GruttePier's trading journal to getting profitable - Trading Journals | futures io social trading
futures io futures trading


GruttePier's trading journal to getting profitable
Updated: Views / Replies:59,216 / 936
Created: by GruttePier Attachments:429

Welcome to futures io.

Welcome, Guest!

This forum was established to help traders (especially futures traders) by openly sharing indicators, strategies, methods, trading journals and discussing the psychology of trading.

We are fundamentally different than most other trading forums:
  • We work extremely hard to keep things positive on our forums.
  • We do not tolerate rude behavior, trolling, or vendor advertising in posts.
  • We firmly believe in openness and encourage sharing. The holy grail is within you, it is not something tangible you can download.
  • We expect our members to participate and become a part of the community. Help yourself by helping others.


You'll need to register in order to view the content of the threads and start contributing to our community. It's free and simple, and we will never resell your private information.

-- Big Mike

Reply
 429  
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
 

GruttePier's trading journal to getting profitable

  #651 (permalink)
Market Wizard
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Ninjatrader 8
Broker/Data: NinjaTrader Brokerage
Favorite Futures: CL, ES, NQ
 
GruttePier's Avatar
 
Posts: 818 since Dec 2013
Thanks: 1,432 given, 2,887 received
Forum Reputation: Legendary


Inletcap View Post
@ 2SD RTH?

At HOD, price did not reach that.
Let's see what happens now at VWAP.

Reply With Quote
The following user says Thank You to GruttePier for this post:
 
  #652 (permalink)
Market Wizard
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Ninjatrader 8
Broker/Data: NinjaTrader Brokerage
Favorite Futures: CL, ES, NQ
 
GruttePier's Avatar
 
Posts: 818 since Dec 2013
Thanks: 1,432 given, 2,887 received
Forum Reputation: Legendary

Oct 14th

Overnight made a higher high just below yesterdays high, then pulled back. Upon the opening, the ONH got taken out.

Price movement in conjunction with $tick is looking strong, taking a pilot long. Add tick is print around 0’s. Profit target #1 hit. Price retraces to VWAP. Distracted and added too late. A $tick divergence is showing. Closing both contracts at VWAP. I can have free beer this weekend, profit 0.5 points
Hindsight: I should not have added a 3rd contract when the daily range is just 6 points, I´m too eager.

First significant negative $tick prints (>500), daily range is 6 points sofar, my bias is changing to a range day. Will be looking for a short opportunity if price gets on a nice level above VWAP. Price holds, but T&S looks like not for long. Taking a pilot short. Price retraces.
Looks like the same situation as yesterday on which I asked @Inletcap is in the making: Price is currently ranging, high RVOL (first time today) on the (lower) rangelevel and price stays well below -1 SD sofar. I’m ready for the opening gap closure. I posted this live call in the Spoos, happy that it worked out . Profit target #1 hit. Price pulls back. I’m not adding since a $tick divergence is developing. Closing #2 because of dinner time. Profit +7 points.

I’m done (dinner) and going to celebrate the weekend.
Hope you all had a nice trading week.

Please register on futures.io to view futures trading content such as post attachment(s), image(s), and screenshot(s).

Reply With Quote
The following 9 users say Thank You to GruttePier for this post:
 
  #653 (permalink)
Elite Member
Murrells Inlet SC
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: Tradestation
Favorite Futures: ES, CL, ETFs
 
Inletcap's Avatar
 
Posts: 9,158 since Dec 2012
Thanks: 9,767 given, 25,472 received



GruttePier View Post
Overnight made a higher high just below yesterdays high, then pulled back. Upon the opening, the ONH got taken out.

Price movement in conjunction with $tick is looking strong, taking a pilot long. Add tick is print around 0’s. Profit target #1 hit. Price retraces to VWAP. Distracted and added too late. A $tick divergence is showing. Closing both contracts at VWAP. I can have free beer this weekend, profit 0.5 points
Hindsight: I should not have added a 3rd contract when the daily range is just 6 points, I´m too eager.

