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80+ ticks is my typical range where I start getting ready to exit.

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closed last CL at 103 ticks





This was a good exercise for me. The live contract allowed me to profit some from it, and the two sim contracts helped with my visualization.

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This morning's market conditions seem unusually volatile. Even though these moves may have the most profit potential, when I don't understand a market, I don't try to trade it.

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Here is the test of the major trendline.. Heavy stopping volume on the 1 minute, as expected, but can they hold it?

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This is NOT a market I would fade! lol.

The sky is falling today and this may be more volatility than I care for. markets can't go "too far", but at this point, nearly everyone still in this market is now short, so the explosion of profit taking is lurking somewhere in this mix.

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There is the possible reversal. Volume also confirmed.

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Added one contract as the price moved further into the zone between my entry and my stop loss.

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