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.
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.
Equities have managed to run circles around even the most sagacious traders over the past few months. We’ve been able to grab a few favorable entries, but constant whipsaw fueled by contradictory musings from central banks on both sides of the Atlantic has effectively turned directional trading on its head whilst offering ever more fertile conditions for swing traders and nimble scalping aficionados.
We literally have juicy standing in line here at the evil lair. If you’re not on the list you’re not coming in, so consider joining our club or be forced to make due with the leftover freebies. So equities pulled a surprise jump yesterday, the possibility of which I actually flagged early in the session. Apparently however my warnings were not heeded as many of you were caught with your pants down. Tisk tisk… well, that’s what you get for fading the Mighty Market Mole 😉