Emini S&P Trading Journal & Recent Posts

Trading Journal - August 16th, 2018

If you can be patient it will usually pay off.  That's what I tell myself when we have a quiet market open like we did today.  It can be difficult to sit around and wait for a trade that fits your plan.  If you're the gambling type you might…

Trading Journal - August 15th, 2018

Today was a good example of why I don't subscribe to the oft-repeated trading maxim of just making "a couple points a day" in the Emini S&P 500 (ES).  There's a lot of traders out there that are content to just call it a day if they can…

Trading Journal - August 14th, 2018

I'll admit it - I'm not entirely pleased with my trading performance today.  At this stage in my career it's never really about the short-term results.  Instead, I try to focus on my process.  That means that I gauge my performance based…

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