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Futures Experience: Advanced
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Good to back trading!!!!

SD

Welcome back

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)
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Get Rid of the Crap

Great article about taking risk and getting rid of the "crap". This totally applies to trading: Look at your trading screen and get rid of the stuff you dont need or no longer use. Applies to indicators, colors, etc. Keep it simple!!

http://blogs.forbes.com/carminegallo/2011/05/16/steve-jobs-get-rid-of-the-crappy-stuff/

Hope to get back to posting on a more regular basis soon.

SD

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Changing Direction


Over the last couple of months life has been extremely difficult. Its during times like these that you tend to have the clearest and most objective vision on what you are doing and where you are going. After reading my journal and many others on BM's I have realized I am going in the wrong direction with my trading. So, this will be the final post for this journal. I will be starting a new one shortly with my new vision and direction.

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Looking forward to your new journal.

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)
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If you want
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