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I've been meaning to start a journal here for a long time. For some reason today is the day I actually do it. I'm calling the journal what I am because, I trade when I can, and I'm in the trades, a self employed plumber.
I don't know how often I will post, but I'm polishing up my day trading techniques as well as looking at other longer time frame trades for when I have work, and can't daytrade. I also hope to inspire any other "non educated types" that this game can be played succesfully.

I currently don't have the urge to grow my business substantially and have employee's. I would rather trade a little and plumb a little. When I can't do one, the other will fill the financial void. Every time I open my calendar to a new month and only a few days are scheduled, I wonder how the month will go. The month closes, and the whole thing is scribbled full of appointments and jobs.

Anyway, having been self employed for about 2 years now and in the trades about 16, I've grown use to up and down periods regarding income, and I believe this relates to trading. When I had a job, as well as now, I only got paid for working, no vacation pay, holidays, etc. So one week would be a 40 hr check, then there was a long weekend and you got paid for 24. If I took a week long spring break vacation with my wife, I got no pay the following week. I've also been laid off and out of work for months at a time. Same thing in trading, some weeks you might not make as much as the next and vise versa.

But then I went into business, I'm now used to weeks where you feel you lost money as opposed to made. I'm also more acclimated to handling larger sums of money.

The final point I want to make, is that you don't need some pedigree of fancy degree to make a living, or even a little extra cash playing the trading game, you just need a solid plan and even sounder money management and psychology.

After alot of practice and sim trading as well as education, I've settled on using market profile and a delta for guaging the market. I then look at a 4 range or 1 min for entries. Charts may change as I move forward, but for now this is what I look at.

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After a couple weeks from the screen, was able to trade the first hour or so of CL.
I'm happy with how I managed risk and was able to ride out a decent winner before having to leave for the day.
I also used Qm to hedge a trade in order to reduse risk.



The first trade was a try short against a previous swing low on the 5 min.
The second was a long based on the recent trading trange
and the 3rd was a long entry again based on a previous swing high and a setup I've noticed on the delta

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Had the opportunity to have screens on from 7am till now. Sat it out and didn't take any trades. There was one setup I missed (elipses) and probably would have passed on as it was just after the open. As I type this, I was thinking a short using ACD time filter, but didn't want to mismanage a trade or put one on just to trade right when I have to leave for the day. Regardless the short would have been a good trade.


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After alot of practice and sim trading as well as education, I've settled on using market profile and a delta for guaging the market. I then look at a 4 range or 1 min for entries.

I am looking forward to reading what you have to say.

Also, I have always enjoyed the idea of Market Profile but I have never put it into trading practice. Therefore, I am also looking forward to seeing what you have to say about MP.

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a quick read through what you are doing has re-ignited me to look into Market Profile again. I will not be putting it into any immediate trading, but just kind of looking at it again to see how I might implement something in a few months, if ever.

In re-looking at this again, it did lead me to a question that you may be able to help me with. What constitutes a "completed bell curve"? Is there a particular criteria that defines that?

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a quick read through what you are doing has re-ignited me to look into Market Profile again. I will not be putting it into any immediate trading, but just kind of looking at it again to see how I might implement something in a few months, if ever.

In re-looking at this again, it did lead me to a question that you may be able to help me with. What constitutes a "completed bell curve"? Is there a particular criteria that defines that?

Thanks. MP is something I watch to help me figure out where we've been and where we might be headed. That being said, I am by no means an expert. I would highly recommend searching all you can on this forum and for sure read this thread through:

I also know that many people here are fond of books by Jim Dalton, which I have not read.

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Hey nice to see the journal. I also am a trading tradesman. I been a mason or about 22 years now and have always struggle looking for money (work) i the winters until ingot into trading about five years ago. I trade rain days and winters.it is harder to get in tune with markets like that but it also could be y I could hang around the early years without blowing up. Well good luck in both you're endeavors.

