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How I Trade For a Living

Old October 16th, 2016, 04:53 PM   #341 (permalink)
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Alex, @rocksolid68 is not "normal", I could be wrong but my early read on him is that he is exceptional.

I will come back in for just a moment and agree with this.

Bob.


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Old October 16th, 2016, 06:52 PM   #342 (permalink)
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I will come back in for just a moment and agree with this.

Bob.

Oh come on now!

You and @wldman are just tootin' my horn now.

In all honesty, please don't hold me up on a pedestal. I am beside you both, maybe even below you, but for sure not above. I do appreciate the kindness of course, there is never too much of that going around!


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Old October 16th, 2016, 06:56 PM   #343 (permalink)
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Hello everyone,

I was out of town for my girlfriend's birthday all weekend.

I have not gotten a chance to catch up on FIO yet (she wasn't a fan of me sneaking onto the FIO app). I will try to get back to all PM's, mentions, and replies before tomorrow's open!

I hope everyone's weekend was splendid and that you are all ready for the week ahead.

Thanks for the patience,
Alex

     
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Old October 16th, 2016, 08:03 PM   #344 (permalink)
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I will try to get back to all PM's, mentions, and replies before tomorrow's open!

I hope everyone's weekend was splendid and that you are all ready for the week ahead.

Thanks for the patience,
Alex

*burp*. The weekend was bilious. Welcome back.

     
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Old October 16th, 2016, 08:10 PM   #345 (permalink)
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*burp*. The weekend was bilious. Welcome back.

Lol. I am sorry to hear that!

I hope you feel better when you are trading

     

Old October 16th, 2016, 08:18 PM   #346 (permalink)
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Lol. I am sorry to hear that!

I hope you feel better when you are trading

We'll feel better when you are settled in and giving us rocksolid stuff. You know, solid. Rocksolid. I...you see...*sighs*

     
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Old October 17th, 2016, 12:34 PM   #347 (permalink)
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Awesome day today!

We nailed almost every single move!

Good rebound from Friday's losses. I managed to regain all of what I lost Friday and $137.50 more!

So, all in all, a good Monday.

It should be interesting to see what our friend Draghi says as well as Fischer.

Good luck and good trading,
Alex

     
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Old October 17th, 2016, 02:26 PM   #348 (permalink)
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Is the meeting still going on?

Nope!

8:00-10:00 CST

Everyday of the week, so stop on in tomorrow!

     

Old October 17th, 2016, 02:32 PM   #349 (permalink)
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For those that were in the room today: downside target hit!

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Next step, is the 17 area, and if that fails to hold, we may see a test of 2110!

It will be interesting to see what happens!

     
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Old October 17th, 2016, 03:36 PM   #350 (permalink)
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For those that were in the room today: downside target hit!

Next step, is the 17 area, and if that fails to hold, we may see a test of 2110!

It will be interesting to see what happens!

Watching price on my phone whilst in class, so forgive me if I mess up.

It appears to me that the first "box of importance" held to the upside. If this is true, I would be becoming bullish. I would look for more clues though before I took a trade:

-How are bonds, gold, and crude looking?
-What is the TICK saying?
-Does price action indicate bullishness?
-Where are we on larger time frame? Maybe at a good value for buyers?

I would be looking for more clues and if they all fit the puzzle, I would take a long and fade all the way down to that "box of importance". Below that box would in-turn be my puke point.

I think that the reward/risk is pretty dang good for the bulls down here. If I was at the trade station I would be very tempted...

I hope everyone is doing good!

     
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