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Incometrades "Crude" Journal

Hello All,

Today I am starting my journal on the Cl. I have been trading full time for 1 year. I trade Cl and have been tweaking my system for a while. I use Tradestation along with Think or Swim. I only use Price, 1 moving average. I have a 10 tick target. As I go along with this journal I will increase contracts after weekly goals of 5 points and after two consecutive profitable ones. I have used daily goals but I have overtraded because of them. So I will start with no more than three trades a day max loss $400.00. I will load charts and let this begin.

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Good luck with your journal, I will read it and try to understand a little about CL.

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Hello All,

Today I am starting my journal on the Cl. I have been trading full time for 1 year. I trade Cl and have been tweaking my system for a while. I use Tradestation along with Think or Swim. I only use Price, 1 moving average. I have a 10 tick target. As I go along with this journal I will increase contracts after weekly goals of 5 points and after two consecutive profitable ones. I have used daily goals but I have overtraded because of them. So I will start with no more than three trades a day max loss $400.00. I will load charts and let this begin.

Nice looking charts.

Congratulations on starting the journal, I look forward to it.

Mike

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@incometrade, I hope you didn't give up on the journal already How has your trading been? You should share your trades and update the journal again.

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Sorry I have been sick with bronchitis for 3 weeks and have not traded. I will get back to it next week.

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Sorry I have been sick with bronchitis for 3 weeks and have not traded. I will get back to it next week.


Bring it!!!! Looking forward...


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