Trade tracking spreadsheet - Trading Journals | futures io social day trading
futures io futures trading


Trade tracking spreadsheet
Updated: Views / Replies:4,351 / 3
Created: by Saroj Attachments:1

Welcome to futures io.

(If you already have an account, login at the top of the page)

futures io is the largest futures trading community on the planet, with over 90,000 members. At futures io, our goal has always been and always will be to create a friendly, positive, forward-thinking community where members can openly share and discuss everything the world of trading has to offer. The community is one of the friendliest you will find on any subject, with members going out of their way to help others. Some of the primary differences between futures io and other trading sites revolve around the standards of our community. Those standards include a code of conduct for our members, as well as extremely high standards that govern which partners we do business with, and which products or services we recommend to our members.

At futures io, our focus is on quality education. No hype, gimmicks, or secret sauce. The truth is: trading is hard. To succeed, you need to surround yourself with the right support system, educational content, and trading mentors Ė all of which you can find on futures io, utilizing our social trading environment.

With futures io, you can find honest trading reviews on brokers, trading rooms, indicator packages, trading strategies, and much more. Our trading review process is highly moderated to ensure that only genuine users are allowed, so you donít need to worry about fake reviews.

We are fundamentally different than most other trading sites:
  • We are here to help. Just let us know what you need.
  • We work extremely hard to keep things positive in our community.
  • We do not tolerate rude behavior, trolling, or vendors advertising in posts.
  • We firmly believe in and encourage sharing. The holy grail is within you, we can help you find it.
  • 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.

-- Big Mike, Site Administrator

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
 

Trade tracking spreadsheet

  #1 (permalink)
Elite Member
Arcata, CA
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: NinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: index futures, oil
 
Saroj's Avatar
 
Posts: 482 since Jun 2009
Thanks: 223 given, 389 received

Trade tracking spreadsheet

Attached is a spreadsheet that you can use as is, if the design suits your trading plan, or modify to fit. It is set up to collect data on sets of 25 trades each for analysis.

It assumes that a portion of a multiple contract trade will be exited on a target... all could be as well of course. It is derived from one that Paul Comoke (Woodie's group) published a number of years ago.

If you want to make modifications, you will need to understand a bit of Excel formula language... but feel free.

The first tab "Description" explains the fields.
The second tab "Criteria" shows my initial criteria (somewhat complex because I'm expecting to automate this - trying to replicate the brain isn't easy! )
The third tab "Sample Trade Sheet" shows the spreadsheet where I have entered a trade to show you how the spreadsheet computes other columns. (Note: don't use this one for your trades, use the corrected "Blank Trade Sheet")
The fourth tab "Blank Trade Sheet" is a blank sheet except that it is set up for CL. Be sure to make a copy so that you have a blank one for the next set of 25 trades.

Attached Files
Register to download File Type: xls Consolidation entry analysis.xls (68.5 KB, 321 views)

Last edited by Saroj; July 23rd, 2009 at 11:06 PM. Reason: adding in corrected spreadsheet
Reply With Quote
The following 11 users say Thank You to Saroj for this post:
 
  #2 (permalink)
Site Administrator
Manta, Ecuador
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: My own custom solution
Favorite Futures: E-mini ES S&P 500
 
Big Mike's Avatar
 
Posts: 46,240 since Jun 2009
Thanks: 29,353 given, 83,234 received

Looks good Saroj, thx for sharing.

The importance of a journal and a well written plan cannot be understated. In fact, I just finished making a lengthy video that talks about journals briefly. I'll be uploading it in a few minutes.

I like to be able to select from a pre-defined list for certain things, like maybe the instrument or the reason you entered or exited, or any number of uses. So in the journal I posted (not as sophisticated as yours) I created a simple way to plug in some pre-defined values that you can later select from a drop down list.

If anyone is interested in enhancing the two ideas and making them one, here is mine:
https://futures.io/psychology-money-management/291-trading-journal-example-excel-spreadsheet.html

My hope is that more people will start to journal their trades. Privately at minimum, and publicly if they want to take it to the "next" level, as you can conquer a whole new set of obstacles once you have some more accountability from your peers.

Journaling is incredibly important!

Mike

Due to time constraints, please do not PM me if your question can be resolved or answered on the forum.

Need help?
1) Stop changing things. No new indicators, charts, or methods. Be consistent with what is in front of you first.
2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make.
4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers.
6)
Help using the forum? Watch this video to learn general tips on using the site.

If you want
to support our community, become an Elite Member.

Reply With Quote
 
  #3 (permalink)
Elite Member
Arcata, CA
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: NinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: index futures, oil
 
Saroj's Avatar
 
Posts: 482 since Jun 2009
Thanks: 223 given, 389 received


I am doing a trade analysis and finding errors in some of the calculations... I'll correct and repost later tonight.

Reply With Quote
 
  #4 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Diamonda Bar, CA/USA
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: Lightspeed
Favorite Futures: Stock
 
Posts: 21 since Jan 2013
Thanks: 4 given, 6 received

Thanks for sharing. Is there a good free website to upload my trades and perform analysis?

Reply With Quote

Reply



futures io > > > Trade tracking spreadsheet

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search



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

Jigsaw Trading: TBA

Elite only

FuturesTrader71: TBA

Elite only

NinjaTrader: TBA

Jan 18

RandBots: TBA

Jan 23

GFF Brokers & CME Group: Futures & Bitcoin

Elite only

Adam Grimes: TBA

Elite only

Ran Aroussi: TBA

Elite only
     

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Trade statistics spreadsheet - suggestions? Gary Psychology and Money Management 37 October 8th, 2013 12:57 PM
CME data changes and Cumlative Delta tracking spx_tdr The Elite Circle 2 February 21st, 2011 12:07 PM
HFT High Frequency Trading tracking timmyb The Elite Circle 32 December 12th, 2010 03:11 AM
Looking for a solid trade tracking spreadsheet sharp2be Psychology and Money Management 1 November 16th, 2009 11:10 PM
Trade tracking program toyfoxpatch Traders Hideout 2 September 23rd, 2009 01:47 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:23 AM.

Copyright © 2017 by futures io, s.a., Av Ricardo J. Alfaro, Century Tower, Panama, +507 833-9432, info@futures.io
All information is for educational use only and is not investment advice.
There is a substantial risk of loss in trading commodity futures, stocks, options and foreign exchange products. Past performance is not indicative of future results.
no new posts
Page generated 2017-12-16 in 0.08 seconds with 20 queries on phoenix via your IP 54.226.113.250