Apologies (INTJ TAA)

I am encountering a bizarre problem whereby Interactive Brokers has been canceling my market orders for $XLY because its price is “out of allowable price limits,” which confuses me, as it’s a market order.  All of the other instruments executed correctly.  Consequently, my system has tried to reissue the market order for $XLY the past two nights (and will do so again tonight), so I will probably have to open the order manually tomorrow.  Has anyone else encountered this problem?

2013 INTJ Capital Wrap-Up

I am glad to see the close of 2013, the year in which I introduced several models and began testing them in real-money accounts.  My Forex multi-strategy model, as tracked by MyFXBook,  severely underperformed my expectations.  There were three primary causes that contributed to this: errors in my programming code, errors in my data stream, and worldwide quantitative easing policies by the main central banks.  Each of these errors, as one can imagine, proved critical.  I hope I have corrected the first two, but QE has proven to be a new twist to the market that has confounded my counter-trend models.  I hope that with additional data in the coming months, my models can be adjusted to reduce risk in these extreme scenarios, but only time will tell.

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