July 11th Tuesday 2006 Trade Log

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+5.10 +0.0000
$510.00 $0.00

Leave Your Greed at the Door

I got a good night of rest and wanted to be aggressive today because it may be my last day of trading due to too many personal things to take care of the remainder of the trading week.

That in itself put me in a disadvantage for Monday and Tuesday (today) trading session...a psychological disadvantage via I'll take too many chances in trying to catch a big trade instead of taking a profit when a WRB pt level is reached...


Also, today was pure intuition trading and only one trade was accordingly to my trading reports and that trade was an error in that I chased it (very poor entry)...trade resulted in a small loss.

Tomorrow there will be no greed on my part and I want you to compare my trading results for tomorrow July 12th Wednesday with my trading results today July 11th Tuesday along with comparing how efficient of a trader I am between the two trading days.

By the way, July and August are typically low profitable trading months for me due to vacations and extra time off from the market.

Today's results (real money and simulator trading) shown above are that of NihabaAshi only. To see his total accumulated points for the month of July...click here. To see results for the months of 2006 and prior years...click here.

Commentary by M.A. Perry (a.k.a. NihabaAshi)  

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Session Start: Tue Jul 11 09:26:51 2006Session Ident: #futurestrades
* Now talking in #futurestrades09:26
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* lesAway is now known as les09:27
<NihabaAshi> Good morning all...
I got some personal stuff to do later today.09:28
Thus, my goal is this morning is to hit the market hard and fast...
Simply, I'm going to be very aggressive.
<codehead> :-)09:29
<substanz> gm !
<NihabaAshi> If I don't see anything by 10am...I will immediately to very conservative trading.

Long ER2 @ 710.50 -> large size 09:30
<les>  Shorts ER2 @ 709.8 paper 09:34
<NihabaAshi>  Exited ER2 Long @ 709.70 --> - 0.8

Reverse and Enter Short ER2 @ 709.70
<les>  Covered 2/3 ER2 Short @ 709.3 --> + 0.5 paper
exit stop moved to breakeven ER2 @ 709.8 paper
<szubaark>  Shorts NQ @ 1527.25 09:35
<NihabaAshi>  Shorts ER2 @ 708.70 -> Add
<les>  exit stop lowered ER2 @ 709.7 paper
<pdays>  Long ER2 @ 708.8 paper

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<les>  Trailing Stop Hit ER2 @ 709.7 --> + 0.1 paper 09:36
<pdays>  Exited all ER2 Long @ 709.8 --> + 1 paper 09:37
<szubaark> damn..my IB keeps slowing down :((09:38

quotes are going slow.. great09:39
<NihabaAshi>  Covered ER2 Short @ 710.50 --> - 0.8 09:40
Reverse and Enter Long ER2 @ 710.50
I just lost my PHLX info :(
<les> ok, niha - its still pushing sharply down09:42
<NihabaAshi> Thanks Les...I'm now using my backup as in the Oil ETFs (OIH an XLE)09:43
I almost dumped the trade when I lost PHLX.09:44
<szubaark> my IB quotes still going Slow then Fast!

just what u need when in a trade09:45

NQ i got 1529.50??
<NihabaAshi>  Exited ER2 Long @ 709.30 --> - 1.2 09:46
Reverse and Enter Short ER2 @ 709.30
Geeesh...its barely past 0945am est and volatility is dropping dramatically.
<Awash>  Long ES or YM @ 1274 paper 09:50
<szubaark>  Covered all NQ Short @ 1531.75 --> - 4.5
Long NQ @ 1531.75
<NihabaAshi>  Shorts ER2 @ 710.70 -> Add 09:52
<les>  Shorts ER2 @ 709.8 paper 09:54
<NihabaAshi> With the way volatility is behaving...looks like I may be done trading sooner than later :(09:55
<jperl> ER2 on VWAP 709.90
<NihabaAshi> Volatiltiy is now at a point where there's going to be a WRB Spike soon...09:56

Hopefully my way.
<les>  Covered 2/3 ER2 Short @ 709.3 --> + 0.5 paper 09:57
exit stop moved to breakeven ER2 @ 709.8 paper
<eminitrader>  Shorts ES @ 1273.50
<NihabaAshi> Although declining...still no WRB Spike.09:58
<Awash>  Exited all ES or YM Long @ 1273 --> - 1 paper 09:59
<NihabaAshi>  Covered 1/2 ER2 Short @ 709.20 --> + 1.5
<les>  Covered Remainder ER2 Short @ 709.1 --> + 0.7 paper 10:00
<NihabaAshi> [09:40] <NihabaAshi> Covered ER2 Short @ 710.50 --> - 0.810:01
That prior Short was a -0.8 and a -1.80
<szubaark>  Exited all NQ Long @ 1528 --> - 3.75 10:02