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So far only a few trades. After SOH for the first 1 1/2 hrs, I realized we were making lower highs and lower lows on the higher timeframes, although shorter term we seemed to be sideways. I decided to take a short against previous swing highs. The entry was a little late as far as where my stop was, but did make some money. I decided to stay in the short targeting the bottom of yesterdays VAL as we had spent alot of today in yesterdays VA with a slight down ward bias. The r:r was better than 2:1. I slowly did get stopped out. I reevaluated, and suspected stop hunting based on how the mkt reacted. I may or may not have been wrong on that, but I decided to short again, but then the 930 am news hit (of which I was not aware BIG MISTAKE) I did not have a stop in place, but do to the speed of the rally (i've seen it many times) I suspected something had happened. I hit the reverse button and rode the trade for about 50 ticks. I realized something was happening that I didn't understand and hit flatten. I want to point out that this was kind of lucky as my mind new what I was down on the day and I just so happened to be able to flatten at BE for the day. Below are charts. Funny how one can be patient for so long, then just react.



Not too often the mkt runs 1.50 in ten minutes time and I shouldn't necessarily be happy I'm currently at BE for the day based on how I managed my risk in first trade.

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Took the first long anticipating trend continuing, got some ticks, but am trying to focus on larger targets. Took second long when price bounced off of the high from about 9:24. Took first one off when price appeared to be struggling to make a new high. Didn't wait too much longer to cover second. Ended up being a good call as price went sideways a bit then sold off.

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looking at the profile from 8/27 and 8/28, I felt we would find support around the vah from 8/27. These arent absolute numbers, so I attempted a couple of longs.

I was over confident, and traded a two lot after it looked like we had made a double bottom. Was stopped out quickly.
Went long again, almost immediately, after the move didn't last. This was a good trade, and with the overall trend being bullish, I was targeting the top of the recent range 109.55, but also felt we could continue higher. I put in a limit order on the qm as a way to reduse size if I was right, but still have skin in the game. I was dead on, so dead on that I picked the high of the move, and never got filled on the qm. It is worth noting that I was away from the screen when this happened, so I can't say for sure how I would have reacted if I had seen no fill in real time.

I eventually got stopped out as we made another day session low, but once again thought this was a bottom and got long 109.3 which again traded to the top of this consolidation



I left for a few hours, and left the 109.30 on, I got back just as we closed the day session and watched as price dropped over 1.00 in 5 minutes.

To summarize:
Good: recognized support levels, was right at taking profits at the top of the channel or "box"
Bad: left with a position on thinking I would magically come back to a large winner.

Ultimately you can be right the mkt, but you might not be there to witness it and you'll have to scratch the trade or take a loss if you can't be there to manage it.

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Have a few replay sessions running I didn't see that trading day while I tend to other items:

Yes this is replay, but it was something I want to put here so I remember it:

Price was trending down, and I took a short at the ema which was also against the low made at 8:11 ish. Look at the delta on the upper left. The horizontal blue bar in the gomi delta shows the price in which the highest volume traded. It appeared to me that there was a battle going on at the lows. So I exited the short. If I'm right, I would expect a bit of a run up as shorts cover. We will see



Update: Yup, price ran .20 in about 4 mins

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8/22 replay. 3 trades.
1: I realized we were in congestion, but angle of ema was steep, and risk was small. target was top of channel.
2: Using the principle that previous resistance, becomes support, I took a long off of the top of the channel, I'm using a set up on the delta to confirm this entry, and I jumped the gun. I waited for the proper setup, but still got stopped out (that's why I took it again) Also I should have had the stop at the low of the bar for a low risk set up.

The first chart shows two entries/exits, this was because I accidentally sold the position early so I immediately got long again until target was hit




I'm slowly taking things off of my chart. This is with out the fractals, and I feel like the chart is much cleaner and smoother to watch.

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It's been fun getting my feet wet the last couple of weeks journaling.
As we begin september, my goal is to be completely honest with all trades taken. I'm going to reset the simulator, and see where I'm at at months end. @GaryD posted a month of trades, and it opened my eyes as far as having the winning days cover the losing ones.

Ive been at this a whlile with no real tracking of progress.

