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 Post subject: June 22nd Wednesday - Futures, ETFs and Forex Currencies
 Post Posted: Thu Jun 23, 2011 7:16 am 
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#FuturesTrades is free along with being a serious professional trading chat room and any trader can use the chat room to post their trades or commentaries involving futures, exchange traded funds or forex currencies. Further, although our chat room is smaller than the other popular chat rooms...we are the most active chat room in posting trades or market commentaries involving futures, exchange traded funds or forex currencies in comparison to other free chat rooms.

#FuturesTrades is designed to be a trade journal for documentation purposes only so that members can have a real time stamp archive of trades and market commentaries of each trading day so that they can better understand their broker statements from one trade to the next trade when they review their performance numbers on any given trading day.

In addition, we welcome all traders with their own methods or different perspective of the markets to help keep the chat room diversified...posting trades or market commentaries. Also, if you're looking for real-time education in the chat room involving price action only trading (profitably trading without indicators)...you need to contact us to schedule price action only trading real-time discussions. We'll then have one on one (private) real-time price action only trading discussions with you while you're using #FuturesTrades real-time chat room to prevent distractions in the chat room with other members that are using different trading methods in comparison to us. However, you must first download and learn our free study guide at a different forum @ TSL Support Forum * http://www.thestrategylab.com/tsl/forum/viewforum.php?f=5

With that said, thanks for reading the trades or market commentaries that's below and we highly recommend you make reading of the logs a part of your trading routine because you will sometimes find useful trade information not discussed anywhere else online nor in any books if you're not interested in scheduling one on one (private) real-time price action only trading education discussions. To gain access to #FuturesTrades chat room...please follow the instructions @ FTCHAT Support Forum * http://www.thestrategylab.com/ftchat/forum/viewforum.php?f=5

