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Friday, November 30, 2012

Was down most of the day but let winner run to close day flat

YUM - Looked for bounce off gapdown

VRSN - Long on price holding upper range of gapdown

ANF - Short

VRSN - 2nd long attempt as set back up

WLT - Lesson of the day

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Had multiple losers but let my 1 winner run to end the day flat


RIMM - Short the gapup

AMZN - Mini flag base breakout that failed

BIDU - Short at retest of intraday high and wrong

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

2 trades that stopped me out

Tuff day as took same trade 2x's and got stopped on both before it took off.  In review i feel i used good R:R, obeyed my stops, and when daily loss was hit i walked away.  My trouble is when i use wider stops, i seem to be wrong and take bigger losses, when i use tighter stops, i got stopped out but am right as price runs.  I can't figure it out!!

AAPL - Long on B/O

AAPL - Looked like higher low so in again

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Didn't stick to plan today, and yet again it would of paid handsomely

The trades:

AMZN - Long off strength

RIMM - Short off daily R

ACAD - Fade the monster gap

IWM - Short into rise to resistance

GDOT - Move on volume

AAPL - Learn to anticipate

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Hit daily loss allowance and walked away

Still cannot discover the formula to be profitable consistently.

SIRO - Short on breakdown and shorted at bottom

BIDU - Great action as price chewed away at the 93 seller

AMZN - Textbook pennant

BIDU - Short at previous day high

AAPL - Wanted short but hesitated

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Tuff trading in choppy market and gut said to stay away today


NTAP - Short to fade the gap

AAPL - Bounce play

AMZN - Missed the short but tried long on pullback


Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Got spanked today hitting my daily max loss so walked away bruised


CSCO - Long off gap and go but failed





ANF - Fade the gapup but was chopped up

CF - Textbook pennant but rolled

FFIV - Textbook flag and break of highs

GS - Looking weak but needed to short strength


Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Great day in market as took majority of trades that alligned



HD - Great gap and go

MNST - Strong out gates

CF - Long off open for gapfill

DDD - Long off base

Monday, November 12, 2012

I discovered my flaw of why i struggle

I'm finding in most areas of my life, especially trading that i reside in a place of fear.  Fear of being wrong, fear of no conviction, fear of most things.  This is unhealthy and am now embarking on a journey of how to gain confidence in many areas.


WFM - Ready to break out but no follow through by market

SSYS - Looked like long but too thin and could not get out

FFIV - Reversion trade fail

FSLR - Trade of the day but didn't stick to target

LNKD - Great pattern long

CLVS - Lesson

CELG - Lesson

Friday, November 9, 2012

Why bother trading if i keep abandoning my plan?


JAZZ - Short the spike

NFLX - Pullback buy

BIDU - Pullback buy

LNKD - Short for reversion trade but too early

BIDU - Short near previous day high