JustCash

+5 SPY Puts in @.75 and out @.66 Small loser today but really felt more like a good trade overall. I've added one signal to my strategy to hopefully become more efficient. Today's loss was the price to learn more about my new signal and how it will benefit me. Even better news, this was probably the most emotionless trade ive ever made. Taking a small loss didnt bother me and I've learned a better way to exit. Entering the trade didnt bother me because it was in accordance to my signals and trade idea, glad i executed. The entry of course could have been better but that's something I will continue to work on. "Dont wish things were easier, wish you were better" - Jim Rohn

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+5 SPY puts in @.77 out @.95 Small winner again today. Still plenty of room to learn from this trade. I could've entered earlier with my signals and I could've exited later if i adhered to my trailing stop rules. HOWEVER, ToS crashed shortly after I closed my position so Thankfully I got out earlier, otherwise I wouldve had a lesser gain as the SPY did recover a bit. Overall, very pleased that I'm trusting myself some more and I traded my idea! Always room for improvement but recognizing that I am indeed growing! I will become a successful trader or die trying

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+5 AMD puts in @ .93 and out @1.02 Small winner today. Mixed emotions about it but overall happy. The negative is that there was a better entry that I realized but waited too long and didnt trust the idea I created. The good news is that I still entered the trade to take small gains and got out very quickly to realize a profit. Once you see how things are able to turn and notice the signs (after many losses) you learn to get out before getting stopped or letting the trade go negative. Needed this win to remind myself to trust more in my ideas because I've put in the time and effort.. all that's left is to execute! I will become a successful speculator or die trying.

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+5 BA puts in @.7 out @.56 Small loss today that couldve been a gain. I was trying to sell with a small gain but the order wouldnt fill (Oddly, it was right before my profit goal that the trade started reversing, any sooner and this really was a gain). I learned a valuable lesson (one that i knew but didnt really respect), Sell into strength (or weakness). Also, i very much need to work on my entries but i'm glad i adhered to my signals and got out a bit earlier before my stop for a smaller loss than what couldve been disastrous. The learning curve is steep but thats probably what makes this more worth anything i've ever learned and done before. Just have to keep moving forward.

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+5 MSFT call in @1.16 out @.83 Ok, on paper its maybe not the best trade but it had all the signals to uptrend to me and I was clearly wrong. I also entered too early, again, and i realized that if i wait maybe 5-10 mins from where i want to enter, then i can have a better entry. Also, made something new stuck out to me about open interest and i'm going to dig a bit deeper into it. Overall, i lost but its not really a loss if I learn and grow from it. So not upset, this is the price i pay to learn and become successful. Rome wasnt built in a day, I'd be so unenthusiastic if it was too easy anyway. Live to trade another day!

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+5 MCD put in @.92 out @.63 Took a loss today when i was attempting to short MCD, it had worst than expected earnings. There was some good things to take away like: I stuck to my rules and discipline about exiting the trade. I did get in earlier than i should've (hindsight) because the opportunity seemed great, I'm not as upset about that because I trusted myself and in the past when i didnt trust myself i was even more upset about missed earnings. What burns me is losing, not the money loss but the idea of losing. I know I can do this, I just have to keep going.

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+2 SPY call in @ 1.62 out @1.62 Just a breakeven trade. The news seemed good but nothing developed as quick like i believed it would. So I exited at break even because the idea was clearly faulty and i had little patience. I realized after buying that i avoided all my rules and bought on impulse, happy to get out unharmed! I will become a successful Speculator or die trying!

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+2 Call JNJ in @1.47 and out @1.35 Small loss because i overlooked that the company had some litigation issues. I actually had a good execution on this trade because i tried to Dip buy, so i really limited my risk which was great. Took the trade because it was an Earnings Winner. Much to take away from this trade.. clearly i must be MORE detailed with my watchlist. Aside from that, 4 out of 5 on the watchlist actually traded as i anticipated but i didnt take the trades because i doubted my own trade ideas.. I will stop doubting myself and trust my own trade ideas. I think i'm close to success and profits, i just need to keep going!

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+3 BAC Call option in @1.03 and out @.95 Small loss due to a bad trade execution. I was over eager to trade due to the trade war news and I entered too early and didnt wait for all my signals. Much to learn and must sharpen my discipline. Although i have no trouble accepting small losses now, so theres a silver lining here. I've realized (some time ago) that small losses will always burn because of my strong desire to win. BUT i wont let these deter me from trying my best to succeed. Instead of being shaken, we must shake it off and move onto the next trade. I will learn to succeed from my failures!

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+1 NFLX put in @.92 and out @.95 Okay, not the best trade but not the worst trade. Basically a break even trade. Best take away was the entry (even though it was a bit late), trading less afraid and understanding more that taking a small loss is apart of this learning curve and trading. Also, listening to my gut and exiting early when the trade is showing that i was wrong. Just got to keep going and I know that I will be successful.

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