Tag Archive: $DX_F

Feb 14

Review Of Open Positions – Futures

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It was looking like another quiet week without any signals in our futures portfolio until a flurry of activity Thursday night triggered two new long entries in the NASDAQ and the Pound, and an exit for the long Dollar position for a loss of $1,035.00 per contract. Our only other positions, long 30yr and 10yr, showed …

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Feb 13

Futures Update – Entering Long NASDAQ, Long Pound, Exiting Long Dollar

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Our futures portfolio has been very quiet recently as many markets were still in no-man’s land leaving everyone to contemplate whether the moves of the last week were countertrend in nature or the resumption of primary trends. Tonight’s signals appear to suggest the latter, with both the NASDAQ and the Pound returning to multi-year highs. …

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Feb 07

Review Of Open Positions – Futures

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It might seem surprising, given the size of the moves in many markets, but in terms of our futures portfolio this was a relatively quiet week. We had already taken profits from long-held positions in the S&P, NASDAQ, and others over a week ago, and were left just to execute the new signals from last …

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Jan 31

Review Of Open Positions – Futures

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Despite the volatility across many markets this week, this was setting up to be one of the most threadbare weekly reviews ever with only the one open position, but lo and behold, Friday’s close gave us three new entry signals to talk about:- long 30yr, long 10yr, and long Dollar, which we’ll detail shortly. Earlier …

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Nov 28

Updated Futures Performance

Here’s a quick update on the YTD futures performance. This may eventually make its way onto a permanent ‘performance’ tab much like the stocks one, if I can ever work out how to do menus the way I want it shown. Again, like the stocks one, this isn’t necessarily a record of everything I’ve ever …

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Nov 01

Review Of Open Positions – Futures

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It was a mixed week in our futures portfolio with bonds taking a breather and equities slowing to finish with a modest gain. For a second week the largest gain was in short Crude Oil, while the biggest trend shift came in currencies, with the Dollar staging a major reversal, a move strong enough by …

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Oct 27

Review Of Open Positions – Futures

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It was another successful week for the majority of our positions with continued strength in Equities, Bonds, and weakness in the Dollar. The big gain on the week was in our Oil short, but that was offset by continued strength in Gold, further hurting our short position which has never been working since our entry …

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Oct 20

Review Of Open Positions – Futures

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It was a very successful week for the vast majority of our positions with equity markets extending their gains, renewed strength in bonds, and a reversal in the dollar. The ‘fly in the ointment’ was commodities, with continued choppy action in Crude Oil, and a bounce in Gold hurting our new short position signaled in …

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