I developed an automated scalping system that can scalp futures or FX. So far I have traded DAX, NQ, YM, CL, EMD, SI, FESX, ES, ZW, and ZS from 9:30 to 12:00 ET. The software runs on NinjaTrader and coded in C#. TradingTechnologies is the datafeed. I have watched this system trade in Sim and real money for a year and I believe it has a chance a long term edge. It is designed catch fast, short term directional movements. At times, it will stop and reverse until the daily profit/loss goal is attained. The goal is to gain $50-$100 per instrument per contract per day (before slippage, commissions and fees. Initially, I'm trading one contract. If the system performs well, I'll increase the size. My broker is Crossland Deep Discount where I pay $.35 per side in commission plus fees. For the purposes of this Journal, I'm going to officially start on 2/1/12 with a $10K account. I may post daily charts and/or trade blotters but will certainly include daily statements (with personal infomation omitted, of course). I'll try to be as transparent as possible.