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Old June 20th, 2016, 05:09 PM   #431 (permalink)
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Yes.
This way my thoughts are captured and it doesn't take me much time to update the journal.
Writing down what I think at that moment also helps me in assessing the situation objectively (with exception of today).

Thanks. I write my thoughts but I always do it post-trade and I think it loses some value. It seems the way you do it captures more value.

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Old June 20th, 2016, 05:14 PM   #432 (permalink)
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Thanks. I write my thoughts but I always do it post-trade and I think it loses some value. It seems the way you do it captures more value.

Documenting my thoughts/analysis helps me to keep the monkey away and remain objective.

I also like to believe that it is of value for other people interested in my journal.
Not sure if that's true, but atleast it's a complete record of my trading session.

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Old June 20th, 2016, 05:29 PM   #433 (permalink)
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Documenting my thoughts/analysis helps me to keep the monkey away and remain objective.

I also like to believe that it is of value for other people interested in my journal.
Not sure if that's true....

It is.

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Old June 20th, 2016, 05:45 PM   #434 (permalink)
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I'm giving a webinar tomorrow here on FIO: https://futures.io/webinars/

If you want me to cover specific topics, please let me know (last chance).
Otherwise, I'll be talking about my dog the whole webinar

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Old June 20th, 2016, 05:54 PM   #435 (permalink)
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I'm giving a webinar tomorrow here on FIO: https://futures.io/webinars/

If you want me to cover specific topics, please let me know (last chance).
Otherwise, I'll be talking about my dog the whole webinar

I don't know what your focus will be, but in terms of trading, the things that you consider while you do your morning prep, and then how you adapt as the market unfolds, would be interesting.

But it's your webinar. Talk about your dog as much as you like.

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Old June 20th, 2016, 06:15 PM   #436 (permalink)
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the things that you consider while you do your morning prep, and then how you adapt as the market unfolds, would be interesting

Yes, I have that covered.

Don't worry about the dog, I'll talk a little about trading aswell

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Old June 20th, 2016, 06:30 PM   #437 (permalink)
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I'm giving a webinar tomorrow here on FIO: https://futures.io/webinars/

If you want me to cover specific topics, please let me know (last chance).
Otherwise, I'll be talking about my dog the whole webinar

1) How you have kept a journal religiously and the stats you keep monthly to justify changes

2) How you incorporated new ideas into your trading
~ Trading levels
~ Ditching Information Confirmation Need
~ VWAP and the Opening Range as a contextual tool

3) How you use a Thesis to get in- how you are beginning to "press" a trade with an additional contract and how that helps relax (i.e. take a profit let one run)

4) Most important - How do you view the markets now that you trade with context vs the way you traded before?
~ Are you more confident?
~ Does your chart type (1 min, 5 min, volume based, etc) even matter to you? Could you look at any chart of intraday action and trade from it now?

5) What impact has monitoring internals had on your performance, psychology or both together

There's an easy 20 minutes!!

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Old June 20th, 2016, 06:39 PM   #438 (permalink)
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1) How you have kept a journal religiously and the stats you keep monthly to justify changes
2) How you incorporated new ideas into your trading
3) How you use a Thesis to get in- how you are beginning to "press" a trade with an additional contract and how that helps relax (i.e. take a profit let one run)
4) Most important - How do you view the markets now that you trade with context vs the way you traded before?
5) What impact has monitoring internals had on your performance, psychology or both together

Check...check...I have it all covered.
Thanks.

Time will not be a problem, I guess Terry will have to pull the plug

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Old June 20th, 2016, 07:20 PM   #439 (permalink)
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I'm giving a webinar tomorrow here on FIO: https://futures.io/webinars/

If you want me to cover specific topics, please let me know (last chance).
Otherwise, I'll be talking about my dog the whole webinar

I could not find a registration link for this.

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Old June 20th, 2016, 07:37 PM   #440 (permalink)
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