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I would still like to short the TEN but...

There is potential for an up move also, therefore
if TYH14 (ZN 04 14) trades above 123 21.5 SELL 1 contract at 123-15 Day Only

if Filled, place a BUY @ 26/32 above the entry STOP GTC

This will let the market confirm the down move before we enter.

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Trigger reached but no reverse

Finally reached the trigger and in fact the 10 year closed at the trigger point of 123 -22.
I still like the short side, but this market may go higher. Therefore, I will submit a

SELL @ 123-13 STOP LIMIT 123-11.
if filled, place the protective BUY STOP at entry plus 26/32.

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Right Idea...but No fill


Hum....Right idea, but....Price went right through my STOP and even with the LIMIT (-)4 ticks, I did not get filled.
I was trying to protect against a quick spike down and back up and for the first time in long time, used a STOP-LIMIT.

If anyone used these prices (or similar) and either filled or did not, please send me a PM. Just curious.


sell orders fill on the bid

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Long 10 yr Short the Bond

I am long ZNH14 and short the ZBH14 from the opening today. I am looking for the trend to change to UP but there should be little correction to get the two prices back in line first. (Very short term plan)

If I am correct, I BuyToClose the Bond and keep the Ten for a few days.

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Exited short Bond

At the open I closed out the short bond trade (130-22) so I am now net long the 10 year.
Stop is 123-20

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Stay LONG the TEN

The Bond is moving up ahead of the ten year, a bullish sign. I am staying long and will look at the chart in the morning.

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Close the LONG position today

09:50 01/17/14
I plan to close the long ZNH14 today.
Don't let this deteriorate again.

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Sold

Sold at 124-13 1/2

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Sell the ten year

I am selling on a @ 124-25 STOP OTO BUY @ 125-19

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bought today


Sold at close. Modest gain.
Want to buy the ten but haven't pulled the trigger yet.

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