The setups I include on this blog are used in conjunction with the 3/10macd and the criteria I ascribe to it as a way to alert me to an existing condition of price. The key concept to take away from this blog is that I try to anticipate what will happen on the higher time frame by using a faster time frame to trigger the trade setup. I do not trade a "system" I use two indicators to clue me in to price conditions. Please read the Disclaimer located in the sidebar of this site. I can be contacted via email at
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Wednesday, October 5, 2011


A 3d long entry I missed today in the GLD

Long entry in CVX.  Exited the majority of the position at the close of the bar at the down arrow, held a small position as a swing trade based on the higher time frame.

I went long FAZ based on the 3d criteria, but taken in perspective with the broad market after getting stopped-out (lost $0.60/share) I went short (there were actually shares to borrow!).  I mentioned the other day that when a 3d long setup fails, it is usually profitable to reverse the trade.  Exited the majority of the position at the 200% projection ($4/share) and held a small position overnight. 


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