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Facebook, summer vacation, and tad/meditationSHIFT

It looks like my downside Facebook target is getting closer - just a dollar shy at today's low!As June arrives, I am going to take some time off to travel, enjoy the sun, and take care of some family matters. I might be back later this summer (or, I...
by Trader-X on Jun 4, 2012

Facebook, summer vacation, and tad

It looks like my downside Facebook target is getting closer - just a dollar shy at today's low! As June arrives, I am going to take some time off to travel, enjoy the sun, and take care of some family matters. I'll be back later this summer, so chec...
by Trader-X on Jun 4, 2012

Blog update

In my "State of the blog" post I mentioned Michael would be making some guest posts. However, Michael decided not to move forward citing some reasonable concerns:"I appreciate the opportunity but as I tried to distill my methodology into a post, I re...
by Trader-X on Jan 22, 2012

Guest blogger

I hope the year is ending in spectacular fashion for everyone. I probably won't be posting again until 2012, but long-time reader Todd contacted me about making a few guest posts, and I think it is a great idea. He is thinking about starting his own...
by Trader-X on Dec 12, 2011

Taking a hiatus

I've been back to posting for almost a year now, and I've decided it is time to take a hiatus. I have some additional vacation I am taking before the end of the year, and some personal and business issues I need to address. I may be gone a month, may...
by Trader-X on Sep 13, 2011

COG - 060811

We talked about "quality of the pullback" last week. COG rallied from the open. The rally was three bars, and the pullback to the 50% retracement was three bars. It was what I call "orderly" - lower highs and lower lows, and the seventh bar offset th...
by Trader-X on Jun 8, 2011

Update - 051711

Posted by Tom C:I wanted to drop in and give a quick update - as many of you know, Trader-X has been dealing with a family situation and unfortunately he has had a family member pass away. As a result, he won't be back until sometimes next week. I wi...
by Trader-X on May 17, 2011

Just say "om"

I am excited to see that most of you have an open mind and want to hear about meditating. There are three things I credit my "success" in life to:1.) Hard work, practice, and study. Whether it is looking at 100s of stock charts every week (even after...
by Trader-X on Apr 12, 2011

Reader comments, Fibonacci lines, and meditating

I am amazed at the comments that are popping up on the posts - you guys have a lot to contribute! I want to foster the collaborative environment by posting comments, setups, and charts from the readers several times a week. To make it easy on me, I n...
by Trader-X on Apr 10, 2011

Five Rules For Life

I've mentioned it in the past...this is a great site. If you haven't looked at it, you owe it to yourself to do so because there is a lot of insight from people on what it takes to live a happy, successful life. Three things of note:They are going to...
by Trader-X on Dec 19, 2010

Back from the dead?

Greetings. My engagement has officially ended and I am free to post again. The question is, to post or not to post. That, repetitively, is the question. There are many days I miss blogging and interacting with faceless names on the Internet. And ther...
by Trader-X on Oct 6, 2010

Looking ahead to 2009

My trading2008 was my most profitable year ever. I am blessed, fortunate, and thankful. But as I analyze my trading, I realize that it has become more complicated than I want.Currently I have fourteen distinct setups that I scan for and trade every d...
by Trader-X on Dec 27, 2008


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