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Here is a spreadsheet I', currently working on to track my individual setup performances

 

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EDIT, I don't know why my screenshots are so crappy when I screen shot my full monitor. Maybe I need a better app than the regular snipping tool.....anyone know if I am doing something wrong?

 

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2 hours ago, hailchaser2 said:

Here is a spreadsheet I', currently working on to track my individual setup performances

 

TradeBook Stats.PNG

 

EDIT, I don't know why my screenshots are so crappy when I screen shot my full monitor. Maybe I need a better app than the regular snipping tool.....anyone know if I am doing something wrong?

 

I use TechSmith Capture. I am quite happy with it. You can save it as an image, link or video.

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CMEG is turned back on. I planned to take today to make sure all charts layouts, screen layouts, and hotkeys were working properly in sim.....Nothing was working at the open, I couldn't make an entry....no errors showing my why. So I switched to live and took a position, it worked. So I lost 0.6R on that. Went back to SIM and nothing. FYI, you have to set your buying power in SIM. Once I changed it from zero everything worked good.

 

After testing most of my needed HotKeys, I decided to switch to my "Observe Layout" that doesn't even have a trade montage. It all looked good, so I switched back to "Trading Layout" and yep, I forgot to switch it back to SIM. So I took a LIVE trade on accident. It was my MountainPass setup, so it was ok.

 

Tried a different screen capture method, so posting this to see if it still looks fuzzy like before.

 

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Still looks blurry. I'm going to try what Rob suggested above tomorrow.

 

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After that trade, I'm pleased to say that I sat at my station all day, and did not take another trade in SIM or LIVE. I consider that a good sign that my discipline to stick to TradeBook setups only is improving. Let's go 2021.

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UGGG Max Loss today -3R

Here is how my open started. Yesterday I requested they change my trading permissions to regular hours only, no Pre or Post market trades. They must have f'd it up, because when I went long on WFC for a 1MinOrb it gave me a Trade Time error. It would have been a minimum 1.5R Trade, and maybe even a 2.5R trade. It sucks psychologically to start the day that way. Once I got CMEG to straighten it out, I forced some trades that were not setups.

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Tried to force these AMD trades, Short, stopped out, LONG stopped out, Long again with a couple partials

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UBER Parabolic Pullback, but I did not wait for a reversal candle.......Not good. The second entry was just 10 shares, I was testing to see if my account was working properly again.

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OSTK Parabolic Pullback, This is one of the main struggles I have with this TradeBook, Sometimes the 9onthe% is good R:R, but I know the 1Min chart is not steep enough with big candles, I still get tempted by the R:R it provides and enter. I need to be self aware during these times and pass. I should probably take the stock off of my screen completely if the angle looks like this, even if the (on% looks nice.

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I had 4 Trades today that were not in my TradeBooks, I was thinking of a punishment....I hate clutter, so I printed them out to clutter my desk up tomorrow, and be a reminder I don't want to add to the clutter with more "No Strategy" trades. Let's see if this works, lol.

 

 


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3 Trades today even though I was trading all day, that's a big step for me. Only had one winner, but all three were nice TradeBook Setups.

 

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Nine trades today. All were TradeBook setups, but I did break two rules. Traded before the first 1Minute candle finished, and traded in the last hour. Two days in a row that I have stayed away from “No Setup” trades.

 

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Hi HC2, I took that exactly same BABA trade with the same result 🙁 A powerful hammer on a million shares volume. A good trade that just didn't work out this time.

That double bottom NIO trade was awesome. I just took a screen cap of it to add to my playbook examples.

Rob C

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Missed the first hour of trading today, had a Doctor appointment. Nasal/Allergy checkup only, nothing serious. 

Again today I was very disciplined with the "No Strategy" problem. I watched all day long and only took one trade!

WFC Mountain Pass

I did not like the lack of enthusiasm (Volume) after the second bottom, so I took a partial at the 50SMA. then the lack of enthusiasm once it crossed the 50 was another sign that this didn't have the juice that most of these setups have. I exited before BE once it lost the 50 a second time.

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Here is a trade I should have taken, but when I typed NKLA in chat, Aiman flipped to it and said "Nothing is happening here". I have to remember, this is my TradeBook setup, other traders have different setups and indicators they like.....this looked good to me and I should have taken it. Would have easily reached 2R on this trade. maybe more. Aiman doesn't care much about volume, he is a candle pattern genius though. I really liked the Volume spike at the bottom and the long lower wick. then when the next low happened, another long wick. Lesson learned.

Solid first week back to a LIVE account. I had one bad day of "No Strategy" but have put some tricks into place to help with that. For the week I was -0.43R. Excited to take my new discipline trading into next week. See you all Tuesday.

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A little bit of everything today, 6/9, but only +1.7R, but they were all TradeBook setups, another successful day of avoiding the dreaded "NO Setup"

1MinOrbDown

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5MinOrbUp, then 3 different 5MinOrbDown

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5MinOrbDown

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MP

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PP

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MP

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On 1/7/2021 at 2:15 PM, hailchaser2 said:

The advice I would give anyone entering the next BootCamp.

Hi @hailchaser2

I'm considering hoping in the next PCT Bootcamp cohort. Though I notice that the topics covered could be stitched together from the amazing set of educational webinars and resources on BBT

What was the value add of the Bootcamp for you? For me, I can see it being a structured curriculum. But I suspect there's more!

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