I should mention that it was also the reply by @Sayounara here that made me realize I need to just do my thing for a month and see where im at

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first trading day of the month. -386.50. Recorded a video recap, but have no clue how to get it to show up here.
No one likes losing, but it is a big step to admit/post that my first day was a losing day.

Hoping to post video eventually. If not, I have it on my computer to view.

Had alot of 8-10 tick winners go against me and take full stop out. Many times after stopped I would renter position and have the same thing again. Regardless, did take some better well qualified trades. If last trade hadn't worked out, could have easily ended the day down over 1k.

Due to the holiday on monday, inventory report is tomorrow (thursday) and I will not be trading due to appointments. Friday looks to be the next day back, but might only be a few hours.

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Encode the video in either FLV or MP4 format, then simply attach it to the post like a regular file. It will then show up.

Keep the file size reasonable. An approximate average is 1MB in size per 1 minute of video. You can play with encoding settings if you are producing something far larger than that.

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Encode the video in either FLV or MP4 format, then simply attach it to the post like a regular file. It will then show up.

Keep the file size reasonable. An approximate average is 1MB in size per 1 minute of video. You can play with encoding settings if you are producing something far larger than that.

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I did change it to flv, but just showed up as text when I previewed the thread. Is this because I posted it or because there was an issue converting the file?

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I did change it to flv, but just showed up as text when I previewed the thread. Is this because I posted it or because there was an issue converting the file?

Encode as FLV, then attach it to the post. Don't worry about preview, I am not sure it works in preview mode.

Also - don't embed it. Just attach it.

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I videoed my trading today as well as thought process. File seemed to big to upload. even though I turned it on and off throughout the day, it was still 30 mins or so long.
+227.00 on the day trading one lots
Todays trades with explanation:






Before I started the day, I watched the free market delta video linked in one of the bmt webinars, it helped me realize the first trade. I won markets in profile on ebay last weekend and it came in the mail today.

Thoughts:
am i worrying to much about cumulative delta and the footprint and I'm better at just reading s/r on the charts and identifying trend vs sideways and recognizing false breakouts?

Real money trade:
Going into the weekend long a cl oct 105 put. slightly underwater, but thought is that todays runup was attributed to worries about something happening in syria over the weekend. I could be wrong, just a low risk try

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30 minute video should be roughly 30-50MB. Our max size is well above that. If your file is much larger it is probably due to poor encoding parameters. You would have to post your options screen for me to suggest better ones.

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Well, part of this process of journaling is fessing up to your mistakes, and actually posting the losing days. First of all, yesterday, I wasn't able to trade except from about noon till close. Anyway, I put in an order for a buy stop and accidentally made it a limit order. In true rookie fashion, couldn't admit the mistake and take a tic or two loss, you want to get even maybe make a tic. Well as the next pic shows, if that happens again, just hit close

-199.00



My idea was to get long if a break out continued above the break out high. I never would have gotten filled, and hopefull would have faded it and gotten short as we sold of good into the close.

Summary:
Trade idea was good, execution=bad

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Well first of all, I covered the long put option yesterday afternoon at a small loss...

Today, I was wondering if even though the syria fear was coming out of the market, where would we find value, or where would fundamentals per say take over. attached is the composite from 8/13 through now of the rth session. 8/13 is a week before oct became the front month, so i figure a week out is when the roll begins. Today the market found support just above the bottom of the value area for this composite (about 10 ticks)


The other good observation I made was exiting a long with confluence on the 15 min against an ema and vwap, low of the overnight session and vwap on the 4 range


Still managed -791.00 on the day.

This week has not been like expected. I know today was volatile, but I let winners turn into losers. I bought the lows, but stop was too tight.

I had my best day last week, when I typed my reasons for entering and exiting trades. Today, the action was so fast, i was bouncing my knees up and down looking for the next move, like I was mesmerised by the movement and had to be a part of it.

I also want to look back at past performance, I'm wondering if when using a 4 range chart, I should be looking for smaller targets? I mean you don't use a daily chart to scalp, so why use a 4 range to find 30-40 tick trades? Just an observation.

