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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.

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