April 14, 2008

Net: $60
LFT: $50
DD: $47
Trades: 28
Shares: 3200
Frame of Mind: Clear

Saw WB on my scanner, big news on it and it was already trading 10M shares pre-market.

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I thought the pre-market shares were already high.  When I saw the 5min reversal candle and the confirmation following it, I waited for it to pull back to 25.50 before I went long. It was very important that I waited, had i not i wouldn’t have successfully traded this.

It went up to .83 but I didn’t take it, wary of being left behind, my target was at least 26.00. It then went down, I added another 100sh at .20, ready to cut at 25.00. Fortunately I calculated a good support, it then went up back to a high .88, my offer was at .90 (FUCK!!) and what looked like program buying on the TAS. Weird 4 digit lots on the upticks. I took half at .60, still retaining bullish bias, then traded some more of the range as I had expected it to range after it was thrown back down from .88.

The opening was crazier, volume was much more than pre-market and the stock chopped from .20 to .80. I was up $100 and I decided to stop trading for a while. 5 minutes later the stock has melted down to .18 I was very surprised I thought it was the best deal! Bought at .18 set my cut at .00, alas it went to .00.

Got chopped some more below .00 and lost some on CC.

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Fortunately

What I did right:

Patiently waited for the pullback on my first WB trade.

What I did wrong:

None.

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