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First of all, too many trades today. Struggling with scalping vs. holding for larger targets. See below:


Yesterday took this trade at the close and my profit target was hit while I slept: Basically trading inbetween where it took "force" to move through that area:



I won't go over all of the scalps, but will focus on the good entries:

top left of the 4 range chart, was thinking short, but for some reason couldn't execute.
1st trade was a long off of the intraday val low followed by scalps aka the whip saw:

Also in this screen shot is me taking a good trade, I noticed on the delta, a "fight" at the lows. I was actually short and reversed to long I had a target of 105.52, which was the high of the move, so on sim, it didn't fill (maybe would have in realtime) Not long after I exited, I was thinking short again based on the higher timeframes still having all of the ma's in line. took a short on the qm to lessen the risk, and was spot on. this traded all the way down to 105, but i didn't have a profit target, and wasn't infront of scree to exit.



Finally in the last hour of the pit session, we were in a box. I was thinking we might rally being a friday afternoon, but the ma's on the higher time frames, plus the vwap were still showing down:



I was a little early with the short and kept an oh shit stop above the mkt, but wanted to see if this breakout ended up sucking in some stops. Looks like i was right. Once things started moving my way, I was thinking we could have a good sell off. Turns out I was right, but covered the first at the bottom of the box, and when it stalled there covered the second.


lots of trading, but after commissions, 338.00on the day. I'm not sure how ninja counts the day, as I held the overnight trade through the 415-500 break at a loss so if I generate a report from yesterday and today, it shows 223.50

Working on some longer term stuff and considering a second journal to track those trades.....

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first video, no sound, second two, me walking thru a decent winner:

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finsihed the day positive, good learning, by looking at higher time frames for entry points, nut just the noise I see on the 4 range, I do still like the four range for entries though.

first two trades, were in noise, shouldn't have taken, next two, got +10 on one then stopped -10 on second lot. Final trade, +21 and +60

326on the day, much better than monday's hangover revenge trading of about-2k

and we just traded 62, lol

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AM trading:

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poor management. Had a long at the "edges" got nervous about maybe losing 5 ticks so exited. Jumped the gun and bought the top of box. yes price did go my way eventually, as we are now up another .40 in a couple of minutes.


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CL day trading: -2312.50 Lots of lessons learned. Really getting alot following MFB's journal as far as trading the edges.




Short option trades: for the month 1157.26

Sold weekly Ic's with high implied volatility:
TIBX 28c 26c 23p 21p 361.12 opened 9/20 expired following Fri.
FSLR 43c 41.5c 37.5p 36p 294.82 opened 9/20 expired following fri
2 sets of YHOO put spreads, 29 x 27.5 501.32

Maybe daytrading isn't for me, but will keep at it as time allows. Purposely following day trades as well as swing in this journal, so I know what I should focus on.

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The above trade, proved a good idea and a valid setup.

I was busy first thing, so I don't know if I would have caught any of the down trend early in the day. Moving along, I was so sure we would break down into new lows, that I used wider stop than normal and missed other opportunities that are in my tool box.

Part of the point of this journal is to compare trading to something that I know...plumbing. If my original plan to run a pipe from point a to b doesn't work out, I modify. I don't start removing the obstacles like a heat run or piece of structure to get my way, I simply adjust to what is in front of me. So today, as embarrassed as I am about p & l, it was yet another good lesson learned.

for reference, here is a link to a question I asked in @mfbreakout's journal regarding the channel/box we had:

I guess part of me was wondering why I wasn't long based on time filter?

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Busy tomorrow, but inventory report day so I try to avoid the first couple hours anyway. Might be back for last hour or two, otherwise looking like Thursday before I'm back again....

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so today, I did shitty in Sim, but saw some decent setups and decided to take them in my IRA acct. Hey, I actually made money!! Maybe the whole real vs. sim trading is for real?




P& l not that great, but I am intrigued that I could trade live better than I did sim.

