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Stop tightened again. Price barely entered the support zone #1, volume came in just before that.

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Stop tightened again. If GC is going to move, it should not break the low pivot of the day. Volume is incredibly light and short sellers from early this morning may get stuck.

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This trade is taking it's time. Stop tightened again to 1710.0.

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closed again at -2. Today does not seem to have what it needs so far. MFE around 40+ ticks, but cannot break that.

Summary today so far 1 x -7 + 1 x -2 = minus 9 ticks for the day.

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Still watching gold for what appears to be the beginnings of a wave 5. There is now a clear pivot in place that would invalidate the move, and thus a point to measure overal extreme risk. The break out of the symmetrical triangle was enoug for me to now consider this wave 5, until proven different. Volume was ver light and gold has been stuck in a very tight trading range for the past 24 hours.






I have added crude back to my screen setup this morning, making a new workspace to monitor both crude and gold. I have no immediate opinion on crude, other than it recently found support at the bottom of a channel, then found resistance again at the midpoint.





I am in no hurry to take a trade this week. had two GC entries yesterday, both offering 30-50 tick profits but I refused to close the trade as part of my current mental conditioning.

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