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Session Start: Wed Jun 22 08:39:54 2011
Session Ident: #FuturesTrades
[08:39:54] * Now talking in #FuturesTrades
[08:39:54] <@X> [NihabaAshi] chat room archives @ viewforum.php?f=20
[08:47:39] <@X> #FuturesTrades Info -> Chat room for traders of Emini Futures (EMD, TF, ES, NQ, YM), EuroFX Futures (6E, EC), Eurex/Euronext Futures (DAX, ESTX50, FTSE100, CAC40), Treasury Futures (ZF, ZN, ZB), NYMEX Futures (CL, NG, HO, QM), Exchange Traded Funds (DIA, GLD, IWM, OIH, XLE, QQQQ, SPY) and Forex Currencies
[08:49:46] <Trendtrader> No trades for me today...
[09:15:59] <pat255> gm all
[09:27:03] <elf2> fomc announcement today
[09:42:24] <@wrbtrader> I was reading a message post at another forum about trendlines and channels...
[09:43:23] <@wrbtrader> You really need to know what type of trendline/channel trader you're going to be or else you'll get lost in those types of method use.
[09:43:46] <@wrbtrader> There are a few types of traders that use trendlines or channels:
[09:43:57] <@wrbtrader> 1) Trading in the direction of the trendline or channel. For example, Long positions in rising trendlines or rising channels...Short positions in declining trendlines or declining channels.
[09:44:15] <@wrbtrader> 2) Trading breakouts of the trendline or channel. For example, Long positions when price breaks above a declining trendline or declining channel...Short positions when price breaks below a rising trendline or rising channel.
[09:45:38] <@wrbtrader> Those are the two basic groups of trendline or channel traders.
[09:51:55] <+pat255> ty N
[09:53:06] <werner> gm all
[09:54:29] <@wrbtrader> Oooops...I forgot the other category #3
[09:57:17] <@wrbtrader> 3) Counter direction trading. Short positions when price test the upper rising trendline or upper rising line of a channel...Long positions in when price test the lower declining trendline or lower declining line of a channel.
[09:58:15] <@wrbtrader> Therefore, correction, there are 'three' basic groups of trendline or channel traders.
[10:00:19] <+werner> Shorts NQ @ 2244.00
[10:02:49] <+werner> Covered all NQ Short @ 2242.00 --> + 2
[10:14:39] <@X> #FuturesTrades Info -> Chat room for traders of Emini Futures (EMD, TF, ES, NQ, YM), EuroFX Futures (6E, EC), Eurex/Euronext Futures (DAX, ESTX50, FTSE100, CAC40), Treasury Futures (ZF, ZN, ZB), NYMEX Futures (CL, NG, HO, QM), Exchange Traded Funds (DIA, GLD, IWM, OIH, XLE, QQQQ, SPY) and Forex Currencies
[10:19:26] <+werner> Shorts NQ @ 2242.25
[10:20:22] <+werner> Covered all NQ Short @ 2242.00 --> + 0.25
[10:29:21] <+werner> Long NQ @ 2244.50
[10:34:09] <+werner> Exited all NQ Long @ 2244.00 --> - 0.5
[10:41:47] <+werner> Long NQ @ 2244.75
[10:50:45] <+werner> Exited all NQ Long @ 2245.50 --> + 0.75
[10:51:43] <+werner> Long NQ @ 2246.00
[10:55:51] <+werner> Exited all NQ Long @ 2247.75 --> + 1.75
[11:44:40] <@X> #FuturesTrades Info -> Chat room for traders of Emini Futures (EMD, TF, ES, NQ, YM), EuroFX Futures (6E, EC), Eurex/Euronext Futures (DAX, ESTX50, FTSE100, CAC40), Treasury Futures (ZF, ZN, ZB), NYMEX Futures (CL, NG, HO, QM), Exchange Traded Funds (DIA, GLD, IWM, OIH, XLE, QQQQ, SPY) and Forex Currencies
[11:48:33] * Flen is now known as Moogie
[11:52:31] <+werner> Shorts NQ @ 2244.50
[11:54:14] <+werner> Covered all NQ Short @ 2245.25 --> - 0.75
[11:57:36] <+werner> sideline here.. bbl at the fomc nubers
[11:59:38] <@wrbtrader> Yeah...most retail traders spend more time on the sidelines on FOMC Announcement days than any other trading day.
[12:20:50] * Flennn is now known as Moogie
[12:37:46] <@wrbtrader> FYI - FED leaves rates unchanged for those trading today.
[12:42:50] <@wrbtrader> So far just a normal volatility price reaction.
[12:43:41] <@wrbtrader> I've notice since 2008 the FOMC Announcement price reactions have less and less volatility.
[12:44:05] <@wrbtrader> Thus, less and less crazy wild swings up and down
[12:44:27] <@wrbtrader> within a few minutes duration
[13:11:40] <@X> #FuturesTrades Info -> Chat room for traders of Emini Futures (EMD, TF, ES, NQ, YM), EuroFX Futures (6E, EC), Eurex/Euronext Futures (DAX, ESTX50, FTSE100, CAC40), Treasury Futures (ZF, ZN, ZB), NYMEX Futures (CL, NG, HO, QM), Exchange Traded Funds (DIA, GLD, IWM, OIH, XLE, QQQQ, SPY) and Forex Currencies
[13:18:46] <+werner> Long NQ @ 2246.75
[13:24:22] <+werner> Exited all NQ Long @ 2246.50 --> - 0.25
[13:29:26] <+werner> Long NQ @ 2247.25
[13:40:33] <+werner> Exited all NQ Long @ 2248.00 --> + 0.75
[13:50:36] <+werner> Long NQ @ 2248.25
[13:55:30] <@wrbtrader> werner...thanks for the trades on FOMC Announcement day
[13:56:00] <+werner> no thanks :)
[13:56:57] <+werner> Exited all NQ Long @ 2249.00 --> + 0.75
[13:57:07] <@wrbtrader> :)
[14:03:16] <+werner> brb
[14:06:59] <+werner> back
[14:08:48] <@wrbtrader> Emini TF futures has returned to the price range of the FOMC Announcement
[14:09:03] <+werner> yep
[14:11:59] <+werner> Long NQ @ 2248.00
[14:19:06] <+werner> Exited all NQ Long @ 2247.00 --> - 1
[14:19:47] <+werner> Long NQ @ 2248.00
[14:27:22] <+werner> Exited all NQ Long @ 2250.25 --> + 2.25
[14:37:01] <+werner> Shorts NQ @ 2247.00
[14:38:30] <+werner> Covered all NQ Short @ 2245.75 --> + 1.25
[14:41:41] <@X> #FuturesTrades Info -> Chat room for traders of Emini Futures (EMD, TF, ES, NQ, YM), EuroFX Futures (6E, EC), Eurex/Euronext Futures (DAX, ESTX50, FTSE100, CAC40), Treasury Futures (ZF, ZN, ZB), NYMEX Futures (CL, NG, HO, QM), Exchange Traded Funds (DIA, GLD, IWM, OIH, XLE, QQQQ, SPY) and Forex Currencies
[14:41:48] <+werner> Shorts NQ @ 2244.50
[14:42:26] <+werner> Covered all NQ Short @ 2245.00 --> - 0.5
[14:42:34] <+werner> trade error
[14:54:08] <+werner> damm mist that short...con props here
[15:02:16] <+werner> but music is help me too get not fustrated...
[15:12:06] <+Sambeano> http://video.foxbusiness.com/v/10093573 ... t_id=89637
[15:15:50] <+werner> Shorts NQ @ 2242.50
[15:15:50] <+werner> Covered all NQ Short @ 2241.00 --> + 1.5
[15:16:14] <ajax> ss2243, +1, +1.5 out
[15:16:33] <+ajax> great minds think alike.... :))
[15:18:53] <+ajax> programs time
[16:08:41] <@X> #FuturesTrades Info -> Chat room for traders of Emini Futures (EMD, TF, ES, NQ, YM), EuroFX Futures (6E, EC), Eurex/Euronext Futures (DAX, ESTX50, FTSE100, CAC40), Treasury Futures (ZF, ZN, ZB), NYMEX Futures (CL, NG, HO, QM), Exchange Traded Funds (DIA, GLD, IWM, OIH, XLE, QQQQ, SPY) and Forex Currencies
[16:41:13] <+werner> gn all
[16:41:24] <@wrbtrader> Take care werner
[17:38:42] <@X> #FuturesTrades Info -> Chat room for traders of Emini Futures (EMD, TF, ES, NQ, YM), EuroFX Futures (6E, EC), Eurex/Euronext Futures (DAX, ESTX50, FTSE100, CAC40), Treasury Futures (ZF, ZN, ZB), NYMEX Futures (CL, NG, HO, QM), Exchange Traded Funds (DIA, GLD, IWM, OIH, XLE, QQQQ, SPY) and Forex Currencies
Session Close: Thu Jun 23 00:30:16 2011

