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Tough week so far. Crude is being "crude"



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Can someone explain to me the title of this thread? I tried a google search and found nothing useful. I don't understand... turtle's don't have balconies...

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Can someone explain to me the title of this thread? I tried a google search and found nothing useful. I don't understand... turtle's don't have balconies...

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Exactly!





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[I]
"Home again home again like a turtle to his balcony
and you know where that's at."


[SIZE="2"]First Published
"A Taste of the Taste of Brautigan." California Living 16 May 1971: 7-10.
The magazine of the San Francisco Sunday Examiner & Chronicle.


I read that when I was in college, Marshall University 198something... I just laughed. The guy was obviously a pure nutcase, but those were some of the words that cracked me and my friends up. The book of Brautigan's poems worked it's way through many hands over a series of days or weeks or months. "Fuck me like fried potatoes..." was another memorable one. Have not thought of Richard Brautigan since... those were different times.

But tonight as I have been packing a moving truck, 15th move for me an my wife since we have been together, having left behind a long thread about many things, and finding the desire to have another expressive outlet with it's own pulse, and coinciding with my resuming trading after a well-needed sabatical...

Not wanting to call this anything that sounds like trading, but wanting a place to collect my trading thoughts again, like a turtle to his balcony. A place to be, maybe, or really nowhere?

My approach to trading has shifted, my time for it has been greatly reduced, my network of friends outside of trading expanded immensely, health in line, money flowing, life is good.


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Can someone explain to me the title of this thread? I tried a google search and found nothing useful. I don't understand... turtle's don't have balconies...

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Richard Brautigan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Can someone explain to me the title of this thread? I tried a google search and found nothing useful. I don't understand... turtle's don't have balconies...

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Do traders have anything that truly exists? A tangible "holy grail"? Or is the secret in the belief system, the psychological world we form around us that shapes our decisions?

Just sayin...

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Do traders have anything that truly exists? A tangible "holy grail"? Or is the secret in the belief system, the psychological world we form around us that shapes our decisions?

Just sayin...

Indian mythology is replete with ancient wisdom, some of which I have begun to appreciate only when I became a trader.

Sounds potty?

Listen to some of these statements:

- in Lord Bramha's court only one second passes when 1000 years elapse on earth.

Well, all traders can relate to this! The other timeframe participant!

- You have the right to the action only and not to the fruit of the action. The Bhagvad Gita

Well worth remembering before putting on a sure trade.

Hundreds of these in my notebook... Perhaps I will post them in my journal sometime!

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[I]
"Home again home again like a turtle to his balcony
and you know where that's at."


]First Published
"A Taste of the Taste of Brautigan." California Living 16 May 1971: 7-10.
The magazine of the San Francisco Sunday Examiner & Chronicle.

.

It reminds me of P.G.Wodehouse's novel Leave it to Psmith in which Psmith tries to understand this line of a poet he is trying to impersonate. the poem starts with...

Across the pale parabola of joy...




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Can someone explain to me the title of this thread? I tried a google search and found nothing useful. I don't understand... turtle's don't have balconies...

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chuckle!


@Big Mike leave the deciphering to the critics they can extract meanings which even the authors could not have intended in their wildest dreams!

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Can someone explain to me the title of this thread? I tried a google search and found nothing useful. I don't understand... turtle's don't have balconies...

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It reminds me of P.G.Wodehouse's novel Leave it to Psmith in which Psmith tries to understand this line of a poet he is trying to impersonate. the poem starts with...

Across the pale parabola of joy...

chuckle!

@Big Mike leave the deciphering to the critics they can extract meanings which even the authors could not have intended in their wildest dreams!






To be honest, I never could truly understand Richard Brautigan, or trading.

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The hesitation in price is most likely related to this potential inverted H&S






The S&P took a hard nosedive this morning, with a 60m candle that seems very intimidating. 12 point freefall. That is weighing on things.


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Sitting here in a trade on the day's unpopular side, I remember something I read of @tigertrader, who is in my opinion one of the most intellectual contributors on this site. His writings have been as entertaining as any book I have purchased about trading.


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