Mar
11

“Don Miller Live” to Formally Launch May 7

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Today’s post formalizes the launch of the donmillerlive.com site and service. Please view the video and new site for additional information.

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Concurrent with my stepping down as CFO for a high tech company that has consumed my time, energy, and focus over the past few years, and upon return to full time trading in May, I’m excited to make two announcements in response to many recent and recurring requests.

Jellie Trader “Reunion” Opportunity – I’ve recently received several requests for past program attendees to participate in the upcoming April 30 – May 4 Jellie Trading session, especially as we’ve done more work in recent years with ETH, Asia, CumDelta, Volume Profile, our new Dashboard, and more. As such, I’d be pleased to invite and welcome any past Jellie to join us in the upcoming session for only a nominal participant fee which would amount to a 90% discount. Please contact me at don@donmillereducation.com if you’re interested.

Live Trading Room “Squawk Box” Launch w/Trading After Dark - Many of you know that last year we launched a beta “Trading After Dark” effort designed to establish a trading team largely focused on overnight opportunities that continue to grow. Like many things in life – and especially trading – the concept was strong, yet the timing and format needed tweaking due to various conflicts and commitments at this end which resulted in closing that test effort for the time being. My many thanks to those participating! So concurrent with my return to full-time trading in May, and immediately after the Jellie program completes on May 4, I’m excited and pleased to announce the launch of a full-day trading venue which will include the following:

- Dedicated times to market prep, team regroup, assessment, and more
- Five scheduled intraday Squawk updates
- Live streaming of proprietary indicators
- Extensive and prudent use of audio (live stream-of-consciousness as market opportunities unfold)
- Venue that facilitates a team environment of like-minded traders
- Common screens to promote synergies
- Access to one of the top trading coaches in the industry (Robin Dayne)
- Opportunities to strengthen & encourage each other (Iron sharpens Iron)
- Text, audio, video, and smartphone conferencing capability
- Allow for pursuit/communication of best practices & optimal trader tools including access to enhanced charting
- Value-based participation fees that bundle trader infrastructure while respecting trader overhead budgets & maximize trader profitability
- Discounts for any past Jellie participant (live or webinar)

Updated 3-9-18: Here’s a preliminary draft of the daily Squawk schedule.

I’m extremely excited about both of these opportunities, and will provide more info on the room launch in the coming days including structure, platforms, pricing, etc.  You can also email me any time at don@donmillereducation.com if you’d like to be added to an email list.

I want your Bamboo to grow and profits to explode, and intend on building THE best trading venue in the industry, led by a multi-million dollar trader who will always be 100% transparent, have huge plans for my personal trading over the coming months and years, and would love to have you join me. Look for a “Weekend Trader” video this weekend (likely Friday PM) for more context.

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Feb
21

Trading After Dark – Eliminating the Noise

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Tonight’s sequence is a bit long-winded (30+ minutes), yet shows how I traded tonight’s ES after it lost 2690 support.  It’s not a home run sequence, yet shows how I used size and scratches/re-entries to manage risk, and combined CumDelta with Volume Profile to eliminate the noise and manage the sequence.  I’d likely grade it B-.

As I mention in the video, recording these is helping me focus and I seem to be getting in a decent rhythm and now stand at +$200k off the low of the Feb 5 horror show (much like Page 109 in Chronicles or our initial diary detailing the 10-6-08 trade).  I recall mentioning the other day that I thought Feb 5 might be the kick in the a$$ this trader needed.  So far, so good, and I’m adjusting to the Tinnitus … yet I’ve still left far too much on the table and have missed a few 6am alarms.

39 days until I return to full-time trader status!

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Feb
18

The Weekend Trader – Redemption

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I’ll let the pic and video speak for me tonight … as we now head to Zihuatanejo (you’ll have to watch the movie to get that if you haven’t seen it among the 10,000 times it’s played on free TV).  Feel free to meet me on the beach on April 2!

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Feb
12

Trading After Dark – Catcher’s Mitt Edition

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Note: Please adjust the video slider so you start at the beginning … having a few technical challenges as it seems to start mid-video. Thanks.

I’ve talked about the catcher’s mitt sequence for years … sometimes even taking some grief from my closest trading friends! Hopefully this visual and accompanying narration will help further burn the pattern into your brains.

These continue to be real trades folks … and I promise to show one that doesn’t work.  Remember it’s not always about probability … it’s about bet size when you’re right.  Concepts and advisories are great … but they mean nothing without execution and don’t pay the bills.  We’ll continue to work on the video quality and combine these new episodes with the earlier TAD series. Consider it some thanks for your recent support.

Oh, and this post-trade sequence chart is why trades are dates and not marriages. Note MACD never crossed about zero.

Feel free to comment or ask questions via Twitter and I’ll try to get to them as I’m able.

Love, uplift, & inspire!

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Feb
08

Trading After Dark – Shall We Play a Game?

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Slowly regaining my rhythm and putting the “Fun” back in this trading desk. Shall we play a game? See if you can spot the technique and tweet @millerdon to discuss.

Bonus points if you remember the name of the movie.

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Feb
08

Trading After Dark Returns – Asia Edition

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View a 30 minute video and critique of tonight’s NKD trade sequence. We’ll eventually dovetail this with the older videos at tradingafterdark.net over time. No advance graphics and we’ll work on the video resolution over time, yet I wanted to load this quickly to keep it current and start the cadence once again. All critiques welcome as I continue the reboot. Enjoy!

2-8-18 AM Update: Here are the entries on a TOS 1 minute chart, including the scratch sequence prior to the recording, keeping in mind they tend to aggregate closely-executed trades.

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Feb
07

“Rut” Update – Finding Oneself

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Here’s an update on my current battle with self and the markets.

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