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Update

I am long the emini from 1922.
The euro is recovering, now at 1.3419.

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Update 8/4/14

Move the stop on the LONG emini to break-even.
Hold the SHORT Euro with stop in place.
Very net gain on the two trades.

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UPDATE emini and Euro trades


EMINI
Stopped out on the emini for for a push on the trade.
EURO
Tested 1.3360 thrice and did not break through. BUY at the open. SELL SHORT if price breaks below 1.3358. Down closes for two days. Trend is down.


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Update on euro

Stopped out.

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Shorted the bond this morning

Short from 139-30.

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Bought to exit

Very small gain. I am looking to go long, but no trade yet.

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Good Novemeber--Mixed result today.

After a good November, up 15% or 3400, my first trade of December was short Feb Gold on yesterday's open for a quick $1550. I could not keep from taking the quick profit before three 15 minute bars had completed as I had a meeting and wanted to keep the trade "on screen."

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I tried to re-enter later in the evening under the consolidation lull but got impatient and sold Market. I should have stayed with my sell STOP. I was stopped out to take a 1550 profit to 850 (BC).

I also sold the Dec Euro (6E) as a continuation of my closed out short Friday trade and lost 500 (BC).

I have two more orders in for today, Long DX and Short the bonds. The DX is pretty far away from a fill but the bonds are still a possibility later today or tomorrow.

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In and out of the Bonds

The bonds did trade and I closed out with plus 3 ticks.

Total today, $440 (BC).

I am flat and canceled the DX trade.

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I am flat and canceled the DX trade.

I had one order in on the oil that did not trigger. The DX was a day early.
For today, I was stopped out on the Gold last night on light volume. I need to review this entry and stop.

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Big Mistake


Okay, so that was big mistake! Just realized I was LONG the Dec Gold. I was deleted Dec Gold from the Instrument list but must have been open in a work space of my "Trade server" NT. No wonder the volume was so low.

Fortunately I am out of the LONG.

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