First significant negative $tick prints (>500), daily range is 6 points sofar, my bias is changing to a range day. Will be looking for a short opportunity if price gets on a nice level above VWAP. Price holds, but T&S looks like not for long. Taking a pilot short. Price retraces.
Looks like the same situation as yesterday on which I asked @Inletcap is in the making: Price is currently ranging, high RVOL (first time today) on the (lower) rangelevel and price stays well below -1 SD sofar. I’m ready for the opening gap closure. I posted this live call in the Spoos, happy that it worked out . Profit target #1 hit. Price pulls back. I’m not adding since a $tick divergence is developing. Closing #2 because of dinner time. Profit +7 points.

I’m done (dinner) and going to celebrate the weekend.
Hope you all had a nice trading week.

Good job! I had 11 am appointment, else I would have closed long at OR_Bottom cross myself. You did a good job of trading directionally until your bias was flipped and sticking to it- that was your goal and it paid you!!!

Reply With Quote
The following 4 users say Thank You to Inletcap for this post:
 
  #654 (permalink)
Market Wizard
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Ninjatrader 8
Broker/Data: NinjaTrader Brokerage
Favorite Futures: CL, ES, NQ
 
GruttePier's Avatar
 
Posts: 818 since Dec 2013
Thanks: 1,432 given, 2,887 received
Forum Reputation: Legendary

GruttePier's trading journal to getting profitable

Thanks!

I felt really confident today due to the discussion we had yesterday.

Another step forward.

Enjoy your weekend (problably lot's of cleaning to do due to Matthew)


Sent from my iPhone using futures.io mobile app


Last edited by GruttePier; October 14th, 2016 at 01:28 PM.
Reply With Quote
The following 6 users say Thank You to GruttePier for this post:
 
  #655 (permalink)
Market Wizard
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Ninjatrader 8
Broker/Data: NinjaTrader Brokerage
Favorite Futures: CL, ES, NQ
 
GruttePier's Avatar
 
Posts: 818 since Dec 2013
Thanks: 1,432 given, 2,887 received
Forum Reputation: Legendary

My journal is become quite a read for people who are interested in my journey from a consistent loser to where I am now.
I have therefore updated the Quick Summary section with a short recap of my journey sofar: https://futures.io/trading-journals/37351-gruttepier-s-trading-journal-getting-profitable.html#post527889

Reply With Quote
The following 19 users say Thank You to GruttePier for this post:
 
  #656 (permalink)
Elite Member
Murrells Inlet SC
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: Tradestation
Favorite Futures: ES, CL, ETFs
 
Inletcap's Avatar
 
Posts: 9,158 since Dec 2012
Thanks: 9,767 given, 25,472 received


GruttePier View Post
My journal is become quite a read for people who are interested in my journey from a consistent loser to where I am now.
I have therefore updated the Quick Summary section with a short recap of my journey sofar: https://futures.io/trading-journals/37351-gruttepier-s-trading-journal-getting-profitable.html#post527889

Increadibly well documented journey! The name of your journal is so very accurate. Congrats!

Reply With Quote
The following 5 users say Thank You to Inletcap for this post:
 
  #657 (permalink)
Elite Member
Edmonton, Alberta
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: SierraChart + Custom
Broker/Data: IB/iQFeed
Favorite Futures: ES
 
Posts: 6 since Sep 2012
Thanks: 3 given, 7 received


GruttePier View Post
My journal is become quite a read for people who are interested in my journey from a consistent loser to where I am now.
I have therefore updated the Quick Summary section with a short recap of my journey sofar: https://futures.io/trading-journals/37351-gruttepier-s-trading-journal-getting-profitable.html#post527889

Thanks for the summary, GruttePier—really helpful.

Also really enjoyed your FIO webinar.

Cheers!

Reply With Quote
The following 3 users say Thank You to atcost for this post:
 
  #658 (permalink)
Market Wizard
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Ninjatrader 8
Broker/Data: NinjaTrader Brokerage
Favorite Futures: CL, ES, NQ
 
GruttePier's Avatar
 
Posts: 818 since Dec 2013
Thanks: 1,432 given, 2,887 received
Forum Reputation: Legendary

Oct 19th prep

Market overview ( am / CET)
- Asia, mixed -0.3 +0.2%
- Europe, up 0.1%
- Oil, up 1.6%
- Gold, up 0.6%
- Bonds, down 4/32

Overall sentiment is neutral.
Oil report at 10.30 am (18.30 CET) and beige book at 2 pm (20.00 CET).

