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That, and I would be buying into resistance.

I was on the phone, seeing my monitors in the background but not able to really look, and after I got off the call thought to myself, "That phone call cost me $3k. Why did I drop that trade?"

Feeling like a moron.

So with that thought, I back way off in my confidence, and am probably out unless something really pretty comes along.

 
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CL is acting too weak for me to believe in the move

Gary, I am having a similar problem over here but mine is actually much larger--I just cannot wrap my head around the long side today... I don't know if it's operation twist and fed day tomorrow that's been pushing prices up, but I have been short today even when the smart play has so far clearly been to the long side. When the market is behaving the way it is, it's very difficult for me to hop on board with the trend. Days like today make me want to be digging ditches or something at least engaging.

So, I'll feel like a super moron along with you buddy. (wanna play cards?)

 
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I am interested in a CL short trade, but it may not happen today. CL is weak. It may not be in 5 minutes, but today, yesterday, last week, it is weak. I have no indicator to say that other than I just know.

 
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But I would not short it

 
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6E confluence hit 12720

 
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1 off +15, 1 off +20

 
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closed. My head is not right today. It looks like they are trying to flush out 84.20 though

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I a wrestling with a down day yesterday, a missed trade this morning, and a lack of belief.

 
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there went the flushout

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Now, IF up is CL's path, it is free to do so. But I still see weakness in that market


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