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So I havent been as consistent as I was hoping, picking the edges of a mkt like we should all aspire to do. Last week when the mkt was slow, just for kicks I put some stochastics on my 4 range chart. I was amazed at how well they "seemed" to work. So I traded with them Friday for + 295 and today+ 305 It was alot of work to get these profits, but part of me feels I may have found something that works for ME. Lots of trades, using 2 lots, some got more ticks than others and I waited for a signal after a new trend appeared to develop as I know that in a trend, sto's will be above/below the 80 or 20 line for a long period of time.






I also had some option trades expire on Friday, but they haven't showed up in my account yet for settlement. I know the FSLR IC went out as a loss, and the WAG IC expired worthless

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Less trades today testing my sto idea. Shut down early today as I have other things to tend to. Regardless, happy with the results again.


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I found out today that I won some projects, so it will be a week or two minimum it's looking like before I trade again. I've been wanting to share this song for a while as the lyrics really seem to touch home when it comes to trading or any business/goal in life:

On losing trades or failures:

"Another memory and I'm asking myself
Why can't I let the past be the past.
Once and for all take a hold of the future
And not let it control what I aspire to have.
I see where my decisions have brought me
What's done is done and it's time to start again
Can't let it tear me in two or waste me away"

And one of my favorite lines regarding life in general:

"How can I can change tomorrow if I can't change today
This is now
If I control myself I control my destiny "



I personally find metal to be very poetic and inspiring.

"if I control my self, I control my destiny"

"I see where my decisions have brought me
What's done is done and it's time to start again"


priceless

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Don't let a day trade turn into a swing trade!!!



This happened last week when I had a couple of hours to trade. At least I was smart enough to reduce size overnight as I know CL can be down a buck or two easily in the overnight.

Lesson learned..........NEXT!


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Now if I could only listen to my own advice on the charts.......


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I thought that having this journal would increase my accountability. It has, but not that well. It's funny how one can completely have his wits about himself, but then starts forgetting the world around him stares at a glowing screen and gets hypnotized by the vertical bars moving up and down in front of him.




Yesterday started thinking I should try a combine, then saw there was a webinar by topstep. I am sold on what they are doing, and am thinking heavily about at least doing a practice session to get comfortable with the risk parameters and T4 dome. The goal wouldn't be funding, but ACCOUNTABILITY. I'm starting to think that my head is too wired to sim trading and "trying"

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I've been noticing that I think I'm getting there in my trading. I seem to have some fairly consistent 200-400 days, then blow it up, on a day where I throw everything I know out the door. overtrading, no stops or constantly moving them.

I'm doing a practice combine right now. My first day I did good until the end of the day, which I noted in my journal at TST. Monday i did well, and today I worked to pay the brokers. notes and observations on the chart below. you can't see entries because all of them are on the T4 dome at TST. Basically I feel that if I can keep my wits on drawdown days, and start looking more at the big picture instead of a few bars on a 4 range chart, I might be "getting there".

I've been thinking about the amount of time effort and money I have into this. My plumbing apprenticeship was 5 yrs, plus a 1 year pre apprentice (or work like a mule to prove you want it) and another 3 yrs to get my Masters. Yes it takes 8 + years to be considered a master plumber.

I think I'm slowly progressing. It's nice realizing your failures/mistakes and learning from them instead of blaming the market which is never wrong.



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Haven't been able to day trade the last few weeks, but did take some profits in my IRA today. Wondering if I should just scrap the daytrading idea (fantasy) and stick to long term trading with controlled risk. Anyway these holdings are over 3yrs old, but are up 526% and 133%

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Haven't been able to day trade the last few weeks, but did take some profits in my IRA today. Wondering if I should just scrap the daytrading idea (fantasy) and stick to long term trading with controlled risk. Anyway these holdings are over 3yrs old, but are up 526% and 133%

I would advise (and wish I had) opening a forex account, use the same style there as you do here but use daily or 4 hour bars. Use the forex ability to size appropriately and swing trade there. Learn to add to your winners as you go and keep your day job at least for a while longer.

