I would like to share my daily trading procedure. Below you can see basic tasks and questions for my trading session. It is plan for intraday or swing trading. There you can see my task before open market, during open market and during position in market. Before each trading session I comment all questions.
Before open market
Before open market I need to choose stocks, which I will be watch during trading session. Choose 4-6 stock before open market.
How did other global markets trade? What is sentiment? BAD – NEUTRAL – GOOD
How do US futures trade? Is there any movement? DOWN – CHOP – UP
Check Trump’s twitter. Is there any important news? YES – NO
Read news! Is there any important news? YES – NO
Check macroeconomic calendar! Is there important notification? YES – NO
Check SP500 index chart. Is there any support/resistance, pinbar, moving average cross, volume, indicator? YES – NO
Read company news! Is there something important? earnings, dividends, new products, etc. YES – NO
Check stock index chart. Is there any support/resistance, pinbar, moving average cross, volume, indicator? YES – NO
Define input condition to open the position. When do you enter to market?
Define output condition to open the position. When do you enter to market?
Define duration of open position. INTRADAY – SWING
How long do you want to stay in position? MINUTES – HOURS – DAYS
Define risk reward ratio
Define stop loss
Define profit target
Define alternative risk management in case of big volatility
What size of stack will you invest? ENTIRE STACK – PARTIAL STACK
During open market
What is the best stock from watching stocks?
In your opinion, which stock has the biggest increase potential?
Check macroeconomic news!
During position in market
Check candle chart! Is there opportunity for exit? S/R, moving average, indicators, etc.
Check macroeconomics data!
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