Trading The House Down

It’s been an extremely pleasant day here at my make shift West Coast lair. It’s the first day of spring and of course the weather once again is awesome in Los Angeles with temperatures in the mid 70s only interrupted by a few fluffy clouds here and there. Meanwhile it’s been super cold over in Spain and of course I don’t miss any opportunity to rub it in when sending vacation pics to my buddies in Valencia.

2015-03-20_NQ_update

But not only that – while I have been busy shopping and running errands all over Los Angeles I somehow managed to trade the house down this week. The NQ campaign I posted yesterday morning alone booked full 8R at this point – it’s 16 but I only took 1/2% position size so it’s a bit over 8% thus far. I am advancing my stop to 4448 and just let it run all through next week. May I point out that this was one juicy entry as I pinned the very low of yesterday’s session.

2015-03-20_CL_update

Crude – I was almost about to pull this one today but luckily was too busy packing. Exited now with a juicy 2R profit.

2015-03-20_ZS_update

Soybeans – also exited this one with a 2R profit. If you are in this one you may want to hold it as I think it has legs. The Mole however is going to be enjoying some much needed R&R in Mexico, thus holding a ton of positions during vacations is generally not a good idea.

2015-03-20_EURCAD_update

EUR/CAD – just exited for 1R.

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AUD/USD has banked me 2R as well I’m holding this one with a trailing stop.

2015-03-20_EURUSD_update

And finally EUR/USD – also banked 2R here and I’m advancing my stop to 1.075.

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In related news CrazyIvan has now breached the 100R mark as it now stands at a total of 105 – accomplished in 15 months with around 2500 campaigns. That’s a heck of a lot of trades but even given the crappiest b/a spreads and/or commissions it amounts to about a 150% gain considering compounding. I am very much looking forward to auto-trading CrazyIvan with a small select group of investors later this year. FYI – this is a closed group of people I know, so please do not contact me about participating. But you are always free to sign up for the signal if you can commit to three roll-overs each day (7:am/15:00pm/11:00pm Eastern).

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And that’s it for the Mole for the next 10 days as I’m heading to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico tomorrow afternoon. The pic above shows my view from the little casa we rented all the way on top of the hills. If I can’t forget about trading in that place then there’s no hope for me. Not only am I in desperate need for a real vacation but given today’s profits alone I think I more than earned it – I really hope you caught some of those juicy entries as well. In my absence Scott ‘The Convict’ Phillips has generously offered to take over here at the lair, so I trust you are in experienced hands. In case you are wondering, during my absence all subscription services will continue to run as usual. If you need help with anything feel free to shoot me an email but please allow a bit more time than usual for a response.

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¡Hasta Luego!

El Topo

Easy Prey

Yesterday I mused about my habit of sitting through panic spikes only to pick out easy prey once the dust settles. Well, today is that day and as we have plenty of juicy candidates limping past us we better get organized. This is it folks – time to get busy!

2015-03-19_spoos_update

The spoos retraced quite a bit of yesterday’s advance and currently we are hanging somewhere in the middle of nowhere. No entry here unless we drop lower and touch 2065.

2015-03-19_NQ_update

The NQ however ain’t a bad long here with a stop below 4410.

2015-03-19_EURUSD_setup

EUR/USD – as much as I love it back at 1.06, as a trader I just have to take a long here with a stop below the 100-hour SMA. If it drops below that then I win as well once I’m back in VLC.

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Gold is looking like solid here and if it holds this NLBL we should be primed to pump higher. You have a choice between putting your ISL below that hourly NLSL or the 100-hour SMA.

Plenty more waiting below the fold – please step into my West Coast lair:


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Bonus Chart!

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Strangely today’s momentum/participation is twice of what we saw yesterday in the ramp higher. Alright, tthat ought to keep you guys busy for a while – I’m grabbing breakfast now. Trading on the West Coast sucks – but I love the weather and the eye candy.

Cheers,

Short Term Entry Opportunity

This is an Evil Speculator Entry Alert – meaning we have a limited time to get exposed as price is hanging in the balance near an important inflection point. Yesterday night I was talking about lower highs and lower lows – that pattern seems to be in the process of being broken:

2015-03-05_spoos_briefing

That hourly NLBL at 2099 is up for grabs right now and I want to be long in about a minute or two when it finalizes – hopefully above it. My stop will be below 2096 – if stopped out I’ll be short with a stop above 2099 – easy peasy lemon squeezy.

I’ll keep digging around for more ST setups but wanted to set this one off as quickly as possible as it’s time sensitive.

UPDATE 1: Alright guys – I did dig up something very juicy on the futures front, please step into the lair:


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UPDATE 2: Okay, here’s a little freebie for you leeches:

2015-03-05_ZS_briefing

Soybeans – long above that hourly NLBL at 997.5 – stop below that 25-day SMA.

Alright, we got a bit of event risk in a few minutes:

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I hope Draghi pulls out all the stops – I need that Euro at m…ing par!

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Great time to be an American! That’s right, you guys were just born there – the Mole had to EARN it! ;-)

Cheers,




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