If you day trade futures, don't even think about quitting your day job until you have enough money in the bank to live on for at least one year plus enough money to trade on....I'd say not less than 10,000 but more like $25K. This should be your risk capital and hopefully you would have made this day trading in between day job hours. Sounds tough I know but better than living with the stress of HAVING to win to eat in the early years.

Or you could just jump off the cliff and grow your wings on the way down. It's what's most of have done but its not the smart way.

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I would advise (and wish I had) opening a forex account, use the same style there as you do here but use daily or 4 hour bars. Use the forex ability to size appropriately and swing trade there. Learn to add to your winners as you go and keep your day job at least for a while longer.

If you day trade futures, don't even think about quitting your day job until you have enough money in the bank to live on for at least one year plus enough money to trade on....I'd say not less than 10,000 but more like $25K. This should be your risk capital and hopefully you would have made this day trading in between day job hours. Sounds tough I know but better than living with the stress of HAVING to win to eat in the early years.

Or you could just jump off the cliff and grow your wings on the way down. It's what's most of have done but its not the smart way.

I have slowly been coming to the same realization over the last couple of months. I enjoy running my business, and have no thoughts (most days) of quitting. There is only so much time in a day to focus on one.

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I have slowly been coming to the same realization over the last couple of months. I enjoy running my business, and have no thoughts (most days) of quitting. There is only so much time in a day to focus on one.

Thats why I say swing trade forex, most brokers have server side OCO which is fantastic for set and forget swing trading....and if you size up as you build the account or scale into the trades, you will grow it much faster than you think....1-5 trades a month per pair you trade, maybe 10-20 trades a month total....should be fairly easy to track if you use one of the mobile apps most brokers have available for tablets....

And day trade futures occasionally and add 200-500 dollars a day when you can day trading. Do that a few times per month and you are doing well.....

I'm only trading EUR/USD and only since late July and I've had 4 or 5 trades and I missed a couple as well because I wasn't paying attention. And I just closed a long trade I entered on the 2nd of December for 117 pips but I closed to early trying to put in a stop and unfamiliarity with the online platform caused me to close the trade instead of just entering a stop order....oh well. Live and learn...

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I've been blessed with a steady workload, so as time permits, I'm focusing on longerterm trades as mentioned above. I've been practicing 1 lot fx trades and am up about $37. I had a 70 tick winner in gbp/usd, but that position is now down about 16 ticks. Need to work on trailing stops.

Put an Iron Condor on in FB today. Weeklies. Next week expiration. nice tight spreads on the options.

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I should note that my strategy in fx has been to look for double bottoms/tops in the direction of the overall trend with a macd divergence from one leg to the next.

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held my long in usd/gbp for too long, exiting before gbp retail sales number tonight. had good profits, but didn't trail stop. Last night went short eur/jpy, these profits offset the gbp loss, so flat going into the long weekend and up for the week on 3 trades.
Funny how trading longer term and small has resulted in more ticks than short term day trading. hmmmm, maybe some people here know what they are talking about.

All these trades were taken based on the fxcm mobile app. Loaded the main platform for better view of the overall trade and screen shots.

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Sold USD/chf @ .91134 additional sell order in above swing high .9130 something. 1% stop on each.
Macd diverged, overall downtrend in mkt. 4 hr chart. We'll see what happens!

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Sold USD/chf @ .91134 additional sell order in above swing high .9130 something. 1% stop on each.
Macd diverged, overall downtrend in mkt. 4 hr chart. We'll see what happens!

Got filled on the higher limit order. Cover the first lot at 91 for a small 13 pip gain. Letting the higher sale continue.

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Sold USD/chf @ .91134 additional sell order in above swing high .9130 something. 1% stop on each.
Macd diverged, overall downtrend in mkt. 4 hr chart. We'll see what happens!

This was nice to wake up to:



113 pips total on trade. Held from Monday night thru thrs am.

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Holding a FB IC from last week with a 2-14 expiration 58.5p 59.5p 65c 66c

holding a short nq at loss from 3515 (ouch)

New trade, rax IC before earnings. .40 credit per contract. Stock around 36.00 after earnings. Vol should colapse in next couple of days. 34P 35P 45c 46c

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