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useful morning on the Dax

Dax was choppy but I had a good steady session and felt in control, even though I got off to a dumb rocky start with 3 straight losers. I finished with a total of 7 winners and just 4 losers for a net equivalent of +68T in the Sprint account, no trades in the main account. Might restart this afternoon, otherwise let's see if the progress continues through next week. My self-imposed 3 month evaluation has taken an unexpected turn for sure. Funny thing life.

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a long term view from the RatCave

It's not so many years since a certain Elliott outfit declared that NASDAQ would never even get past its 38.2%, let alone get up here, a historic day indeed. For now the trend is up in extensions until it stops, Gann cycles suggest likely into 2015 but significant swings available and a full pullback always possible if it wants it.

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and the Dow


Has been in a sideways consolidation for 6 months now, gamblers only near the upper trendline, seriously hairy only if the rising lower channel line gets broken and successfully re-tested, trend is up until it isn't. Expanding wedges have a nasty habit of breaking either way, useful that, not.

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sensibly done for the week

By my standards a remarkable week for both results and behaviour (well, recovery of stupids anyway), I took just one more trade this afternoon for +16T, so the Sprint account has gained a total of +252T since opening last week and is now definitely part of my trading arsenal. I don't think I've ever managed that in the main account before, certainly not for a long while. Its operation is forcing me to look at price action in wholly new and more fascinating ways than ever, integrating time and price into one trading space.

I've had a tough long slog to get to a break like this and just like life we have to enjoy it when we've got it. In parallel I am walking longer routes between office and home, drinking less caffeine after lunch and less or even no alcohol in the evenings to improve sleep cycles. Although one day I still hope to get back to our cherished software development 80's working lifestyle and just drink at lunchtimes ...

Have a great weekend.

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..I am walking longer routes between office and home, drinking less caffeine after lunch and less or even no alcohol in the evenings to improve sleep cycles...

now use the weekend to train on LUMOSITY

Happy weekend
GFIs1

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Thanks for the journal
(and your thanks in the GMO thread)

new reader - but it looks interesting!

Keep your mind in the future, in the now.
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now use the weekend to train on LUMOSITY

Happy weekend
GFIs1

3mg of melatonin is good for your health (youth) - see book "melatonin miracle -
as well as your sleep (dark cherry juice is supposed to be a good sleep aid as well)

I take melatonin each evening before bed.

Happy weekend.

Keep your mind in the future, in the now.
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now use the weekend to train on LUMOSITY

Happy weekend
GFIs1

OK, now you caused trouble, 10 minutes and I am hooked! I love the birds game - NOT happy when the decoys appeared!!

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3mg of melatonin is good for your health (youth) - see book "melatonin miracle -
as well as your sleep (dark cherry juice is supposed to be a good sleep aid as well)

I take melatonin each evening before bed.

Happy weekend.

Interesting, I'll check that out thanks, I use 100mg of Serotonin 5HTTP with a mouthful of carbs for sleep cycle - I'm a nightmare otherwise, having also to take GABA producers Depakote (anti-epileptic but bipolar lifesaver for me) and Theanine (green tea type GABA source, since EU banned source GABA). Missus' snoring is a much worse problem though, laughs sheepishly in case she hears....

Travel Well

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OK, now you caused trouble, 10 minutes and I am hooked! I love the birds game - NOT happy when the decoys appeared!!

great to see you accumulating BPI points...
For the bird's game I am making the screenlight brighter - the short flash image will then longer be hold in the eye..

GFIs1

.. I like the "Disillusion" game :-)

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