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Easy as Pie

Easy as Pie

Trading the markets are as easy as pie. Nothing to it, just short the highs and buy the lows. ———— Determining where they are is the hard part. [09:19] E: both sides available today [09:19] E: accept stop outs ———— Next few posts will be brief, as we are getting ready for vacation mode. That […]

Amber Alert

Amber Alert

Waiting for the fireworks takes patience. The dog days of Summer are here, and bring their own special challenge. ————– Chicago has an Alice in Wonderland quality about it… Things are getting curioUSer and curioUser… ————— When markets make excessive moves, they need time to consolidate. Sometimes that comes through price, others through time, or […]

Slingsh*t Day

Slingsh*t Day

[08:03]  E: sweeper move ———- [08:05]  E: note how that 56 has become rotational pivot as we thought it might ———– [08:06]  E: Boyz are artists [08:08]  E: sweeper move knocks out the shorts [08:08]  E: goes without them [08:58]  E: 44 is target today ———— [09:04]  E: @eminiwizard is the sweeper move the big […]

Hunchback

Hunchback

Our task is to find simplicity within complexity. Easier said than done. ————– Best summary of that idea: @FlowtraderES  @eminiwizard @CGinthehouse Nasty = Hold for fortune. #EMWS ————— Knowing what we are looking for helps. I suggested this book today from my trading library for our traders… it focuses on the 80/20 rule. Patterns that […]

Greased Lightning

Greased Lightning

Greece is in the news, and will continue to drive markets for awhile. —————– Premarket, the trade was weak, and trend well established. If we get our major premise right, then we have a chance to win a few laps in the race. Premise today? Forty points off the overnight high, so shorting at the […]

Do you hear the people sing?

Do you hear the people sing?

As the day wears on, my blog post takes shape in my mind. Why? So I can think rationally, unemotionally, and intuitively about what I could possibly say that was the true dynamic of the day’s activity. Also…it helps me see the trade setups better. ————————————————- Here is a sampling of today’s key thoughts for […]

Rock an’ Roll

Rock an’ Roll

Well, wasn’t today something? Last week we suggested that the range from 875 had been expanded to 925, and the middle was 900. Suggestion: Let the gurus and the economists guess, while we make money every day from the market gyrations. In hindsight, everything is crystal clear. The symmetry is absolutely beautiful; and calls for […]

Double Angels

Double Angels

The Double Angel trade played out today late afternoon. It was a wild day, but there is no denying we are climbing the wall of worry. We have had a substantial bounce off the bottom, and regular readers of this blog will remember 250 points ago we suggested that the bottom may be in, then […]

Profits are the name of the game

Profits are the name of the game

Misdirection gave us lousy directions. She said long, long, long, but in the end, it was wrong. If you have thoughts that trading is an easy business, lots of luck. For most of us, it is one of the hardest occupations imaginable, even though we only have to push a couple of keys on our keyboard. With […]

Target hit

Target hit

The symmetry was absolutely beautiful this week. The Boyz are obviously equal opportunity employers, as they squeezed both sides today before the books were closed on this ugly week. Those who read the dynamics wrong got steam rolled. From stem to stern there was ample opportunity to grab some of the whipsaw, depending on your style. […]