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Losing to Profitable! How to fix your trading - Review #7

Losing to Profitable! How to fix your trading - Review #7

In this review, we delved into a trading journal from one of our customers. This particular journal review proved to be very intriguing. At first glance, the trader appeared to be losing money and experiencing a significant drawdown. However, as we examined the journal more closely, we discovered that certain aspects of their trading were actually quite profitable.

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This journal review serves as an invaluable lesson for struggling traders or those new to developing their own trading strategies. It highlights an important reality: initial results may not be promising, which is both normal and expected. However, perseverance is key.

By carefully analyzing your trading data, you can identify the components of your trading system that are performing well. Once these profitable elements are recognized, you can focus on them, leveraging these successful strategies by taking more trades that meet similar criteria.

In particular, you can look for the following data points and strategy parts in your Edgewonk trading journal:

  • Which timeframe is working best
  • Do you make more money trading with the trend or against the trend
  • Does your system perform better during specific trading sessions
  • Are you following your trading rules
  • Do you see negative performance outliers

Conversely, the journal review analysis will also reveal which strategies and signals are not working, and where the trader is losing most of his profits. Understanding these aspects allows you to refine your trading approach, eliminating the ineffective elements and honing in on what works best.

In conclusion, this review underscores the importance of thorough analysis and persistence in trading. For every trader in the process of building or refining their strategy, it's crucial to learn from your data, capitalize on successful strategies, and continually adapt to improve overall performance.

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