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July 22, 2016

Coiled Up And Ready To Strike

I know we’re talking summer tape here but the level of inactivity over the past few days has been a bit concerning. Equities continue to hover above a crucial inflection point and it wouldn’t take much downside to launch a wild ass covering session. The more time passes the more this thing is coiling up and accordingly the more violent I expect the resolving phase.

My ES campaign remains almost unchanged as it’s currently scraping a very modest 0.4R. It’s Friday and I’m not too excited about holding a position over the weekend, especially given all the craziness we’ve been bombarded with in the U.S. as well as over here in Europe the [...]

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July 20, 2016

The Early Bird

Whenever participation on the board dies down I pay extra attention as market fatigue usually suggests a profitable move is just beyond the horizon. Yesterday’s session in the E-Mini was anything but exciting, however it served us a nice support range in which I managed to place a long entry. I hope you guys can shake off your mid summer trading blues as promising entry opportunities are popping up all over the place right now. As the saying goes – the early bird catches the worm.

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July 19, 2016

Pinchy Winchy

Apparently Pinchy Winchy was a game the Marx Brothers used to play with each other back in the day. It involved pinching the cheek of the guy next to you and I guess the loser was whoever didn’t find a cheek to pinch back. Now, don’t judge them too harshly – those boys didn’t have cable TV, the Internet, or computer games, and the bikinis of the time made a burka look outright frivolous in comparison. 

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July 18, 2016

Rolling With The Punches

No matter how talented or experienced a trader you are, no matter how disciplined or cold-blooded, sometimes you just run into a patch of bad luck. Case in point was my NQ campaign which was happily trailing along about -1R away, but then got suddenly triggered on the Turkey coup drop lower late Friday.

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