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I Can't Make a Friend of the Trend

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I hesitate to ask this for fear I'm opening up a semantic can of worms, but I like to parse through others' perspectives. Are you suspending the entire thing? e.g. the pattern, execution mechanics, etc.
I stay with the same strategies and change the risk/reward to accommodate volatility. I see it as a change of tactics.

No maybe a bad word, more like on hold. With the VXN moving above 19, I started taking advantage of the bigger moves within my swing strategy. I am good adjusting my intraday strategies for volatility, it was just my first opportunity to try out my swing strategy. Showed my screen shot to stress how much I feel big stops are important with NQ. Small stops (12.5 Points or less) for me, are like fighting the tide.

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