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Sounds good Gary. Sign me up. I trade based off Mark Fisher- Mr. Fisher is a living trading legend- ACD trading method as detailed in his book " The logical Trader".


yee freakin haw!

Let's round up a few. I think there is more to be learned from this. I have been sketching a format that I am excited about. Thanks for considering it. I'm hoping to start something in January.

 
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My goal is not to be wealthy, it's more than that. It is to find a better way.

Amen to that!!!

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Trading box for 12-16-2011 seems to be 94.40 to 93.50.

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days support 92.25-90.09. Resistance 95.28- 95.48

1) failure to extend breakout now alerts for a bear failure. A close over 96.34 signals a breakout failure and a turn around.

2) the odds of this market taking yesterdays low in the next 2 trading sessions around 69%.

These are from subscription service i subscribe to by Mark Fisher.

Along with this context, I let OR and volume spikes let me decide as to how to trade. I have no clue, how i will trade without OR and volume spikes. Thus, i start from zero every morning. I try to shake out bias formed in my head from recent price action but it is tough to do.


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7.05 am short 94.36 stop loss 94.51. Top of trading box. If it stops me out, no harm and if it fails, potential profit are

worth the trade.

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7.05 am short 94.36 stop loss 94.51. Top of trading box. If it stops me out, no harm and if it fails, potential profit are

worth the trade.


stop out @7.36 am

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stop out @7.36 am

I tried another short ta 94.70 with stop loss at 94.81.

Even though ideal target is 93.70. I covered short @94.12 @ 8.06 am ahead of 8.30 news plus today is a Quadruple witching day.

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I have a meeting about 3 hours from my office. Not trading today. Back at it Sunday evening. Thanks MF for your posts.

 
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I drove roughly 400 miles round trip today. On the drive out, I was one the phone for 3 hours. On the drive back, I worked on becoming a better trader. I have been forcing myself to look at things differntly, and it has not always been comfortable. But, tonight's drive gave me the equivalent of a higher set of backtest numbers. My understanding of my own patterns and their efficiency increased.

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