Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Biggest screw up in years

I am sitting here in a daze. Once in a great while I screw up where I am in and out of something that I do not completely clear out a position. I try now to have my overall PNL turned off but I have a place where each trade shows up and the PNL. If the PNL is changing I know something is wrong.
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Yesterday I bought some stock futures but I used the TF instead of YM as usual. I did not have the TF on my list of items. I thought I would placed a buy stop (right click) but instead I placed a limit (left click) above the market getting filled instantly. Some reason the PNL on the book trader was turned off too.
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I did not know I was very long this market from yesterdays lows until this morning.
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Holly Shit - my mistake made me $3120 overnight. I think I am going to start drinking right now.

Sunday, October 23, 2011

This Weeks Results 10/17/2011-10/21/2011

stock: -42.28
crude futures: -80.88
dow futures: +30.56
gold futures: none
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net -92.40
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very few trades - a messed up week

Sunday, October 16, 2011

This months results - 10/03/2011 to 10/14/2011

dow futures: -118.32
stocks: +10.05
Crude Futures: -41.00
Gold Futures: zero
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net - 49.27
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This was my trading for the last 3 weeks. Most of those 2 weeks I was on vacation. I could say nearly all the trading was from Friday. Trying to get back into things and trying some new things too. Hi-lites when I can.

Sunday, October 2, 2011

This Weeks Results 9/26/2011-9/30/2011

Dow Futures: -34.16
Crude Futures: +34.66
Stocks: +100.60
Gold Futures: none
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net +101.10
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Slow week and going to be on vacation for most of the next two weeks.