Shorts NQ @ 1528
<cmr> There is only one trade for today: Short Short Short whatever u whant
<aym> Buy er2 @ 707.8 risk 2
<NihabaAshi> ER2 at a WRB Spike 708.00 as a WRB Spike10:03
Now greed kicks in.
<szubaark> Niha for me more like making up my two Stop outs.10:04

Going Green for the day.10:05
<eminitrader>  Covered all ES Short @ 1273.50 --> 0
Shorts ES @ 1273 10:07
<NihabaAshi> Yesterday I lost my patience in missed out of a big down move via an early exit...
<les>  Shorts ER2 @ 707.2 paper
<NihabaAshi> Trying hard to be patient now with the low volatility
<Awash>  Shorts ES or YM @ 1271.50 paper 10:10
<les>  Covered 2/3 ER2 Short @ 706.7 --> + 0.5 paper 10:11

exit stop moved to breakeven ER2 @ 707.2 paper
<eminitrader>  Covered 1/3 ES Short @ 1271 --> + 2
<NihabaAshi> I'm Green for the day at 706.90
<les>  Trailing Stop Hit ER2 @ 707.2 --> 0 paper
<cmr> Second trade for today: Continue Shorting, Shorting, Shorting10:12
<codehead> long 706.90 <paper>10:15
<NihabaAshi> Oil moving back upwards :(
<codehead> jumping the gun on a potential vegas
<szubaark>  Covered all NQ Short @ 1527 --> + 1

Long NQ @ 1527
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<codehead> exit half ER +1.0 <paper>, raise stop of remainder b/e10:19
<NihabaAshi> Volatility just died again...expecting another WRB Spike soon.
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<eminitrader>  Covered Remainder ES Short @ 1273 --> 0
<Awash>  Covered all ES or YM Short @ 1273 --> - 1.5 paper 10:24
<NihabaAshi>  Covered Remainder ER2 Short @ 708.20 --> + 1.1
<szubaark>  Exited all NQ Long @ 1530.25 --> + 3.25 10:25
<Awash>  Shorts ES or YM @ 1273.25 paper

Covered all ES or YM Short @ 1273.25 --> 0 paper


Long ES or YM @ 1273.25 paper 10:26
<jperl> ER2 at VWAP 708.90
<eminitrader>  Shorts ES @ 1273
<les>  Shorts ER2 @ 707.8 paper 10:28
Covered 1/3 ER2 Short @ 707.5 --> + 0.3 paper 10:30
exit stop lowered ER2 @ 708.1 paper
<Awash>  Exited all ES or YM Long @ 1271.50 --> - 1.75 paper
<NihabaAshi>  Shorts ER2 @ 707.20 -> large size
<eminitrader>  Covered 1/3 ES Short @ 1271 --> + 2 10:31
<codehead> stopped rest of ER flat <paper>
<NihabaAshi> Will not add...having a little problem getting orders in.
<les>  Covered 1/3 ER2 Short @ 706.5 --> + 1.3 paper
<NihabaAshi> :(10:32
<les>  exit stop lowered ER2 @ 707.7 paper
exit stop lowered ER2 @ 706.4 paper 10:34
* NihabaAshi is now known as NihabaAshi_away
<szubaark>  Shorts NQ @ 1524.50 10:36
<les>  Trailing Stop Hit ER2 @ 706.4 --> + 1.4 paper


i'm +6.5 now
<PapaJon> nice goin les
<les> thx
<PapaJon> yw10:37
<szubaark>  Covered all NQ Short @ 1526.25 --> - 1.75 10:40


Long NQ @ 1526.25
<Awash>  Shorts ES or YM @ 1269.75 paper 10:42
<les>  Shorts ER2 @ 705.9 paper 10:44

Covered 1/3 ER2 Short @ 705.5 --> + 0.4 paper 10:52
* NihabaAshi_away is now known as NihabaAshi
<NihabaAshi> I installed a new security program on my system 2 days ago to prevent hard-drive access just in case my computers are stolen...10:54
<Awash>  Covered all ES or YM Short @ 1268.25 --> + 1.5 paper
<les>  exit stop moved to breakeven ER2 @ 706 paper
<eminitrader>  Covered 1/3 ES Short @ 1268 --> + 5
<NihabaAshi> By default it logged me out of my trade platform are a certain about of inactivity in the program :(
<Awash> nice emini
<NihabaAshi> I've now changed the default :)
<eminitrader> thx a ..holding the rest for a tenner :))10:55
<NihabaAshi> 704.80 gives me my profit target for the day via this large size position.
<substanz>  Long YM @ 11092 paper 10:56
<codehead> long YM 11092 <paper>10:57
<NihabaAshi> I missed getting into my trade when the pattern signal occurred...missed getting a +0.8 tick better entry due to being logged off the system.
<codehead> dang
<szubaark> Nice Niha.
<NihabaAshi> I didn't exactly pick the best trading day of the week to be aggressive trading :(10:58

Wednesday and Thursday should be the best trading days of the week but I have personal things to do that will consume most of the day.

