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Day Trading Grain Futures: A practical guide to trading for a living by David Bennett

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15: A Case Study

It’s all very well writing about this stuff, but what does it look like in practice?

To give you a taste of the real thing, I took a series of screen shots while I was trading. It’s not something I like to do, because any distraction is a bad thing, but I hope you find it beneficial. I decided to focus exclusively on soybeans. Normally, I put off this decision until I’ve observed the open and see which of the grain markets I prefer, but I can’t do that and take screen shots, so I will stick to the beans.

The illustration below shows my trading screen at 00:22:56.

(All times mentioned in this chapter are given in Queensland time. The market opens at 00:30:00 and closes at 04:15:00. The time format is hh:mm:ss.)

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