated Dot for Vol.
Didn't put a version number on it as in a rush.
Lets just call it 2.0.2
Okay....

Wow now I can see why many just post code to journal entries... Quicker and easier.... However Code for download ... Less sloppy in Script Download areas I guess.

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Distracted Day... What was I thinking.


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