Important price levels
- 2139. Monthly VWAP, yesterday’s high
- 2126-27. ONL + S1

Overnight volume was low, price is not moving much sofar, beige book in the afternoon, etc.
I’m expecting price to be ranging today between the monthly 2139 (Monthly VWAP) and 2126-27 (ONL + S1).

I will be looking for shorts from highs like R1 and yesterday’s high, and longs from 2126-27.
My challenge today is to stay in the trade until my bias confirms otherwise.

Reply With Quote
The following 3 users say Thank You to GruttePier for this post:
 
  #659 (permalink)
Elite Member
Murrells Inlet SC
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: Tradestation
Favorite Futures: ES, CL, ETFs
 
Inletcap's Avatar
 
Posts: 9,158 since Dec 2012
Thanks: 9,767 given, 25,472 received


GruttePier View Post
Market overview ( am / CET)
- Asia, mixed -0.3 +0.2%
- Europe, up 0.1%
- Oil, up 1.6%
- Gold, up 0.6%
- Bonds, down 4/32

Overall sentiment is neutral.
Oil report at 10.30 am (18.30 CET) and beige book at 2 pm (20.00 CET).

Important price levels
- 2139. Monthly VWAP, yesterday’s high
- 2126-27. ONL + S1

Overnight volume was low, price is not moving much sofar, beige book in the afternoon, etc.
I’m expecting price to be ranging today between the monthly 2139 (Monthly VWAP) and 2126-27 (ONL + S1).

I will be looking for shorts from highs like R1 and yesterday’s high, and longs from 2126-27.
My challenge today is to stay in the trade until my bias confirms otherwise.

Uh oh- I came over to see if you got this move- worried your bias may have prevented

Reply With Quote
 
  #660 (permalink)
Market Wizard
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Ninjatrader 8
Broker/Data: NinjaTrader Brokerage
Favorite Futures: CL, ES, NQ
 
GruttePier's Avatar
 
Posts: 818 since Dec 2013
Thanks: 1,432 given, 2,887 received
Forum Reputation: Legendary



Inletcap View Post
Uh oh- I came over to see if you got this move- worried your bias may have prevented

Right. My bias is off, so I made a small loss.
Price looks strong at the current level, so I switched bias and I'm seated for a break of the 40 price level.

You've done very well already

Reply With Quote

Reply



futures io > > > GruttePier's trading journal to getting profitable

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search



Upcoming Webinars and Events (4:30PM ET unless noted)
 

Introducing iSystems with Stage 5 Trading

Apr 27

FIO Journal Challenge featuring NinjaTrader ($2,000+ of prizes)

May

Prototyping Python Strategies (part 2) w/Ran Aroussi

Elite only

Ask Me Anything w/Raymond Deux @ NinjaTrader

May 3

An Afternoon with FIO member Softsoap

Elite only
 

Machine Learning & Data Mining Bias w/Kris Longmore @ Robot Wealth

Elite only

Brannigan Barrett (TBA)

Elite only

FIO member Gomi (TBA)

Elite only

FuturesTrader71 (TBA)

Elite only

EasyLanguage Programming w/Chris @ ABC Trading Group

Elite only

Portfolio Diversification w/Brendon Delate

Elite only
     

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Most profitable Trading room Farhangp Vendors and Product Reviews 19 December 28th, 2016 05:40 PM
Profitable sim/market replay = profitable live? nourozi NinjaTrader 7 January 20th, 2014 10:03 AM
Simple Directional Trading profitable? Big Mike Traders Hideout 29 November 24th, 2013 10:38 AM
Profitable Patterns in Trading JDNeeman Trading Journals 8 June 28th, 2012 07:45 PM
Modification in trading habits to start being profitable arjfca Psychology and Money Management 20 February 15th, 2012 05:54 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:06 AM.

no new posts
Page generated 2017-04-28 in 0.14 seconds with 21 queries on phoenix via your IP 54.198.159.117