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Copper

Friday  25 November 2016 Stopped out at price, 2.639 23 Nov – Sell 2.626 24 Nov – Buy 2.639 Loss = 130 tics, $325 plus $15 commission per contract We leaned on two usually, but not always, reliable signs of … Continue reading

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Soy Meal Exit

Tuesday  22 November 2016 Sell the half-position at market, [32 21 Nov – Buy 316.1 22 Nov – Sell 327.6 Gain = $11.5, $1,150 less $15 commission per contract We are selling into a rally on sharply increased intraday volume … Continue reading

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Sugar

Wednesday  16 November 2016 Stopped out at price, 20.69 16 Nov – Buy 21.17 16 Nov – Sell 20.69 Loss = 48 tics, $537 plus $15 commission per contract Three separate trades, three different results, all based on the same … Continue reading

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Crude Oil Exit

Tuesday  15 November 2016 Sell the half-position at market, [45.03] 14 Nov – Buy 43.64 15 Nov – Sell 45.03 Gain = 139 tics, $1,390 less $15 commission per contract Half-positions are typically intended as a short-term trade to catch … Continue reading

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Sugar

Wednesday  9 November 2016 Stopped out of the half-position at price, 21.79 7 Nov – Buy 22.03 9 Nov – Sell 21.79 Loss = 24 tics, $269 plus $15 commission per contract  

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