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Jun 23, 2015 13:16


Live Single Entry Scalp Huge Miss Due to Cover

Day in general:
- Green day after commissions
- One really big miss due to emotions (LNG), one position sizing mistake (PGNX)
- Relatively quiet and collected day
- Not in the best mental condition to trade


Set-up: ------------------------- Scalp
Quality of set-up: -------------- B
Number of Entries: -------------- 1
Capital used: ------------------- ca. 500
Risk: --------------------------- moderate
Stop: --------------------------- 24.50 ... 10 cents
Target: ------------------------- 24.00 ... 40 cents
Reward to Risk: ----------------- 4:1

Profit/(Loss) Without Commission:--- -1.98

Trade Comments:

  • Stop at the wrong place
  • High was 24.56 and stop should have been over that level, perhaps at 24.60
  • Nice quick retracement to 23.80s after my poor covers

Execution detail:

Date/time Symbol Side Price Position
2015-06-23 13:16:29 EPZM sell $24.400 short
2015-06-23 13:18:27 EPZM buy $24.499 0

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