Sunday, October 28, 2012

This week's Results 10/22/2012-10/26/2012

Crude Futures: -363.40
Soybean Futures: +6.82
Nasdaq Futures: +61.12
Dow Futures: -0.56
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Net:  -296.02
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Four weeks of losses and I could whine but I won't. Time to deal with Sandy.

Sunday, October 21, 2012

This Week's Results 10/15/2012-10/19/2012

Copper Futures: -126.70
Soybean Futures: +125.38
Wheat Futures: -137.12
Dow Futures: -32.00
Crude Futures: +66.60
Nasdaq Futures: -58.88
Gold Futures: +14.66
Russell Futures: +135.98
Stocks: -92.60
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Net: - 104.58
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Usually I trade 5 to 10 times a week , I had 48 trades this. Way too many. My broker must be very happy. I wanted to be more aggressive but I guess I got carried away.  I cut too many of winners too fast but I did not let one of my losers get away. I wimped out on way too many good trades and I think a lot of my trades were frustrations from that. There was at least 10 trades that I either pulled the order before it got filled or I pushed the stop loss too close to protect the same gains where they would have been great trades. Crazy man crazy.

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Monday, October 15, 2012

This weeks Results 10/8/2012-10/12/2012

Soybean Futures: -118.64
Gold Futures: - 136.02
Crude Futures: +223.30
Dow Futures: -52.20
Nasdaq Futures: -68.88
Copper Futures: +64.32
Stocks: +0.20
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Net: -87.82
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The last two weeks I have not traded well on the days trading should have been easy. And one day each week when trading was not easy - I chased and got hit. I feel I should have shown much better results than this so far for the month of October.

Saturday, October 6, 2012

This weeks results - 10/01/2012-10/05/2012

Corn Futures: -162.12
Wheat Futures: - 62.12
Soybean Futures: -155.68
Copper Futures: -21.36
Crude Futures: +264.02
Dow Futures: +36.22
Russell Futures: +53.92
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Net: -47.12
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It was a crazy week for me mentally.  I got so frustrated missing so many good trades or chickening out of them - I went crazy on Wednesday and lost a bunch of money chasing a bunch of trades. I am surprised my numbers were not a lot worse.

September adjustment

I forgot to include $294 in dividends to my results.