After that...I'm not expecting too much out of July as in profits.10:59

Not a good month overall for trading.11:00
<les>  Trailing Stop Hit ER2 @ 706 --> - 0.1 paper
<szubaark> code..possible HTLB
<les> actually wrong...out at 0.0 :)
<codehead> yeah looking at that
* les is now known as lesAway



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<NihabaAshi> Reason why I schedule vacation time the latter of each July and into August each year.
<codehead> price wasn't where i wanted to enter for real, and of course it hasn't triggered
but seems like it's having trouble going down, and i do see some bargain hunters in mkt11:01
<szubaark> PLUS we are frikin Oversold on Daily
<NihabaAshi> Volatility has been low...but steady.
<codehead> been scalping stocks, just one futs trade11:02

no 2: +10 and +0
<NihabaAshi> If we get another down WRB before 1130am est...I'll be a little surprised.
<codehead> on price, YM dinged the downtrend line a bit (intraday)11:03

on cash
<substanz>  Exited all YM Long @ 11094 --> + 2 paper 11:06
<NihabaAshi> Security Note: I highly recommend to any serious trader to password protect their computers in case of theft along with using a program that washes your password use at any site...does such after each time your system goes into standby or shuts off...11:07

Worth the protection.
<jperl> what do you use?11:08
<NihabaAshi> jperl...I won't say other than its one of the best in the business.

You can google and find top reviews on security programs under words like Password Protection, Encryption et cetera.11:09

EuroFX EC just became active in the past 10mins :(11:10

jperl...look for programs that if the computer is stolen and then used...it will secretly alert the security company and the security company works in the background secretly as it gathers info about the new user (thief).11:13
<szubaark>  Exited all NQ Long @ 1525 --> - 1.25 11:14
<jperl> ok tx
<szubaark> :((
Shorts NQ @ 1525
<substanz>  Shorts YM @ 11098 paper
<codehead> oops posted wrong room:
exit half YM +11 <paper>
stop 11086 on remainder <paper>
<NihabaAshi> Volatility in EuroFX EC increasing again.11:17

Normally on trading days like today and yesterday when there's no key market events or unimportant market events...11:18
<Awash>  Shorts ES or YM @ 1269 paper
<NihabaAshi> These are good days to trade EuroFX EC.
<szubaark>  Covered all NQ Short @ 1526.50 --> - 1.5
Im done. This is all emotional trading.
* szubaark is now known as szubaark_away
* lesAway is now known as les11:19
<NihabaAshi> WRB Spike :(
<substanz>  Covered all YM Short @ 11105 --> - 7 paper 11:20
<NihabaAshi> Geesh...WRB SPike back the other way (down).11:24

Finally...Oil now losing its volatility....

Lets see if I can get my profit target.11:25
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<codehead> naz has some support here
<NihabaAshi> Unfair :(
<codehead> exit +21 YM remainder <paper>11:30
<NihabaAshi> YM, NQ making it very difficult for ER2 to drop hard.
Now Oil is jumping back into the game to give some support :(
Tightning up my trailing stop.11:31
I got Oil back on my side but not YM nor NQ...they want to go up :(11:38
I got to leave soon...I'm now looking to dump my trade.11:40
<codehead> long ER 706.00 <paper>11:43

hm, total lack of signal

looking for the Niha cover pop
<NihabaAshi> I going to do it in thirds to cloak my exits :)11:44
<codehead> dang

<NihabaAshi>  Covered 1/3 ER2 Short @ 706.10 --> + 1.1 11:45
<codehead> exit half ER +1.0 <paper>11:46

stop on remainder b/e
<Awash>  Covered all ES or YM Short @ 1271 --> - 2 paper 11:47
<NihabaAshi>  Covered 1/3 ER2 Short @ 706.90 --> + 0.3

