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Swing Trading Futures

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Covered ES long pos. at 1591.50 with a profit.

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Short ES at 1584,75. Break of trend line.

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  #193 (permalink)
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Covered ES short at 1577.50 with a profit.

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Short again ES at 1581.50. Price retested trend line break area and turned down again.

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Been kicked out of short pos. in ES at 1589 with a loss.

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What a move after NFP... I was yesterday several times close to taking a short near/after cash close with a similar reasoning as the last trade (retest of trend line). However, wanted to wait for ON session and NFP in particular as I thought, this might be the safer trade... man, was I right! Seeing this aggressive move up, I guess, many took the short before NFP... the big question now is: Will the uptrend, which we saw in the 1st quarter continue? (i.e. no sell in May? )

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Long ES at 1614.00 near trend line.

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Covered ES long pos. at 1628.00 with a profit.

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Long ES at 1625.00 near trend line.

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Covered long ES at 1622.50 with a loss. Trend line violated too early for my taste.

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