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@karoshiman

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I notice you are trading Feeder cattle. That only has about 120k per month. The reason I've excluded these instruments so far is spread and likely slippage, although have no stats to confirm without doing some testing. Approximately what type of spread are you experiencing on Feeder cattle?

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I get a spread of 0,025 points on Feeder Cattle.

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Sold Soybean short at 1431 with a loss.

Bought Cotton at 77.38. Breakout of triangle seems to play out.

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Long Soybean Oil at 50.96. Breakout of triangle.

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Closed remaining short in Cocoa at 2274 with a net profit on total position.

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Closed Milk (DA March) short position at 17.07 with a profit.

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Looks like markets are about to go into trending mode.

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Went short Orange Juice at 114.50 (March). Retracem. near resistance after strong down move of the last weeks.

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Covered long position in Soybean Oil at 52.32 (March) with a profit.

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Went short again in Cocoa at 2214 (March). Original scenario seems to play out. Up move was just a flag.

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Short Swiss Franc Futures at 1.0763 (March). Break of trend line with large volume.

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