Setup Bonanza!

Interesting turn of events this morning – although my growing cautiousness concerning the equities (long) side has thus far paid off I’m not yet convinced that we’re heading into another correction. Be this as it may, I did get positioned nicely courtesy of the TF this morning and I intend to hold this position for now or until stopped out at break/even:

Although there was a quick fake out toward the NLBL my stop was well placed and thus far I’ve racked up almost two R. Which is nice but not really what I’m interested in – I’m turning this into a lottery ticket to the downside given what I’m seeing on the short term momo side:

VIX:VXO (which I showed to the subs yesterday) continues to point downward. Again, it could be a fluke or a bear trap but I already earned my entry and I’m sitting pretty right now.

Out of fairness I should however show you guys the Zero Lite which is rather flat today. So not much participation on the downside here and I give this 40% chance to continue lower. I don’t see a long entry here right now either unfortunately – once I do I’ll let you guys know.

Update on the Dollar entry which I hope some of you guys grabbed yesterday. The right panel shows us at the 2R threshold and that means we are either moving our stop up if we close above it or close our position if we close below it. That is via the CrazyIvan campaign rules. If I would employ Heisenberg then I would have taken partial profits a bit above 1R and moved my stop to b/e. So I leave this in your capable hands – it’s possible that the Dollar is going to enjoy a run higher. But heck – it’s the Dollar right? So I’ll stick with CI rules on this one ;-)

So many awesome setups today – here’s crude gracing us with a very interesting configuration I tried to explain on the chart. Could swing either way and we are near the $100 mark – will definitely take whatever trigger this throws at me.

And I cannot believe I’m actually giving this one away for free as it’s my favorite. I have already gone long via this morning’s short term entry near 104. My stop is at today’s lows and all that ties very nicely into the IP and RTV-L that any of you leeches may grab later tonight. Absolutely love this setup and I think it’s coiled up and ready to snap.

More goodies below the fold – it’s a veritable futures bonanza today – seems Hoss is getting all excited. Please grab your secret decoder rings and join me in my freshly painted spring lair:


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Busy Thursday Morning Briefing

Welcome to our morning briefing. Here we are reviewing short term setups ahead of the NYSE opening bell. If you are a scalper or swing trader then these setups may be of interest to you. As usual keep in mind that these are short term setups although they could be used as early entries for more longer term positions.

I’m seeing more reasons for measured amounts of paranoia on the equities side. Here’s the GBP/JPY (popular carry trade pair) plotted against the spoos. The former is descending while equities continue to hold strong.

I’m considering short positions but need a reason. Don’t have one yet on the spoos – if you’re long here then simply watch the 25-hour SMA and I think you oughta be okay. Slight BB compression by the way – we may be seeing a quick move here soon.

I’m already short on the TF but it’s experimental with only 1/2R and a tight stop above that NLBL. If it snaps back I’ll be long above the NLBL with a stop below the SMA.

But we’re only getting warmed up – plenty of juicy short term setups this morning, especially on the Forex side. Here’s the USD/JPY which is resembling equities. I would be long above the NLBL and short once it drops below 103.8 (with stop above the NLBL).

More below the fold for my intrepid subs:


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Friday Morning Briefing

Welcome to our morning briefing. Here we are reviewing short term setups ahead of the NYSE opening bell. If you are a scalper or swing trader then these setups may be of interest to you. As usual keep in mind that these are short term setups although they could be used as early entries for more longer term positions.

Equities have been holding soft support in accordance to the level of participation I observed in yesterday’s session. No guarantees or reason to jump to conclusions but things are looking a bit more positive as of right now. The TF is currently plotting above its 25-hour and an hourly NLSL – so far so good (for the bulls that is). As you recall I currently do not have a dog in this fight as I closed out near the EOD per my campaign rules.

Setups – quite a bit of activity on the Forex front this morning. Here’s the USD/CAD which I expect to continue its current ST trend lower. My entries are on the chart (the opposite entry representing my respective stop). A long is possible here as we have very good context courtesy of the 25-hour SMA.

More below the fold for my intrepid subs – please step into my lair:


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