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Robert's Rants - Perseverance and Failure (Episode 6)

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Robert, keep these coming. I have really enjoyed listening and have learned from you insight. I've been a member since the end of last year but I felt like it wasn't going to work for me. I sort of quit the community for a while. Your rants and some of the other great recap videos have helped me get back on track. Listening to this episode in particular, I have come to the conclusion that I need to get back to the reason that I joined BBT in the first place. I need to be involved more. I sit in the chat and never say anything; I've not posted in the forum in a while and I've not even considered doing a recap video. I need to start being involved and also peer to peer would definitely help me. That is the real reason I joined the community.  I felt the accountability would be helpful. If there were others that I could say "this is what I did today, or this week" it would help me to think before going "Rambo" or some other stupid stuff. I do feel I can do this because I am successful more that not. I just have blow up days that I need to avoid. Friday was my worst and that's why I'm on here doing this at 10 o'clock on a Saturday night. (that and the fact that my wife is nursing a broken knee, so we're not exactly getting out much) Anyway, i just wanted to let you know that even though the viewership is down, as you say, you are helping. Thanks!

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Thanks @deejaypj

Does your platform/broker allow for a Daily Max Loss cut-off? If so, please enable it to avoid those "Rambo blow-up" days. If I could re-do one thing in my trading career, it would be to have that in place since Day 1. My 5 biggest red days went well beyond max loss. I would be net positive if they could be erased from history.

If you haven't already, watch Episode 4 regarding Peak Regression. I outline a plan for recovering from a bad day. Best of luck!

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Robert, thanks for the advice. I know the daily max loss cut-off is something that would help me. I will check into that for my current trading account. I know I had it available with the futures account that I was trading but I've moved to trading more stocks and that's through a different broker. I will also make sure to check out episode 4. I'm not sure I listened to that one yet.

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The videos don't seem to be available anymore. Were they removed or there is another link?

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