Category Archives: Trades

S&P500 Key Levels

The S&P closed right at or just a smidgen above its 200-day moving average.   The market rally based on a government shutdown deal?  Come on, man! Another government shutdown wasn’t priced, so why should stocks move on a deal? We … Continue reading

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The S&P’s Moment Of Truth

Can it really be this easy?  Another Bull Trap With A Doji On Top? If this bear market repeats or even rhymes with its recent history, here is the scenario: Wednesday:  The S&P500 trades through its 200-day moving average and … Continue reading

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Getting Long Semiconductor ETF – SMH

Going long 5K shares of Semi index, SMH at $96.95.  Stop at $94.77. Taking another facial with S&P short.   Market trades like its offside as Trump is going to cave on shutdown.   China will sense weakness and play harder, however. … Continue reading

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S&P500 Short: Update

Selling 5 contracts at the open of the overnight session.  Back to you with levels. Update:    Sold 5 March S&P e-minis at 2635.50.  Stop at 2680.00. Comment: Looks like good news on China deal is pushed out,  less of … Continue reading

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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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