I might have had a bit of luck on my side today. For the most part I got some good fills, managed to find the right areas for minimal drawdown when the levels were uncertain and took my profits at good locations before major pullbacks. Some might say that luck doesn't really play a part because as traders we're working with a known edge and the probabilities will play themselves out but at least in the short-term over a handful of setups there can be a bit of luck that occurs for things to play out your way.
Sometimes trading can be a very straight-forward affair as setups are clean and simple but that's not always the case. For example, today's market wasn't nearly as easy to trade in real-time as it appears in hindsight and there were plenty of cases where momentum was shifting or price was going into questionable areas of supply/demand. Read more