Friday, January 31, 2014

Jan 31, 2014

+78.65 on 5 contracts today.  -992.28 on 215 contracts this month;  not happy w/ the results this month but I'm going to implement some adjustments in Feb that will hopefully turn it all positive soon.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Jan 29, 2014

-182.10 on 11 contracts today.  Fed days are always very volatile and it seems like it almost never goes in my favour.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Jan 21, 2014 - mlk holiday analysis

+14.64 on 11 contracts today.

I analyzed my trading over the mlk long weekend and backtested with different variables and it seems that the only thing holding me back right now is still the  'accepting a L' idea.  I knew this was problem last year but it's really hard to shake.

The spots I enter are good, the targets I set are good, the LL's I set are good, it's just once a L sets in (even though I know that around 50% of the time it'll be a L trade), it's impossible to 'accept' this (and follow whatever rule I set-out for such a scenario including to stop for the day) and I just self-destruct with crazy trades.  If I eliminate those post L crazy trades (or adjust them for how I should have traded based on my rules), my system works.

Since last year wasn't the year, lets hope this year is the year I solve this 'accepting a L' idea.

Friday, January 17, 2014

Jan 17, 2014

-240.93 on 13 contracts today.  -617.85 on 63 contracts this week.  Terrible start to the year.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Jan 14, 2014

+128.87 on 14 contracts.  Didn't maximize anything, was another +0.37 gain on my first trade.

Friday, January 10, 2014

Friday, January 3, 2014

Jan 3, 2014

-66.06 on 8 contracts today.  For the week -100.62 on 22 contracts.

Thursday, January 2, 2014

Jan 2, 2014

-34.56 on 14 contracts today.   I'm ready to ramp up the number of contracts to start the year but things just weren't going my way today.  I'm going to write more about my plan for 2014 during the month of January.  (I'm still working on a summary for 2013 and will hopefully post it soon)