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I'd argue that you can't.

But seriously, other than technical traders, with all the uncertainty that we know is coming over the weekend, if you really wanted to buy, wouldn't you wait and see?

I think another possibility could be that there are still many traders who do more gambling, than real trading, but do those guys actually move the market?

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Haha! silly rabbits. Shorting is not for kids.

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Like the calm before the storm

 
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ES and TF are still looking relatively stronger than CL. They are pulling on it, but it is lagging to me. If I really cared I guess I could pull up some charts with RSI, but just guessing by observing. Maybe after the close I will look at it.

 
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I am interested to see if this becomes the key zone of the day, above or below

 
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Like the calm before the storm

Could be, or could be the calm before the nap. I am long ES and risk-free in a trade, and I am hoping for a "storm" to the upside. But given opex day, and that we are 22% below 20 day median volume at this point in the day, and 50% below 20 day median range at this point in the day (ES figures, not CL), all I can do is hope, and hope that the market will give me about 6 points to the upside (and hope that I do not fall asleep). This market certainly looks like it wants to go up, but anything can happen on opex days, and we have a 5.50 range through 1.5 hours over here.

This is the antithesis of yesterday's news-driven action: the only thing to do is be flat, or have a position and just wait, patiently. 12 points in 3 minutes yesterday, and lucky to get 12 points in 8 hours today.

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and this one

 
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Could be, or could be the calm before the nap.


I am just sitting here eating pistachios and drinking chocolate hemp milk, wishing there was someone here to play cards with.

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I really want to sell, but I am not going first.


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