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My stupidity of not able to sit on hands

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Exited SPY Nov puts for 7.08, look to reenter after bounce....For now plan is to exit short and keep long for bounce..

Edit: Hindsight I shouldaaa exited long after after the fail of VWAP test...but was dropping kid at school and coming to work.

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I entered GOLD long via YGZ5 this morning at 1123, I was surprised price came to that level in two days and it makes me nervous too....again question is safe heaven status is gone or still there? Monthly VWAP at 1118 and last weeks VPOC at 1107 is a good support let's see how it holds, I am planing for a very long hold on this GOLD may be back to 1500's....

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CTICK improving, ZN decreasing, TRIN decreased and VIX decreased...may be bottom is near ...I exited my short at 1925...still have long hoping for a bounce to exit long and reshort because of all these internals....

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I am definetly not good in day trading ...I lost few point trying to find bottom...still have one long though

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Overall around 32 handles profit but damn I did panicked and made mistakes...

1. Got out of short early before hitting my target.
2. Got into long early and didn't close it

At the end of day I left with positions

One short ESZ5 @ 1919 (Panic short....damn damn)
One long ESH6 @ 1924.5
One long YGZ5 @ 1123

Have a good day...For now plan is to get out long and manage short...I still biased towards short because of retest of 1800 is dancing in my mind....

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Damn Damn someone plz kick me in my rearend...I am net short now but poor entry

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Wow! My head is spinning with these moves overnight....Here are the levels I am watching today to get out of long position

1949 Last week LVN

1956 Monthly VWAP

1981 Last week's VPOC

Prices seems to be stalled at last weeks low at 1935 area and weekly vwap at 1940....

Still have same positions after I closed my latest short entry at breakeven

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Did few stupid trades in the end...did well sitting on my hands but closed both positions for a loss and went just short seeing CTICK lows and break of VPOC towards down and overall markets inability to break above last weeks lows but it immediately bought up and market pretty balanced right no edge here so went neutral again with Jan Contract...I know I know...

Only good thing today is my GOLD trade...hope it will reach 1300 soon, if I get atleast 20 point cushion I will add to my gold trade...

So positions so far...

One short ESZ5 at 1926.25
One long ESH6 at 1922
One long YGZ5 at 1123

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ES Charts


Few charts I started to analyze to get bigger as well as short term picture

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Weekly chart is kind of want to break that flag/triangle are but is very resilient...

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Same situation with daily chart but looking like it wants some push to breakdown but bulls will get lot of help from central bankers etc.

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2 hr char is looking like it want to go up but with lot of resistance at

last weeks low @ 1935
Weekly VWAP @ 1938
Last weeks LVN @ 1949
Monthly VWAP @ 1955

Plan

I must get long above 1935 area and hope this resistance doesn't meet

or

Get out of long at 1955 area and add to short with very tight stop because there is no resistance till 1981

or

Get short if price is not able to get above 1935 area

My inability to read intra day manipulations combined with market volatility is keeping me second guessing all the time

Edit: I want to say STOPS will be cleared on the upside before going down, we will see...I want to position myself for that


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