So earlier today I wrote about my monkey. After my first few trades I started using Ninjatrader. And did much better. It’s not that the Ninja DOM is better, I actually like X_Trader a lot. It’s that I have pre-configured stops & targets on the Ninja DOM and I avoid moving them. And that’s my strategy. Either stop or target. Let the market show its hand.
Here are the trades:
And here are the results. Despite a big problem not taking the stop at 59, I still managed to have better stats than my average last month. And if I had stopped out at 59 I would have made even more.
This was the first day I traded real money on both X_Trader & Ninjatrader, which forced me to fix a problem with the Ninjatrader conversion on my trade log spreadsheet. I posted the formula for the fix.
Now my focus is on the items mentioned at the bottom of the monkey post and just finding “one good trade”.