Tag Archive: confirmation

Sep 11

Trend Following Update – Entering Long British Pound

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We made mention of how close we were to getting a signal on the Pound earlier this week and got confirmation today following a strong session rallying 100bps to close through 1.58 and trigger an entry at tonight’s open. We are now SHORT 30yr, 10yr, and LONG NASDAQ, Pound, Oil, Gold. Long Pound ($6B_F) 9/12 +$0.00 per contract …

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Sep 05

Trend Following Update – Exiting Short Dollar

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It looked likely when we exited our long Euro position on Tuesday night that the short Dollar position wouldn’t be far behind, and we got confirmation today, triggering an exit signal for tonight’s open. As of today’s close we were losing $390.00 per contract. This will leave us SHORT S&P, 30yr, 10yr, and LONG NASDAQ, Oil, Gold. Short …

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Aug 24

Review Of Open Positions – Futures

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We had two signals this week, both in the S&P, first exiting our Long position Monday night after breaking support, then two days later getting the signal to enter Short. Let me again underline as I did during the week that the signals for our futures system are not related to those of our stocks …

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Aug 19

Trend Following Update – Exiting Long S&P

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Well I did say didn’t I, that when I go on vacation you can expect two signals a day. Never fails! Here we are on day one and we’ve had an exit signal in $AMBA for tomorrow, and now an exit in our Long S&P ($ES_F) which we executed at the open tonight for a …

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Aug 15

Trend Following Update: Entering Long Gold ($GC_F)

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Ever since we exited our Short Gold position for our best trade of the year, we’ve been anticipating if and when it might trigger again, and have perhaps been guilty of assuming it would be to the long side. One of the key disciplines of trend following is to remove any bias so you can take …

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Mar 03

Long Nike ($NKE), Range Resources ($RRC)

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Here’s two names I want to enter long at Monday’s open. Nike ($NKE) Nike ($NKE) has been mentioned a couple of times today in the weekend reviews, I’ve seen several well-respected commentators talking about it and I have to agree it’s setting up very nicely for an upside break. These are the kind of setups …

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