Category Archives: Trades

Stopped Out of S&P; Jumping Back Into Brazil

Mother Fudger! The tape bomb about the U.S. keystone cops capitulating on the tariffs in China trade negotiations kicks in the aglos taking the e-minis right up to my stop only to reverse.  Those ‘bots are tough MoFos to beat … Continue reading

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S&P500 Key Levels & Gravestone Doji

Today’s price action and candle look sound as closest like a bell ringing to sell the S&P as you are going to get.   Yes, we jumped the gate a bit early in our recent short and are very cognizant the … Continue reading

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Stopped Out Of Pound And S&P

We are out of our S&P short at 2604.  Totally mistimed the positive China stimulus rhetoric overnight.  Can’t win them on.  Clearly, new market psychology for new.  Look to sell higher unless decisive break about 2650.   On to the next … Continue reading

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S&P500 Key Levels

Our daily Doji candlestick, though not perfect but close enough for government work, was triggered at the close.  The S&P rally has stalled and is having trouble cracking through 2600. Squeezey in the overnight session with futures up 16 handles, … Continue reading

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Opportunistic Alpha Housekeeping

If you haven’t noticed, we have been posting specific trade ideas with entry points, target prices, and stops.  These are not recommendations but a vehicle so that our readers can hold us more accountable for our ideas, and to also … Continue reading

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Opportunistic Alpha Housekeeping

If you haven’t noticed, we have been posting specific trade ideas with entry points, target prices, and stops.  These are not recommendations but a vehicle so that our readers can hold us more accountable for our ideas, and to also … Continue reading

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Selling China ETF

Selling the China EFT, ASHR, into the close at $22.46 (corrected from earlier price $22.65 typo see here) for a 1.17 percent return.   Not happy with the price action and having doubts that the low-level sherpas in Beijing can move … Continue reading

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Opening China Shanghai ETF Trade

Taking some ASHR, the Xtrackers Harvest CSI 300 China A ETF at $22.20 for a short-term trade going into next week’s trade negotiations.  Our sense is Trump and Xi are under enormous pressure to generate a positive outcome, or at … Continue reading

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Adding To Britsh Pound Trade

Taking cable right here at 1.2670 (March).   Stop at 1.2470.    Target 1.35. Looking for positive BREXIT news: either Corbyn caves and supports a new referendum or soft BREXIT potential emerges.  We do recognize the risk of big volatility to the … Continue reading

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