Damocles Weekly Trade Journal
Table of Content Commentary - Entry Rules Options SpreadsThis Week's Market Sentiment Trading Readiness Level (DEFCON) Profit and Loss Statement Schedule for this Week This Week's Trade ActivityVertical Spreads Opened This WeekVertical Spreads Currently CookingVertical Spreads Closed This Week I'm..
There's something out there hunting us,and it ain't no man...Billy (Movie: Predator)  Commentary Am I being stalked by Predator Investors? We all are! How hard is it to manipulate the stock markets? What would it take for me to significantly..
I want to examine how the Law of Large Numbers relates to the Options Chain's Probability of OTM. Table of Content Commentary -CommentaryThis Week's Market Sentiment Trading Readiness Level (DEFCON) Profit and Loss Statement Schedule for this Week This Week's..
"Fifty years from now, when you're looking back at your life, don't you want to be able to say you had the gutsto get in the car?"- Sam Witwicky: (Movie: Transformers) Commentary Is playing it safe is too risky? You..
This week I will conclude my review of using ThinkorSwim to set up a Conditional Trailing Stop Limit for my Vertical Spreads. Table of Content Commentary: Conditional Trailing-Stop LimitsThis Week's Market SentimentProfit and Loss StatementSchedule for this WeekThis Week's Trade..
Put a 'stop-loss' order on your worries.Decide just how much anxiety a thing may be worthand refuse to give it any more.- Dale Carnegie Commentary First question: Do Trailing Stop Limits really work? To answer this question, I have to..
We are always coming into a New Normal.New Normals are nothing more thankeeping life weird!- Damocles Commentary How to trade Options Spreads in the New Normal? The term "New Normal" is an overused cliche that basically means I learned something..
David: What is the primary goal?Joshua: You should know, Professor. You programmed me.David: Oh, c'mon. What is the primary goal?Joshua: To win the game.(Movie: WarGames) Commentary The COVID-Crash this past February stung pretty badly! I had 14 trades that all..
Market volatility can tell me a lot about the broader market, and one of the most useful volatility indicators is the CBOE VIX Market Sentiment. But sometimes, it just flys over my head. Table of Content Commentary - Guardian of..