: $-125.00 -2.50 ES points
Total trades: 11 [4 scratch]
Execution score: TBD% [but it was low]
Opportunity cost: $tbd
Sounds like our kids are a little sick, so it's a quick update today. Read the markets pretty well, but execution was lacking.
Early on, had multiple +1.50 trades which didn't get +2.00, so that created some anxiety.
A couple of full stop losses then triggered the anti-discipline mode. Tisk tisk.
And the trades following the stop outs were all closed out at breakeven since they went at least +1.50, that is, until the last one (trade #11).
I was short most of the day, thinking it was going to be a trend day down. But for whatever reason, I could see that the double bottom was going to hold around 14:30, and that there was going to be a sharp move to hurt the bears.
So I bought at 1394 and held as long as I could. It was a rogue trade, one that my subconscious told me to take.
My target was initially 1399 area. Placed a tight trailing stop, which got tagged just under 1397. It eventually hit 1401. Pretty much worked according to plan, but didn't execute well, since I was just trying to protect profits, vs. going for big gains.
Another day to think about what I did today, and why I did what I did. Maybe my trading plan is not suited to my personality and needs to be further adjusted? Tomorrow will be another day to improve.