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Thanks Globetrader and Steve for the perspectives ...

2008-05-03T10:56:00.000-05:00

Thanks Globetrader and Steve for the perspectives on journaling, keeping score, and integrating charts. I have found journals useful for learning about myself and also for learning about markets. The annotating of charts has been useful for the latter.

Brett



globetrader, I created my own program that tracks ...

2008-05-02T10:47:00.000-05:00

globetrader, I created my own program that tracks trades also,you can scale in and out, it has a manual override, a tax module, and I just added a journal, and am always adding something!It has some charts and other items that work well. I have beta tested it for 4 months, and havent found any bugs in it, (or should I say, I killed them all!) If you would like I can configure one for the markets that you trade complimentary.The one I use is the Emini S&P. I also have one for the QQQQ. I can configure one for any market. All I need is the minumum price movement in dollars. Here are a couple of links that you can view how it works, and what it looks like. In my own trading, I keep track on a month to month basis, with the same starting balance so that I can compare trading with out the use of leverage, and I keep a version that tracks the trades from the beginning of the year where I utilizes leverage going foward. Here is the link to the simulated data that it is tracking,
http://www.daytradingfutures.org-a.googlepages.com/simulatedaccountupdates and this link is an outdated but informative instructional video http://www.daytradingfutures.org-a.googlepages.com/daytradinganalyzer Our email is TAMTA@DAYTRADINGFUTURES.ORG Best, Steve



globetrader, I built my own with charts, take a lo...

2008-05-02T10:07:00.000-05:00

globetrader, I built my own with charts, take a look, if you like it, I can configure one for you as a gift. http://www.daytradingfutures.org-a.googlepages.com/simulatedaccountupdates In the latest version I included an area to write about the trade and have added new and improved charts since the intial version was made and described at this link http://www.daytradingfutures.org-a.googlepages.com/daytradinganalyzer I keep individual months starting with the same amount so that I can compare performance with out additional leverage, and a continual version for all activity including increased leverage. Our Email is TAMTA@DAYTRADINGFUTURES.ORG



Funny how certain themes come up at the same time....

2008-05-02T04:17:00.000-05:00

Funny how certain themes come up at the same time. I wrote an article this morning, where I emphazised to a reader the importance of keeping a journal and posted an example of the journal I'm keeping now for 4 years.
http://globetrader.blogspot.com/2008/05/setup.html
It's just an excel spreadsheet, which gives me the information I need to know. Unfortunatly it has become quite complex over time, but that's to be expected I guess and as long as I know what what number means, that should do. I'm a self-employed trader:-) so any reporting goes to me.
What I miss and what might truely help is a way to attach charts to some of the days. That would help in identifying things which worked in the past and which might work again now. I've seen myself go in circles a lot, coming back to setups I used a long time ago. And having a chart ready to see these would have helped me. But I'm not good enough in Excel to add links to charts on my harddrive without embedding them directly and blowing the whole sheet out of proportion. So it has to do as it is.