Covered Remainder ER2 Short @ 707.00 --> + 0.2 11:49

Be back later and hopefully I get another chance to trade.11:50

ER2 will now go down to my target of 704.80 :(
* NihabaAshi is now known as NihabaAshi_away11:51
<eminitrader>  Shorts ES @ 1271.50 -> Add 12:14
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<eminitrader>  Covered 1/3 ES Short @ 1270 --> + 1.5 12:52
* NihabaAshi_away is now known as NihabaAshi13:10
<NihabaAshi>  Shorts ER2 @ 705.60 -> small size 13:12

Shorts ER2 @ 706.20 -> Add 13:14
<codehead> naz needs to bounce13:20
trinq not bad13:21
long QM 1524.25 <paper>13:23
mainly want ot watch it for a bit--never traded NQ and now that they've changed it, might be worth it
<PapaJon> quite the tug o war13:24
<codehead> naz horrid, but want to see if it can get some kind of bounce off support13:25
<eminitrader> think odds favoring the bears ..
<PapaJon> im hoping so et13:26
<codehead> ES bounce key support earlier, hasn't retested it yet
<eminitrader> should retest and continue trend
cause i'm short :)13:27
<codehead> hehe
<eminitrader> holding 3 from 73 and 3 from 71.5013:28
Covered Remainder ES Short @ 1268.50 --> + 4.5 13:40
holding 3 from 73
thats 3 not 4.513:41
exit stop lowered ES @ 1271 13:43
will hold till eod
<codehead> exit half NQ +2.0 <paper>

stop on remainder b/o <paper>13:44

exit NQ +5.0 <paper>13:50
<eminitrader>  Covered Remainder ES Short @ 1271 --> + 2
<codehead> remainder
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<codehead> knew that dang naz had to bounce13:54
<eminitrader> then why were u short ?13:55
never mind u got stopped out and with a 5 pionter :))13:56
wow looks like gap fill on the es13:57
<szubaark_away> i guess you could wait All Day for dounle bottom then buy, insted of getting chopped up in the small range13:59
<eminitrader> lol14:00
<codehead> oops, i said long QM--obviously mean NQ14:01
<NihabaAshi>  Shorts ER2 @ 710.10 -> Add 14:04
Total of 3 contracts now and still small size...no more adds.
<Awash>  Long ES or YM @ 1272.25 paper 14:05
<NihabaAshi>  Covered ER2 Short @ 711.40 --> - 5.8, -5.8 and - 1.30 14:09
Reverse and Enter Long ER2 @ 711.40
<Awash>  Exited all ES or YM Long @ 1274.25 --> + 2 paper
<codehead> nice naz comeback14:11
been scalping stocks today, long on tech bounces and having a great day even when naz was a lows, so i could tell there were buyers in the wings14:13
things like SNDK MU etc
<substanz>  Long YM @ 11152 paper 14:40
<NihabaAshi>  Exited ER2 Long @ 712.30 --> + 0.9 14:41
Reverse and Enter Short ER2 @ 712.30
<substanz>  Exited all YM Long @ 11146 --> - 6 paper
<Awash>  Long ES or YM @ 1273.75 paper 14:44
<NihabaAshi>  Covered all ER2 Short @ 711.80 --> + 0.5 14:47

Shorts ER2 @ 711.80 -> large size 14:53
<Awash>  exit stop set ES or YM @ 1273 paper 14:54
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<NihabaAshi>  Covered ER2 Short @ 712.60 --> - 0.8 15:07
Reverse and Enter Long ER2 @ 712.60
I'm loaded and won't do any adds.
<Awash>  Exited all ES or YM Long @ 1275.25 --> + 1.5 paper
<substanz>  Long YM @ 11160 paper 15:10
<NihabaAshi>  Exited all ER2 Long @ 713.60 --> + 1

