Monthly Archives: September 2010

I wanna trade the futures

I have been studying the E-mini S&P 500 and have dipped my toes a couple of times to test the waters. Trading this contracts is very different because of their leverage. I still have to get used to the precission one must have with entries because a one point move carries a $50 jump in my account. And 1 point is merely a ~0.1% move of the market. I realized that to be successful I needed to trade only at key price levels. And to know those key prices I needed to do my homework ahead of the market Continue reading

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August Performance Review

Another month has passed and it is time to look at the numbers and trade statistics. August was a very choppy and frustrating month for many as stocks moved up and down in large moves. I only had 6 trades … Continue reading

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