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#FuturesTrades is free and is a serious professional trading chat room in which any trader can use the chat room to post their trades or commentaries involving futures, exchange traded funds or forex currencies. Simply, you don't need to be a client of TheStrategyLab.com to use the chat room nor do you need to be a price action only trader (no indicators) because some members use indicators while others do not.

Therefore, we welcome all traders with their own trade signal methods, different perspective of the markets and different experience levels. To gain access to #FuturesTrades...please follow the instructions at the below link.

http://www.thestrategylab.com/ftchat/forum/viewforum.php?f=5

The purpose of #FuturesTrades is that it's designed to be a trade journal for documentation purposes only so that members can have a time stamp archive of trades and market commentaries of each trading day so that they can better understand their broker statements from one trade to the next trade when they review their performance numbers on any given trading day.

Further, members are not obligated to educate nor help other members but members are encourage to ask questions about any trades or market commentaries that's posted by others because sometimes the answers contains useful trading tips.

In addition, our primary job in the free chat room is to moderate the room (keep the peace) because with so many members using different trade signal methods along with different opinions about the market...debates or arguments can easily flare up without moderating. In addition, our presence in the chat room is to ensure it's a spam free chat room during trading although these archived chat logs may contain advertisements for guest visitors.

Commonly discussed trading instruments from futures, exchange traded funds and forex currencies:

Image CME Emini Futures EMD, ES and NQ

Image ICE Emini TF Futures (formerly CME ER2)

Image CBOT mini-sized Dow Futures YM

Image Eurex Index Derivatives (futures) DAX and DJ Euro Stoxx50

Image Eurex Fixed Income Derivatives (futures) BUND, BOBL and Schatz

Image Euronext Futures FTSE-100 and CAC-40

Image CME Futures EuroFX 6E and EC

Image Treasury Futures T-Notes ZT, ZN, ZF and T-Bonds ZB

Image Forex Currencies GbpUsd, EurUsd, EurYen and UsdCad

Image Exchange Traded Funds VXX, DIA, IWM, QQQQ, SPY, BGU, FAS, FAZ, TNA, OIH, XLE and GLD

Image NYMEX Energy Futures Light Crude Oil CL, Brent Crude Oil BRN, e-miNY QM and Natural Gas NG

Image COMEX Metal Futures Gold GC, mini-Gold YG, Copper HG and Silver SI

Image S&P CNX NIFTY Futures

Image Hang Seng Index Futures HSI and mini-Hang Seng MHI

Also, to prevent the usual mix-up about our different chat rooms, most of our fee-base clients do not use chat rooms just like most retail traders do not use chat rooms. Yet, the few clients that do use chat rooms, our fee-base clients are discussing market analysis or price action only trade signals via concepts from our strategies in the private chat rooms called #VolatilityTradingTSL or #SwingTradingTSL and they're not allowed to do such in #FuturesTrades.

Reminder, our Terms of Use (TOU) Policy is a must read to prevent any misunderstandings along with revealing that #FuturesTrades is a serious professional trading chat room and we expect members to act professional. Also, these logs may have been edited (rarely) to remove any messages that a member has complained to me via private message that they consider a particular commentary to be inappropriate, offending or too far in the off topic area that's a distraction when the commentary was posted.

Note: All logs regardless to their location at TheStrategyLab.com website are eastern standard time.

Best Regards,
M.A. Perry
Trader and Founder of WRB Analysis (wide range body/wide range bar analysis)
Price Action Trading (no technical indicators)
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