Shorts ER2 @ 714.00 -> large size 15:13

Loaded again...no adds.
<substanz>  Exited all YM Long @ 11173 --> + 13 paper
<Awash> nice one substanz15:14
<NihabaAshi>  Covered ER2 Short @ 714.80 --> - 0.8
Reverse and Enter Long ER2 @ 714.80
<substanz> thanks awash !
<NihabaAshi>  Exited all ER2 Long @ 715.90 --> + 1.1 15:17
I'm clueless to where all the volatility is coming from...15:18
Yet, its very easy to move some size which is very abnormal for ER2 this late in the trading day.
<Awash> overall markets are volatile this afternoon15:19
<NihabaAshi>  Long ER2 @ 716.50 -> large size 15:21
Exited all ER2 Long @ 717.60 --> + 1.1 15:22
<substanz> good niha15:23
<NihabaAshi> Needed that one...
<PapaJon> maybe er2 heads for its hidden gap on the daily... :)))
<NihabaAshi> Big 1.1 points on a big size easily fixed the big losing trade on those single contracts.15:24
Long ER2 @ 718.00 -> large size
Exited ER2 Long @ 719.90 --> + 1.9 15:27
Reverse and Enter Short ER2 @ 719.90
Will correct...suppose to be -0.10
Short @ 717.90 (not 719.90)15:28
Posting corrections now...
Covered all ER2 Short @ 719.90 --> 0
Long ER2 @ 718.00 -> large size 15:29
Exited ER2 Long @ 717.90 --> - 0.1
Reverse and Enter Short ER2 @ 717.90
Even with the corrections...my script math may add the next exit incorrectly.15:30
An exit at 716.90 gets me profitable for the day and hopefully its not as a WRB so that I can still stay in the trade.15:34
<substanz>  Long YM @ 11194 paper 15:35
<NihabaAshi>  Covered ER2 Short @ 718.50 --> - 0.6
Reverse and Enter Long ER2 @ 718.50
<substanz>  Exited all YM Long @ 11206 --> + 12 paper 15:36
<NihabaAshi> Crazy price action this afternoon.15:37
<PapaJon> no kiddin15:38
<substanz> yes good volume
<PapaJon> for me.. today has been a baptism by fire... made some early, then lost alot, then made some, then lost some... then made alot.. net effect... barely in the black15:39

my normal signals have been performing very irregularly last couple days
<substanz>  Shorts YM @ 11206 paper 15:40
<NihabaAshi>  Exited all ER2 Long @ 719.50 --> + 1 15:41

Shorts ER2 @ 719.00 -> large size

Made an error via exiting instead of reversing into a short @ 719.5015:42
<substanz>  Covered all YM Short @ 11210 --> - 4 paper 15:45
<NihabaAshi> :(15:47

Everything was going smooth (no software hickups) until now :(

A 718.30 gets me profitable for the day and hopefully not via a WRB.15:48

What a day and I still feel like I can continue trading into the close :)15:52
<PapaJon> you get into the secret espresso bag?15:54
chocolate covered espresso beans?
<NihabaAshi> Chocalate covered Cashews :)15:55
<PapaJon> yum
<NihabaAshi> Actually, I got a very good night of rest last night (first time in weeks).15:56

Felt energized and decideded to be aggressive in my trading today.
<PapaJon> i would like to think with reports out the rest of week... that the next three days will be mo betta15:57
less flames to jump thru
<eminitrader> in general from my experience july and aug r the most difficult months totrade at least the ES15:58
<NihabaAshi>  Covered ER2 Short @ 719.30 --> - 0.3 16:00
Reverse and Enter Long ER2 @ 719.30
Remainder of the trading week will be better trading conditions
Unfortuantely I won't be around that much the rest of the week.
I may be able to sneak in a few trades for about an hour tomorrow or Thursday.16:02
Math in my head tells me I'm still at a lose for the day but I won't know for sure until I open the PnL window.16:03
The script totals on my screen are way wrong -28.50 for the day ???16:05
exit stop raised ER2 @ 718.00 16:07
hehehe...my total just change to -18.20 when I raised my stop.
Script is not suppose to be able to do that.
Exited 1/3 ER2 Long @ 719.70 --> + 0.4 16:08
Exited 1/3 ER2 Long @ 719.70 --> + 0.4 16:10
Exited 1/3 ER2 Long @ 719.90 --> + 0.6 16:11
<X>  #FuturesTrades Info -> Chat room for realtime trade posting by traders of Emini Futures (ER2, ES, NQ, YM), EuroFX Futures (EC), Eurex Derivatives (DAX, ESTX50), Euronext Futures (FTSE100, CAC40), Treasury Futures (ZF, ZN, ZB), NYMEX Futures (CL, NG, HO, QM) and Exchange Traded Funds (DIA, GLD, IWM, OIH, QQQQ, SPY)16:13
<NihabaAshi> Every trade today via the 2min chart I did were profitable...
Three trades via the 60min chart were losers.16:14
<PapaJon> awesome niha

the 2min comment
<NihabaAshi> Two trades today via the 15min chart were losers.
<PapaJon> bummer on the 60min
<NihabaAshi> Remainder trades today via the 5min chart were all profitable.
My biggest loses today were via the higher chart interval due to the wider stops.16:15
That's a lot of pressure ER2 put on the Shorts going into the close.16:16
I'm going to try hard get some personal stuff completed so I can trade the first hour tomorrow.16:17
Were putting in a new ventilation system in the attic tomorrow morning :(
Take care all and see all tomorrow.16:21
* NihabaAshi is now known as NihabaAshi_away
* DisconnectedSession Close: Tue Jul 11 20:09:08 200616:44

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