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Trying to find my trading edge

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Day 02: + $130.

Setup #1: 1. I missed it.

Setup #2: 1=$130. This trade could've been held for a few hundred bucks to >$1000 trade but I chickened out.

Setup #3: 0


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No guts, no glory. This setup #1 was a very nice one, yet I didn't have the guts to trade it in real accounts again


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Going to take sometime off to work on my discipline problem. I'll also need to pack up stuff to get ready for moving before July as well as looking for an evening &/or weekend job once we move to a new place. Vancouver BC is where we're moving to. It'll be a long drive for about 3000 miles or (4900km) from here.

My wife has a small online business job which I can't depend on her to support me financially. So, my best solution is to find a part-time job to work while trying to work this thing out.

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Going to take sometime off to work on my discipline problem. I'll also need to pack up stuff to get ready for moving before July as well as looking for an evening &/or weekend job once we move to a new place. Vancouver BC is where we're moving to. It'll be a long drive for about 3000 miles or (4900km) from here.

My wife has a small online business job which I can't depend on her to support me financially. So, my best solution is to find a part-time job to work while trying to work this thing out.

Best wishes to everyone.

Good Luck with the move!

I'd say trading is hard enough without having the pressure of "must make money from trading soon" that you might be placing yourself under.

Get a part time job or better yet a full time job, and work on trading part time. Make sure you show success for 6-12 months (at least) with part time trading before even considering doing it full time.

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Good Luck with the move!

I'd say trading is hard enough without having the pressure of "must make money from trading soon" that you might be placing yourself under.

That's a right on statement you made there.

I used to make about 2000 grants (approx. $1500 usd) a week from my previous jobs doing nothing in the office. For years I can't even generate 2000 grants a month with this trading thing. No matter how much efforts I put in for the last few years to make it work. I guess my trading mentality is hitting the wall.

Maybe like you said, it's better to trade part-time while working full time for now since my setups only appear few times a week. Speaking of which, my personal account was positive again last week, after my itchy finger caused a big loss. With a job and stable income, I guess I'll improve my trading patient level from there.

Thanks for your great inputs.

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That's a right on statement you made there.

I used to make about 2000 grants (approx. $1500 usd) a week from my previous jobs doing nothing in the office. For years I can't even generate 2000 grants a month with this trading thing. No matter how much efforts I put in for the last few years to make it work. I guess my trading mentality is hitting the wall.

Maybe like you said, it's better to trade part-time while working full time for now since my setups only appear few times a week. Speaking of which, my personal account was positive again last week, after my itchy finger caused a big loss. With a job and stable income, I guess I'll improve my trading patient level from there.

Thanks for your great inputs.

I think for most people it makes most sense to have a regular full-time job, and trade day chart part-time algo.

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With HR finally approved, my former boss is welcoming me back to his IT department in July. That means, I'll move back to Toronto Ontario instead of moving to Vancouver BC. Welcome back to boring working life and all I've to do is to stare at the blue screen all day.

In the meantime, I'm going to give myself another try on E2T's TCP combine while trading my personal account. What makes all the difference this time is I've better trading mentality.

Stay tuned....

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