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Monday, July 8, 2013

Let the psychological battle begin

Pumped as years have gone by and i still can't master trading (or stop losing money for practical purposes).  Starting new training tomorrow.  Let's do this.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Another tuff day and hit max loss

GS - Short on loss of lows

CHTR - Swing long as strong in weak tape

FSLR - Missed the long so looked to reversion short

FSLR - Textbook flag to rising 20MA but failed

AMZN - Lesson of the day in reversion

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Got chopped up

BIDU - Hesitated and missed the run

AMZN - Strong off open, hesitated and missed quick rip

GS - Reversion play but poorly played

GOOG - Play of the day but was shaken out

AMZN - Stair step higher and shaken out like a weak hand

Monday, April 15, 2013

Tuff day, now working on pulling trigger and not hesitating

GS - Strong in weak tape

NFLX - Heavy vol move so tried on tight flag

NFLX - Stopped 1st try but setup was back.

GLD - Reversion bounce

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Went 4 for 6 but still working on better sizing and letting winners run

NFLX - Great gap and hold

CAM - Short into consol area

ACAD - Potential for HUGE runner but missmanaged for small loss

SAIA - All time highs but failed

FSLR - Looked ready to go

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Great day with entries but pulled in on sizing. Need to go BIG on the HIGH prob setups

ONXX - Daily gorgeous and gapped and held intraday

NKE - Long 2 attempts and stopped for small loss on both

BIDU - Short double top but too strong

ONXX - Long again off P/B

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Great setups, even post review all looked good. Stopped on all for max loss today. Frustrated but looked legit.

REGN - Great setup, too stingy on entry and missed the boat

KBH - Approaching highs on great volume and pattern

VHC - Huge volume which showed continuation move but failed

REGN - Higher low bounce so long again

CZR - Rip on volume but rolled over

Monday, April 8, 2013

Another tuff day with max loss hit but am sticking to trading plan much better so happy with progress

ZNGA - Daily looked ready and volume was there, just didn't work

CVLT - Daily oversold hammer bounce play

GOOG - Short off loss of previous day low

LVS - Bounce play off daily hammer and intraday tight flag

CRM - False B/O over previous day consol area sucked me in

Friday, April 5, 2013

Even though hit max loss on day, Great R:R trades, Great job pulling trigger, Great job honoring stops.

AMZN - Great mini flat top BO that failed intraday

FFIV - Tried multiple longs and got chopped up

NFLX - Great low vol P/B to rising 50MA in rel strong name

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Grasping the concept better of the trades i tend to to better in, still need to work on leaving stop be.

GNE - Great extended move that rolled today

WHR - Short on daily loss of 50MA

AMPE - Had pre-market plan but when price came in a little i moved on.

LNKD - Intraday flag kept sucking me in and rolling over, then missed the big move

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Had great plan for shorts today but didn't take one

My 2 shorts i had a plan for triggered down for an entry and immediately ripped so figured would run all day.  Boy did i miss the entry.  Here are some other trades i took.

AAPL - Flag intraday

CF - Intraday pennant

CRM - Lesson to trade alerts

JOSB - Great tight flag intraday but failed

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Great Finds, Great entries, Need to work on taking with size, and sticking to targets

LIFE - Great daily cup and handle

MNKD - Bullish daily extended flag that ran on volume

REGN - 1st long attempt for loss

REGN - Resetup so took long again

NFLX - Lesson of day that i missed

Monday, April 1, 2013

What i hope is my final lesson of this expensive mistake i've made countless times

I must learn from my past or i am destined to repeat it in the future.

LNKD: Long off gap up but didn't have clear stop so should have passed

TWC - Tight flag on daily, great entry, just wrong market day