Simple title, simple plan. I am 19, I have been trading for 1.5 years total. I have been somewhat profitable for the last .5 years (at least I no longer bleed) in swing trading equities. My thesis is that I am better suited for a shorter time frame and due to capitlization, futures gives me a great opportunity to try something that I cant in stocks without 25 k. I will be recording and analyzing my trades and placing them in here at the end of the day. Hopefully I can get some feedback - the point of this journal. If not, I will continue to simply keep learning by myself. Some gratitude towards gaj, anekdoten, and nihaba... gaj has been a big help in my trading for a while and anekdoten and nihaba are helping me go to the next level. Anyways, without further adue, here is the trading plan: By the way, I will be recording my sessions and going over them over the week to see what I could have done differently. I have not yet figured out if I will post all days at once or one by one then. Will do it one way as I deem best. Trading Rules: Will examine 3 different time frames. 1 for larger picture, another for immediate trend, and another for exact entries. If a trend is particularly strong, I will use a fourth chart dropping into a smaller timeframe in order to enter a breakaway market. Entries: White Hammers after completion if can get in the range of the white hammer (vice versa for shorts), otherwise wait for break in trendline on wide range bar (greater than last 3 bars bodies). Must be at least a 1 : 1.5 risk to reward scenario. Always enter after the completion of the signal with limit order or during the last few remaining moments before a bar closes. After 2 bars after the signal, cancel order. Also, check out the new trend line formed and if it is broken, also cancel order. Exits: To the first profit target, a break of the new trendline (a close below/above it) or a wide range bar. If profits locked in, use a longer term trendline or keep putting stop underneath last low / above last high. Trending Criteria: Trend Timeframe: Long: Longer timeframe must have a higher high, a higher low, a higher high and as we approach a new low, we can assume that it will be the higher low and enter. Short: Longer timeframe must have a lower low, a lower high, a lower low, and as we approach a new high we can assume it will be a lower high and enter. Note, I will consider an equal low as continuation of uptrend and an equal high as continuation of downtrend. I will also apply trendline analysis when it gives me more accurate results.