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by chuckm_ca
Fri May 02, 2003 3:58 pm
Forum: Trader Psychology
Topic: I Hate Myself
Replies: 19
Views: 19170

Quote: "That is an interesting point. How is it that ones mind can be so focused that it can select the losing trades? Does that mean that our mind's eye can also see the profitable trades coming?" Yes Sir G, I do believe the minds eye can also see the profitable trades coming. There are days when I...
by chuckm_ca
Fri May 02, 2003 10:31 am
Forum: Trader Psychology
Topic: I Hate Myself
Replies: 19
Views: 19170

I've been there, and you are at the point where I totally turned my trading around. I'd second guess signals and then watch the profitable trades run which I didn't take of course and for some uncanny reason I always managed to take the losing trades. At this point I realized that the most painful e...
by chuckm_ca
Mon Apr 21, 2003 3:01 pm
Forum: Testing and Simulation
Topic: By What Measure? - How do You Know if a System is Good?
Replies: 83
Views: 75114

"If the answer is #1, is trend-following really that "easy"? (provided you don't deviate from the rules and can stand the drawdowns) " I think what happens is that you discover trend following isn't as easy as it looks. On paper, that 50% return and 40% drawdown looks great, but can you personally t...