Journal

My Trading Journal

The 2016/2017 financial year has started and it is time to set my financial new year goals for Your Investment Coach. Up until now, I have worked on creating content for the website purely to help my own investing activities.  Creating investment journals for share holdings in my portfolios suitable for potential members to read has helped me become more …

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Trading Journal 23 Jun 17

Quite a lot of aggressive entries this week despite overall market volatility. Will be managing my positions very closely and …

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Trading Journal 16 Jun 17

The following trades have been taken or closed between 2nd June and 16th June Entries Strong uptrend and leading into …

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Trading Journal 2 Jun 17

Exits 31/5/17 Mechanical exit triggered for this stock, exited the next day Trade Management After a significant pullback, price has …

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Trading Journal 19 May 17

 Entries Pullback to a breakout area offered a reasonable risk reward trade   Mechanical entry triggered, entered on the open …

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Trading Journal 12 May 17

Entries Mechanical entry triggered   Exits Didn’t tighten my stop on this trade so the initial stop zone was hit …

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Trading Journal 5 May 17

 Exits Mechanical exit triggered, profits taken – 30% ROI   Fundamentals changed for this stock so exited ahead of trailing …

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Trading Journal 21 Apr 17

 Entries Mechanical entry triggered Exits A lot of open profits were lost on a large gap down. Followed the plan …

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Trading Journal 7 Apr 17

Quite a few entries this week Entries Strong uptrend and pause on the daily chart   Pullback to a support …

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Trading Journal 2 Apr 2017

Entries A trend reversal trade with a break from a small consolidation pattern allowing a reasonable risk to reward trade. …

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Trading Journal 26 Mar 2016

 Entries Break up out of the consolidation pattern. Entry taken on a pullback to the support level   Break from …

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Trading Journal 27 Jan 2017

Chart Analysis Entries Took an entry for this stock this week – a combination of a strong dividend yield and …

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Trading Journal 13 Jan 17

Not a lot of trading activity this week.  Prices seem to be overbought and trades taken in prior week are …

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Trading Journal 6 Jan 17

A couple of entries this week and some trades with positive price action allowing stops to be moved up. Chart …

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Trading Journal 30 Dec 16

Not a lot of trading activity for the past two weeks as I have been on holiday.  One automatic exit …

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Trading Journal 16 Dec 2016

Scans done on the 11th December came up with some sound trading candidates this week. Have both cash and margin capacity …

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Trading Journal 7 Oct 2016

It’s been a number of weeks since I completed a weekly trading journal – the portfolio’s have been ticking over, …

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Trading Journal 16 Sep 2016

Chart & Market Analysis Entries & Exits ABC pattern in a strong trend and entered on a potential new move …

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Trading Journal 11 Sep 2016

Ran a great momentum scan this week and analysed a number of stocks and added them to the watchlist with …

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Trading Journal 26 Aug 2016

 Chart & Market Analysis Entries & Exits  No entries this week Trade Management   Featured Chart Long consolidation pattern which …

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Trading Journal 19 Aug 2016

No trading activity this week due to a death in the family.  Little time and certainly no concentration to be …

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Trading Journal 12 Aug 2016

I focused on the weekly charts this week. The portfolios are nearly fully invested so not a lot of spare …

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Trading Journal 5 Aug 2016

I ran a new momentum scan that I have developed and Charts 1 & 2 stood out as potentials for adding …

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Trading Journal 29 Jul 2016

Summary Solid week for the portfolios and 3 new entries.  Goal for next week is to do a thorough analysis …

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Trading Journal 22 Jul 2016

Summary Busy week this week but unfortunately not with trading!  A positive week overall for the portfolios but a couple …

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Trading Journal 16 Jul 2016

Summary Still travelling but I have managed to partially get on top of the trading and investing activities again.  A …

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Trading Journal 9 Jul 2016

Summary I have had 6 weeks away from trading due to an overseas holiday and my daughter having a baby, …

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