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November 16, 2016

Top Of The World

The Dow Jones Industrial apparently channeled its inner Tenzing Norgay and managed to climb to new highs at 18900 and all that without the use of an oxygen mask. The S&P and Nasdaq remained at camp IV for now but I have an inkling that they’ll make an attempt to reach the top before we ring in the new year. Clearly very few saw this one coming and the ensuing short squeeze has been a sight to behold.

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November 10, 2016

E-Mini Wrap Up – 11/10/16

It’s not unusual to get a sideways session or two after a big move up and today we’ll cover how to read the early signs and avoid wasting time and trading capital on getting trapped in the gyrations. Most of you guys prefer the big moves and entry opportunities but it’s equally important to be able to recognize when to stay away.

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November 7, 2016

Everything Is Awesome

So we got our first day up after nine consecutive days down. And all it took was one weekend and a little help from some friends. I’m presenting the entirety of this sessions sans comments and leave it up to you to properly interpret the accompanying participation signal.

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November 3, 2016

E-Mini Wrap Up – 11/03/16

Today’s session was a lot more tricky to navigate than the past two. We opened with a relatively bullish signal which however quickly dissipated and after some hemming and hawing near VWAP gravity quickly set back in. Great session to learn how to assess sentiment and participation after a series of selling sessions. It’s easy to get mentally locked into ‘business as usual’ after months of sideways churn where mean reversion is the name of the game. The dynamics shift significantly during a sell off and thus it is important to look for clear signs of a low (e.g. a spike low accompanied by a positive signal that remains for two candles or more) before jumping [...]

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